Finance Committee

The Island County Treasurer, Auditor and chair of the Island County legislative authority, ex officio, comprise the Island County Finance Committee, as directed under RCW 36.48.070. The county treasurer acts as chair and county auditor as secretary. 

The committee keeps a full and complete record of all proceedings in appropriate books of record, which are kept in the office of the Island County Auditor and are open to public inspection. 

The committee approves county investment policy and debt policy, and establishes rules for deposit of funds in designated financial institutions and investment of funds where appropriate.

Committee Members

Photo of Tony Lam, TreasurerTony Lam, Treasurer
Photo of Island County Auditor Sheilah CriderSheilah Crider, Auditor
Janet St. ClairJanet St. Clair, BICC Chair


The Island County Finance Committee meets 11 a.m. on the fourth Tuesday of January, April, July and October in the Board of Island County Commissioners’ Meeting Room 101. However, due to current health precautions, meetings are now being held virtually. This practice will continue until further notice. A notice of the annual meeting schedule is published each January in the Island County's newspaper of record.

Island County Investment Policy

The Island County Investment Policy was certified by the Washington Public Treasurers' Association in 2017 and recertified in 2021.

Historical Five-Year U.S. Treasury Bond Yields

Five-year U.S. Treasury Bond Yields