EYE ON JEFFERSON: County considers addict treatment in jail

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider an agreement establishing the county jail as an initiation site for Medicated Assisted Treatment as well as an opiate treatment network with Olympic Peninsula Health Services when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday.

The meeting will be in commissioners’ chambers at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

Commissioners will consider a professional service contract with the Washington State Health Care Authority which will reimburse up to $465,000.

The Opiate Treatment Network with the Olympic Peninsula Health Services is expected to enhance services within the Jefferson County jail for those with opiate use disorder. The contract is for a maximum of $463,000.

During a county administrator briefing, commissioners will hear about a solid waste long haul contract.

Items on the consent agenda include:

• Call for bids for publication of county legal notices. Bids will be accepted until 9:30 a.m. March 4 and read at 10 a.m. that day at the county courthouse.

• Agreements regarding technical assistance for the family planning program and software and subscription services for the public health department.

• Agreement to provide $51,474 to the county conservation district.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will consider approving the 2019 strategic project work plan when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

The special business meeting will be in council chambers at historic City Hall, 540 Water St. A workshop meeting is set for 7 p.m. at the same place.

During the business meeting, the council also will consider a collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters Local 589 for 2019-2021 and a salary classification schedule for 2019.

At the workshop, council members will hear reports form committees on fiance and budget, housing and committees.

Also meeting this week will be the Ad Hoc Committee on Housing at 3 p.m. Thursday in council chambers at 540 Water St.

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will conduct a retreat Wednesday and Thursday.

The retreat will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day in the Bayview Meeting Room at the Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.

No agenda was available as of Saturday.

Chimacum School

Chimacum School Board members will interview candidates for a vacant board position and may name an appointee when it meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

The meeting will be at Chimacum High School, 91 West Valley Road.

Board Member Robert Bunker stepped down from his post at the request of school district officials after a temporary restraining order — now dismissed — prevented him from visiting the district’s main campus.

Candidates are Daniel Holtz, Kelly Pearson, Mike Raymond and Tami Robocker.

After the interviews, board members will discuss qualifications in an executive session before returning to an open session to possibly select one.

The board will meet again oat 6 p.m. Wednesday at the same place to accept gifts and approve payroll.

Quilcene School Board

The Quilcene School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The board will meet in Room 9 at 294715 U.S. Highway 101.

No agenda was available as of Saturday.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will consider a separation agreement with the general manager when they meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The meeting will be at 63 Four Corners Road.

Commissioners put General Manger Larry Dunbar on paid administrative leave Dec. 19 after deciding to remove him from his position. The separation agreement says he will leave by Feb. 5 and that commissioners name Kevin Streett, assistant general manager, as acting general manager.

Commissioners also will consider accepting an offer of $110,000 for the administration building at 230 Chimacum Road, which had been declared surplus.

The will consider a 3 percent cost of living adjustment for workers not represented by unions, which would go into effect Feb. 19.

They also will discuss a request from Northwest Open Access Network (NoaNet) for a $200,000 loan, a request made of each of its 10 PUD members, which includes Clallam County.

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will consider a resolution supporting the proposed annexation of the city of Port Townsend into the fire district when they meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The meeting will be at Station 1-5, 35 Critter Lane, Port Townsend.

Public comment will be heard on the proposal, which will be on the Feb. 12 special election ballot.

Fort Worden Public Development Authority

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority executive committee will consider the 2019 budget when it meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

The panel will meet in Room B at Commons Building 210 at Fort Worden, 200 Battery Way.

It will review the employee benefits and policy guide and discuss an audit and Makers Square bid.

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will discuss an interlocal agreement with the City of Sequim when they meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

They will meet at 323 N. Fifth Ave., in Sequim.

The agreement will outline several shared services with the city of Sequim including a Sequim Emergency Operations Center in the event of a regional emergency.

They also will consider an emergency medical service agreement and volunteer reimbursement.

The district covers the east side of Clallam County with a small portion in Jefferson County.

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