Island County conservation board has openings

Island County is seek- ing three applicants for the Conservation Futures Citizens Advisory Board.

The Conservation Futures Fund is an annual revenue source funded by property taxes dedicated toward purchasing open space land, farmland, agricultural land and tim- ber land for conservation purposes.

Applications undergo an extensive examination process by two review bodies: the Technical Advisory Group and the citizens board. Both are advisory groups that make recommendations to the county commis- sioners.

Membership is by appointment and terms are for 3 years. Currently vacant are Position 6 representing rural Island County, coincident with the Coupeville School District; Position 2 for Coupeville; and Position 1 for Oak Harbor.

Applicants must be resi- dents for at least one year to be considered.

Interested individuals should provide a letter of interest and state- ment of qualifications by mail, email or fax to:

Island County Board of Commissioners, Attn: Pam Dill, Re: Conservation Futures Citizens Advisory Board Vacancy, Post Office Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

The fax number is 360- 679-7381 and email appli- cations should be sent to

Application materials should be received no later than 4:30 p.m. April 26. For additional informa- tion, call 360-679-7353.


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