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Boards, Committees, and Commissions
Advisory & Regulatory
Clallam County is served by advisory and regulatory Boards, Commissions, and Committees that pass on valuable information to the Board of Commissioners and County departments to help officials make informed decisions about various local issues. County residents volunteer to serve on an advisory or regulatory Board, Committee, or Commission and are appointed by the Board of Commissioners. The County is appreciative of the many residents who volunteer their time and talents to our local government process. Meetings are open to the public. Please refer to the Boards, Committees, and Commissions Meeting Schedules.
Current Openings & Applications
Vacancies may occur upon completion of the term or a resignation. For a list of current openings, please refer to the Boards, Committees, and Commissions Vacancy List. Submittal of a completed Boards, Committees, and Commissions Application to the Human Resources office is required. Each Board, Committee, or Commission may have its own set of eligibility requirements, and applicants may be interviewed and subject to a history check. Applicants may find additional information in Boards and Committees Policy and Procedure Policy 952 and Boards, Committees, and Commissions Lists and Descriptions.
Granicus Live & Archived Meetings, Agendas and Minutes
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Animal Issues Advisory Committee
The Animal Issues Advisory Committee was established in 1996 and dissolved in 2019.
Behavioral Health Advisory Board (BHAB)
Committee members provide important information about community needs and opinions that can affect Clallam County policies and lead to improved services for county citizens with substance use disorders or mental health issues.
Board of Equalization
The Board of Equalization assists in the administration of determining property values by providing an impartial citizen petition forum for property owners.
Board of Health
The purpose of the Clallam County Board of Health is to supervise all matters pertaining to the preservation of the life and health of the people of Clallam County.
Boundary Review Board (BRB)
The Clallam County Boundary Review Board (BRB) provides for an independent review of issues that arise when governments propose to change jurisdictional boundaries.
Building Code Board of Appeals
The Board of Appeals decides appeals of determinations made by the Building Official relative to the application and interpretation of the building code.
Carlsborg Community Advisory Council
This council represents the diversified interests of the Carlsborg community and its members will make recommendations for the growth and development of the Carlsborg Urban Growth Area.
Charter Review Commission (CRC)
Washington statutes allow counties to adopt, by public vote, a "Home Rule Charter." A charter allows counties to adopt a "constitution" that can change their form of government and/or create requirements for the operation of government beyond those required in the State constitution.
Clallam Bay / Sekiu Community Action Team
The Clallam Bay/Sekiu Community Action Team was formed to assist in gathering and analyzing information, make recommendations, and advance the orderly growth and development of the area.
Clallam Bay / Sekiu Sewer Advisory Committee
The Sekiu Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and the Clallam Bay WWTP began operation in 1977. Both WWTPs use rotating biological contactors (RBCs) for biological treatment and ultraviolet (UV) disinfection systems.
Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board (CFPAB)
The purpose of the board created is to acquire interest or rights in real property in order to maintain, preserve, conserve and otherwise continue in existence adequate open space lands for the production of food, fiber, and forest crops, and to assure the use and enjoyment of natural resources and scenic beauty for the economic and social well-being of the County and its citizens.
Crescent Community Advisory Council
The council assists in gathering and analyzing information on growth management issues such as land use and zoning, public utility service delivery, transportation, making recommendations, and advancing the orderly growth and development of the area.
Developmental Disabilities Advisory Committee (DDAC)
The committee works to enhance inclusive choices for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Districting Commission (DC)
The commission is responsible for drawing districts in compliance with the appropriate criteria.
Fair Advisory Board
The Fair Advisory Board assists Clallam County in delivery of Fair services to its residents and visitors. Under direction of the Clallam County Board of Directors through the Director of Parks, Fair and Facilities, the Fair Advisory Board holds public meetings, advises and assists the County in developing reasonable rules, fees, regulations and program development strategies for the operations of the County Fair. Fair Board members are appointed by the Clallam County Board of Commissioners and serve without compensation.
Heritage Advisory Board (HAB)
The Heritage Advisory Board is responsible for advising the Clallam County Board of Commissions on matters related to the preservation of the cultural heritage of Clallam County.
Homelessness Task Force
Task Force members provide important information about community needs and opinions that can affect Clallam County policies and lead to improved services for county citizens dealing with issues of housing or homelessness.
Housing Solutions Committee (HSC)
The committee shall be responsible for developing programs to promote housing solutions in Clallam County.
Law & Justice Council
Find information about the Law and Justice Council.
Law Library Board
The Clallam County Law Library is located in the Clallam County Courthouse Basement and is open to the public. Please contact the Clallam County Law Library at 360-417-2287 for more information about hours and available resources.
Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC)
The Revised Codes of Washington require an advisory committee to review all proposed changes to expenditures from the Hotel / Motel Tax Fund and to make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners.
Marine Resources Committee
Clallam County's Marine Resources Committee has been enhancing and protecting the local marine environment since 1999.
North Olympic Library System (NOLS)
The North Olympic Library System strives to nurture imagination, connection, and understanding to improve lives and strengthen community.
Noxious Weed Control Board
The Board educates and informs the public about noxious weeds, conducts ongoing early detection surveys, and assists landowners in developing control strategies.
Olympic Area Agency on Aging
The Olympic Area Agency on Aging (O3A) serves as a safe entry point for information and assistance for seniors and adults with disabilities in Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson and Pacific Counties.
Opportunity Fund Board
The Opportunity Fund Board partners to make Clallam County a great place for businesses to thrive and people to live.
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board assists Clallam County in delivery of park and recreation services to its residents and visitors. Under the direction of the Clallam County Board of Commissioners through the Director of Parks, Fair and Facilities, the advisory board advises and assists Clallam County in developing reasonable rules, fees, and regulations for the operation of Clallam County Parks and other recreational facilities, and reviews park acquisitions and development strategies and plans. Parks Board members are appointed by the Clallam County Board of Commissioners and serve without compensation.
Peninsula Housing Authority
Peninsula Housing Authority is a special purpose government agency providing long-term rental housing, tenant-based rental subsidies and a homeownership housing program in Clallam and Jefferson Counties.
Port Crescent Pioneer Cemetery Board
Established to operate the Port Crescent Pioneer Cemetery.
Sheriff's Citizens Advisory Committee
Learn more about the Sheriff's Citizens Advisory Committee.
Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC)
The SWAC assists in the implementation of programs and policies concerning solid waste handling and disposal, and reviews and comments on proposed changes to the Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan.
Trails Advisory Committee
The Trails Advisory Committee assist the County in addressing trail and non-motorized transportation issues and needs, particularly related to the Olympic Discovery Trail.
Trust Lands Advisory Committee (TLAC)
The Trust Lands Advisory Committee will review and analyze the history, issues, benefits, challenges and advantages of re-conveyance of trust lands to Clallam County and if found to be in its best interest, to recommend such action as may be required to effect this change in the management of these properties.