Clean Water Commission

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The Clean Water Commission is a nine-member volunteer resident board serving in an advisory capacity to the Clark County Council on issues related to the Clean Water Division. The Clean Water Commission works with staff to review the program budget in detail, implement stormwater treatment improvements, bolster water quality monitoring, and enhance public education and outreach. The Clean Water Commission bylaws are here. For more information about the commission, please email cleanwater@clark.wa.gov.

Meeting Information

Meetings are scheduled for the first Wednesday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September and November) and start at 6:30 pm.

How to Provide Comments and/or Attend Virtual CWC Meetings

In order to comply with Governor Inslee’s Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery phased COVID-19 reopening plan, the Clean Water Commission will meet via video conference, but public participation is encouraged in the following ways:

Call 564.397.4345 and leave a message with your contact information (including email address) prior to noon on the day of the scheduled meeting and staff will send you a link to the meeting. (You may need to download WebEx prior to the meeting.) You may also leave public comments for the Clean Water Commission on the phone line and they will be relayed to the commission at the meeting.

Or email cleanwater@clark.wa.gov to submit comments or request an invite to the virtual meeting by noon on the day of the scheduled meeting.

Or mail your comments via the US Postal Service to: 

Clark County Clean Water Commission 
c/o Alice Millward
PO Box 5000
Vancouver, WA 98666-5000

Please let us know if you need language assistance, Title VI CWC meetings.

We appreciate your cooperation and look forward to hearing from you.

The meeting agenda will be available below, under the heading Meetings

Annual Report

The Clean Water Commission will present their 2019 annual report to the Clark County Council and County Manager at a work session on February 12, 2020. Here is the link to the annual report. 


Commissioners

Name Term Expires  Watershed
Brendan Addis, Chair 12/31/23 Washougal River
Michelle Girts 12/31/22 Salmon Creek
Matthew Jones 12/31/22 East Fork Lewis River
Marie LaManna, Vice Chair 12/31/22 Salmon Creek
Sue Marshall 12/31/21 Whipple Creek
Justin Maynard 12/31/21 Lacamas Creek
Michelle Maynard 12/31/21 Lacamas Creek
Josh Seeds 12/31/23 Gibbons Creek
Charlie Tumelty 12/31/23 Lacamas Creek

 


Working Groups

In 2016, the Clean Water Commission developed three working groups to focus on priority topics. These working groups will report to the full commission at regularly scheduled meetings.

Outreach Team

Provides input on the public outreach presentations and continues to be a positive presence in the community. This team is responsible for giving public presentations about the clean water program to various community groups and organizations.

Partnership Team

Collaborate with other advisory groups to establish amenities such as trails and educational opportunities on stormwater facility sites.

Research Team 

Responsible for gathering data and information needed by the CWC members to evaluate programs and make recommendations.


Meetings

Meeting notes for years 2018-2021 are available below. For prior years, contact Clean Water Division Staff Liaison Alice Millward at 564.397.5267.

Date Agenda/Minutes