Law & Justice Council seeks new members

Island County is seeking citizens interested in serving on the Law & Justice Council.

The current openings are for three representatives, one from each of the commissioners districts, with terms through Feb. 28, 2014. Applicants must reside within the area they are representing.

The Law & Justice Council consists of members representing the various law and justice offices of the county and cities, school districts, mental health providers, Department of Corrections and Public Defenders Association. In addition, there are two citizen member representatives from each of the three county commissioner districts.

Members are appointed by the board of county commissioners for two-year terms, which may be renewed by mutual agreement.

The Law & Justice Council meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at noon; meetings normally run for one hour. Service on the Law & Justice Council is without pay. Interested individuals should provide a letter of interest and statement of qualifications by mail, email or fax to Island County Board of Commissioners, Attn: Pam Dill, Re: Law & Justice Council, PO Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. The fax number is 360-679-7381 and email applications should be sent to

The deadline for application materials is 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25. For more information, call 360-679-7354 or e-mail the above address.

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