City of Vader

Thursday, March 23, 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 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. 

Vader Parks Spring Chipping Event!
Chips for Trails at McMurphy Park!
Saturday April 22, 2023

Call or come into City Hall for more information!


Payments and fees can be paid over the phone (360-295-3222) OR by clicking the link below to pay online.

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



Make  donations to "PARKS!"

or "2023 Fireworks!"

City Council

Meetings: 2nd & 4th Thursday @ 6PM

City Council Agendas: Click Here

City Council Minutes: Click Here

City Council Packets: Click Here

Parks Board

Meetings: 3rd Wednesday @ 6PM

Planning Committee

Meetings: 3rd Thursday @ 6PM 

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Remote Meeting Access Instructions

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+1 (408) 650-3123 Access Code: 502-972-813

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4th of July Parade on A Street - 1910 Little Falls, WA

City of Vader
History Books

Want to know the history of our city?
Stop by City Hall for a copy of the centennial edition of "The Town of Many Names" available for a $25 donation

Little Falls Fire Clay Co. -  1895 Little Falls, WA

Your Action is Required:
New Solid Waste Trash Collection Provider

The City of Vader has transitioned to a new trash collection provider as of 1/1/2023!
Citizens 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 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Construction
Our wastewater plant has undergone a multi-million dollar grant funded upgrade.


 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:

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-Thurs 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.