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|Record Creator:||Ellensburg Municipal Government, City Council|
These records include Ordinances adopted by the Ellensburg City Council during meetings from July 19, 1897 through November 11, 2008.
Ordinances passed by the City Council are the laws that govern the city and are normally codified into a City Code. Records include ordinance number, type or legal details, and date. The ordinances in this database are indexed numerically.
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|Notes||Historical ordinances contained in this collection may have been repealed, superseded, amended, or otherwise had their legal effect altered by subsequent actions of the creating body. Those seeking the current municipal or county laws should refer directly to the appropriate city, town, or county.
|Agency History:||Ellensburg is located in central Washington, and is the Kittitas County seat. Originally incorporated in 1883, a second Charter of Incorporation was enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Washington in 1886. The city government was officially formed in 1886. Ellensburg was originally Ellensburgh, but dropped the h in 1894. A major fire destroyed much of the city in 1889. Ellensburg adheres to a Council-Manager form of government, and is home to Central Washington University.|
|Preferred Citation:||Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Ellensburg City Council Ordinances, 1897-2008, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].