General Information
City Administrator
Shawn Logan
Administrative Secretary
Brianna Garza
Phone Numbers
Emergencies: Dial 911
500 E. Main Street

Mon - Fri
8:00am - 5:00pm

City Administration

City of Othello

500 E. Main Street

Othello, WA 99344

Phone:  509-488-5686

Fax:  509-488-0102

Day to Day, serving our City...

Open to the Public:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

The City Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the following departments:  Clerk's, Finance, Information Technology, Planning/Building, Police Department, and Public Works.  The City administrator is the liaison for the Mayor and Councilmembers.  He is also the risk managment officer, and receives all claims filed against the city.  The City Administrator is the Human Resource Official and is responsible for the adminstration of the personnel policy and union contracts.

Shawn Logan, Mayor

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As chief executive officer of the city, the mayor is in charge of all departments and employees, with authority to designate assistants and department heads. The Mayor is responsible for general supervision of the administration of city    government and all city interest, ensuring all laws and ordinances are faithfully enforced; that law and order is maintained in the city. The mayor also serves on various regional commissions, councils, committees and boards; and meets with local and regional government officials to represent the city’s interest in conferences, discussions and negotiations.

Duties & Powers
The duties and powers of the City Administrator include:

  • Enforcing all laws and ordinances
  • Appointing and/or dismissing all department heads
  • Recommending measures, ordinances and legislation necessary for efficient operation of the city
  • Preparing the city's preliminary budget; informing the Council of the city's financial position
  • Other such duties as may be required by ordinance or resolution of the City Council