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Grays Harbor County seeks nominations for Boundary Review Board position

MONTESANO, Wash. – The Boundary Review Board for Grays Harbor County is soliciting nominations for a member to serve on the Board as provided in RCW 36.93.061. This Governor-appointed position is currently vacant with a term expiring January 31, 2015.

To apply go to the Washington State Governor’s website and select Boards and Commissions.  Follow the links the application section:      (http://www.governor.wa.gov/boards/application/default.aspx)

For more information on the Grays Harbor County Boundary Review Board please call the County Commissioner’s Office at (360) 249-3731.

Mason County Commissioner Terri Jeffreys Speaks at Sheriff’s Breakfast

SHELTON ,Wash. – On Friday morning, October 4, 2013, Mason County Commissioner, District #3, Terri Jeffreys spoke at the Mason County Sheriff’s Advisory Board Breakfast.

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office Advisory Board consists of concerned members of the community who regularly meet together to listen to Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury and his staff regarding Sheriff’s Office activities and provide valuable advice and support to the Sheriff.

Commissioner Jeffreys was very well received by the Advisory Board where she spoke of how the new Board of Commissioners have gone through the entire budget in order to cut fat, and that “there is no more fat to cut”. Commissioner Jeffreys offered up some sound ideas to help “bring money up to where it should be in order to pay for public services”.

Commissioner Jeffreys stated that she would like to examine the possibility of a levy shift in order to increase the “number of boots on the ground” as well as to review the impact to other branches of public safety and how that would affect the courts, prosecutor’s office and jail.

County Auditor Vern Spatz diagnosed with cancer

MONTESANO, Wash. - Grays Harbor County’s Auditor Vern Spatz will be taking some time off in the coming months, as he begins his fight with cancer. “So he’s going to go into a treatment program, 7 weeks of Chemo, 7 weeks of radiation,” County Commissioner Frank Gordon gave an update at their regular meeting on Monday.

Gordon said they’d been in a run of bad luck with some of their employees recently, Commissioner Herb Welch was again absent from the meeting yesterday, he’s home now, recovering from heart problems found last month.