Island County hunts for new planning commission members

The Island County commissioners are seeking applicants from Commissioner District 1 — all of Whidbey Island south of the greater Oak Harbor area — and Commissioner District 3 — Whidbey Island area north of Oak Harbor and all of Camano Island — to serve on the Island County Planning Commission for terms that expire on Jan. 2, 2018. Members must reside in the district appointed to represent.

Planning Commission members are appointed to 4-year terms.

The Planning Commission consists of nine members, three from each commissioner district.

The commissioners seeks to ensure that the Planning Commission is a balanced committee representing many different viewpoints with regard to land use.

To apply send a letter of interest including a statement of qualifications and a resume to: Island County Board of Commissioners, Attn: Pam Dill, Re: Planning Commission Vacancies, Post Office Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239, no later than 4:30 p.m., Monday, December 30, 2013. For additional information please phone (360) 679-7353 or e-mail

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