Special Board Meeting Announcement

The Grays Harbor Conservation District Board of Supervisors will be hosting a special board meeting at 8:30am on January 9th, 2018. For more information, contact Melissa Gonzales at (360) 249-8532.

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Position Opening: Voluntary Stewardship Program Specialist

We are seeking a skilled and passionate individual who will work with private landowners towards the conservation and wise stewardship of Grays Harbor County’s natural resources by coordinating the implementation of the Grays Harbor County Voluntary Stewardship Program (https://scc.wa.gov/vsp/).

Employment will be regular full-time, scheduled to work 40 hours per week. Work may require some evening work. The position is eligible for the District’s benefit package, subject to the terms, conditions, limitation, and eligibility requirements of each benefit program.  Benefits include health insurance, retirement, vacation, and sick leave.

Salary depends on qualifications.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however to be considered for the first round of interviews please submit your application by January 18, 2019.

Click here for the full position description and application details

Flood Notification System for Chehalis River Basin

Flood season is here.  The Chehalis River Basin Flood Warning System (www.chehalisriverflood.com) is a tool to help you be aware, be prepared.  The Chehalis River Basin Flood Authority would like to call your attention to the following opportunity:

  • Sign-Up Now To Receive 2018/19 Email High Water Alerts — The Chehalis River Basin Flood Warning System has the capability to send email alerts to anyone interested in receiving notification about rising river levels from key river gages in the Chehalis Basin.  To sign-up for email alerts for the 2018/19 flood season please follow the directions here. Comments or questions can be directed to Scott Boettcher, Chehalis River Basin Flood Authority,
  • 360/480-6600, scottb@sbgh-partners.com.

Special Board Meeting Notice

The Grays Harbor Conservation District Board of Supervisors will be holding a special board meeting at 12:00pm on October 25th, 2018. Supervisors participating in the meeting will call in, but public may attend and listen to the meeting at the GHCD office. Contact Brandon Carman at (360) 249-8532 for information.

Special Board Meeting Notice

The Grays Harbor Conservation District Board of Supervisors will be holding a special board meeting at 10:00am on October 12th, 2018. Supervisors participating in the meeting will call in, but public may attend and listen to the meeting at the GHCD office. Contact Brandon Carman at (360) 249-8532 for information.

Special Board Meeting

A quorum of GHCD Supervisors may be present for a joint board meeting with the Pacific Conservation District on October 3rd at 5:00pm. The meeting will be held at the Pacific County Annex Building located at 1216 West Robert Bush Drive, South Bend, WA 98586. For further information, contact Brandon Carman at (360) 249-8532.

Lower Satsop Community Meeting

Funding has been provided by Washington State through the Chehalis River Basin Flood Authority to support planning and implementation of projects in the lower Satsop. The goals are to reduce farmland erosion, flood hazards, and infrastructure damage as well as enhance natural habitat. Grays Harbor County is  facilitating the process in order to convene stakeholders and create an implementable action plan to address both short and near-term issues. Grays Harbor Conservation District is supporting this effort by working to keep local landowners informed and engaged.

 

Community Meeting #1

September 5, 2018  |  6:30 – 8:30 PM

Montesano City Hall (second floor)

112 N Main St, Montesano, WA

Meeting description: The project team will engage the community in a workshop that is both educational and interactive. This is an opportunity for the community to provide different types of solutions that could be implemented, what techniques they see as most effective, and what the perceived repercussions are. This meeting will include an exercise to place these different solutions onto a map where community members think they would be appropriate and work most effectively.

 

Community Meeting #2

Novemeber 7, 2018  |  6:30 – 8:30 PM

Montesano City Hall (second floor)

112 N Main St, Montesano, WA

Meeting description: A second community workshop will be held to prioritize the list of projects. The project team will engage the community in an exercise where they have a budget and get to decide which projects to fund. This provides an opportunity for community members to articulate where they think the County should focus financial resources within the context of a limited budget.

 

For more information or to be placed on a mail/e-mail update list, please contact Anthony Waldrop with Grays Harbor Conservation District at 360-249-8532 or ghcdwater@gmail.com.