Island County Law and Justice Council seeks new members

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking citizen member representatives from each of the three County Commissioner Districts to serve on the Law and Justice Council for a term that expires in 2016.

The commissioners appoint Law and Justice Council citizen representatives for two-year terms. Three citizen representatives will complete their terms of service Feb. 28.

The Law and Justice Council consists of members representing the law and justice offices of the county and cities, school districts, mental health providers, the state Department of Corrections and Public Defenders Association. In addition, there are two citizen member representatives from each of the three county commissioner districts. The current openings are for three representatives, one from each of the commissioner’s districts. Applicants must reside within the area they are representing.

Interested individuals should provide a letter of interest and statement of qualifications by mail, email or fax to: Island County Board of Commissioners, Attn: Pam Dill, Re: Law and Justice Council, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

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

Application deadline is 4:30 p.m. Feb. 3. For additional information, call 360-679-7353 or email Dill.

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