EYE ON CLALLAM: County to open bids on Dungeness floodplain project

The three Clallam County commissioners will open bids for phase one of the Lower Dungeness River Floodplain Restoration and Levee/Road Realignment Project when they meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The Tuesday meeting will be preceded by a work session on Monday at 9 a.m.

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

The meetings also can be viewed on a live stream at http://www.clallam.net/features/meetings.html.

To participate by phone, call 253-215-8782; by Zoom, go to https://zoom.us/j/87556t7844. For both, use meeting ID 875 561 7844 and passcode 12345. Public comment can be provided at 360-417-2256 or [email protected]

Also on the Tuesday meeting agenda:

• Public hearings on an amended fee schedule and a mid-year budget review.

• An updated Shoreline Master Program and an amendment of county code regarding shoreline management.

• Agreements with the state Department of Commerce for Secure Residential Crisis Center and ancillary therapeutic services; with Clallam Conservation District for resource conservation planning and implementation; with the state Department of Transportation for Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge Project and with Lutheran Community Services Northwest for $165,000 in Homeless Task Force Funds.

• A proclamation honoring Allen Sill for a lifetime of service on his 100th birthday.

• Recognition of Wendy Peterson for more than 37 years of service to Clallam County.

The work session also will preview items set for action at Tuesday’s formal meeting. Agenda items include adoption of 2021 Solid Waste management Plan and discussions on mental health court, the Shoreline Master Program and CARES funding.

Association of counties

The Washington State Association of Counties will hear a weekly update on COVID-19 when they meet at noon Monday.

Both Clallam and Jefferson counties will participate.

To attend the meeting, register with the association at https://wsac-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJItfuirrDsiHtHqvwmPWZmbRmA0Vt4DDKso.

To listen only, dial 1-253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 960 9132 0845#.

The association also will discuss current and emerging issues facing counties across the state.

An archived recording of the meeting will be posted to https://www.dropbox.com/sh/go8wc3wzrrmgakw/AAAi4qNZ2vyvRJTn06_5Nm2qa?dl=0.

Clallam Transit

Clallam Transit board members will hear updates from the individual departments when they meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. at the Clallam Transit System administration building, 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd.

In addition to the in-person meeting, people can listen to the board by calling 253-215-8782. The meeting ID is 858 1027 6869.

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles City Council will consider recommendations for use of American Rescue Plan Act funding when it meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

During a special meeting at 5 p.m., an executive session is planned to discuss collective bargaining before a council goals workshop is conducted in open session.

The virtual meetings can be joined at https://cityofpa.webex.com/cityofpa/onstage/g.php?MTID=eebaf8d6fd07d64739227065699bf1b36 or by phone at 1-844-992-4726, using access code 182 237 4949.

The council also will consider a chip seal contract, an on-call electrical engineering support professional services service agreement and a budget amendment.

Sequim schools

The Sequim School Board will approve a variety of policies when it meets in regular session at 6 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting will be conducted in person in the district office board room, 503 N. Sequim Ave., and via Microsoft Teams by dialing 360-775-2372, with ID number 854 701 880.

Comment can be emailed to [email protected] or [email protected] by 5:30 p.m. Monday.

The board will consider policies on student fees, job sharing, staff evaluation, conflicts of interest, maintaining staff-student boundaries and personnel records among others.

The board will conduct its annual workshop at 2 p.m. Monday.

A self-assessment, evaluation of the superintendent and discussions of continuous improvement plans on the agenda.

The virtual meeting is available via 360-775-2372, with ID number 982 171 367#. No public comments will be heard.

Olympic Medical Center

Olympic Medical Center commissioners will consider equipment purchases when they meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

To hear the virtual meeting, call 360-417-8444. The conference ID is 456805#.

Commissioners will consider purchases of Picture Archiving Communication System storage and of a Diagnostic Imaging X-Ray machine.

Bruce Skinner, executive director of the OMC Foundation, will make a presentation.

Peninsula Housing Authority

The Peninsula Housing Authority board will appoint a vice chair when it meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

To join the meeting, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82450031632?pwd=MlBPWHFETzJmVUc2WlF5M2Ezdjd nQT09.

To listen only, dial 253-215-8782. The meeting ID is 824 5003 1632 and the passcode is 274897.

The full agenda is posted at https://peninsulapha.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Amended-Regular-Agenda-July-2021.pdf.

Fire District 2

Clallam County Fire District No. 2 commissioners will consider Board of Volunteer Firefighters invoices when they meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at 1212 E. First St. The in-person meeting also will be on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4329081371?pwd=YlczSUZqMmRYclM4WkZJbkg5Q2N1Zz09 or by calling 253-215-8782. The meeting ID is 432 908 1371. The password is 502502.

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will review second quarter financial statements when they meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

To view the meeting live, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81348589902?pwd=YjB0MHdicytaNVM4c nFGVkN4TG1rQT09.

To listen only, dial 1-877-853-5427 and enter meeting ID: 813 4858 9902 and password: 101021.

The full agenda is posted at https://ccfd3.org/uploads/2021-0720%20Agenda.pdf. The district covers the east side of Clallam County with a small portion in Jefferson County.

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