County seeks input on future of community's park system
Clark County is working with the Parks Advisory Board to update the county's long-range parks plan.
County residents are encouraged to participate in this planning process by taking an online community survey that will help set priorities and determine how limited resources are spent. The survey takes only about 5 minutes to complete.
Three open houses have been scheduled on the parks plan:
- 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3,
La Center Community Center, 1000 E. Fourth St.
- 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, Camas-Washougal Fire Station 42, 4321 N.W. Parker St., Camas.
- 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 5,
Three Creeks Community Library, 800-C N.E. Tenney Road.
Residents also can:
Please keep storm drains clear of leaves during rainy season
Please do not rake, sweep or blow leaves onto the street because they can block storm drains, cause street flooding and create driving hazards.
Residents can clear clogged storm drains by standing in a safe place and using a rake or other garden tool to pull them out of the path of flowing water.
Residents should not attempt to clear storm drains on busy streets. Call Clark County Public Works at (360) 397-2446 to report clogged storm drains or flooding outside city limits.
County to upgrade or replace five bridges
Clark County will receive $4.1 million in federal funds to replace one bridge and upgrade four other crossings to withstand earthquakes.
Fifth Plain Creek Bridge, on Northeast 88th Street about a half mile east of Northeast Ward Road, is the last wood support bridge in the county’s inventory of 78 bridges.
The bridge will cost an estimated $2.28 million to replace, with federal funds covering 80 percent of the cost. The project is scheduled for construction in summer 2015.
The county started design work in 2013 and intends to complete all five projects by the end of 2015. Permitting, environmental protections and other factors can affect construction schedules. More information >