Ferry committee members sought

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to complete a term on the Ferry Advisory Committee — Clinton Terminal. This term will run until Aug. 31, 2010.

The board appoints Ferry Advisory Committee members for four-year terms, which may be renewed by mutual agreement. The Ferry Advisory Committee consists of six members, three for the Clinton Ferry Terminal and three for the Keystone Ferry Terminal. By state law, no more than two members, at the time of their appointment, may be of the same major political party.

The Ferry Advisory Committee meets as needed to discuss the concerns of the ferry user groups and relay that information to lawmakers in Olympia. Service on the Ferry Advisory Committee is without fee or compensation.

Interested individuals should provide a letter of interest and statement of qualifications by mail, email or fax to: Island County Board of Commissioners, Attn: Ingrid Smith, Re: Ferry Advisory Committee vacancy, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. Email is and the fax number is 360-679-7381. The deadline for application materials is 5 p.m., Friday, March 27. Applicants must reside within the area they are representing. Call 679-7353 for more information.

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