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City of Winlock

     Winlock is a community proud of its heritage and historical downtown, with a commitment to fresh ideas, a stable job market, family housing, an abundance of parks, superior schools and amenities with up-to-date city services, while maintaining an inviting small town atmosphere.

     Winlock was incorporated in 1890 and has a population of about 1,340.

     Winlock City Council Meetings are on the second and fourth Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 323 NE First Street, Winlock, WA.

    Council meeting minutes can be found here:

Jake Morgan / Lewis County Tribune

street view of Winlock City Hall

City Plans Community Building Update

By Jake Morgan, staff writer

     WINLOCK – Don Bradshaw has wasted no time approaching a wide range of projects and city improvements during the first month of his new term as mayor.

     Bradshaw announced that Winlock has started work on repairs to S.E. First Street, is planning a major overhaul to the city's wastewater treatment plant and is currently soliciting bids for bonded electrical, plumbing and carpentry services to overhaul the outdated systems in the Community Building.

     In stark contrast to previous city council meetings from 2016 and 2017 that often featured lengthly public debates and little action, Bradshaw addressed the near-capacity audience that filled the council chambers on Jan. 22 for nearly an hour with little input or comment from the public, city staff or other council members.

     The 76-year-old mayor said he hates hearing rumors and invited anyone with questions to stop by his office during the week, citing his open-door policy. Bradshaw said he spends 40 to 50 hours a week working as mayor.

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