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Noxious board members sought

BY RECORD STAFF

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to fill two positions on the Noxious Weed Control Board.

The commissioners appoint Noxious Weed Control Board members for four-year terms, which may be renewed. The Noxious Weed Control Board consists of five voting members, one from each of five geographical areas that best represent the county’s interests. At least four of the voting members need to be engaged in the primary production of agricultural products. The board members do not receive a salary, but will be compensated for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties. Current openings are for:

District 3, from Race Road to Freeland.

District 4, from Freeland south to the end of Whidbey Island.

Duties as a member of the Noxious Weed Control Board include attending quarterly meetings, regulating the duties and direction of the Weed Control coordinator’s position and making decisions regarding noxious weed control efforts in Island County. All persons interested in applying should make a written application that includes the signature of at least 10 registered voters residing in the section supporting the nomination.

Application materials may be obtained by contacting Janet Stein at 678-7992 or by email at janet.stein@wsu.edu. Applications should be sent by mail, email or fax to: Island County Board of Commissioners, Attn: Pam Dill, Re: Noxious Weed Control Board Vacancies, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. The fax number is 360-679-7381 and email applications should be sent to pamd@co.island.wa.us Application materials should be received no later than 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18. For more information, call 360-679-7353 or e-mail Dill at the above address.

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