EYE ON CLALLAM: Port to consider John Wayne Marina RFI

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will consider a draft request for information for management or ownership of the John Wayne Marina when they meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Commissioners will meet at the Port of Port Angeles administration building, 338 W. First St.

The preliminary presentation due date would be set for Dec. 10, to give months of advance notice “so that interested parties can plan accordingly,” according to the agenda.

Commissioners also will consider a letter of support for barriers on U.S. Highway 101 at Morse Creek, a request made to the state after the death of Brooke Bedinger there when her motorcycle went across the centerline last August.

They also will consider a funding award for coffer dam barge facility improvements, and professional service agreements with Kennedy Jenks and Reid Middleton.

Clallam County

Clallam County commissioners will consider several agreements regarding housing when they meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The meeting will be in the commissioners’ boardroom (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

Proposed agreements are with The Answer for Youth, Forks Abuse, North Olympic Regional Veterans’ Housing Network and Serenity House of Clallam County.

Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on debatable emergencies at 10:30 a.m.

At 9 a.m. Monday, commissioners will preview items set for action on Tuesday. They meet in the commissioners’ boardroom.

They will discuss a variety of agreements for crisis, substance abuse services, mental health training and with Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics, First Step Family Support Center, The Answer for Youth and other organizations.

Commissioners also will review the draft 2019 comprehensive emergency management plan, a letter of support for a proposed land acquisition by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, and hear an update on the legislative session.

Public Utility District

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will conduct a public workshop on the district’s advanced meter strategy and answer questions at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

The meeting will be in the Lake Crescent board room at the Carlsborg main office at 104 Hooker Road.

It was rescheduled after a cancellation because of snow.

Information about the meters — which have also been referred to as smart meters — is available at www.clallampud.net/advanced-meter-information/.

Earlier in the day, at 1:30 p.m. at the same place, commissioners will consider a revision of its residential meter policy.

The revision would clarify that customers with multiple meters at one service address under the same account name would be assessed only a fee per service address rather than per meter should they wish to opt out of advanced meters.

Commissioners also will conduct an executive session to discuss litigation or potential litigation.

Among other items on the agenda are:

• Awarding construction management of the Deer Park Pumping Project to United Engineering of Port Angeles for $150,000.

• Calling for bids Gales Addition reservoir cover replacement. The engineer’s estimate of the cost of the cover is $460,000.

• Approving district participation in a county climate action plan.

Board of Equalization

The Clallam County Board of Equalization will swear in board members and elect a chair when it meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

The board will meet in Suite 4 at the Clallam County Courthouse.

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles City Council will review proposed general fund revenue sources when it meets at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The special meeting work session will be in council chambers at City Hall, 321 E. Fifth St. No action is planned.

On Wednesday, an update on the community solar project will be presented to a joint meeting of the City Council and Utility Advisory Committee at 3 p.m. The meeting will be in council chambers. The group also will hear of a water cost-of-service analysis.

Also on Wednesday, the city Planning Commission will review a draft 2019 comprehensive plan amendment when it meets at 6 p.m. It will meet at City Hall. The panel will consider action on a facade grant application from Angeles Millwork and Lumber Co.

Sequim city

The Sequim City Council will review a municipal court study when it meets in a workshop at 5 p.m. Monday.

The meeting will be at Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St. The regular meeting will begin there at 6 p.m.

The recommendation by staff after examining the study is that Sequim not move ahead with a municipal court until the county expenses rise by more than $500,000 annually.

At the regular meeting the council will:

• Consider a grant agreement with the state Department of Ecology for stormwater improvements for Bell Creek and the shallow aquifer at a cost of $339,117 with a city match of $50,868.

• Discuss proposed amendments to the Sequim Municipal Code.

• Consider next steps for a Sequim Housing Action Plan.

• Consider contracts with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula and Shipley Center.

• Hear updates on Fir Street and the Sunshine Festival.

Forks city

The Forks City Council will discuss joint meetings with the Clallam County commissioners when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

The council will meet at 500 E. Division St.

Sequim schools

The Sequim School Board will consider action on a salary schedule for unrepresented employees when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday.

The board will meet at the boardroom at 503 N. Sequim Ave. The meeting originally was set for Feb. 19 but was canceled for weather.

The board also will discuss board member compensation.

Members will hear an update on the Carlsborg sewer, consider its goals and a policy on bid requirements.

Quillayute Valley

The Quillayute Valley School Board will consider replacement of the Forks Alternative School with a modular building when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The board will meet in the library at Forks High School, 261 Spartan Ave.

It also will discuss the community roundtable and the February enrollment.

At an executive session, it will consider resignation of certified staff under contract, review the performance of a public employees and discuss the superintendent’s contract.

Port Angeles schools

Port Angeles School Board will meet at 5 p.m. for a work session and at 7 p.m. for a regular session on Thursday.

The board will meet at the Central Services Building, 216 E. Fourth St.

No agenda was available as of Saturday.

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