Pursuant to RCW 82.14.450(6), 60% of the revenues from the Public Safety Sales Tax are to be retained by Benton County. Expenditures of Benton County's share of the Public Safety Sales Tax are approved and managed by the Benton County Board of County Commissioners. This page provides information about those expenditures, as well as the programs, personnel, departments, and projects to be funded by such expenditures.
The remaining 40% of the revenues are to be divided up between the cities within Benton County in proportion to their populations. Information about the cities and their expenditures, as well as the programs, personnel and projects funded thereby, can be accessed by clicking on the City Updates tab on the left side of this page, and selecting the appropriate city's website link.
2017-2018 Revenues & Expenditures
2017 Revenues & Expenditures
Updates from County Elected Offices and Departments
Unlike city government, many offices in County government are independently elected and managed. For the convenience of the viewing public, plans are in place to have all Update Reports from County elected offices and departments who are recipients of Public Safety Sales Tax funding accessible from this page. 2015 Reports for the following elected offices and departments should be available here in the first quarter of 2016.
- Commissioners' Office
- District Court
- Prosecuting Attorney's Office
- Public Defense
- Sheriff's Office
- Superior Court
- Superior Court Clerk
Updated: February 10, 2017