Author: Shari Phiel

County eyes free parks parking for disabled vets

The Clark County Council is looking at providing free parking to some disabled veterans at county parks. Lindsey Hueer, senior policy analyst for the county, said the council was approached by residents to create a program similar to the state’s free parking pass. “If somebody is a disabled veteran who possesses (the state) pass, and […]

County council headed to court over new district map

On Wednesday, the Clark County Council approved a long-awaited voting district map. But before the day was over, their decision to adopt the map titled C2 was already headed to court. Former county redistricting committee member Janet Landesberg, who is also a Democratic precinct committee officer, filed suit in Superior Court to block the council’s […]

Tension flare over council redistricting efforts

With the Clark County Council’s deliberations over a new voting district map laboring on, tensions between council members have continued to flare. Wednesday’s public hearing to consider the 04-19-2022 proposed map was no different. After months of wrangling over the map, many expected the council to adopt the 04-19-2022 map at the conclusion of Wednesday’s […]

Council approves rules of procedure without changes to absences

A revised Rules of Procedure was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Clark County Council following a public hearing but without the additional language on council absences sought by Chair Karen Bowerman. “The way for (an absence) to be considered to be excused involves nothing more than giving advance notice by a designated amount. I don’t […]

Resolution in support of 3rd, 4th bridges not far enough for Lentz

When it comes to planning and building for third and fourth bridges across the Columbia River into Oregon, the Clark County Council is passing the buck. At least that’s what […]

County council already eyeing third, fourth bridges

With efforts to replace the Interstate 5 Bridge barely off the ground, the Clark County Council is already looking ahead to additional bridges across the mighty Columbia River. At its Nov. […]

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