Clark County Council appoints two people to planning commission


Last week, the Clark County Council appointed Karl Johnson and Jack Harroun to the county’s volunteer planning commission. 

Both will serve four-year terms that begin immediately and end Dec. 31, 2026, according to a news release from the county. 

Johnson, a La Center resident, currently serves on the planning commission. Johnson is a former educator for Battle Ground Public Schools and has managed and owned various construction companies. 

Harroun lives in Vancouver and owns a residential and commercial building company, stated the release. His volunteer service includes the City of Vancouver Housing Task Force, past president of the Building Industry Association of Clark County, chair of the Open House Ministries Building Committee and past president of the Hough Neighborhood Association. 

The seven-member Clark County Planning Commission serves as an advisory board on matters related to development of land in the unincorporated area. 

More information on the planning commission and its meetings is available on the county’s website at

Commission public hearings are aired on CVTV channel 23/323 and