• Public Works

Vancouver, Wash. – Contractors with Clark County Public Works will close the westbound section of Northeast 99th Street between Highway 99 and Northeast 13th Avenue beginning Saturday, Oct. 3.

• Assessor

The Clark County Council is seeking applicants to fill five vacancies representing the active farming community on the Clark County Farm Advisory Committee for 2021.

The term for this committee is one year from January through December and shall convene a minimum of once per year. 

The committee serves as an advisory group to the Assessor in implementing assessment guidelines as established by the department for open space, farm and agricultural, and timber land classified under the provisions of RCW 84.34.

• Superior Court

Clark County Superior Court Commissioner Dayann Liebman passed away Thursday, Sept. 17.

Commissioner Liebman graduated from Washington State University and the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College. She was a local family law attorney for 30 years before being selected as a Commissioner in 2011. 

• Code Administration

Clark County will host a public participation event to get feedback on amending its equestrian and horse boarding regulations to address a variety of concerns and impacts.

The event will take place 6-8 pm Wednesday, Oct. 7 on WebEx. The county council will participate in the event by listening but will not make decisions on county code during the session.

During the moderated forum, there will be approximately 90 minutes for public comment. Each speaker will have up to three minutes to express their support, objections, opinions, ideas and recommendations.

• Public Health

Clark County Public Health has seen a 30% increase in permit applications for onsite sewage system repairs compared to the last two years – another potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

• Public Works

Vancouver, Wash. – For the 13th consecutive year, the Salmon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant received the Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance award from the Washington State Department of Ecology.

The award is granted to those treatment plants that achieve 100% compliance with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit including maintaining effluent discharge limits, monitoring and reporting requirements and overall operational demands placed on the facility from various community- and weather-related influences.

• Elections

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey reminds registered voters in Clark County that they do not need to request a mail-in ballot to vote in the upcoming general election.

“All registered voters in Clark county will receive ballots in the mail for the Nov. 3 general election,” said Kimsey.

Ballots for the general election will be mailed on Friday, Oct. 16.

• Treasurer

Clark County Treasurer Alishia Topper is providing second installment 2020 property tax statements next week and notifying  property owners taxes will be due on Monday, Nov. 2. 

Typically, the second installment of property taxes are due Oct. 31. However, because the statutory due date falls over the weekend, payments will be considered timely if postmarked by Nov. 2, 2020.

• County Manager

The county manager is seeking applicants with an interest in government and educational access television and cable television franchising to fill a position on the volunteer city/county Telecommunications Commission. 

The position is for an unexpired three-year term that ends April 30, 2023. Applicants must be Clark County residents.