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Verdant board seeks applicants to fill vacancy

Public Hospital District No. 2, Snohomish County dba Verdant Health Commission is seeking applications for candidates to fill the seat that will be vacant effective July 31, 2018. Applications will be accepted from August 1 to August 17, 2018. Completed applications are due no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, August 17, 2018.

To apply you must submit:

  • Letter of interest with a biographical sketch,
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV),
  • Proof of residency within District boundaries, and
  • Proof of voter registration.

Candidates applying for this position must submit all required documents to jobs@verdanthealth.org or hand deliver or mail application packet to the Verdant Health Commission office at 4710 196th Street SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036.  All applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. Friday, August 17, 2018 to be considered.

Appointment Process:  Candidates will be allowed up to 5 minutes to provide public comment regarding their interest in the open position at the regular board meeting August 22 at 8:00 a.m. Commissioners will then recess into executive session to review candidate qualifications and then return to open session to select the individuals for interviews to be conducted October 3 at 6:00 p.m.

Interviews will be conducted in open session October 3 at 6:00 p.m. No decisions will be made at that meeting.

At the regular meeting October 24 at 8:00 a.m., the commissioners will discuss the merits of the candidates and vote on the candidate to be appointed to the position. The new commissioner will take the oath of office at this time.

The appointment lasts until the next election (November 2019) at which time anyone seeking to run for the remaining 2 years of the unexpired term will have to stand for election.

All meetings will be held at the Verdant Community Wellness Center at 4710 196th Street SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036.

Candidate nomination and application material are subject to public disclosure under the Washington Public Records Act.

 

 

Date Description
August 1, 2018 –
August 17, 2018
Application period.  Applications due by 5 p.m. Friday, August 17, 2018.
August 22, 2018
8:00–10:00 a.m.
Candidate may provide public comment (limit 5 minutes per candidate) in open session. Commissioners will recess into executive session to review qualifications, then resume the meeting to select the individuals to be interviewed on October 3, 2018.
September 1, 2018 Public Hospital District Superintendent will notify selected candidates of their interview time.
October 3, 2018
6:00-8:00 p.m.
A special meeting will be held to conduct interviews of selected candidates. No action will be taken at this time.
October 24, 2018
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Commissioners will discuss the merits of the candidates and vote on the candidate to be appointed to the position in open session. The new commissioner will take the oath of office.
November 2019 Appointment concludes, the newly elected commissioner will serve the balance of the 6-year term.
November 2021 Commissioner elected to new, 6-year term