Volunteers sought for waste advisory committee

first_imgClark County is looking for some residents to talk trash. The Clark County Council is accepting applications for two volunteer positions on the Solid Waste Advisory Commission, a citizen panel that advises the county on issues including recycling, garbage collection, landfills, transfer stations and waste reduction programs.According to a county news release, one position will represent Clark County north of 179th Street. The other position will represent small cities. Applicants for the second position must live or work in Battle Ground, La Center, Ridgefield, Camas, Washougal or Yacolt.Commissioners serve three-year terms, and their terms begin when the positions are filled.According to a county news release, the commission meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of February, May, August and November.The next meeting, however, has been rescheduled for Feb. 8.Meetings are at the Center for Community Health, 1601 E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Room 210AB.Applicants should send a resume and letter of interest to Tina Redline, County Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver 98666. Application materials also can be emailed to [email protected] or faxed to 360-397-6058.Letters of interest should address each applicant’s representation of north Clark County of its small cities, their personal or professional experience regarding solid waste and their vision for the future of solid waste management in the county.Application deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 14.For more information about the Solid Waste Advisory Commission, visit www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/solid-waste-advisory-commission or contact Kim Harless, Public Health, at 360-397-2121 ext. 5957.last_img

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