EYE ON CLALLAM: Kilmer to attend several government meetings

Government meetings throughout the county

Clallam County commissioners will meet jointly with Rep. Derek Kilmer at 11 a.m. Tuesday during their weekly business meeting, which will begin at 10 a.m..

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/875561784, by Zoom audio only, call 253-2125-8782.

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

The work session at 9 a.m. Monday previews items set for action at their formal meeting on Tuesday.

Agenda items include:

• A public hearing at 10:30 a.m Tuesday regarding an Opportunity Fund grant of $2,375,610 for the city of Forks’ Waste Water Treatment Facility.

• An agreement for $74,839 with Salish Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization for outpatient substance abuse disorder services from Oct. 1, 2021 through March 21, 2023.

• A contract with Olypen for internet service to the county courthouse.

• A contract for $68,945 with CivicPlus to redesign the county’s website.

• An agreement with Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship for the use of their facilities during emergencies.

• A resolution to temporarily close East Beach Road due to debris from a landslide on Jan. 7.

• A call for a hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, regarding rezoning a five-acre parcel north of Sequim, owned by Sara Lee Blake.

• A review of the county’s annual contract with the Clallam Economic Development Council.

• A call for a hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, regarding a five-year renewal of a franchise agreement for a waste transmission line over county property.

• An update on the Charter Working Group.

• A call for a hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, regarding the establishment of June 19 as a new county holiday, Juneteenth.

• Discussion on establishing a committee to recommend allocations of 1406 revenues for affordable housing projects.

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

Public comment can be sent to [email protected].

State Parks

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will consider a lease amendment with the Fort Worden Public Development Authority and hear an update on long-range planning at Miller Peninsula State Park property when it meets at Fort Worden State Park from 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Thursday.

The meeting is in the Commons conference space, 200 Battery Way. Those who attend in person will be required to comply with state law concerning personal protective equipment and if sick they can’t attend.

To join the meeting online, register at www.tinyurl.com/PDN-State-Parks, the event password is [email protected]

To attend by telephone, call 206-207-1700 and enter access code 2466 589 4530.

The meeting also will stream on TVW at https://tvw.org/video/washington-state-parks-and-recreation-commission -2022011231/?eventID=2022011231.

Public comment was taken in writing up until Friday

Commissioners also will conduct a work session with staff from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday in the same place.

The commissioners will tour Fort Worden at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and Mystery Bay and Fort Flagler at 9 a.m. Friday.

The public is welcome to attend the tours but must provide their own transportation.

The commissioners will conduct a work session in the Commons from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday.

The full agendas and meeting links are posted at https://www.parks.wa.gov/154/Commission-meetings-agendas.

Port of Port Angeles

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will discuss the Infrastructure and Jobs Act with Rep. Derek Kilmer at 10 a.m. Tuesday during a regular commission meeting that begins at 9 a.m.

To join the virtual meeting, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89989750233.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter webinar ID 899 8975 0233; no passcode is required.

Comments may be submitted until 8 a.m. Tuesday to [email protected] or by calling 360 461-9515.

The commissioners will also have an exit meeting for the annual audit with Kelsey Kulbeth beginning at 9:05 a.m.

The full agenda and meeting packet is posted at https://www.portofpa.com/AgendaCenter.

Public Utility District

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will hear a presentation on the Clallam Economic Development Council from Colleen McAleer when they meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday.

To join the meeting, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88091986753?pwd=QXVlb2ZKbEFpdG8yVENjVkJPU2YyZz09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 880 9198 6753 and passcode 252908.

Public comment may be submitted in advance to [email protected].

The commissioners also will hear a presentation on Solar Washington and discuss updates to post-2028 contract discussions with the Bonneville Power Administration.

The full agenda is posted at https://clallampud.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/1-24-22-WEB-Packet.pdf.

Forks city

The Forks City Council will hear a presentation on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by Rep. Derek Kilmer when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Participants can attend in-person at 500 Division St., or online.

Listening and webcast options will be posted on the city’s website at www.forkswashington.org.

The full agenda is expected to be posted on the city’s website.

Sequim city

The Sequim City Council will hear a presentation from Rep. Derek Kilmer on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Build Back Better Act during a work session at 5 p.m. Monday.

The council will consider a proposed revision of chapter 12.24 of the municipal code, Parks,, Playgrounds and Public Spaces during its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday.

To join the meeting, visit https://sequimwa-gov.zoom.us/j/83397723647; to listen only, call 253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 833 9772 3647.

Written public comment can be sent to [email protected] and will be distributed to the council prior to the meeting.

The full agenda is posted at https://www.sequim wa.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/2543.

Marine Resources

The Clallam County Marine Resources Committee will hear an update on the Strait of Juan de Fuca geographic response plan from Wendy Buffet from the state Department of Ecology at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

To join the meeting visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83145251701?pwd=MTM1MmxrdUtHVWtyL1RNbk9MSXBWdz09.

The committee also will hear updates on King Tide and Storm Surge Monitoring project, mussel biotoxins and forage fish surveys.

Crescent school

The Crescent School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the library at Crescent School, 50350 state Highway 112, Joyce.

The full agenda is expected to be posted at https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/crescent/Board.nsf/Public

Quillayute Valley schools

The Quillayute Valley School board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the library at Forks Elementary School, 301 Elderberry Ave., Forks,

The meeting will stream at https://youtu.be/QWx4gZlR0Iw.

The full agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.qvschools.org/Page/1745.

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