The Mission of the Kitsap Public Facilities District

The Kitsap Public Facilities District (KPFD) is committed to creating new facilities for the enjoyment of county and city residents, as well as sites for regional events that will contribute to the economic development, growth, and prosperity of Kitsap County.

About the Kitsap Public Facilities District

The Kitsap Public Facilities District (KPFD) is an independent municipal corporation managing Kitsap County sales tax rebate funds allocated from the state. Kitsap County Commissioners,  Mayors, and Managers appoint the seven-member Board of Directors to four-year terms.

The KPFD acts as a catalyst for creating livable and active communities in Kitsap County and uses the following guiding principles: 1) create economic development, 2) ensure efficient use of public and private monies, 3) innovation and creative design, and 4) multiple-use facilities that are open to the public.

Financial Stability of Kitsap Public Facilities District

The Office of the Washington State Auditor previously published the results of the 2021 Accountability Audit Report for the Kitsap Public Facilities District. That report can be found here.

This is the fifth consecutive Accountability Audit with no blemishes or financial issues. The results, in brief, concluded the following:

“This report describes the overall results and conclusions for our examined areas. In those selected areas, District operations complied, in all material respects, with applicable state laws, regulations, and its own policies, and provided adequate controls over safeguarding public resources.”

Staff & Support

Name Title
Russ Shiplet Executive Director
Brian Lawler, JPC PLLC Legal Counsel
Scott Bauer, NW Municipal Advisors Financial Advisor
Marc Greenough, Foster Garvey PC Bond Counsel
Shannon Thompson, Barker Creek Consulting Construction Consultant
Susan Veach, Accountability Plus, Inc. Accounting