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Cowlitz Regional Information Forum

Cowlitz Regional Information Forum

Mark your calendars for the next Cowlitz Regional Information Forum, scheduled for:

Date: Friday, January 9, 2015

Time:  7:30 a.m.

Place:  Cowlitz PUD - John Searing Auditorium, 961 – 12th Avenue ~ Longview

We will share a broad range of ideas and concepts on projects, programs and activities of area jurisdictions and discuss potential strategies.

Cowlitz County Board of Commissioners - Agenda

Board Meeting Convenes at 9:00 a.m.

Pledge of Allegiance

Reorganization of the Board of County Commissioners

Minutes of December 23, 2014

Consent Agenda of January 6, 2015

Motion Items

Commissioners Office

1. Commissioners' Department and Committee Assignments for 2015/2016.

Public Works

2. Reimbursable Work Request and Agreement for weed spraying and street sweeping for the

calendar year 2015 for Three Rivers Regional Wastewater Authority; total cost not to exceed

Cowlitz County Title Welcomes Deanna Cornelison


The Cowlitz County Board of Commissioners announces vacancies on advisory boards and committees:

Solid Waste Advisory Committee – Terms are 2 years.  Updates and reviews Solid Waste Management Plan; review and comment on policies concerning solid waste handling and disposal; review fees and ordinance prior to adoption. Applicants must reside in Cowlitz County.

American Red Cross Blood Drive December 24th


My name is David Hunt and I am the account manager for the American Red Cross for SW Washington.  Starbucks in Longview at 820 Ocean Beach Hwy is hosting a holiday Christmas Eve drive this Wednesday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

We only have 6 donors and we need to collect at least 25 units.  If you or anyone you know can donate please do.  Spread the word through social media, phone calls, or bring a friend, however you can.

Celebrate New Year's at the Red Lion Hotel

Party Package just $130


Dinner buffet and party entrance for two, overnight accommodations, New Year's Day breakfast buffet and late check out.


Community manager, Julie Rinard achieves fundraising certification

Community Home Health & Hospice (Community) employee Julie Rinard earned the CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) designation. Only 5,200 people hold this certification worldwide. Rinard met CFRE International standards to include: tenure in the fundraising profession, continuing education, demonstrated fundraising achievement and a commitment to serve not-for-profit organizations. Individuals must also pass a rigorous written exam and agree to uphold Accountability Standards and the Donor Bill of Rights.

Farm Dog Bakery Open House

Saturday, December 20, 2014

10am - 3pm

Make doggy ornaments - get your pets picture taken - buy your last minute doggy presents

Farm Dog Bakery

1217 14th Ave., Longview

Open Position for Program Coordinator with SW WA Workforce Development Council

The SW Washington Workforce Development Council is seeking a Program Coordinator to assist the Program staff in managing a large number of grants and projects.  The best candidate would be a recent college graduate with some work experience and an interest in workforce development issues.  However, we will also accept candidates without degrees but with a minimum of 6 years work experience.  This position requires a self-starter who likes to be busy and engaged.  Please forward this email to anyone you think might qualify.  Thanks for your help.