Bryan Halbert, a veteran of the construction industry, has been appointed to the Clark County Planning Commission.
According to a county news release, Halbert has more than 40 years in the construction industry, including owning Halbert Construction services since 2011. Halbert is also a member of the city of Vancouver Building and Fire Code Commission. He previously served on the SW Washington Contractors Association and the Columbia River Economic Development Council. He attended the University of California, Irvine.
The planning commission is a seven-member panel of county residents who advise the county council on land-use and planning issues. The commission typically holds a public hearing on the third Thursday of each month in the sixth-floor hearing room of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St.
Other planning commission members are Karl Johnson, Ronald H. Barca, Steve Morasch, Matt Swindell and Richard Torres. Halbert’s term begins immediately and lasts through Dec. 31, 2023.