City Of George, Washington

Important Notices!




 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, the City of George will hold a public hearing on December 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm, at George City Hall, 102 Richmond Avenue.  Purpose of said public hearing will be to finalize and adopt the budget for 2023. Interested persons are invited to attend.  The City Council may make a final decision to close the public hearing or continue the public hearing to a specific date for further consideration.  The 2023 Preliminary Budget will be on file, at no charge, at City Hall, 102 Richmond Avenue, on November 20, 2022.


Amanda Simonsen

City Clerk-Treasurer

Site Plan Review - Secured Parking/Storage Lot

 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, the Planning Agency for the City of George will hold a public hearing on January 17, 2023 at 6:45 pm. The public hearing will be held in front of the Planning Agency, at George City Hall, 102 Richmond Avenue, George WA 98824. 

Purpose of said public hearing will be to review a proposed parking/storage area located at 206 Van Avenue. Interested persons are invited to attend and provide comments.  If you cannot attend, written comment will be received until 4:00 PM January 17th, 2023 and may be mailed to PO Box 5277 George WA 98824 or emailed to

The project application is available at City Hall for public review.

The hearing is intended to be accessible by all. Arrangements to reasonably accommodate the needs of special classes of citizens, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving twenty-four hour advanced notice. Contact the City Clerk at the above location or call 509-785-5081.

Alex Kovach

City Planner & Building Official



In-person Meeting Information

Date:  Tuesday, January 17th, 2023

Time:  7:00 p.m.

Location:  City Hall – 102 Richmond Avenue


Remote Access Information

Telephonic access will remain available for those unable to meet in person.  See remote access information below:

 Dial: 1(224) 501-3412

Access Code:


 For the agenda in PDF format please click HERE

For questions regarding this notice, please contact City Hall at 509-785-5081


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Home of the World's Largest Cherry Pie!

Located at exit 149 on Interstate 90 in central Washington State, the City of George, Washington, is the only city in the nation named after the full name of a president.  

We are located at the southern entrance to the Columbia Basin Plateau and the Columbia Basin Reclamation Project.  

Six miles west of George is the famous Gorge Amphitheater overlooking the spectacular Columbia River Gorge.  

Gorge Amphitheater near City of George 

We have sunny, dry and warm summers with temperatures in the 80’s and 90’s, and winters with cold temperatures and occasional snow.  

Our average annual precipitation averages 8 inches.  

With our proximity to the Interstate, we anticipate significant growth in the future.

Click HERE to see what Wikipedia has to say about the City Of George