EYE ON CLALLAM: Board to hold hearing on waste ordinance

Peninsula Daily News

The three Clallam County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a proposed ordinance creating a solid waste flow control chapter in the county code Tuesday.

The hearing will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the commissioners’ boardroom (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

If the ordinance is approved, non-West End county residents would be required to take their solid waste to the Port Angeles Regional Transfer Station.

The ordinance would help the city of Port Angeles finance revenue bonds to remove a landfill cell in danger of slipping into the Strait of Juan de Fuca, city officials have said.

Meanwhile, commissioners will conduct their regular business meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Agenda items include:

■   A bid award to Jordan Excavating Inc. of Port Angeles for reconstruction of Old Olympic Highway from Barr/Gunn roads to the McDonald Creek bridge.

■   Bid openings for a panic alarm system at the Clallam County Courthouse and a fire alarm system replacement for the Juvenile and Family Services building.

■   A resolution authorizing a grant application from the state Recreation and Conservation Office for restoration of the Spruce Railroad Trail tunnels at Lake Crescent.

Commissioners will meet in the same boardroom at 9 a.m. Monday for their weekly work session.

Scheduled discussion items include:

■ An update on 2014 capital and real estate excise tax projects and priorities.

■ Agreements with the Port Angeles and Sequim school districts for transition program training.

■ An agreement with the Clallam Conservation District for water quality analysis and monitoring.

■ Notice of a hearing on a proposed funding list for allocation of surface transportation funds.

■ A questionnaire for a Growth Management Act update grant from the Department of Commerce.

Port of Port Angeles

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will conduct their regular meeting at
9 a.m. Monday, then during a workshop at 1 p.m. will discuss a study of the port’s impact on the economy from 2008-12.

The meeting and workshop will be in the public meeting room at the port administrative building, 338 W. First St., Port Angeles.

During their regular meeting at 9 a.m., commissioners will receive an update on the Boat Haven Advisory Committee and discuss the proposed Olympic National Park Wilderness Stewardship Plan.

Public input will be taken during the afternoon workshop.

Port Angeles Utility Advisory Committee

Utility Advisory Committee members will consider recommending a $1.6 million construction management contract with a Bellevue-based firm for the second phase of the city’s combined sewer overflow reduction project when they meet this Tuesday.

The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. in the Jack Pittis Conference Room at City Hall, 321 E. Fifth St.

The committee meeting will coincide with a special meeting of the full City Council.

Other agenda items include:

■ A $1.4 million construction management agreement with Seattle-based Anchor QEA for the city’s landfill bluff stabilization project.

■ A $426,000 amendment to the city’s contract with Herrera Environmental Consultants for additional design consultant work on the city’s landfill bluff stabilization project.

■ Acceptance of a $150,000 state Department of Ecology grant for the city’s Peabody Creek fecal coliform bacteria reduction project.

■ A recommendation on changing the city’s utility billing period from 30 days to 25 days.

Port Angeles Planning Commission

The Port Angeles Planning Commission will consider an application requesting a rezone of about 1.36 acres of private property from residential to commercial Wednesday.

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 321 E. Fifth St.

The application seeks to change the zoning on about 1.36 acres of property on the east side of Race Street between Fourth and Fifth streets from residential single family to commercial office.

Clallam PUD

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will consider appointing a treasurer/controller Monday.

The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the boardroom of the Port Angeles main office, 2431 E. U.S. Highway 101.

Other agenda items include a bid award for two new groundwater pumping and treatment facilities for the Bluffs Well replacement project, a resolution declaring surplus property, a resolution designating a district representative to obtain emergency or disaster assistance funds, contract completion for a tree-trimming chip truck and a resolution authorizing investment in a local government investment pool.

Clallam Conservation District

The Clallam Conservation District will consider an agreement with Clallam County for a water quality monitoring report Tuesday.

The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. at Armory Square, 228 W. First St., Suite H, Port Angeles.

Other agenda items include revisions to an on-site septic system repair cost-sharing policy, an agreement with Washington Water Trust for aquifer recharge projects and cost-share agreements for septic system repair.

Carlsborg Community Advisory Council

The Carlsborg Community Advisory Council will discuss a public information process and schedule update for the Carlsborg sewer project Tuesday.

The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Greywolf Elementary School, 171 Carlsborg Road.

The council will also hear a refresher on Carlsborg land use and zoning.

Sequim School Board

The Sequim School District’s Board of Directors will decide on a food service contract with Sodexo when it meets Monday night.

The board will meet at 7 p.m. in the district boardroom, 503 N. Sequim Ave.

The food service contract calls for a budget of $957,660 for the 2014-15 school year, with options to renew each year through the 2018-19 school year.

Sodexo was the only firm to respond to the district’s request for proposals and has overseen the district’s food service for 31 years.

The board is expected to officially offer Vince Riccobene the middle school principal position for July 1.

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