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Public Disclosure Forum

Please join us on February 23, 2009 for a public disclosure forum hosted jointly by San Juan County and the Town of Friday Harbor. Pat Mason, Senior Legal Consultant for the Municipal Research and Service Center of Washington, will be discussing topics including the Open Public Meeting Act (OPMA), Appearance of Fairness Doctrine, Public Records, Record Retention, and other important information for public agencies.

This free workshop is open to the public, and all Elected and Appointed Officials, Committee, Board, and Commission members, and employees of the County, Town, and Junior Taxing Districts and encouraged to attend.

Please see the attached “Save the Date” flyer for more information on this wonderful opportunity. Seating is limited; please mark your calendars and RSVP for one of the following two offerings: 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., San Juan County Legislative Hearing Room, 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, WA.

Due to the limited seating, reservations strongly encouraged 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Fire District #3 Training Room, 1011 Mullis Street, Friday Harbor, WA. To RSVP, please contact: Ann Larson, Clerk to the San Juan County Council: annl@sanjuanco.com or (360) 378-2898, or contact Amy Taylor, Town Clerk of Friday Harbor: amyt@fridayharbor.org or (360) 378-2810.

Teddy McCullough, sophomore at Lopez Island High School, recently served as a legislative page in the House of Representatives. Here he stands in the House chamber with his sponsor, Speaker Pro Tem Jeff Morris (D-40th District). Any student (aged 14 to 17) interested in serving as a page should contact their local lawmakers.

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