January 15, 2019
For Immediate Release
Contact: Laura Tucker
Jefferson County Public Health
Climate Action Committee Positions Available
Port Townsend, WA –
The County encourages active participation in local government by soliciting interested citizens to serve on various advisory boards and commissions that make recommendations on specific issues or policies to the Board of County Commissioners and the City Council. There are currently 3 open positions on the Climate Action Committee. Committee members serve for a term of 3 years.
The Climate Action Committee is responsible for developing strategies to implement the goals specified in Jefferson County Resolution 44-07/City of Port Townsend Resolution 07-22 via the Climate Action Plan. The plan recommends how to achieve the goal of an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels by the year 2050. The principal role of the CAC is to advise the County and the City in the implementation and updating of a Climate Action Plan with specific focus on greenhouse gas emissions; preparing for climate impacts; monitoring progress; conducting community outreach.
For additional information, click here. To receive an application, please contact Laura Tucker at Ltucker@co.jefferson.wa.us or call 360-379-4491
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