County seeks committee members
The county commission is looking for local citizens to serve on a committee that will discuss and address issues with the Forest Service.
The county commission is looking for local citizens to serve on a committee that will discuss and address issues with the Forest Service. At last Thursday’s commission meeting, Chairman Buster Lewis created a committee made up of two commissioners and two citizens from each district. Anyone who wishes to apply can do so online or pick up an application from the County Executive’s office.
Commissioner Sheena Gaddis told the board Chuck Fleischmann’s office wanted to committee to be comprised of commissioners as well as citizens. Commissioner Greg Brooks suggested appointing the commissioners, then seeing who applies and appointing the citizens next month. County Executive Hoyt Firestone said they could speak with the Forest Service in-between to let them know what they were doing and request audience with them once the full committee is in place.
Commissioner James Woody suggested a 7-person committee. Brooks suggested one commissioner and two citizens per district. Lewis settled on two commissioners and two citizens. Gaddis, Brooks, Daren Waters, Mike Curbow, Woody, and John Pippenger were appointed.
To apply for the committee online, visit www.polkgovernment.com.
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