EYE ON CLALLAM: COVID-19 homeless shelter on county agenda

Peninsula Daily News

Clallam County commissioners will discuss the COVID-19 homeless center at 7:30 a.m. Monday.

The work session can be viewed at www.clallam.net/features/meetings.html.

Other agenda items include:

• Proposed agreements with 10 tourism-based nonprofits for a second round of “Keeping the Lights On” grants for COVID-19.

• A resolution authorizing action on current use assessment applications pursuant to the county’s open space code.

• A briefing on a current hiring freeze due to COVID-19.

• A letter to the state Recreation and Conservation Office regarding grant funding for a Hoko River watershed project.

• A letter to the North Olympic Healthcare Network for support on a loan application.

• An amended agreement with Laurel Black Design for public outreach and support for Clallam County Phase 2 business re-openings during COVID-19.

• A resolution reappointing Carol Johnson to the Fair Advisory Board.

• An 11 a.m. discussion on CARES Act funding for COVID-19.

Commissioners will conduct their weekly work session at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Action items include:

• A bid award to Interwest Construction, Inc. for the Dry Creek utility replacement project.

• A resolution authorizing expenditures from the Hotel/Motel Tax Fund for “Keeping the Lights On” grants.

• A call for a July 12 public hearing on a proposal to amend code for the Opportunity Fund program.

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles City Council will conduct a public hearing on a six-year capital facilities and transportation plan during its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

An executive session is set for 5 p.m.

For viewing options and instructions for making public comment, click on the city’s website at www.cityofpa.us.

The council also will hear reports on 2019 crime, code enforcement and public works and utilities construction.

Other agenda items include a first reading on proposed code changes recognizing Indigenous People’s Day and Juneteenth.

The council also will discuss state and federal advocacy.

Charter Review Commission

The Clallam County Charter Review Commission will consider putting two amendments on the November ballot when they meet at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Meeting information can be found on the Clallam County website at http://www.clallam.net/bocc/home rulecharter.html. The meeting can be viewed on a live stream at http://www. clallam.net/features/ meetings.html. To participate by phone, call 408-419-1715 and join with meeting ID 875 561 784. To participate via video conference visit www.bluejeans.com and join with meeting ID 875 561 784.

One proposed amendment would require the county to ensure that any franchise associated with new radio frequency devices or systems operating in the micro or millimeter wave frequency range be accompanied by environmental assessments and environmental impact statements.

The other would specify that the county administrator can’t hold any other position within county government during employment.

Survey results are posted at http://www.clallam.net/bocc/homerulecharter.html . A list of 16 amendments that the commission will consider to be placed on the ballot is also on the site.

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will consider standard operating procedure for the code of conduct when they meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

To join the meeting, go to https://tinyurl.com/PDN-fire3july7. To listen only, call 1-877-853-5247 toll-free. The meeting ID is 865 4721 3951. The password is 778387.

They also will hear reports on risk reduction, logistics and operations.

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

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