Applicants must apply by no later than April 30; new appointment will be made by no later than July 3, 2012

KALAMA, WA (PRWEB) APRIL 14, 2012

The Port of Kalama Commission seeks to fill the commission vacancy left by the death last week of longtime Port of Kalama commissioner, Jim Lucas. Lucas served as a port commissioner from 1984 until his passing on Wednesday, April 4, 2012.

The Port Commission encourages all eligible local residents interested in representing District #2 on the Kalama Port Commission to send a letter of interest to Executive Director Lanny Cawley. The letter must include the registered voting address for the applicant. Applicants must reside and be a legally registered voter in Kalama Port District #2 and meet other legal requirements. Upon receipt of the letter of interest, the Port will provide applicants with an application packet. The completed application must be received at the Port Office no later than 5 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2012, at 380 W Marine Drive, Kalama, WA 98625.

The Board of Commissioners sets policy for the Port. Commissioners must attend Board of Commission meetings on a regular basis. Regular meetings are held each month at 5:30pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. Occasionally, special meetings are held.

According to state law, an appointment shall be made by the Port of Kalama Commission in accordance with RCW 42.12.070. The person appointed shall serve until a qualified person is elected and certified at the next general election in November 2013.