Departments

CITY ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

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Kerri Wilson, Clerk - Treasurer
Phone: (509) 923-2571
Email: pateros@swift-stream.com
The Finance Department is managed by the Clerk - Treasurer, Kerri Wilson, with the assistance of the Deputy Clerk. The department is responsible for the administration of all clerical and financial tasks of the city, including water and sewer utilities, code enforcement, and the building department.  The Clerk - Treasurer is also responsible for maintaining the recorded history of the city, including: preparing council agendas and minutes; managing the records of the city; reporting on the receipts, expenditures and fund balances of the city; and preparing the annual report and budgets for the city.

Utility Billing Department

The Deputy Clerk  is responsible for the billing of water, sewer and garbage utilities.The Deputy Clerk is also the Museum Coordinator, and is responsible for the care of the new Pateros Museum. Any questions, donations, or persons interested in volunteering should notify her.

Utility Payments Due on 1st - 15th of month

Delinquent charge added after 15th of month

For your convenience, there is a drop box located curb side in front of City Hall. It is opened every morning and all payments are processed prior to being assessed or disconnection of service for non-payment.


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Cecilia Arellano

Deputy Clerk/Museum Coordinator

Phone: (509) 923-2571

Email: dcpateros@swift-stream.com

Garbage Collection

Garbage Collection is contracted out to Zippy Disposal Service, Inc. Each May the city revisits its contract. Rates are evaluated each year and increases are based on the CPI-U (Consumper Price Index All Urban Consumers). The Clerk and Deputy Clerk manage garbage collection for the city. 
Cecilia Arellano
Deputy Clerk
Phone: (509) 923-2571
Email: dcpateros@swift-stream.com

Building/Planning Department

The building department is responsible for regulations governing construction on private property. This includes building inspections and plan checking. If you are not sure if a building permit is required, please contact city hall. The Clerk manages the building department and is the administrator for planning and property applications, and environmental applications.
Kerri Wilson
City Clerk
Phone: (509) 923-2571
Email: pateros@swift-stream.com

Fire Department

The Pateros Fire Department is led by Chief Kieth Zwiegle. The city has an outstanding  volunteer fire department. We are very proud of our dedicated volunteers and are always looking for new volunteers. Fire practice is held on Thursday nights about 7pm. Newcomers are always welcome! Come check us out.

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Kieth Zwiegle
Chief
In Emergency Please Contact 911
City Hall (509) 923-2571

 

Law Enforcement

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The city contracts with Okanogan County Sheriff's office for police services.
Contacts:
Emergency - 911
Non Emergency (509) 422-7232
City Hall (509) 923-2571

PUBLIC WORKS ADMINISTRATION

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Jord Wilson, MLA
City Administrator - Public Works Supervisor
Phone: (o) 923-2571 (c) 449-9670
Email: paterosparks@outlook.com
The City Administrator - Public Works Supervisor is responsible for management and coordination of public works, including the water and sewer utilities, stormwater, streets, and parks. The administrator also manages special projects, grants, and planning for the City. 

Sewer Department


 
The City Sewer Department provides sewer treatment services to most of the residents within the city limits, and processes about 1.5 million gallons of sewer a month. The Pateros Waste Water Treatment Plant is operated by Mike Lambert under the rules of Department of Ecology.  The treatment plant is located at 190 Lakeshore Drive. 

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Mike Lambert
Plant Operator/Maintenance Technician
Level II Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator
Level II Water Distribution Manager
Contact City Hall: (509) 923-2571 or paterossewerworks@outlook.com 

Water Department

 The Water Department is responsible for operation and maintenance of the water utility, including maintenance and operation of the city wells, reservoirs, meters, and distribution lines.  The city retired its two old reservoirs in 2018. The new city reservoir is 500,000 gallons. The system upgrade also included two new wells and pump stations. The water system serves about 300 connections.                                                                                                                                   

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Doug Kirk
Water Department
Contact City Hall (509) 923-2571 or pateroswaterworks@outlook.com 
                             

Public Works-Parks Department

The city maintains approximately eight acres of city parks. This includes Memorial Park, Peninsula Park, Methow Boat Launch Park, Riverside Access Park (the tennis courts), and Ives Landing Park. The City offers tennis courts, basketball hoops, playgrounds, boating facilities, RV facilities, walking trails, and swim beach facilities. Memorial Park and Ives Landing Park offers free showers and restroom facilities. 

 

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Justin Carrington
Parks Department
Contact City Hall: (509) 923-2571 or paterosparks2@outlook.com
Event and Facility Reservations are made by:
Cecilia Arellano - Deputy Clerk
City Hall (509) 923-2571

Street Department

 The Street Department is managed by Pateros Public Works. The street system consists of over 7 miles of roads, close to a mile and a half of sidewalk and trails, and the main pedestrian mall in the downtown business district. The street department oversees maintenance and operation of streets, sidewalks, trails, street signage and also snow removal.
Contact:
City Hall
(509) 923-2571