Snohomish County Case Study
Check out our new video and case study profiling Snohomish County’s work with the Local Government Performance Center.  The video documents the goals of STEP and how Snohomish County hopes to improve processes in order to benefit both customer service and employee morale; the case study provides some process-specific information and insights into improvements in the Planning and Development Services Department in Snohomish County.  You can access both here.
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  • Effects of Public Records Requests on Governments
    This performance audit found policy issues that the Legislature could address and practices that can help governments manage and respond to public records requests.
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  • State Patrol Radio Narrowbanding Project
    This performance audit examined the Patrol's recent radio system project and made recommendations to help improve future project management.
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  • I-1163 Certification (2016)
    This performance audit found state agencies have improved many aspects of certifying new care workers and more people are applying, but certification rates have not risen.
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  • Health Benefit Exchange
    A new performance audit found that while the Exchange's costs are reasonable, correcting reimbursements for Medicaid services and establishing cash reserves will ensure future sustainability.
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  • Statewide Single Audit Report
    The Auditor's Office report on how state agencies have managed the federal grants they received in fiscal year 2015 has now been released.
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  • Administrative Appeals
    This performance audit found the selected hearing processes work as intended, but the state could clarify matters around communication with judges and informal guidance to make them appear even more impartial.
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    Chelan County Water Conservancy BoardAssessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    City of BremertonAccountability10/27/2016view report
    City of ChewelahFinancial10/27/2016view report
    City of ChewelahAccountability10/27/2016view report
    Crockett Lake Water DistrictAssessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    Early Learning Public Libraries PartnershipAssessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    Four Lakes Water District No 10Assessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    Franklin County Public Hospital District No 1Accountability10/27/2016view report
    Granite Falls Library Capital Facility AreaAssessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    Hop Commission, Washington StateAccountability10/27/2016view report
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    Island CountyAccountability10/27/2016view report
    Kittitas County Fire Protection District No 8Assessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    Lincoln County Cemetery District No 7Assessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    Lincoln County Fire Protection District No 5Assessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    Long Beach Water DistrictAssessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    Mason County Cemetery District No 1Assessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    North Whidbey Water DistrictAssessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    Pacific County Drain District No 1Assessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    Port of Skagit CountyAccountability10/27/2016view report
    Port of Walla WallaSpecial10/27/2016view report
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    Port of Walla WallaAccountability10/27/2016view report
    Skagit County Public Utility District No 1Accountability10/27/2016view report
    Skagit County Public Utility District No 1Financial10/27/2016view report
    Skamania County Fire Protection District No 5Assessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    Three Creeks Library DistrictAssessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    Whatcom Community CollegeFinancial10/27/2016view report
    Whitman County Park and Recreation District No 3Assessment Audit10/27/2016view report
    City of GrangerAccountability10/24/2016view report
    City of WenatcheeAccountability10/24/2016view report
    Cowlitz County Fire Protection District No 5Accountability10/24/2016view report
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    East Lewis County Public Development AuthorityAccountability10/24/2016view report
    Grays Harbor County Fire Protection District No 4Assessment Audit10/24/2016view report
    Housing Authority of the City of LongviewAccountability10/24/2016view report
    Island County Diking District No 4Assessment Audit10/24/2016view report
    Island County Diking District No 4Assessment Audit10/24/2016view report
    Jefferson County Cemetery District No 3Assessment Audit10/24/2016view report
    Kitsap Public Health DistrictAccountability10/24/2016view report
    Klickitat County Port District No 1Accountability10/24/2016view report
    Spokane County Water District No 12Assessment Audit10/24/2016view report
    Town of HamiltonAssessment Audit10/24/2016view report
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    Walla Walla County Fire Protection District No 6Assessment Audit10/24/2016view report
    Wenatchee Valley CollegeFinancial10/24/2016view report

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    Clark County
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    Labor and Industries, Department of
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    Snohomish County Emergency Radio System
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    City of Bellingham
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    Puget Sound Educational Service District No 121
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    Jefferson County Public Utility District No 1