WDFW Seeks Nominations For North Coast Steelhead Sport Fishing Advisory Group

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking nominations through May 22 for membership on its new North Coast Steelhead Advisory Group. Up to 12 individuals will be chosen to serve on the ad hoc advisory group, which will meet several times this year with meetings beginning as early as June. Terms will end June 30, 2017. Advisory group members will evaluate the existing steelhead regulations and hatchery production for North Olympic Peninsula’s rivers and streams. They will also consider proposed rules for 2016-17 and will be expected to craft alternatives that promote sustainable fisheries and meet WDFW’s conservation goals, said Steve Thiesfeld, regional fish program manager for WDFW. 

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May 7 - Hood Canal Coordinating Council Board of Directors Meeting

The HCCC is sponsoring a Hood Canal Climate Adaptation Workshop on May 7, 2015, 9:00AM to 4:00PM, at the Kitsap Conference Center at Bremerton Harborside, 100 Washington Avenue, Bremerton, WA, which will constitute a Special Meeting of the HCCC Board of Directors since at least three members may be present resulting in a quorum.  The purpose is for workshop participants to discuss and identify vulnerabilities to climate impacts and consider adaptation opportunities and strategies.  The goal is to build a foundation for comprehensive climate adaptation planning in Hood Canal.  No regular business of the HCCC will be conducted at this event.  Here is a link to the agenda: HCCC Board Special Meeting (workshop) Agenda 7 May 2015

Applicants Needed For Thurston County Planning Commission

District 3 member seat currently open. The Thurston County Board of County Commissioners is currently looking for Thurston County citizens who are interested in volunteering on the county’s Planning Commission. There is one position on the volunteer board that is currently open for citizens that live in District 3, which includes the Summit Lake area, Tumwater, Littlerock, Grand Mound, Rochester, and other communities in west Thurston County.

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May 5 - Board Of Mason County Commissioners Draft Meeting

Agenda - UPDATED: Items 8.5, 8.6 and 8.7 have been added

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