Whatcom County releases list of board and committee vacancies

Published on Mon, Aug 15, 2011 by Jeremy Schwartz

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Whatcom County Council staff have released a list of all the vacant positions on the county's various boards and committees.

The county lists a total of 18 vacancies across eight boards or committees, which the county council has voted into existence over the years in order to provide advice on various specialized areas and interests across the county. Each position is appointed by the county council and must first fill out an application.

While I'm sure all the boards or committees are interesting to someone, the  most pertinent one for our area is the one vacancy on the Birch Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee. The advisory committee, which generally meets every other month, advises the county council on any proposed actions or operations relating to the restoration of water quality in the Birch Bay Shellfish Protection District, which stretches from Birch Point south to Point Whitehorn and east to the Lake Terrell area. Applicants must have a direct interest in the district.

Here's the website for the protection district. Current committee members are: Keats Garman, Lesli Higginson, Don Monfort and Leroy Smith.

Click here for a full list of vacancies.


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