EYE ON CLALLAM: Commissioners to hear about OPNET

Clallam County commissioners will hear a briefing on the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team at a meeting that begins at 9 a.m. Monday.

The work session will begin at 9 a.m. in the commissioners’ board room (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

The Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team, or OPNET, is a multi-jurisdictional drug task force targeting dealers that impact on Clallam and Jefferson County communities.

Other discussion items for the work session include:

• An agreement with the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe for services being performed under a state Department of Health pollution identification and corrections plan.

• A request for qualifications and performance data from engineering and surveying firm.

• A contract amendment and grant agreement with the state Military Department.

• A resolution adopting a Disaster Airlift Response Plan as an annex to Clallam County’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan.

• An agreement with Clallam Conservation District to provide renewable resource conservation planning and implementation.

The work session also will preview items set for action in the commissioners’s business meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Agenda items include:

• Recognizing Sheriff’s Deputy Ralph Edgington for 30 years of service to Clallam County.

• A contract amendment with Bode Cellmark Forensics, Inc. for forensic testing services related to the Tommy Ross murder case.

• A call for bids for an annual supply contract for hot mix and liquid asphalt.

• A quit claim deed with the Lower Elwha Tribe for previously vacated portions of Lower Elwha Road and all of Charles and Sampson roads.

• Notice of a Feb. 20 hearing to establish county roads within Valley Center Place.

• A public hearing for the consideration of the sale of a surplus pistol with three magazines.

Port of Port Angeles

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will consider amending the contract for phase one of the Marine Trades Industrial Park when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday.

Commissioners will meet at the port administrative building, 338 W. First St., Port Angeles.

The amendments will reflect cost-saving measures for the project, according to a staff memo. The fee to revise the wash-down facility bid document is $46,855.

Commissioners also will designate a treasurer, auditor and signatories for the bank account, as well as consider a salary schedule for exempt staff and an organizational chart.

On Tuesday, commissioners will participate in the state Public Ports Association’s Legislative Day in Olympia from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. They will discuss items relating to port lines of business and economic development in Clallam County.

Clallam Transit

The Clallam Transit board members will elect officers, discuss committee appointments and consider a bylaws amendment Monday.

The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. at the Clallam Transit System administration building at 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd.

Other agenda items include commendation to Operations Manager Steve Hopkins as the most recent employee of the quarter, status updates and customary business.

Library system

The North Olympic Library System board will consider approval of the 2018 capital budget when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The board will meet at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

It also will consider end-of-the-year and start-of-the-year fiscal reconciliation, and discuss committee assignments.

PA City Council

The Port Angeles City Council will discuss potential litigation in a closed session at 3 p.m. Monday.

The special meeting will be in council chambers at City Hall, 321 E. Fifth St.

Sequim City Council

The Sequim City Council will discuss amending the municipal code regarding subdivision access when it meets at 5 p.m.. Monday.

The council will meet at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St.

Staff is recommending the council hold a public hearing. No action is expected on Monday

The meeting will begin with a work session in which council members hear updates on the Fir Street project and the Transportation Benefit District.

The consent agenda will include an agreement for pro bono architectural services from Christiane Johnson for pickleball courts at Carrie Blake Park.

Forks City Council

The Forks City Council will consider an engineering firm for the Elderberry Avenue project when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

The council will meet at 500 E. Division St.

Members also will discuss the shoreline management plan update, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife’s proposed elk hunt in an urban growth area, vehicle fleet management and fourth-quarter jail statistics.

Sequim schools

The Sequim School Board will consider several policy changes when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday.

The board will meet at 503 N. Sequim Ave.

Policies considered will include job sharing among staff members, hiring a retired school employee and non-discrimination.

The board also will hear a capital projects update.

Quillayute schools

The Quillayute Valley School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

It will meet in the library at the Forks High School at 261 Spartan Ave.

No agenda was available as of Saturday.

Clallam PUD

There will be no meeting of the Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners Monday.

The next meeting will be on Jan. 29.

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