EYE ON JEFFERSON: Comprehensive plan amendments on county agenda

The Jefferson County commission will conduct a public hearing and consider action on a final docket of the 2020 annual Comprehensive Plan Amendment Cycle at a meeting that begins at 9 a.m. Monday.

To view the meeting live go to www.co.jefferson.wa.us and follow the links under “Quick Links: Videos of Meetings-Streaming Live.” To listen only, call 1-646-749-3122 and enter access code: 661-198-069#. Send written comments to [email protected]

The public hearing will be at 10:30 a.m. At 9:45 a.m., commissioners will hear a report on COVID-19 from Dr. Tom Locke, county health officer.

Among items on the consent agenda are ballot drop boxes to be installed on the Hoh and Quinault reservations and a sub-grant agreement with Bayside Housing and Services.

Collaborative Committee

The Intergovernmental Collaborative Committee will hear task force recommendations for recovery from COVID-19 precautions when it meets at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The ICC panel is composed of two members of each of four entities: Jefferson County Commission, Port Townsend City Council, the Port of Port Townsend and Jefferson County Public Utility District. The panel is working with community task forces to create a Consolidated Recovery and Resiliency Plan to be recommended to the Intergovernmental Collaborative Group (ICG) , made up of all members of the four entities.

To view the meeting live go to www.co.jefferson.wa.us and follow the links under “Quick Links: Videos of Meetings-Streaming Live.” To listen only, call 1-872-240-3412 and enter access code 428-732-621#.

Public comment can be emailed to covidrecovery [email protected]

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will consider extending the streeteries/COVID special event when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

To view the meeting live, go to ptcoucniloct19. To join the meeting, go to http://join webinar.com and enter the webinar ID 578-066-435. To listen only, call 360-390-5064 and use access code 942-105-283#.

Submit public comment emails to be read aloud (up to three minutes per person) to [email protected]

The program enacted to allow the use of public outdoor spaces for private businesses to operate while indoor occupancy is limited during the COVID crisis expires on Oct. 31.

The council will consider extending the program until occupancy is restored to 75 percent or better in restaurants or when Phase 4 for reopening is reached.

The resolution would direct city staff to develop weather safety guidelines for tents.

The council also will be briefed on the winter shelter.

It will consider authorizing a $3.6 million capital improvement bond and a $1.9 million water and sewer revenue bond.

Also on the agenda are interim standards for street lighting, a utility easement, expansion of the capacity of the Rainier Street Regional Stormwater Facility and a performance assessment tool for evaluating the city manager’s performance.

Jefferson Healthcare

Jefferson Healthcare commissioners will attend the Finance Committee Meeting to review and discuss the proposed 2021 budget when they meet in a special workshop at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

To attend the meeting, dial 509-598-2842. The conference ID number is 613756871#.

No action will be taken.

Jefferson Transit

The Jefferson Transit Authority board will hear a presentation on an electric vehicle study when they meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

To listen, call 1-877-568-4106 and enter access code 210-818-749. Public comments can be emailed to [email protected] before the meeting begins and will be read aloud during the meeting.

The board also will discuss its social media policy and its policy for disposing of surplus property.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will consider a Blue Star Banner pole attachment request at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

To join the special meeting, go to https://jeffpud.my.webex.com/meet/JPUD or call 360-379-5833.

The commissioners also will discuss membership in the North Olympic Legislative Alliance and the sale of material and equipment not on the surplus item report.

An executive session is planned to discuss real estate.

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will discuss the budget when they meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The fire commissioners also will receive updates on the commissioner districts, from the chief search committee and on Station 1-2.

Call 1-786-535-3211 and enter access code 442-053-141 to listen to the meeting.

Fire District 3

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

To view the meeting live, visit firedistrict3oct20. To listen only, call dial 1-877-853-5427. The meeting ID is 859 6064 7856. The password is 330005.

The fire commissioners will also discuss a Plymo Vent purchase authorization and a mobile date computer.

The district covers the east side of Clallam County with a small portion in Jefferson County.

Hood Canal council

The Hood Canal Coordinating Council board will receive an update on the Duckabush Estuary restoration project when they meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

To view the meeting visit www.zoom.us, The meeting ID is 941 3016 3178, No password is needed.

To listen only, dial 1-253-215-8782 and enter 941 3016 3178.

The board also will review the Hood Canal Shellfish Initiative draft action plan and receive a legislative update from the Puget Sound Partnership.

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