EYE ON JEFFERSON: County considers tax to fund affordable housing

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider implementing a sales and use tax to fund affordable housing 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 public [email protected]

Commissioners will hear an update on COVID-19 from Dr Tome Locke at 9:45 a.m., consider authorizing county employees to use accrued sick time to self-isolate for 14 days after travel and hear a briefing from the Jefferson County Foundation and United Good Neighbors concerning their support of Jefferson County communities.

Items on the consent agenda include a resolution to transfer Four Corners Pit to Jefferson Public Utility District in exchange for a trail easement, a temporary closure of Beausite Lake Road, acquisition and design of the Dosewallips River power lines, tobacco and vapor prevention funding and an application for a Federal Land Access Program grant for new culvert and bridge on Oil City Road.

Other committee meetings this week include:

• The Public Infrastructure Fund Board will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

To view this meeting live go to www.co.jefferson.wa.us and follow the links under “Quick Links: Videos of Meetings-Streaming Live” or listen only by dialing: 1-571-317-3122 and enter access code 921-105-325#

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will hear a 2021 legislative review from Insight Strategic Partners and discuss the legislative agenda during a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Access to both meetings is at www.zoom.us or by calling 1-253-215-8782, the meeting ID is 862 6904 3651, password: 911887.

The commissioners will hear a presentation by United Good Neighbors of Jefferson County, hear an update on COVID-19 and review the Intergovernmental Collaborative Committee’s draft plan.

Chimacum School

The Chimacum School Board will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Monday.

The agenda will be posted at www.csd49.org.

Development authority

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board is expected to accept $350,000 from the Fort Worden Foundation and to authorize an application for a $214,000 grant anticipation note from Kitsap Bank when it meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

To join the meeting, go to www.zoom.us or call 1-253-215-8782. The meeting ID is 995 7683 6676. The password is 291917.

Written comment can be submitted to [email protected] by 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Educational Service District

Olympic Educational Service District 114 will consider and select a candidate to fill an unexpired term in District 1 (South Kitsap) when they meet at 1 p.m. Monday.

To listen to the meeting dial 1-669-900-6833, meeting ID: 244 562 383, password: 372604.

OESD 114 serves the 15 school districts on the Kitsap and North Olympic peninsulas by delivering educational services that can be more efficiently or economically performed regionally.

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