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County seeks applications to fill three seats on parks commission


Bill Bjerke, Public Works
Phone: (360) 397-6118 ext. 1656

Vancouver, WA County residents who live in the unincorporated area and are interested in park issues are encouraged to apply for three openings on the Clark County Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission.

Clark County is forming the seven-member advisory commission while expanding the parks program.

Four county appointees to the former Vancouver-Clark Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission will serve the remainder of their terms on the new county commission. The three new appointees will serve six-year terms starting immediately.

The commission will meet 1-3 p.m. on the second Friday of each month.

The commission will make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on issues such as:

  • Policies and standards for the Clark County Comprehensive Parks, Recreation and Open Space plan.
  • Park acquisition, development and improvement, as well rules for park use.
  • The biennial parks budget.
  • Specialized studies regarding parks, trails, open space and recreational facilities.

Applicants should submit a resume and letter of interest to Jennifer Clark, Board of County Commissioners, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000. Applicants also may submit information by email to or fax to (360) 397-6058.

Application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014.

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