County Seeks Two Representatives For Solid Waste Advisory Commission

Vancouver – The Clark County Council is seeking applicants to fill two volunteer positions on the Solid Waste Advisory Commission.

The open positions represent the stakeholders in North Clark County and Clark County at-large.  

Terms for all positions begin immediately and end Sept. 30, 2024. 

Commission members act as representatives of their regions or stakeholder groups and advise the county council on solid waste issues, such as recycling, garbage collection, landfills, transfer stations and waste-reduction programs. Members also, at times, participate in solid waste-related projects and engage in the policy process.

The 10-member commission meets at 6 pm on the first Thursday of February, May, August and November. Meetings currently are being held virtually. 

Applicants should send a résumé and letter of interest to Michelle Pfenning, County Manager’s Office, PO Box 5000, Vancouver 98666-5000. Applications also can be sent by email to [email protected] or fax to 360.397.6058. 

The letter of interest should include:

• How you represent the interests of Clark County residents.

• Your personal or professional experience related to solid waste.

• Your vision for the future of solid waste management in Clark County.            

Application deadline is 5 pm Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. Visit the Solid Waste Advisory Commission website for more information.