Coupeville ferries seek new voice

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for the Coupeville Ferry Committee.

Commissioners appoint Ferry Advisory Committee members for four-year terms, which may be renewed by mutual agreement. The Ferry Advisory Committee consists of six members, three for the Clinton Ferry Terminal and three for the Coupeville Ferry Terminal. By law, no more than two members, at the time of their appointment, may be of the same major political party and applicants’ party affiliation must be included in their application materials.

Applicants must reside within the area they represent.

The Ferry Advisory Committee meets to discuss the concerns of the ferry user groups and relay that information to lawmakers in Olympia. Service on the Ferry Advisory Committee is without fee or compensation.

Interested individuals may provide a letter of interest and statement of qualifications by mail, email or fax to: Island County Board of Commissioners, Attn: Pam Dill, Re: Ferry Advisory Committee Vacancy, P.O. 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. The fax number is (360) 679-7381 and email applications should be sent to

Application materials should be received no later than 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 8.

For additional information, call 360-679-7353 or email Dill at the above address.


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