Freeholders continue Charter Review

May 3rd, 2007 - 6:21am


(Port Angeles, WA) -- The elected commission reviewing Clallam County governing document continues their work this month.

The Charter Review Commission will meet to discuss subcommittees Monday at 6:30 at the Courthouse in Port Angeles.

On May 21st, the Commission meets to take public input in Sequim at the Guy Cole Convention Center at 6:30.

Additional public sessions are slated for June 4th at the Courthouse and on June 18th at Forks City Hall.

The Commission had met several times this year, reviewing topics of interest, including instant runoff and other forms of voting, the board of commissioners, the county administrator and other elected officials.

Freeholders have also discussed charter review frequency and term of review commissioners, initiative referendum and recall information, plus general provisions include eminent domain.

The Charter Review Commission is formed every five years to assess the effectiveness of the charter and recommend changes to be put before the voters, which happens this fall.
The Commission is made up of 15 freeholders -- 5 from each of Clallam County's 3 Commissioner districts.

Additional information on the Charter Review Commission is available on the county's Internet site at




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