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INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT <br />Between <br />WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION <br />e <br />Jefferson County <br />Mission Statement <br />Washington State University Extension engages people, organizations and communities <br />to advance knowledge, economic well-being and quality of life by fostering inquiry, <br />learning, and the application of research. This mission is carried out using research and <br />experience -based educational programs from colleges and departments dispersed throughout <br />the WSU system, which address important issues and needs of individuals and communities <br />in all 39 counties in the state of Washington. WSU Extension is enabled for this task as the <br />Land Grant Institution for Washington through partnerships with county, state, and federal <br />governments. <br />II. Purpose <br />The purpose of this agreement is to formalize the longstanding relationships between <br />Washington State University Extension and Jefferson County Government. This also <br />continues a longstanding, joint funding relationship for Jefferson County Extension faculty <br />and designated support staff. This agreement conforms to the standards for interagency <br />agreements set forth in RCW 39.34.130. <br />III. Under terms of this Interagency Agreement, Washington State University Extension agrees <br />to: <br />A. Recruit, employ and establish salaries for Jefferson County Extension Educators and <br />designated WSU support staff for Jefferson County. Employment concurrence will be <br />sought from Jefferson County Commissioners before an individual is hired and assigned <br />to Jefferson County. <br />B. Assure that salary increase monies will be available for Extension Educators and <br />designated support staff based on criteria established by the Washington State <br />Legislature and Washington State University President. <br />Page 1 of 3 <br />