Clark County is accepting applications to fill three vacancies on the seven-member Parks Advisory Board. All three terms begin immediately. Two 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.
Vancouver, Wash. – Beginning Monday, May 16, crews will begin to seal cracks in the roads and pave some small areas that have sunk or deteriorated. There may be some traffic delays, as travel lanes may be reduced or shifted at times or controlled by pilot car. Flaggers will help guide drivers around the work areas.
Clark County Public Works continues to seek candidates for lifeguard positions at Klineline Pond this summer. Klineline Pond at Salmon Creek Regional Park is a popular destination for families and is the only county park where lifeguards are provided during the summer months. The park also features a chlorinated “splash pad” with features for water play, which is open when lifeguards are present.
Construction of an inclusive playground and new overflow parking lot at Felida Community Park will begin Monday, April 25.
The existing overflow gravel parking lot, located just west of the park’s main entrance, will be upgraded during the first phase of construction. A Children’s Celebration Garden Playground, designed for use and enjoyment by people of all abilities will be constructed during the second phase of the project.
Clark County awarded the construction contract to NW Construction General Contracting of Battle Ground. The project is funded by park impact fees.
The intersection of Northeast 149th Street and Northeast 10th Avenue in the Salmon Creek area of Clark County will close April 25 as contractors for Clark County Public Works begin construction of several roadway improvements.
Vancouver, Wash. – The Clark County Council earlier this month approved an interlocal agreement with Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) allowing DNR to establish a forward operating base for helicopter operations at Camp Bonneville to support wildfire suppression efforts.
The agreement allows DNR space at Camp Bonneville for one helicopter, a fuel truck and building space for seven crew members. DNR’s helicopter operations at Camp Bonneville will assist its efforts to mitigate and improve response times for wildfires in the area.
County Manger Kathleen Otto yesterday announced her appointment of Eva Haney as the director of Clark County Public Works.
“Eva joined Clark County in June 2020 as the department finance manager for Public Works and later became the interim Public Works director in July 2021. Her vast experience in finance, audit, and operations has allowed her to support and lead the Public Works team,” Otto said.
Neighbors and community members are invited to learn about upcoming construction on Northeast 68th Street, between Northeast Highway 99 and Northeast St. Johns Road, which serves a densely populated residential area. Much of the road segment has no sidewalks. This project will construct sidewalks between segments of existing sidewalks, and construct four crosswalks.
Vancouver, Wash. – Neighbors and community members are invited to learn about construction of Curtin Creek Community Park in the Glenwood area, off Northeast 72nd Avenue to the north of Northeast 119th Street.
The Parks and Lands division of Clark County Public Works will be working with a tree service contractor to remove several hazardous trees along the Lacamas Heritage Trail. The trees are located near the 2 Creeks Condos southeast of the Heritage Trail trailhead.
A concerned neighbor reported the trees to the City of Camas in 2021. The trees were evaluated by a certified arborist who determined that the trees present a hazard to structures on adjacent properties.