Clallam seeks to fill 64 posts with volunteers

Peninsula Daily News

Clallam County is seeking volunteers to fill 64 vacancies on 21 advisory boards, committees and commissions that advise the three commissioners and other county officials on specific issues.

County residents can apply through March 1.

Applications are available at the commissioners’ office at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles, or online at www.tinyurl.com/avfrfho.

Current members with expiring terms who are seeking reappointment are asked to fax a written statement to 360-417-2493 or email tholden@co.clallam.wa.us.

A description of each of the county’s advisory boards and committees is available at www.clallam.net/boards.

Vacancies exist on the following boards:

■ Agricultural Commission: Five openings for farmers in commissioner Districts 1 (east county) and 2 (central county), an at-large farmer and two non-farmers at large.

■ Animal Issues Advisory Committee: Two openings for tribal government and Friends of Forks Animals.

■ Board of Equalization: One opening for District 2.

■ Board of Health: Two openings for a hospital commissioner and at-large member.

■ Boundary Review Board: Three openings for county, city and special district positions.

■ Building Code Board of Appeals: One opening for a qualified alternate.

■ Chemical Dependency/Mental Health Program Fund Advisory Board: Three openings for a designated representative of an agency delivering subsidized chemical-dependency services, a private provider of mental health services and a consumer or past consumer of chemical dependency and/or mental health services.

■ Civil Service Commission: One opening for a member affiliated with the Republican Party.

■ Clallam Bay/Sekiu Sewer Advisory Committee: Three openings.

■ Fair Advisory Board: Four openings for the grange, at-large, livestock and home arts/hobbies and crafts.

■ Homelessness Task Force: Three openings for tribal government, law and justice, and an advocate for veterans’ issues.

■ Marine Resource Committee: Four openings for Makah tribal representative, the Clallam Bay-Sekiu community, commercial fishers and sport fishers.

■ North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee: Two openings for economic groups and conservation/environmental groups.

■ Noxious Weed Control Board: One opening for a member from the geographic area from Morse Creek to Lake Crescent.

■ Park and Recreation Advisory Board: One opening.

■ Peninsula Housing Authority: One opening.

■ Permit Advisory Board: Five openings in building trades, engineer (structural or civil), Economic Development Council, environmental consultant and propane/wood-stove contractor.

■ Public Health Advisory Committee: Five openings.

■ Sheriff’s Citizens Advisory Committee: Five openings for members from the unincorporated areas near Sequim and Forks, and from the Quileute, Makah and Lower Elwha Klallam tribes.

■ Solid Waste Advisory Committee: Two openings for Murrey’s Olympic Disposal and tribal government.

■ Trails Advisory Committee: 10 openings for Sequim, Port Angeles, West End and Strait of Juan de Fuca trail advocacy groups, Olympic National Park, state Department of Natural Resources, a large private forest company, off-road motorized user groups and the cities of Port Angeles and Sequim.

Last modified: February 14. 2013 5:48PM
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