The City of Richland will delay opening offices and facilities until 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017, for an annual all-employee meeting. Richland City Hall, Administrative Annex, Development Services Building, Richland Community Center, Fire and Police Offices, Human Resources, Shops Facilities, Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants, and Horn Rapids Landfill are all affected. The Richland Public Library will open at its regularly scheduled time of 9:30 a.m.

Police, fire and emergency services personnel will continue to respond to emergency calls.

Utility Advisory Committee



  • 3:00 pm
  • Second Tuesday of: January, March, May, July, September and November
  • Richland Public Library 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are also available following approval.


Term Expiration Date

Steve Arneson, Member

September 30, 2017

Roy Keck, Vice Chair

September 30, 2018

James Sanders, Member

September 30, 2019

Daniel Porter, Member

September 30, 2019

David Larkin, Member

September 30, 2017

Charles Lo Presti, Member

September 30, 2018

Jeff Dagle, Chair 

September 30, 2019


The Utility Advisory Committee (UAC) serves as an advisory body to the City Council relative to policy and planning for the managing, financing and operation of the utilities owned and operated by the City of Richland.

Upon authorization, the UAC conducts surveys, analyses, studies and reports relating to City-owned utilities. The committee also advises council on all matters relating to: 

  • Utility system expansion, extension, additions and betterment
  • The incurring of indebtedness for or by city-owned utilities and the issuance of utility bonds
  • Rates and charges for utility services
  • Policies related to utilities not owned by the city