Spokane County is looking for a few good men or women – or in one case, a youngster – to fill openings on a variety of boards and commissions.
The board members oversee or provide advice on a variety of issues, including parks, sewers mental health and substance abuse. Some require the applicant to live in a particular commission district or represent a key group that has a designated spot on the board.
The openings are:
•Chase Youth Commission: two positions for adults.
•Citizens Emergency Communications Systems and Facilities Advisory Committee: one position for a District 1 resident, two for District 3 residents.
•Developmental Disabilities Board: one position.
•Historic Landmarks Commission: one position for a historian.
•Housing and Community Development Advisory Committee: one position for a Millwood resident, one for a Waverly resident.
•Mental Health Advisory Board: three positions.
•Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee: one position for a District 1 resident, one for a youth from anywhere in the county.
•Solid Waste Advisory Committee: one position for a member of the business community, one for a member of a public interest group.
•Substance Abuse Advisory Board: two positions.
Applicants can get information on the openings by contacting Gina Vasquez in the county commissioners office, (509) 477-2265, or by mail at 1116 W. Broadway Ave., Spokane, WA 99260.
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