The Port of Siuslaw Board of Commissioners will appoint a district citizen to fill the Position 3 vacancy created by the recent resignation of John “Jay” Cable. The term of the appointee will expire on 30 June 2017 at which time an elected successor will be seated. Persons wishing to be appointed to the Port Commission vacancy should obtain an application from the Port office at 100 Harbor Street, or click here . Applications will be accepted until 5:00pm Tuesday, 30 June 2015. Applicants must be registered voters residing within the Port of Siuslaw district. Applicants may be invited for interviews. The Port of Siuslaw is a Special District authorized by Oregon law to help sustain the economic vitality of western Lane County. The district boundary encompasses most of the Siuslaw River watershed, including the coastal communities of Florence and Dunes City, and extending upriver to Mapleton, Walton, Lorane, and Blachly. The Port is the sponsor of the federal maritime investment in Lane County for maintenance of the channel, harbor, jetties, and navigable ocean bars. The Port also has significant authority under Oregon statute for local economic development and infrastructure projects that encourage job creation and tourism. The Port of Siuslaw Board of Commissioners meet regularly at 7:00pm on the third Wednesday of each month in the Port office at 100 Harbor Street in Florence. Regular Port Commission meetings are open to the public. Questions should be directed to the Port office at 541-997-3426.