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Commissioners seek advisory board applicants

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Openings announced on emergency medical services, traffic safety and parks groups

Clackamas County Commissioners announced openings on several advisory boards and commissions last week. These groups are an opportunity to become involved with specific departments of the county government.

The county's Emergency Medical Services Council, which advises county leaders on matters pertaining to emergency medical response and ambulance services, has seven openings.

Positions include a representative of consumers of ambulance services, a representative of Clackamas County government, a representative of the Clackamas County Fire Defense Board, a representative of a 9-1-1 public safety answering point, a paramedic, an emergency medical technician and a representative of a government ambulance service provider.

The terms are three years, and the deadline for applications is Friday, April 28. For more information, contact Philip Mason at 503-742-5956.

The Parks Advisory Board has three openings for alternate positions. Members of the group represent the unincorporated areas of the county in advising parks administration and county commissioners on matters pertaining to county park policies, management, development, acquisition and budgets.

The board meets at 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month in Oregon City. Applicants should be residents of Clackamas County. The deadline for applications is Friday, March 31. For more information, contact Christina Van Duzer at 503-742-4663.

The Traffic Safety Commission has three openings, each of which is a four year term. The commission focuses on policies and programs that promote traffic safety throughout the county. Additional emphasis is on safety education and community concerns.

The group meets the first Wednesday of each month in Oregon City. The deadline for applications is Friday, March 31. For more information, contact Clackamas County Traffic Engineer Joseph Marek at 503-742-4705.

To fill out an application for one of these positions, visit www.web3.clackamas.us/abc/application.jsp or call 503-655-8751.