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Public Requests

The Port Wahkiakum is committed to providing full access to public records in accordance with the Washington State Public Records Act (RCW 42.17.260). These procedures are to provide for the fullest assistance to requesters and the timeliest action on requests.

Public Records Officer

Members of the public may direct requests for disclosure of public records to the Port’s Office. The Officer may be contacted at:

500 2nd Street, Cathlamet, WA 98612



Guidelines for Submitting a Public Records Request

It is requested that all Public Records Requests be made in writing. A prescribed Public Records Request form is available. Requests may be mailed, e-mailed or hand delivered.
  • Name and address of the requester
  • Additional contact information including telephone number and email address
  • A detailed description of the public record being requested
  • Whether the requester wants to inspect the records in person (by appointment), have responsive records copied or scanned (applicable fees apply) and delivery method and/or address where physical copies or digital scans are to be remitted in response to the request.​

Response to Requests

The Port will process requests in the order allowing current open requests to be processed in the most efficient manner. The Port will respond to a request within five (5) business days.

Public Request

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