Budget & Financials

Public health funding is a unique patchwork of local, state and federal funding. Snohomish Health District has no local taxing authority, and there is no dedicated source of revenue for public health at the state or federal levels.

Since 2006, the county’s population has grown by 14%, but our revenue has dropped by 40%.

Balancing the Budget

To balance our budget, Snohomish Health District has been realigning staff and programs for the past five years. We continue to capitalize on efficiencies from technology, quality improvement initiatives, and community partnerships.

Proposed Sale of Rucker Building

The Snohomish Health District intends to sell the Rucker Building, using the proceeds to buy and move to a smaller building. Here are some of the key documents pertaining to the original purchase of the building: