Applicants Sought For Animal Control Advisory Board Position

Vancouver, WA – The Board of County Commissioners is seeking applicants for a position on the volunteer Animal Protection and Control Advisory Board.

The vacancy is for an individual who does not own or maintain domestic animals and lives anywhere within Clark County. The two-year term will begin Feb. 1, 2015.

Advisory board meetings are held quarterly at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. They usually are held at Clark County Operations Division, 4700 N.E. 78th St.

Functions of the 10-member board include:

  • Reporting to the Board of County Commissioners and Vancouver City Council at least once a year to recommend modifications to county code and general operations of the Animal Protection and Control Program.
  • Acting as an appeals hearing board.
  • Volunteering at outreach and fundraising events.
  • Promoting the program and its licensing of all dogs and cats.

For an application, visit www.clark.wa.gov/pets/advisory.html. For more information, please contact Paul Scarpelli at Animal Control, (360) 397-2375 ext. 4705 orPaul.Scarpelli@clark.wa.gov.

Applications can be mailed to Animal Protection and Control, P.O. Box 9810, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810 or dropped off at the department on the third floor of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Jan. 9, 2015.

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