Council Members

PositonNameTerm
Mayor Keith Workman
2023
Council Position 1Chuck Stephens2021
Council Position 2Jesse Farias2021
Council Position 3Ralph Sanchez2021
Council Position 4Margaret Estrada2023
Council Position 5Frances M. Ayres 2023
Council Position 6Judith Owens Canapo2023
Council Position 7Caroline Solis2021

City Council Meetings

Wapato City Council Meetings are held on the first and third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Wapato Community Center, 1109 S Camas Ave, Wapato, WA 98951. When a holiday falls on a Monday, the regular council meeting will be held on the following Tuesday.


Duties

The City Council acts as the official legislative and policy-making body for the City adopting all laws, ordinances, and resolutions, levying taxes, and approving contracts required by the City. The Council analyzes proposals to meet community needs, initiates action for new programs and determines the ability of the City to provide financing for City operations. The Council also reviews, modifies, and approves the annual budget. Additionally, the City Council performs other miscellaneous duties, including appointments to various boards and commissions, acts as a liaison with other governmental bodies, and responds to community groups and individual constituents.


Qualifications

A candidate for the city or town council must be a registered voter in the city limits for which they are filing. A candidate for a city council district must be a registered voter in the city limits and reside within that council district.