EYE ON JEFFERSON: County commissioners to review homeless project, school bond

Government meetings in Jefferson County

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider supporting the Quilcene School District capital bond measure set for the April 26 ballot and the Caswell-Brown Village Phase 2A homeless encampment project at a meeting that will begin at 9 a.m. Monday.

To join the meeting go to https://zoom.us/j/93777841705.

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 1-253-215-8782 and enter access code 937-7784-1705#.

Public comments emailed to jeffbocc@co.jefferson.wa.us will be included in the minutes, but no longer read aloud during the meeting; comments may still be made via Zoom or telephone.

The commissioners will hear an update on COVID-19 from Dr. Allison Berry at 9:45 a.m.

At 1:30 p.m., they will consider a draft letter inviting the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe to participate in the 40th anniversary of the Old Time Chautauqua during the 2022 Rhododendron Festival May 20-22. The letter also would be sent to the Quileute and Quinault nations and the Makah and Lower Elwha Klallam tribes, as well as the Port Gamble Tribe and others.

Items on the consent agenda include approval of amendments to the first quarter budget, an agreement with the Quilcene School District for $5,701 to provide HIV education for the 2021-2022 school year, an amendment to the agreement with People First of Washington for an additional $3,750 services for March through June 2022 and an agreement with Mark McCauley, the new county administrator for a salary of $160,000 per year.

The full agenda can be viewed at www.co.jefferson.wa.us by following the link under “Quick Links: Videos of Meetings-Streaming Live.”

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

Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners are scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

To join the meeting, go to www.zoom.us/my/jeffco pud or call 833-548-0282, meeting ID 4359992575#.

The full agenda and meeting packet is expected to be posted at https://jeffpud.communitybydiligent.com/Portal/MeetingTypeList.aspx.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting will be in council chambers at historic City Hall, 540 Water St.

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#.

Written comments received at publiccomment @cityofpt.us more than two hours before the meeting will be attached to the council meeting record; public comments will not be read aloud during the meeting.

The meeting agenda is expected to be posted at https://cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendasminutesvideos.

Quilcene schools

The Quilcene School Board is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The board will meet in Room 9 at 294715 U.S. Highway 101, Quilcene.

The meeting will also stream live; email jsukert@qsd48.org for the meeting link.

The agenda is expected to be posted at www.qsd48.org/district/1216-Board-Agenda.html 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will discuss the 2021 financial report from the state auditor’s office when they meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is at Station 34, 323 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim

To view the meeting live, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86852405153?pwd=QjZOVzdGQWptcFpvcUc1dmFLTE5zdz09.

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

The commissioners will also discuss volunteer reimbursement for first quarter 2022, thermal imaging cameras, cardiac monitors and the fire inspector contract.

The the full agenda is posted at https://ccfd3.org/about-the-district/board-of-commissioners/board-agendas-and-minutes.

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

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