EYE ON CLALLAM: County to review 2016 budget vs. actual performance

The three Clallam County commissioners will review a 2016 budget-vs.-actual-performance report Monday.

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

The county ended the year with $635,085 more revenue than budgeted and spent $1.67 million less than budgeted in 2016, according to an executive summary.

Other discussion items for the work session include:

• A $470,000 agreement with Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau to promote year-round tourism.

• A draft resolution regarding a process and framework for updating the countywide planning policy in coordination with the cities of Sequim, Port Angeles and Forks.

• An easement purchase for the Olympic Discovery Trail between Freshwater Bay and Camp Hayden roads.

• Contract extensions with Peninsula Behavioral Health and First Step Family Support Center.

Commissioners will hold a continued work session at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday to discuss a final report from the Clallam County Trust Lands Advisory Committee.

The 20-member committee voted against a recommendation that the county take back the management of its 93,000 acres of state Department of Natural Resources-managed timberland.

Commissioners will hold their regular business meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Action items include:

• A contract with the state Department of Social and Health Services to provide treatment and recovery services to juveniles.

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

• Contract amendment with Concerned Citizens and the state Department of Health.

• Resolutions reappointing members to the Sheriff’s Citizens Advisory Committee and the Opportunity Fund Board.

• A resolution adopting supplemental budget appropriations.

• A public hearing for consideration of debatable budget emergencies.

Planning commission

The Clallam County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on proposed zoning changes for vacation rentals and bed-and-breakfast inns Wednesday.

The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Room 160 at the Clallam County Courthouse.

The proposal would amend vacation rental standards, add new standards for bed-and-breakfast inns and establish standards for when a conditional use permit is required for vacation rentals and bed-and-breakfast inns.

It also would amend the definition of bed-and-breakfast inns and commercial storage, and add a new definition for bedroom units.

City, port

Port of Port Angeles commissioners and the Port Angeles City Council will discuss harbor cleanup during a special meeting Monday.

The meeting will be at 4 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 321 E. Fifth St.

The preliminary agenda of the special joint meeting is to consider adoption of joint goals in the cleanup of Port Angeles Harbor and hear an update from the port commissioners on the master plan for the Fairchild International Airport.

The two entities will discuss and consider adoption of other collective goals.

The special meeting is open to the public.

Olympic Medical Center

Olympic Medical Center commissioners will hear a report on the expansion of the Sequim Cancer Center and development of the Sequim campus when they meet in Sequim on Wednesday.

Commissioners will meet at 12:30 p.m. in the upstairs conference room of the Sequim Medical Office Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave.

They also will hear about a real estate purchase, a hospitalist employment agreement, organization chart revisions and an update on state advocacy.

Sequim schools

The Sequim School Board will meet with legal counsel in executive session Monday.

The closed meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. in the superintendent’s office at 503 N. Sequim Ave.

No action will be taken after the meeting.

Clallam PUD

There will be no meeting of the Clallam County Public Utility District Board of Commissioners on Monday.

The next regular meeting will be Feb. 6.

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