Learn more about the impacts of stormwater and sewage on salmon in our Salish Sea and what can be done to improve water quality while providing benefits to the Suquamish community during the next meeting of the Suquamish Citizens Advisory Committee, which begins at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 6 at Suquamish Elementary School Library, 18950 Park Boulevard NE. The public is welcome, encouraged to attend and ask questions.
Guest speakers include: Betsy Cooper of the League of Women Voters with a presentation on local water quality; Tom Ostrom, biologist and water-quality project manager of the Suquamish Tribe, with an overview of tribal efforts to improve water quality; and Chris May, Kitsap County Public Works Stormwater Division Manager, to talk about county stormwater projects that could be implemented in Suquamish.
The meeting will also include brief updates on criminal activity in the community with Officer Jeremy Creed of Suquamish Tribal Police; an overview of revisions to Kitsap County Code; and vegetation management to improve walkability in downtown Suquamish.
For more information, contact Jennifer Cannon in the Kitsap County Commissioners’ Office at (360) 337-7080 or email@example.com.
Applications open for new members to serve on the SCAC
If you live in the Suquamish area and are interested in joining SCAC, please apply and fill out this online application form.
The SCAC meets the 1st Thursday of every month (except August) from 6-8 p.m. at Suquamish Elementary School Library, 18950 Park Ave NE. When the school is closed over the summer or during breaks, SCAC meets at the Suquamish Tribal Council Chambers, 18490 Suquamish Way NE.
The SCAC meetings are open to the public and residents of the Suquamish community. Meetings include updates on recent criminal activity in the area from the Suquamish Police Department.
The Suquamish Citizens Advisory Committee provides a discussion forum for Suquamish community interests and issues. This Committee enhances communication between Suquamish-area residents, Suquamish Tribal Government and Kitsap County government, and coordinates community improvements brought forward by the committee and the Suquamish community. SCAC aims to work together to proactively address community interests and concerns.
Kitsap County Board of Commissioners Resolution 107-2006 established the Suquamish Citizen Advisory Committee on June 13, 2006.