EYE ON CLALLAM: Blue Mountain Transfer Station topic of Monday meeting

Peninsula Daily News

The three Clallam County commissioners will hear a briefing on the rebuild of the Blue Mountain Transfer Station on Monday.

The work session will begin at 9 a.m. in the commissioners’ boardroom (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

The transfer station off Blue Mountain Road between Port Angeles and Sequim was destroyed in a fire last November.

It has since reopened. The rebuild is about 95 percent complete.

Commissioners will meet for their regular business meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Agenda items include:

■ A cooperative agreement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for use of at least 3 acres for the Dungeness Wildlife Refuge.

■ A contract amendment with the Peninsula Dispute Resolution Center reducing funds due to a reduction in state funding.

■ A contract renewal with the Administrative Office of the Court for at-risk child services.

■ A letter of support for the Earth Economics proposal.

■ Introduction of new Community Development staff member Deborah Kucipeck.

Clallam PUD

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will consider asking for bids for site improvements and construction of an administration building, an engineering/dispatch office addition and a substation shop building Monday.

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

A commissioner work session will follow the special meeting.

The purpose of the work session is to discuss the state auditor’s review of compliance with previous conservation target setting and achievements, progress towards meeting the current target and a review of issues related to future conservation program levels.

Sequim City Council

The Sequim City Council will hear an update on the Carlsborg sewer system project and consider accepting a utility rate analysis and awarding a contract to replace water lines when it meets Monday.

A study session is planned at 5 p.m. The regular meeting will follow. Both are at the Sequim Transit Center, 190 W. Cedar St.

Bob Martin, Clallam County Public Works director, will tell the council during the study session of a county study that found that using the Sequim wastewater treatment system for Carlsborg is the most cost-effective option.

During the regular meeting, the council will consider accepting a utility rate study for future planning and conduct a public hearing on the Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program.

It will consider awarding a contract for replacement of water lines. Interwest Construction Inc. of Burlington provided the lone bid of $732,410.

The council will hear updates on the Civic Center now under construction, the comprehensive plan, principles for economic development, streets and sidewalks, and the Guy Cole Convention Center, and consider maintaining the present transportation impact and parks impact fees.

Forks City Council

The Forks City Council will conduct a public hearing on the 2015-20 Six-Year Street Plan when it meets Monday.

The council will meet at 7:30 p.m. at 500 E. Division St.

They will consider declaring some property surplus, hear a treasurer’s report for June and discuss building permits to date.

Last modified: July 26. 2014 5:17PM
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