EYE ON CLALLAM: Budget, unexpected expenses topics of county public hearings

Meetings across Clallam County.

The three Clallam County commissioners will conduct public hearings on the 2022 budget as well as unexpected emergency expenses when they meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The meeting can be viewed on a live stream at http://www.clallam.net/ features/meetings.html. To participate via Zoom video, go to https://zoom.us/j/87 55617844, by Zoom audio only, call 253-2125-8782.

The meeting ID is 875 561 7844 and the passcode is 12345.

Public comment can be sent to agores@co.clallam.wa.us.

A Monday work session beginning at 9 a.m. will preview many of the items on the Tuesday agenda.

Monday agenda items include:

• An amendment to the scope of work and compensation of $44,861 to Robinson-Noble for the Carlsborg very deep well water right project.

• A letter of support to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for WaterSMART grant for the Clallam Conservation District.

• Certification of the 2022 taxing district levy budget.

• A resolution to adopt a notice of debatable emergencies for Dec. 21.

• Consider a budget item of $134,000 to upgrade video conferencing equipment in the board’s meeting room.

• Consider a contract between the Department of Ecology and Clallam County Environmental Health for $97,000 in funding.

• Consider a Homeland Security grant agreement with the state Military Department for $46,599 in fiscal year 2023.

• Consider extending the personal services agreement with the Clallam Public Defender through Dec. 31, 2022.

Among Tuesday’s agenda items are public hearings on unexpected salaries and benefits stemming from flood control and work on the Clallam Bay/Sekiu sewer.

Other county meetings:

• The Homelessness Task Force will meet at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/95662121034?pwd=OGtnbTgydVJNWG1hc25Rck 5XQ0xiZz09.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 956 6212 1034 and passcode 12345.

• The Conservation Futures Advisory Board will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

The meeting can be viewed on a live stream at http://www.clallam.net/ features/meetings.html.

To participate via Zoom visit https://zoom.us/j/ 8755617844.

To listen only, call 253-2125-8782 then enter meeting ID 875 561 7844 and passcode 12345.

The meeting agendas are posted at www.clallam.net/features/meetings.html.

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles City Council will consider adopting the 2022 budget during a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

It will meet in executive session to discuss potential litigation at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

To join the meeting, visit www.cityofpa.us/Live-Virtual-Meetings or https://cityofpa.webex.com/cityof pa/onstage/g.php?MTID=e73171aa1c0e98e979243e56385f81433.

To listen only, call 1-844-992-4726 and enter access code 2555 876 7922.

Public comment sent to council@cityofpa.us will not be read during the meeting, but will be entered into the meeting record.

The council also will consider approval of lodging tax recommendations. It will conduct a first reading of Building Residential Capacity Land Use Code revisions.

The full agenda can be viewed at https://www.cityofpa.us/583/Meetings-Agendas.

Crescent school

The Crescent School Board will hear a presentation on Advancement Via Individual Determination from Therese Carroll during a study session at when it meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The board meets in the cafeteria at Crescent School, 50350 state Highway 112, Joyce.

The full agenda is posted at https://go.board docs.com/wa/crescent/Board.nsf/goto?open& id=C8SPZE66BDA1.

Port Angeles schools

The Port Angeles School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The board meets at 905 W. Ninth St.

For more information, call 360-565-3702.

The full agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.boarddocs.com/wa/pasd/Board.nsf.

Sequim schools

The Sequim School Board will elect new officers when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday.

Register for the virtual meeting at https://sequim schools.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gJZM8UNs SESfO8bP9v6Qxg.

The board also will hear a presentation about Edgenuity curriculum from Vince Riccobene.

The meeting agenda is posted at https://go.board docs.com/wa/sequim/Board.nsf/vpublic?open.

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will discuss the draft strategic plan when they meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Station 34, 323 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim

Masks must be worn by anyone attending regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.

To view the meeting live, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86852405 153?pwd=QjZOVzdGQWptcFpvcUc1dmFLTE5zdz09.

To listen only, dial 1-877-853-5427 and enter meeting ID: 868 5240 5153 and password: 912707.

The commissioners will also discuss a hazard mitigation assistance grant and Karma Cannabis.

The full agenda is posted at https://ccfd3.org/about-the-district/board-of-commissioners/board- agendas-and-minutes.

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

Strait ERN

The Strait of Juan de Fuca Ecosystem Recovery Network will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday.

To join the Zoom meeting, visit us02web.zoom.us or dial 1-253-215-8782; use meeting ID: 872 5383 7274 and passcode: 001119.

The Strait ERN is one of the Puget Sound Partnership’s local integrating organizations working to implement the Action Agenda for Puget Sound protection and recovery.

It includes all of the tribes and local jurisdictions, and most of the non-governmental organizations, educational institutions and key business groups with interest in the Strait Action Area, which extends from Cape Flattery near Neah Bay east to Point Wilson in Port Townsend.

For information on the Puget Sound Partnership and the Puget Sound Action Agenda, see www.psp.wa.gov. For more on the Strait ERN, see www.straitern.org or email coordinator@straitern.org.

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