EYE ON CLALLAM: Reservoir bids to be examined

Peninsula Daily News

Clallam County commissioners will open bid proposals for design of the Dungeness River off-channel reservoir in a meeting that will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The meeting will be in the commissioners’ board room (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. In-person participation can be done with adherence to health protection guidelines. The meeting also can be viewed at www.clallam.net/features/meetings.html.

Clallam County plans to build an off-channel reservoir near River Road to provide more water for irrigation and other uses in the dry summer and early fall. It will have about 1,600 acre-feet of storage capacity.

Other action items for the meeting include:

• A resolution authorizing an expenditure from the Heritage Advisory Board grant fund.

• A resolution appointing Keith Larkin to the Solid Waste Advisory Committee.

• A public hearing on policy amendments for boards and committees.

Commissioners will conduct their weekly work session at 9 a.m. Monday.

Agenda items include:

• A continued discussion with Serenity House of Clallam County officials on the expansion of the Port Angeles shelter.

• An agreement with the state Military Department for the Operation Stonegarden grant.

• An agreement with Wilson Engineering, LLC. for an analysis of the Clallam Bay/Sekiu sewer project.

• Certification of a grant application match for an Olympic Discovery Trial segment between Forks and La Push.

• A discussion with Prevention Works!

• A resolution appointing Robert Filip to the Board of Equalization.

• A discussion on a county response to the state Department of Ecology regarding the Shoreline Master Program.

• A monthly budget performance review.

Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 1 p.m. Monday on two recommendations from the Charter Review Commission.

The recommendation are for Clallam County to hire a forester and to meet all housing needs by creating permanent housing.

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles City Council will conduct a second reading and consider approval of a $4 per hour grocery store worker hazard pay ordinance at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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

To provide pre-recorded messages to the City Council by phone, call 360-417-4504. Messages received will be made a part of the record. Comments should be received by 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Other action items for the meeting include:

• Public Safety Advisory Board appointments.

• An annual tree trimming contract.

• Recognition of Telecommunicators Week.

Board of Health

The Clallam County Board of Health will hear a COVID-19 update and discuss the addition of a tribal representative when it meets at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The meeting will be in Room 160 at the Clallam County Courthouse.

It can be viewed at www.clallam.net/features/meetings.html.

Housing Authority

The Peninsula Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will consider a bond resolution and a facade grant application at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

To join the virtual meeting, visit the Peninsula Housing Authority website at www.peninsulapha.org and click on Board of Commissioners.

Peninsula Housing Authority serves Clallam and Jefferson counties.

Clallam Transit

The Clallam Transit board was scheduled to hold a virtual meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

No agenda was available as of Saturday.

An agenda packet will be posted at www.clallam transit.com.

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will consider discontinuing response to non-emergency 9-1-1 abuses at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

To view the meeting live, visit us02web.zoom.us meeting ID 859 6064 7856, password SFdxbnV3T1RCeE5KYVk4OVZQSGVoQT09.

To listen only, dial 1-877-853-5427 then enter meeting ID: 859 6064 7856 and password: 330005.

The full agenda can be viewed at https://ccfd3.org/uploads/2021-0420%20Agenda.pdf.

Fire District 2

Clallam County Fire District No. 2 commissioners will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

They will meet in person at 1212 E. First St. The Zoom meeting can be accessed at fire2april20 or by phone at 253-215-8782. The meeting ID is 432 908 1371. The password is 502502.

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