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Water Environment Services Advisory Committee

Background

After the formalization of the Water Environment Services (WES) partnership between Clackamas County Service District No. 1 (CCSD#1), Tri-City Service District (TCSD) and the Surface Water Management Agency of Clackamas County (SWMACC) on Nov. 3, 2016, WES developed a comprehensive communication and engagement outreach initiative to help it better understand what it needs to do to strengthen its relationship with the communities it serves.

As a result this comprehensive process, WES developed a recommended advisory committee structure and an accompanying set of bylaws to govern that committee upon establishment. On Sept. 14, 2017, the Board of County Commissioners of Clackamas County (BCC) acting as the governing body of WES, created a standing advisory committee consisting of customers, stakeholders and city representatives referred to as the Water Environment Services Advisory Committee.

In September 2017, an extensive recruitment process was launched to find 16 members to serve on the committee. Community members and representatives from partner cities participated with WES in the application screening process that followed.

On Dec. 5, 2017, The BCC approved the recommendations for committee membership. The committee will meet quarterly beginning in January 2017.

Committee structure

The committee provides input and makes recommendations on surface water and wastewater issues to WES and the BCC. Additionally, the committee will:

Members have experience and/or background in wastewater management, watershed health and restoration, economic development, and surface water. Members must reside or work within the WES service area.

WES serves the cities of Gladstone, Happy Valley, Johnson City, Milwaukie, Oregon City, West Linn and the communities of unincorporated Clackamas County.

Committee membership includes:

For more information, please contact liaison Lauren Haney at lhaney@clackamas.us 503-742-5491.

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Water Environment Services

Phone number 503-742-4567
Email wescustomerservice@clackamas.us
Address 150 Beavercreek Road
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