CLALLAM: Commissioners approve contract for new administrator


Dan Engelbertson is officially Clallam County’s new administrator.

Following a Tuesday public hearing, Clallam County commissioners approved a two-year contract for Engelbertson.

Three other county department heads had applied for Clallam’s top administrative job.

Engelbertson, a 20-year veteran of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Department, will be paid $85,000 annually — $5,000 less than his predecessor — according to the approved contract.

Engelbertson currently earns $75,288 annually plus benefits, county Human Resources Director Marge Upham said.

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