Administrative Services oversees liability insurance programs for the City. The City of Tumwater is a member of the Washington Cities Insurance Authority (WCIA) created for the purpose of providing a pooling mechanism for covering the City’s liability. WCIA has approximately 115 city and other municipal government members. Claims for damages against the City must be filed with the City Clerk within the applicable statute of limitations.
Claims for Damages
Claims are managed by Washington Cities Insurance Authority (WCIA). Submitting a Claim for Damages does not guarantee payment by the City or its insurance carriers. A claims adjuster will investigate the incident to determine whether the city has any liability according to applicable laws.