EYE ON JEFFERSON: County commissioners to reorganize board

The three Jefferson County commissioners will swear in newly elected commissioners and reorganize the board when they meet 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#. Public comment can be emailed to publiccomment @co.jefferson.wa.us.

Commissioners will hear an update on COVID-19 from Dr. Tom Locke at 9:45 a.m. They also will consider an update to the county’s personnel administration manual and a fifth temporary policy for COVID-19 response.

They will discuss the emergency supplemental budget extension for Public Health’s land acquisition fund. A public hearing on the budget measure is schedule for 10:30 a.m. Jan. 18.

Items on the consent agenda include agreements regarding lower Big Quilcene River design and acquisition and lower Big Quilcene floodplain and acquisition, an erosion report on Rialto Beach, supplemental funding for virtual emergency management software, supplemental funding to hire a clerk for community outreach and training programs as well as several advisory board appointments and reappointments.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will consider endorsing Local 20/20’s Taming Bigfoot campaign to reduce greenhouse gas emissions when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

To view the meeting live, go to www.cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendas minutesvideos. To join the meeting, go to www.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 council will consider authorizing the city manager to sign contracts with WSDOT for the Discovery Road project, sign a loan agreement with Ecology for a wastewater treatment outfall and execute agreements for services related to lodging tax expenditures. The council will also consider adopting its 2021 state legislative agenda.

Quilcene schools

The Quilcene School Board will conduct a work session at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

For links to the online meeting, email Jami Sukert at [email protected].

The agenda was not available as of Friday afternoon. It is expected to be posted at www.qsd48.org/district/1216-Board-Agenda.html prior to the meeting

Port Townsend schools

The Port Townsend School Board will conduct a work study session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

To join the meeting, go to us02web.zoom.us or listen by calling 1-253-215-8782. The meeting ID is 835 1654 8158. The passcode is 677830.

No agenda was available as of Friday afternoon. It is expected to be posted to go.boarddocs.com/wa/ptsd/Board.nsf/Public prior to the meeting.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will declare any conflicts of interest as defined in RCW 42.23 at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Conflict of interest declarations are required annually under the PUD’s Governance Policy No. 6.

The board will also consider a contract for laborers and its policy regarding fees for after hours call-ins that are on the customer side of the meter.

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

Fire District 3

https://ccfd3.org/about- the-district/board-of- commissioners/board- agendas-and-minutes

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will consider COVID supplemental leave policy, the classroom project cost summary and claims and payroll through Jan. 5 when they meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

To view the meeting live, visit us02web.zoom.us. To listen only, dial 1-877-853-5427. The meeting ID is 861 5593 8700. The password is 910993.

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

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