EYE ON JEFFERSON: Board to hold hearing on proposed no-shooting areas

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect a change in the start time of the Fort Worden Public Development Authority’s Wednesday board meeting.

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hold a hearing on a proposed ordinance establishing two Ocean Grove no-shooting areas in the vicinity of Beckett Point when they meet Monday.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in commissioners’ chambers at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

A map, legal description and draft ordinance that would establish Ocean Grove no-shooting areas has been available for view online at www.co.jefferson.wa.us since April 19.

Other items on the consent agenda include consideration of:

• An interlocal agreement in the amount of $30,000 for the Jefferson County Conservation District to perform water quality monitoring activities, agricultural surveys and public outreach in the Strait Priority Project area.

• A partnership agreement to work collaboratively on next steps for a combined YMCA/Mountain View Commons community recover center.

• A $94,626 project agreement for Midori Farm conservation easement.

• An amendment adding $8,000 — for a total of $222,500 — to the Excellent in Preventions Strategies Program to coordinate and implement drug abuse prevention programs for youths.

• An additional $57,486, totaling $1,200,150, to an existing consolidated contract between Jefferson County Public Health and the state Department of Health for family planning, drinking water, WIC nutrition and immunizations.

• A property use agreement between Jefferson County Public Health and the Kitsap Public Health District to provide HIV case management to Jefferson County residents for “in-kind” value at $128.62 a month.

• A $7,000 personal services agreement with Skagit County Public Hospital District No. 304 to implement youth tobacco and vapor prevention activities.

• An interlocal agreement for $87,000 (county’s portion) establishing funding for a 1.0 FTE executive director and 0.25 FTE epidemiologist for a Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).

• An agreement in the amount of $17,669.54 to Peterson Brothers Inc. to replace guardrails on Griffith Point Road.

• A $35,558.10 agreement to Peterson Brothers Inc. to install guardrails on Undi Bypass Road.

Also on the agenda is recognition of the service of Dennis Bates, solid waste operations coordinator, as well as bid opening for the Rick Tollefson Memorial Trail project, Phase 1.

During the commissioners’ briefing session at 1:30 p.m., the board will consider miscellaneous and future agenda items, as well as calendar coordination.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will not meet this Monday.

Council office hours, during which members of the public can discuss any topic with a member of the City Council, take place from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the mayor’s office at historic City Hall, 540 Water St.

Other city committee meetings, which are in conference rooms at City Hall, 250 Madison St., unless otherwise noted are:

 Parks, Recreation and Tree Advisory Board — 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, first-floor conference room.

 Climate Action Committee — 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jefferson County Public Health’s Pacific Room, 615 Sheridan St. The committee will discuss goals for 2017 and emergency management and give an update to city and county councils.

The Council Finance and Budget Committee meeting for Tuesday and Port Townsend Planning Commission meeting originally scheduled for Thursday have been canceled.

Port Townsend schools

The Port Townsend School Board will consider approving a resolution on a partnership agreement for the Mountain View complex when it meets Monday.

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Gael Stuart Building, 1610 Blaine St.

Items on the action agenda include consideration of a 2017-18 student start/end times and the school calendar; a policy on meeting conduct, order of business and quorum; a policy on course design, selection and adoption of instructional materials; and a policy on the education of students with disabilities.

• A resolution establishing an agreement between the Port Townsend Education Foundation and school district.

• A profile of a Port Townsend student as an addition to the 2017-21 strategic plan.

The board also will hold a self-assessment and annual superintendent evaluation.

The consent agenda includes possibly approving a contract between the school district and School Health Consultant Inc. regarding health services for the 2017-18 school year.

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will review acceptance of the commercial basin breakwater repair project when they meet in regular session Wednesday.

The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in chambers, 333 Benedict St.

The port will go into executive session to discuss potential litigation.

Chimacum School Board

The Chimacum School Board will consider action on a board policy, “Targeting Student Learning,” when it meets Wednesday.

The business meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Chimacum High School, 91 West Valley Road.

Also on the agenda are consideration of policies to review and those new to the district.

Board members will hear a superintendent report on student board representatives for 2017-18, district goals (first reading), administrative structure and school discipline.

The board will go into executive session to evaluate the qualifications of an applicant for public employment or to review the performance for a public employee.

Development authority board

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board will hear staff reports on Makers Square when it meets Wednesday.

The meeting will start at 9 a.m. at Commons B at Fort Worden, 200 Battery Way.

The board also will hear updates on the state capital budget status, Point Wilson Lighthouse property, staffing and lease updates, a food and beverage update, and a seasonal marketing report.

It also will listen to a state parks report from Roger Schmitt.

Board members will go into executive session to review personnel issues and lease terms and conditions.

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