• Public Works

With summer in full swing, many residents will visit Klineline Pond at Salmon Creek Regional Park to beat the heat.  However, this year Klineline Pond will not have lifeguards on duty.

• Public Works

Clark County is accepting applications to fill four vacancies on the seven-member Parks Advisory Board. All four terms begin immediately. Three of the terms end Dec. 31, 2024, and one ends Dec. 31, 2025.

Board members serve three-year terms. Upon expiration of a term, a member can apply again. There is no limit on how many terms a member can serve.

• Superior Court

Court Administrator Cheryl A. Stone of the Clark County Superior Court, is alerting Clark County residents that there is currently another scam being perpetrated regarding jury service. Scammers are calling citizens and telling them that they have missed jury service and must either meet with someone or provide banking, credit card, or other information to avoid being jailed.

• Public Health

Clark County residents can help prevent fires, injuries and pollution by properly disposing of fireworks after their Fourth of July celebrations.

• Public Works

Vancouver, Wash. – Neighbors and community members are invited to learn about the upcoming Northeast 152nd Avenue project.

• Community Planning

The Clark County Council is accepting applications from local organizations for grants that encourage historic preservation and programs, including preservation of historic documents.

The Historical Promotion Grants program is designed to increase awareness and education to better preserve, exhibit, and/or interpret local history and historic preservation.

• Community Development

Fireworks go on sale in Clark County beginning Tuesday, June 28. For the Independence Day holiday, residents can use fireworks in unincorporated Clark County from 9 am to midnight Monday, July 4.

“Even though fireworks are offered for sale starting on June 28, remember that they are not allowed to be used until July 4,” said Clark County Fire Marshal Dan Young. Illegal use of fireworks such as curfew or device type violation is subject to a $500 civil fine for first time offenders. 

• Public Health

Clark County Public Health has lifted the closure at Vancouver Lake but has issued a warning for the swim beach. Health officials continue to advise against swimming or wading at the Vancouver Lake swim beach. Public Health has also lifted the warning for the Battle Ground Lake swim beach.

Vancouver Lake

• County

The Clark County Arts Commission is seeking nominations for its Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes an artist, arts educator, or arts advocate who lives or works in the county and has made a significant contribution to local arts and culture. Individuals or groups may be nominated.

To be eligible, a nominee must be:

• County Manager

The Clark County Council approved placing a Public Safety Sales Tax on the August primary ballot. If approved by the voters, sales tax in Clark County would increase by one-tenth of 1%, or one penny for every $10 spent. The tax will be used to fund law and justice expenses, including, but not limited to, body worn and dash camera programs, staffing for the Sheriff’s Office needed for jail bed expansion and other expenses.