To request records from the Port of Benton, please download & submit the Public Records Request Form.

“In the interests of transparency and in compliance with the Washington State Public Records Act (RCW 42.56 (, the Port of Benton endeavors to provide the public with access to public records in a reasonable fashion.

Please review our published policies and procedures that pertain to public records here(include hyperlink to various policies/procedures. Stuart will have copies).

Not all documents maintained by the Port of Benton are subject to the Public Records Act. Exemptions are found in RCW 42.56.230-.480. Numerous other exemptions and disclosure prohibitions are sprinkled throughout other state and federal statutes. For a comprehensive list of exemptions in other statutes, see Exemption and Prohibition Statutes Not Listed in Chapter 42.56 RCW.

The Port of Benton is not liable for any loss or damage based upon the release of public records so long as the Port of Benton acted in good faith to comply with the Public Records Act.

On this page, you will find links to recent public records requests that have been fulfilled. Before filing a new record request, please browse recently disclosed records, as the answer to your request may already be available online.

Hours in which the public may visit the Port of Benton to inspect public records are [these hours are in our policy, I don’t remember them off the top of my head], though the Port recommends that a requestor fill out an online request form. To access additional public records that have not already been provided above, please complete the online request form located on this page.”

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