County Director appoints April Furth as Director of Community Development –


Furth was hired by the county in February 2021 to lead the community development licensing center

Clark County Director Kathleen Otto this week appointed April Furth as director of the county’s community development department. The appointment is effective Tuesday, November 16.

Furth was hired by the county in February 2021 to lead the Permit Center in Community Development. She has over 17 years of retail management experience, including as Regional Director of Merchandising, Store Manager and Vice President.

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During Furth’s tenure in Clark County, she worked with permit center staff to reduce permit intake times and improve overall customer service.

“April has been instrumental in working with her team, external partners and the general public to develop respectful and productive working relationships and streamlined services,” said Otto. “His commitment to the Clark County team didn’t just provide an opportunity for collaboration; he fostered an environment focused on customer service.

“Since I started working in the county, I have worked with the staff to evaluate and improve the Clark County Permit Center processes by creating small wins and building the momentum for success for a highly long-term team. qualified, ”said Furth. “I am thrilled to be the Director of Community Development and to make a difference on a larger scale. “

The county community development department provides services from many divisions including construction, permit center, development engineering, land use, animal control, code enforcement, and the commissioner’s office. fires.

Learn more about recent updates to the Licensing Center processes in this CVTV Video.

Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.


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