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- Laura Shepard, Communications Director
- Tim Becker, Communications Manager
- Raymond Egan, Fire Department
- Melody Burton, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services
- Kim Kapp, Police Department
Welcome to Your New Website
September 06, 2023
On Wednesday, Sept. 6, we launched a new City website. “The domain may be the same but the site’s features and overall experience are completely different,” said Communications Director Laura Shepard. “User experience and data drove every decision in the development of the new site.” This new...Read More
Leaf coupons provide free option to dispose of leaves
September 27, 2023
The arrival of fall often means an overabundance of leaves on the ground. The annual Fall Leaf Coupon Program, courtesy of City of Vancouver and Clark County public works, assists community members with free leaf disposal. Through this popular program, residents can take leaves to designated drop-off sites...Read More
Vancouver Fire Marshal lifts recreational burning ban
September 22, 2023
Due to recent rains and anticipated cooler weather conditions, Vancouver Fire Marshal Heidi Scarpelli has lifted the recreational burning ban within the city of Vancouver, effective at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. Recreational fires, campfires...
City Attorney’s Office reduces fee for criminal diversion program
September 14, 2023
Effective August 15, the City Attorney’s Office began offering participation in its criminal prosecution diversion program at a reduced price of $50 for qualified community members with limited financial means. “The City Attorney’s Office seeks...
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