• Public Works

Vancouver, Wash. – Regular drivers along the Northeast Manley Road near Northeast 254th Street can expect continued lane closures as contractors with Clark County Public Works continue culvert replacement work.

• Clark County Council

The Clark County Council and the Vancouver City Council this week  approved a memorandum of agreement between the two jurisdictions that establishes Clark County as the lead agency on regional homeless response and creates a joint executive group on homelessness to enable leaders from both organizations to collaborate on projects and initiatives that will address homelessness and its impacts within the county.

• Public Health

A new state vital records law that goes into effect on Jan. 1 will change the ordering requirements for birth and death certificates. The new law includes changes to increase the security of personal information, make historical vital records available, add a non-binary sex designation option, and increase the fee for certificates.

• Public Works

Vancouver, Wash. –The Clark County Public Works department is re-opening all play structures across the county parks system following guidance from Public Health and state guidelines.

Public Works closed playgrounds in late March in accordance with the early public health guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. Clark County joins a growing list of jurisdictions that are re-opening play structures in accordance with local and state public health guidelines.

• Internal Services

The board of the Clark County Public Facilities District will hold a public meeting 3-4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, 2020.

The meeting will be on the Webex platform. Anyone wishing to attend the meeting can use this link and use the meeting password JQdRhBw7m46 or call 1.408.418.9388 and use the access code 146 852 9811#. 

• Public Works

Vancouver, Wash. – The season is changing, which means leaves are falling from trees all around Clark County. Residents of Vancouver and Clark County can dispose up to five cubic yards of leaves for free with coupons provided by Clark County Public Works and the city of Vancouver. Coupons must be filled out to be eligible for free leaf disposal.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, coupons are not available for pickup at public facilities. Community members are encouraged to print-out, clip out or get coupons in advance.

• Elections
County Auditor urges voters to plan ahead to avoid long lines on election day

Beginning today, Tuesday, Oct. 27, residents needing to register to vote must do so in person at the Clark County Elections Office at 1408 Franklin St., Vancouver. Anyone who needs to receive a ballot for their new address must do so at the Elections Office. Elections Office hours are 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. On Tuesday, Nov. 3, office hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

• Community Planning

Clark County recognizes that older adults are valuable contributors to the vitality of this community. To encourage and support older adults for their contributions to their communities, the Clark County Commission on Aging established the Silver Citizen Award program to recognize older adults who go above and beyond in service.

• Treasurer

The Clark County Treasurer’s Office announced that Treasurer Alishia Topper will be opening a drive-through tax payment drop-off window.

In response to the Joint Lobby being closed due to COVID-19, Topper is opening a convenient drive-through drop-off at the parking structure kiosk at the Public Service Center at 1300 Franklin St. on Friday, Oct. 30, and Monday, Nov. 2, from 9 am to 4 pm. The kiosk is near the Franklin Street entrance to the parking garage.

• Public Health

Vancouver, Wash. – It has come to the attention of Clark County Public Health that multiple large public events have been planned for this weekend in Vancouver and Camas.  

Washington State Department of Health and Clark County Public Health do not condone these events and encourage all residents to take precautions to protect themselves and others against COVID-19.