County manager seeks applicants for Animal Control Advisory Board positions

Advisory board members meet quarterly at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month

VANCOUVER — County Manager Shawn Henessee is seeking applicants for several open positions on the volunteer Animal Protection and Control Advisory Board. These terms will be expiring at the end of October.

The five positions are for Clark County residents that represent:

  • Licensed veterinarian
  • Someone who does not own domestic animals
  • Livestock owner
  • Cat owner
  • Member at large

Terms for the positions begin Nov. 1, 2019 and end Oct. 31, 2023.

Advisory board members meet quarterly at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at the Clark County Public Safety Complex, 505 NW 179th St., Ridgefield.

Functions of the 10-member board include:

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

Applications and a résumé can be mailed to Animal Protection and Control, P.O. Box 9810, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810 or dropped off at the department office on the third floor of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St.

For more about the board or to download an application, please go to www.clark.wa.gov/community-development/animal-control-advisory-board.

Application deadline is 5 p.m. Wed., Oct. 16, 2019.

Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.

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