Yakima County Human Resources

128 North 2nd Street, Rm. B27
Yakima, Washington 98901
Phone: (509)574-2210 

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Welcome to Yakima County
Human Resources Department


Public Records Request
from Yakima County Human Resources

The following lists what information is available in Human Resources:

Civil Service Information
Collective Bargaining Agreements
County Personnel Policies
County Position and Job Classification Information
Employment Records
Recruitment Information
Wage and Benefit Information
Workers Compensation Information

Making a request:
A person wishing to inspect or copy public records maintained in Human Resources must make such a request in writing to the HR Public Records Lead:

Judy Kendall
Human Resources Manager
Phone (509) 574-2210
Toll Free (800) 572-7354
Fax (509) 574-2211 
Yakima County Human Resources
128 N. 2nd Street, Room B27
Yakima, WA  98901

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Requests can also be made to the County Public Records Officer:
Stormy Miller
Public Records Officer  
Phone (509) 574-1203
Toll Free (800) 572-7354
Fax (509) 574-1201

Yakima County Corporate Counsel
128 N. 2nd Street, Courthouse
Yakima, WA  98901

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For your convenience you may click here to obtain the County’s Public Records Request Form. 

All requests for public records must be documented by the requester on the request form or by letter, email or fax and must contain the following information:

The requester may (but is not required to) explain the purpose for which a record is requested.  However, the department may ask the requestor to disclose information sufficient to allow the Public Records Officer or Lead to determine if a statute or other exemption prohibits disclosure.

The Public Records Officer or Lead will respond within five (5) business days of physical receipt of the request.  The response will be in writing and will:

Copy Fees:

The County is not obligated to format or create documents that are not in existence.  Reports may be run on information databases if the report is one that is commonly run as part of County business or if it would not be burdensome on the County.  However, the County is not required to reformat or write code in order to create a program to retrieve and complete specific information or create documents that do not exist under the Public Records Act.

Many public records are available on the County’s website.  The Public Records Officer or Lead may direct a requestor to the County’s website to fulfill a records request.

Please contact Human Resources at (509) 574-2210 if you need accommodation in completing a Public Records request.

Questions? Concerns? Suggestions?
We hope you find this site useful and informative.  If you have any questions regarding this site or any information contained on it please e-mail human.resources@co.yakima.wa.us  or call (509) 574-2210.