Marine Resources Committee needs members

As many as five seats on the Island County Marine Resources Committee will be open for appointment or re-appointment effective Dec. 31.

The Board of County Commissioners invites applicants from Whidbey and Camano islands to express interest and request appointment.

Members of this voluntary, advisory committee serve a three-year term. The 16-member committee meets the first and third Tuesday afternoons of each month in the Board of County Commissioners Hearing Room (Room 102B Basement), Island County Annex Building, 1 N.E. Sixth St., Coupeville. More information on the MRC can be obtained on the website at www.island

Three committee members will complete their terms of service at the end of the year. They may be re-appointed or replaced at the pleasure of the commissioners. One position representing commercial interests is currently vacant and may be filled if a qualified applicant is found. Members whose terms are expiring represent ports, commercial interests as well as a member at large, a seat that represents all of Island County.

Applicants should provide a letter of interest and statement of qualifications by mail or email to: Linda Kast Meehan, Marine Resources Committee communications manager, P.O. box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. Email applications should be sent to island

Application materials should be received no later than 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18.

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

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