County Commission

Jefferson commissioners seek more info for public records policy

The Jefferson County commissioners continue to deliberate a proposed Public Records Act compliance policy and ordinance for public records costs. No decision… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners expected to raise pay for elected officials

The Clallam County Board of Commissioners is expected to approve a resolution today changing how the county’s non-judicial elected officials are paid… Continue reading

Lawsuit holds up bed and breakfast regs in Clallam

A lawsuit against Clallam County and its elected community development director is stalling progress on addressing bed and breakfast regulations in the… Continue reading

Jefferson County provides $75,000 for summer shelter

Concerns about funding the Jefferson County Summer Shelter were alleviated when county commissioners voted unanimously to fund the program with $75,000 from… Continue reading

Jefferson County provides $75,000 for summer shelter in Port Townsend

Concerns about funding the Jefferson County Summer Shelter were alleviated when county commissioners voted unanimously to fund the program with $75,000 from… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners hear views on Pleasant Harbor Resort at public hearing

Jefferson County commissioners heard an earful at a public hearing on the proposed 265-acre Pleasant Harbor Master Planned Resort development agreement. Close… Continue reading

Jones, commissioners talk of search for county administrator

Since Clallam County Administrator Jim Jones announced his retirement, he has received plenty of emails from agencies trying to recruit him for… Continue reading

Clallam official: Get ahead of Ecology on ‘Hirst Fix’

The so-called “Hirst Fix” passed by the state Legislature earlier this year largely doesn’t affect Clallam County water basins yet, the county’s… Continue reading

Members appointed to Jefferson shooting range committee

Jefferson County commissioners took another step forward Monday in the ongoing discussion of shooting facilities in the county by appointing members to… Continue reading

OPNET funding held up in sanctuary cities litigation

The Department of Justice is withholding approved funding for the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team due to litigation of the federal government’s… Continue reading

Roundabout considered for busy intersection at Sequim-Dungeness Way and Woodcock Road

Clallam County officials are considering fast-tracking the installation of a traffic circle at the intersection of Sequim-Dungeness Way and Woodcock Road, citing concerns… Continue reading

Clallam to hire youth suicide prevention coordinator

Clallam County is preparing to hire a 32-hour-per-week youth suicide prevention coordinator with federal funding provided from the state Department of Health.… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners consider placing themselves under personnel policy

Clallam County’s elected officials will discuss in the coming weeks whether county personnel policies should apply to them. Right now the policies… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners meetings to be livestreamed starting with April test

The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners will offer livestreaming and on-demand viewing of its meetings over the internet. The first test of… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners to help OlyCAP with Community Development Block Grant

Jefferson County commissioners have voted unanimously to again help Olympic Community Action Programs receive and administer a Community Development Block Grant from… Continue reading

Opioid lawsuit preparation continues

Work on preparing Clallam County’s lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors is still underway as a federal judge looks at settling more… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners mull RV complaints, land use

A Sequim-area resident told the Clallam County commissioners Monday he is fed up with a neighboring property, where he said dozens of… Continue reading

Businessman announces plan to run for Jefferson County commissioner

Local businessman Greg Brotherton has announced his plan to run for the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, District 3 post. Brotherton is the… Continue reading

Jefferson employees ask commissioners for help on contract issues

An overflow crowd of Jefferson County employees appeared before the county commissioners to express their concerns about mediated bargaining of their contract,… Continue reading

Group seeks ballot box in Sequim; representatives told more are planned elsewhere

Representatives of a nonprofit seeking to add a ballot box in Sequim aired their frustration with the process during the Clallam County… Continue reading