EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port Townsend City Council to go over work plan for 2017

The Port Townsend City Council will discuss its 2017 work plan when it meets Monday.

The workshop will be at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at historic City Hall, 540 Water St.

The work plan will be presented as a two-year plan, said City Manager David Timmons in a memo to the council.

“City resources are going to be challenged,” he said.

The work plan includes work on Howard Street, Mountain View Commons, the Port Townsend Library, water and sewer system improvements and several other capital projects.

Other city committee meetings, which are in conference rooms at City Hall, 250 Madison St., unless otherwise noted are:

• Lodging Tax Advisory Committee — 3 p.m. Tuesday, third-floor conference room.

• Planning Commission — 6:30 pm. Thursday, City Council chambers, 540 Water St.

County commission

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider a contract for a strategic planning consultant for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office when they meet Monday.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in commissioners’ chambers at Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

An executive session to discus personnel is set for 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

The Sheriff’s Office has conducted several studies over the past two years and is now ready to develop a strategic plan, a memo to the commissioners said. The plan development process will not exceed $23,500.

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 6 and will be opened at 10 a.m. that day.• An amendment to move the expiration date of an agreement with Salmon Recovery Funding Board and the state Recreation and Conservation Office from Dec. 30, 2016 to June 30.• Interlocal agreement with Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department for online food worker training, testing and card issuance.• A memorandum of understanding among Fort Worden Port Townsend School District, Skookum and Jefferson County Public Health to create a high school transition program for developmentally disabled students. No fiscal impact is included.

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will meet as the Industrial Development Corporation and elect officers when they meet Wednesday.

Commissioners will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a workshop and at 1 p.m. for a business meeting Both meetings will b e in the port commission building at 333 Benedict St.

At the morning workshop, commissioners will discuss creation of an industrial development district.

At the afternoon meeting they will consider action on commission meeting procedures and delegation of authority.

Port Townsend schools

The Port Townsend School Board will finish a board self-assessment when it meets Monday.

The board will meet at 6 p.m. in Room S-11 in the Gael Stuart Building, 1610 Blaine St.

It also will consider a legislative priorities letter as well as policies on effective communication, language access and concerns regarding staff or programs.

Chimacum School Board

The Chimacum School Board will interview candidates for a vacant position on the board when it meets Wednesday.

The meeting will begin with the special meeting to interview candidate at 6 p.m., followed by a regular meeting beginning at 6:15 p.m. at Chimacum High School, 91 West Valley Road. An executive session is set during the regular session.

The board will consider a policy on concussion, head injury and sudden cardiac arrest in student sports.

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