News

• Public Health

The Clark County Board of Health is seeking applicants for a position on the volunteer Public Health Advisory Council.

The open position is for a nurse practicing in Clark County. The three-year term begins Oct. 1, 2022 and ends Sept. 30, 2025.

The advisory council meets 5:30-7:30 pm on the fourth Tuesday of every even month via Zoom. When in-person meetings resume, they will be 6-8 pm in the main conference room on the second floor of the Center for Community Health, 1601 E Fourth Plain Blvd.


• Public Works

The intersection of Northeast 99th Street at Northeast 94th Avenue will be closed beginning Monday, Aug. 15. Drivers will need to take a detour route to allow Clark County’s contractor to construct a new roundabout. A detour route map can be found on the project website.

The closure is expected to be in place no more than 40 days. Closure start and end dates are weather dependent.


• County Manager

Clark County Council is seeking applicants for an open seat on the Clark County Law and Justice council.  

The open position is for a resident living in an incorporated city in Clark County.

The Law and Justice Council is established by law to help coordinate activities of the local criminal justice and develop a community corrections plan for local and state corrections services in the county.


• Public Health

Clark County Public Health has lifted its advisory at Lacamas Lake. The bloom of cyanobacteria at the lake dissipated and is no longer present.

The warning signs posted at the lake are being removed. However, harmful algal blooms may return as conditions change. Public Health encourages people swimming and recreating in the lake to watch for floating scum and avoid direct contact with water in those areas.


• Public Works

The Northeast 10th Avenue roadway between Northeast 149th Street and Northeast 154th Street in the Salmon Creek area of Clark County is now open to through traffic.


• Public Works

Recently, the Clark County Council approved a change to Clark County Code exempting Washington State Parks Disabled Veteran Lifetime Pass holders from paying the parking fees charged at four county-regional parks. The exemption goes into effect on July 29.


• Public Works

Neighbors and community members are invited to learn about proposed plans for the 179th Street corridor at an upcoming open house.

Public Works staff will host a hybrid open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 11.

People can attend in person in the sixth-floor hearing room at the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St.


• Internal Services

The board of the Clark County Public Facilities District will hold a public meeting 4-5 p.m. Monday, Monday Aug. 1, 2022.

The meeting will be on the Cisco Webex platform. Anyone wishing to attend the meeting can use this link and use the meeting password qmPvFefm225 or call 1.408.418.9388 and use the access code 24827661523##.


• Elections

Beginning at 9 am Wednesday, Aug. 3, elections officials will perform a hand count of approximately 600 ballots randomly selected as part of a manual comparison against machine results.

For this comparison, the race for Congressional District 3 will be counted by hand, to check the accuracy of the ballot tabulation equipment. The selected ballots will be counted in the total returns on Election Day.

If a voter has not received their ballot, they should contact the Elections Office at (564) 397-2345 or elections@clark.wa.gov.


• 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 has established a program to recognize older adults by means of an annual award presented at a Commission on Aging event.