The City Attorney's Office provides a variety of professional legal services to the City Council, staff, boards, and commissions of the City of Centralia.
The City Clerk’s Office is a great place to start if you have a question or need directions.
The city owns and operates a complete electrical system consisting of a hydroelectric generating plant, transmission system and distribution system.
The City Manager is the chief executive officer of the city and is directly responsible to the City Council for planning, organizing and directing all activities of the city.
In concert with the values and spirit of Centralia, the Community Development Department is committed to building and maintaining a safe, attractive, and quality environment where city residents can live, work, and play.
Whether your company is relocating or you're simply researching new markets, the City of Centralia Economic Development Department can help you realize the benefits of locating your business in Centralia, Washington.
The Centralia Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has suspended operations effective January 7, 2022, but you can still access information on emergency preparedness.
The Engineering Department provides preliminary engineering, design engineering, construction inspection and management services for the City's public works projects.
The Finance Department's mission is to be responsive, helpful, and efficient in serving the city departments, the City Manager, and the citizens of the City of Centralia. The Finance Department is committed to the highest quality financial management, in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
Riverside Fire Authority provides modern, progressive and professional services to approximately 26,000 citizens residing throughout the 184 square miles of Centralia, Hanaford Valley, Seminary Hill, Cooks Hill, Lincoln Creek Valley, Independence Valley and Garrard Creek. The Riverside Fire Authority is comprised of a full time career staff and a diverse group of community based volunteer personnel.
The Human Resources Director/Risk Manager provides advice and general supervision of personnel and related services for the entire governmental entity. These include the classification of positions, recruiting, selection, placement, performance evaluations, salary administration, job specifications, civil service coordination, training, contract negotiations and interpretations, EEO reporting, unemployment compensation, workers compensation, safety issues and claims involving the City, City employees or City equipment. Provides payroll and benefits services for all employees.
Information Technology (IT) is responsible for all computer operations within the city's network including: servers, desktops, printers and more.
The Centralia Municipal Court records and processes citations and infractions filed by the Centralia Police Department and complaints filed by the City Attorney's Office. The staff is also responsible for processing warrants and "No Contact Orders" for defendants who fall under the court's jurisdiction.
Parks & Recreation
Learn about the various parks, facilities, how to register for sports and much more.
The Police Department and its officers work hard to serve and protect the community. Here you can find helpful information about their initiatives, divisions, and more.
The City of Centralia's Public Works Department is composed of several different Utility functions.
The city is self-insured for liability coverage through being a member of the Washington Cities Insurance Authority (WCIA).
Utilities Customer Service
The Utilities Customer Service Center processes utility bills for city water, sewer, stormwater, and electrical power services.