PORT ANGELES — Clallam County is seeking volunteers to fill 74 vacancies on 17 advisory boards and committees.
The deadline to apply is the close of business on Friday, July 15.
To apply, call the commissioners’ office at 360-417-2233; visit their office at the Clallam County Courthouse, Suite 4, 223 E. Fourth St.; or download an application from the county website at clallam.net/boards/index.html.
Descriptions of the advisory panels — and the application form itself — are available under the “Boards, Committees and Groups” link on the county website.
Current members with expiring terms who wish to retain their position are asked to provide a written statement to the commissioner’s office by mail or email to [email protected].
Vacancies exist on the following advisory panels, with specific categories listed where applicable:
• Behavioral Health Advisory Board (4) — Openings for representatives of: tribal; services for homeless; private provider of substance use disorders services not contracting for funding, and consumer/past consumer of mental health services.
• Board of Equalization (1) — Opening for an alternate member.
• Building Code Board of Appeals (4) — Openings for representatives for two alternates; an ICC-certified fire marshal, fire inspector or fire plan examiner, and an ICC-certified building official, building inspector or plans examiner.
• Clallam Bay/Sekiu Community Action Team (2) — Openings for an at-large member, and a business owner (Clallam Bay/Sekiu Chamber of Commerce).
• Crescent Community Advisory Council (5) — Openings for Fire District 4; representatives of grange; area business owner or individual who owns commercially zoned property; Crescent School District Student Body; and a Crescent School District Student Body alternate.
• Developmental Disabilities Advisory Committee (2) — Openings for two committee members.
• Fair Advisory Board (1) — Opening for an at-large position.
• Homelessness Task Force (20) — Openings for representatives of City government of Forks Alternate; Tribal government of Lower Elwha Klallam; Tribal government of Lower Elwha Klallam alternate; Tribal government of Makah; Tribal government of Makah alternate; Tribal government of Quileute; Tribal government of Quileute alternate; healthcare providers alternate; mental health/substance use providers alternate; domestic violence/sexual assault providers; Department of Social and Health Services; Serenity House alternate; law and justice system alternate; faith community; faith community alternate; business community alternate; (2) Homeless or formerly homeless alternates; at-large alternate; advocate for youth issues alternate.
• Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (1) — Opening for one collector of the tax representative.
• Marine Resources Committee (4) — Openings for representatives of Makah tribe; Makah tribe alternate; marine-related recreation and tourism alternate; conservation/environmental alternate, and District II alternate.
• Park and Recreation Advisory Board (1) — Opening for one committee member position.
• Permit Advisory Board (11) — Openings for representatives of architect; building designer; building trades; certified septic designer/installer; engineer category (structural/civil); Economic Development Council; environmental consultant; homebuilders association; propane/woodstove contractor; Manufactured Homes/Mobile Home Association, and ex-officio-planning manager.
• Planning Commission (2) — Openings for a representatives of District IIIb and IIIc.
• Port Crescent Pioneer Cemetery (1) — Opening for one committee member position.
• Sheriff’s Citizens Advisory Committee (5) — Openings for representatives of Forks and unincorporated area; Quileute Tribe; Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe; Joyce, and law and justice.
• Solid Waste Advisory Committee (6) — Openings for at-large alternate; solid waste industry (West Waste Recycling); solid waste industry (West Waste Recycling) alternate; tribal governments alternate; City of Forks alternate, and business community alternate.
• Trails Advisory Committee (4) — Openings for representatives of Olympic National Park; a large private forest company; commercial trail business, and off-road motorized user groups.