Port of South Whidbey commissioner to be appointed

Port of South Whidbey Commissioners will meet Tuesday to appoint a commissioner for District 2, Langley.

The board will interview candidates and go into executive session to review the qualifications of each candidate. After the review, they will re-open the meeting to the public and appoint a new commissioner for the position previously held by Chris Jerome.

So far, one candidate has submitted their name, Langley resident Ed Halloran. Application materials will be accepted up until the Feb. 25 meeting.

The term will last from the appointment through the next regular port election in November 2015.

Submissions including a letter of interest and statement of qualifications can be sent by mail to Port of South Whidbey, P.O. Box 872, Freeland, WA 98249, by email to molly@portof, by fax to 360-331-5414, or in person at 1804 Scott Road, Suite 101, Freeland.

At the meeting, the board will also discuss the South Whidbey Harbor expansion, Possession Boat Ramp renovation and the organizational structure of the port. Public participation is not on the agenda.

The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the port office conference room, 1804 Scott Road, Freeland.

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