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New Solid Waste Trash Collection Provider

The City of Vader is transitioning to a new trash collection provider on 1/1/2023!
You MUST contact the new provider directly to setup a new account.
The former provider will not longer be servicing Vader.
Phone Lemay Inc at 360-736-4769 to setup your new account.
Many service levels and price points are available.
The first collection day with Lemay is January 4th, 2023.

Click here to create an account with Lemay or pay your service bill

Thursday January 26th, 2023
City Council Meeting at 6PM

Click here to view agenda


317 Eighth Street, PO Box 189

Vader, WA 98593


City Hall Regular Business Hours:

Monday – Wednesday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Thursdays 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

(Closed from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. for lunch.)

City Hall is closed in observance of all legal holidays.

City Hall is wheelchair accessible. If you do have special needs, please contact city staff in advance at 360-295-3222 for arrangements.


can be paid over the phone

(360-295-3222) or click below to make your payment online.

You have a choice of credit card for 2.5% fee added or e-check for only $1.75 charge.


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City Council

Next Meeting: 2nd & 4th Thursday @ 6PM

City Council Agendas: Click Here

City Council Minutes: Click Here

City Council Packets: Click Here

Parks Board

Next Meeting: 3rd Wednesday @ 6PM

Planning Committee

Next Meeting: 3rd Thursday @ 6:00 p.m.

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Construction
Our wastewater plant is undergoing a multi-million dollar upgrade.
Please watch for and be prepared for the large machinery moving through town to complete this project.


Flooding from local rivers rising and standing surface water is currently happening and projected to continue until at least tomorrow morning.

If you or your family need evacuation or rescue due to flooding, call the Lewis County Central Dispatch at 360-740-1105 or call 911.

Be ready to give your address, call back number, and the names and number of people needing rescue. Pack a small "go-bag", as there is limited capacity to take personal items when getting rescued. For individuals in non-rescue situations, but who are in need of sandbags, you can access those at:

Lewis County Sandbag Shed - Self Service LOCATION: 19 SW Cascade Ave Chehalis

Onalaska Sandbag Shed - Self Service, bring your own shovel LOCATION: 244 Carlisle Ave, Onalaska

Napavine Sandbag Location-Self Service, LOCATION: 115 East Washington St., Napavine

City of Chehalis Sandbag Location - Self Service LOCATION: 25 SW Circle Ave Chehalis

City of Centralia Sandbag Location - Self Service LOCATION: W. Maple and N. Pearl, kitty corner from City Hall.

2nd LOCATION: Reynolds and N. Pearl, Centralia

Updated information about sandbagging locations can be found here:

Updated information about water on roadways and road closures can be found here:

Lewis County announces the opening of a community drive-up COVID-19 testing site.

Chehalis, Wash. - Discovery Health MD (DHMD) has been contracted through the Washington State Department of Health to open a drive-up testing site for COVID-19. The site will officially be up and running on Friday, Nov. 26th at the Lewis County Mall, 151 NE Hampe Way, Chehalis, WA 98532.

The site will operate from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas, in the parking lot at the west end of the Lewis County Mall (next to the old Sears store). While online registration is available and encouraged, it is not required. It is encouraged to bring ID and proof of insurance. However testing is available regardless of ID and/or insurance status. The lab-based PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test is intended primarily for anyone showing symptoms of COVID-19 or has had direct exposure to someone who has COVID-19, but no one showing up will be turned away. The results are usually available within 48 - 72 hours and are delivered through a secure online portal (notification will be received by e-mail and/or text), making them a convenient and fairly quick option for those in need. Within the portal guidance will also be provided for those testing positive and for those exposed to a positive case. Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) recently requested assistance from DOH for COVID-19 as regional resources are stretched thin due to high transmission rates and high demand for testing. “The Lewis County Mall site has removed barriers for COVID-19 testing in our community and improved our ability to detect and respond to COVID-19 by offering free testing for everyone without requiring a visit with a health care provider,” said Dr. Alan Melnick, Lewis County health officer. LCPHSS is hopeful additional testing sites and capability will alleviate the strain put on providers, which is why DHMD's assistance is so valuable. Discovery Health MD is a Northwest company that provides COVID-19 testing and vaccination services to individuals, communities, and companies both directly and through partnership with state and local health organizations. “We are supportive of increasing testing throughout the state. By expanding our services in Lewis County where there are high positivity rates, we are helping to increase access to testing," said DHMD's Chief Growth Officer, Daniel Pulse.

Winter Storm Information

Find current updates on winter storms and flooding.

River conditions:

Roads conditions:

Lewis County Alert: (click on the Lewis County Alert icon at the bottom right-hand side of the page)

Department of Homeland Security’s preparedness tips:

Disaster preparedness:

River gauges:

GIS website:

Get emergency alerts phone calls, text messages, or email by signing up! This includes announcements related to the Vader Water System, flood warnings, burn restrictions and more. LINK

COVID-19 Vaccinations

The COVID-19 vaccine is available to all people who live or work in Washington State. Visit: to locate a vaccine.

Emergency Preparedness

Do you and your family know what to do if a disaster happens in your community?
Click here to find out how you can keep your family safe and connected during an emergency event.
Additional emergency preparedness information is available for free at Vader City Hall.
Stop by Mon-Thu
rs from 9am-Noon and 1-3pm to browse the available information.

Lewis County Division of Emergency Services 351 NW. North Street, Chehalis, WA 98532

Phone: (360) 740-1151 Follow us on Twitter @LCDEM

Don’t drive through flood covered roads. Obey road signs/barricades.
Citizens can monitor river forecasts on the Emergency Management page on the County website at:
then click on the “River Readings” link on the left of the screen.

The National Weather Service has a link to 53 different ways to receive forecasts and warnings at:

Lewis County Emergency Management for preparedness materials available for citizens. Call (360) 740-1151.

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