Mosquito Control board has two vacancies

Applications are accepted by Washougal and Clark County

The City of Washougal is seeking a Washougal resident to represent the city on the Mosquito Control District Board of Trustees.

There is also a vacancy in the District #2 seat, which includes east Clark County and the cities of Vancouver, Battle Ground, Camas and Washougal.

Washougal City Councilman Paul Greenlee served five years on the board, as the Washougal representative. Residents who would like to be appointed to that seat can find a volunteer application at www.cityofwashougal.us.

Completed forms need to be sent to the Office of the Mayor, Attention Rose Jewell, 1701 C Street, Washougal, WA 98671.

Board members, serving two year terms, oversee the work of the Clark County Mosquito Control District and establish its policy. The board adopts the work plan, prepares and approves district expenditures and contracts for services.

The district’s annual budget is close to $400,000. Operation activities are contracted with Clark County Public Health, which administers the program.

Individuals who would like to be considered for the District #2 seat must submit a resume and letter of interest by 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 13, to Jennifer Clark, Board of County Councilors, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000, or by email to jennifer.clark@clark.wa.gov.

The Mosquito Control Board meets on the second Tuesday of February, May, August and November, at 7 p.m., in the Mosquito Control Shop meeting room, 8115 NE St. Johns, Vancouver.

Former Camas City Councilwoman Linda Dietzman is president of the board. For more information, visit www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/about/mosquito.html.

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