CITY COUNCIL MEETINGSCity Council Meetings are held on the 1st & 3rd Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at the Council Chambers located at 111 7th Street, Zillah, Washington.

If you are a member of the general public and are interested in listening to, or participating in the meetings on ZOOM, please call 509-829-5151, and you will be sent a link for the meeting.

If you are a member of the public and would like to comment, you will be able to do so when the Mayor asks for Visitors' Comments.

For further information, you can contact Michael Grayum, the City Administrator at 509-829-5151.

CITY VISION STATEMENTThe following statement has been adopted by the Zillah City Council as an official expression of City Policy regarding the desired future for the community:

With our eyes toward the future, our ears on the past, and our feet in the present, our vision for the City of Zillah is to remain a small, rural, family-oriented town where everyone can enjoy a feeling of safety and community ownership.

This will be accomplished by:

  • Providing strong fiscal leadership and management;
  • Developing and maintaining the infrastructure and public services necessary to support a diverse economy that will enhance our high quality of life;
  • Strengthening the partnership between the City and the Zillah School District to expand educational and recreational activities in the community;
  • Providing opportunities for constructive and positive activities for our youth;
  • Maintaining a supportive and healthy environment for our senior citizens;
  • Actively supporting winery and fruit-related tourism and business development opportunities; and
  • Promoting effective communications within the community.

  • Positive Budget: To provide strong fiscal leadership/management.  To support high-quality public services and infrastructure.
  • Infrastructure: To develop and maintain an infrastructure that will support a diverse economy and high quality of life and promote sustainable growth.
  • Diversified Economy: To promote and maintain a diversified economy that will enhance the greater community of Zillah.
  • Quality Rural Lifestyle: To provide and maintain a quality rural lifestyle where everyone can have a feeling of safety, community, and community ownership.
  • Quality Public Service: To promote and maintain the highest quality of public services.
  • Good Partnership with Schools: To strengthen the partnership with the school district.  To continue and expand the educational and recreational activities.
  • Expanded Youth Activities: To provide opportunities for constructive and positive activities for our youth.
  • Partner with Sr. Citizens: To provide and maintain a supportive and healthy environment for our senior citizens.
  • Reduce the Crime Rate: To decrease crime through education and community involvement.
  • Promote Tourism: To develop services to promote tourism.
  • Enhance Communication: To promote effective communications with the community at large.
  • Ordinance Review: To establish and streamline the policies for the protection of the community.
  • Commerce: To promote economic development.