Clallam considers Phase 2 variance

Jefferson hears update on COVID-19

Clallam County

Board of Health

The Clallam County Board of Health will consider recommending a Phase 2 variance for the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan Wednesday.

The special meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. and can be viewed at

Clallam County is eligible to apply to enter the second phase of Gov. Jay Inslee’s four-phase “Safe Start” plan for COVID-19. Jefferson County applied on Friday.

The three Clallam County commissioners, all of whom serve on the Board of Health, will hold a special meeting at 1:30 Wednesday for possible action on a Phase 2 variance.

County commissioners

Clallam County commissioners will consider an agreement with Craft3 for a small business loan program for COVID-19 at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The meeting can be viewed at

Other action items include:

• A notice of request for proposals due June 16 for a second call “Keeping the Lights On” lodging tax grants for COVID-19.

• A letter of support to the state Recreation and Conservation Office for land acquisitions for Twin Rivers nearshore and West Twin.

• An agreement with K&H Printers for printing and mailing of 2020 primary election ballots.

• An agreement with the Washington Secretary of State for funding authorized under Help America Vote Act and Cares Act for 2020 elections.

• An agreement with the Washington Secretary of State for funding authorized under Help America Vote Act and Consolidated Appropriations Act to improve the administration of elections.

• An amended agreement with the state Military Department and U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the Operation Stonegarden grant.

• An amended agreement with the County Road Administration Board for Laird Road reconstruction.

• A resolution with the state Recreation and Conservation Office for a McDonald Creek fish barrier removal project.

• A resolution with the state Recreation and Conservation Office to support land acquisition efforts to complete the Olympic Discovery Trail.

Commissioners will hold a work session at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The courthouse will be closed Monday for observance of Memorial Day.

Discussion items for the work session include:

• A right-of-way purchase for the Towne Road dike relocation project.

• A right-of-way purchase for the Olympic Discovery Trail west of the Elwha River.

• Final approval of a proposed subdivision alteration to add additional lots to the Discovery Trail Farms Agricultural Retention development.

Port of Port Angeles

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will be updated on actions taken under declaration of emergency regarding COVID-19 when they meet in regular session at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

A special meeting will be convened at 8 a.m. for commissioners to discuss with legal counsel in executive session litigation or legal risks of a proposed course of action concerning the Western Port Angeles Harbor Cleanup.

To join the public portion of the meeting go to or call 1-253-215-8782. The webinar ID is 849 7262 5844.

During the regular meeting, commissioners also will consider accepting the CARES Act grant and discuss a 2020 contract with the Economic Development Corp.

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles City Council will receive a presentation on the Capital Facilities Plan (CFP) and Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) for the years 2021-2026 when it meets at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Listening and webcast options will be available at

No action will be taken at the special meeting.

Sequim city

The Sequim City Council will consider a COVID-19 recovery plan when it meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

The public can hear meetings online at or by calling 253- 363-9585. The conference ID is 333 073 437#. Written comments can be sent to the Council by regular mail or to

It also will consider priorities for a utility rate study, affordable housing funding and a drone show for the Fourth of July.

Forks city

The Forks City Council will discuss a resolution in support of law enforcement agencies for protection of constitutional rights when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

For webcast and listening options go to www.forks

The council also will consider a policy revision for on-call pay.

Sequim schools

The Sequim School Board will consider adopting a continuous learning plan and emergency waiver of school days and instructional hours when it meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday

Join the meeting at Microsoft Teams or call 1-360-775-2372 and use the Pin 270 936 096#. Public comment can be submitted to by 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The board also will discuss an Educational Programs and Operations (EP&O) levy.

Crescent school

The Crescent School Board will consider emergency waivers of instructional hours and of graduation credits when it meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The board meeting will be live-streamed on the district’s Facebook page. Members of the public also can call 1-253-215-8782. The meeting ID is 962 8867 7649. Questions can be submitted before 5 p.m. Thursday to Superintendent Dave Bingham or Board Chair Trisha Haggerty in writing for consideration at or

NOLS board

The North Olympic Library System board will discuss its response to COVID-19 when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

For a link to the Zoom meeting, go to or call 1-253-215-8782. The meeting ID is 818-2346-6996. The password is 071905.

The board also will discuss the state Department of Commerce’s Library Capital Improvement Program and the opportunity to use it to expand the Sequim Library.

NOLS oversees public libraries in Port Angeles, Sequim, Forks and Clallam Bay.

Fire District 4

The Clallam County Fire Protection District 4 commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday.

No agenda was available.

To attend, call 360-928-3132 between 8 a.m. and noon to request the meeting codes.

Jefferson County

County commission

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear an update on COVID-19 from Dr. Tom Locke, county health officer, when they meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

To view the meeting live, go to and follow the links under “Quick Links: Videos of Meetings-Streaming Live”or call 1-872-240-3412 and enter access code 479-880-309#.

They will consider approval of recommended revisions to 2020 awards of hotel/motel funds for tourism promotion services.

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will consider approval of the rate for newly acquired covered yard space when they meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

To join by Zoom, go to 8247507 or call 1 253-215-8782. The webinar ID is 870 0824 7507. Submit comments by 3 p.m. Wednesday to or by calling 360-385-0656.

They also will hear updates on COVID-19 and leasing at Jefferson County International Airport.

Chimacum school

The Chimacum School Board will discuss graduation activities when it meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Check the district website at on Wednesday for the Zoom link.

The board also will hear about summer meals and backpacks for kids as well as a levy overview.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will conduct a first-quarter review when they meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

To join the meeting online, go to or call 408-418-9388 or 360-379-5833. The access code is 628 345 788 #. Hit # again if prompted for an additional id number. Use *6 to unmute during any public comment.

Jefferson Healthcare

Jefferson Healthcare commissioners will approve April warrants and hear reports from staff when they meet at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

To attend the special meeting, call 509-598-2842. The conference ID number is 197938556. Public comment can be made via a letter addressed to commissioners at 834 Sheridan St., Port Townsend, WA 98368, or via email to commissioners@

Development Authority

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board will review a reopening plan when it meets at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

To join the Zoom meeting go to To participate by phone, call 1-253-215-8782. The meeting ID is 929 2695 3502. The public is asked to participate on mute, with the opportunity to speak during the public comment portion of the agenda. To submit public comment in writing in advance, email before 9 a.m. Wednesday.

The board will discuss a recovery strategy and be updated on Makers Square restart, a glamping timeline, legislative conversations and the Fort Worden Collaborative.

Marine Sanctuary

The advisory council for the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary will discuss the organization’s response to COVID-19 when it meets at 10 a.m. Friday.

To register for the virtual meeting, go to with webinar ID of 904-067-515 or join by phone at 1-562-247-8422.

Other items on the agenda area Northwest Fisheries Science Center Salmon Ocean Behavior and Distribution study, and Education and Outreach Programming in a Virtual World.

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