EYE ON JEFFERSON: County considers transportation plan

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a hearing prior to considering adoption of the 2021-2026 Six-year Transportation Improvement program 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 comment@co.jefferson.wa.us.

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. Commissioners also will discuss proceeding with the right-of-way acquisition for the Olympic Discovery Trail, Four Corners Road to Anderson Lake State Park segment. They also will continue deliberation on the planning commission’s 2020 Docket of Annual Comprehensive Plan Amendments at 11 a.m. Items on the consent agenda include a deed of right for the Fitzgerald property, affirmation of the recommendations of the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee and a one-year lease extension for use of West End’s Clearwater Annex.

Collaborative panel

The Intergovernmental Collaborative Committee will hear a lecture on community economics from Michael Shuman 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 covidrecoverycomments@co.jefferson.wa.us.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council Ad Hoc Committee on Public Safety and Law Enforcement will discuss the use of force when it meets at 5 p.m. Monday.

To view the meeting live, go to https://cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendas minutesvideos. 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 publiccomment@cityofpt.us.

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will conduct a public hearing on the draft 2021 Operating and Capital Budget during a special business meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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

The consent agenda includes amendment #1 to the Widener contract and the Commander’s Beach House assignment.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will hear a pole attachment fee presentation by the FCS Group and a broadband business planning proposal from CCG Consulting when they meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

To join the special meeting, go to https://jeffpud.my.webex.com/meet/JPUD.

Jefferson Healthcare

Jefferson Healthcare commissioners will conduct a budget hearing when they meet at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. To attend the meeting, dial 509-598-2842. The conference ID number is 613 756 871#. The agenda will be posted at www.jeffersonhealthcare.org/hospital-commission.

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will conduct a special meeting at 9 a.m. Monday.

The fire commissioners will meet in executive session to evaluate the qualifications of an applicant for public employment or to review the performance of public safety personnel.

Call 1-571-317-3122, access code 489-484-701 to listen to the meeting.

Development authority

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Written comment can be submitted to jrutkowski@fortworden.org by 9 a.m. Monday. The agenda will be posted at www.fortworden.org/category/pda-documents.

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will review the proposed 2020-2021 Revenue and Expense Budget at a special workshop at 1 p.m. Tuesday. To view the meeting live, visit us02web.zoom.us or, to listen only, call 1-877-853-5427, meeting ID 859 1471 2255, password 558953.

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

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