EYE ON JEFFERSON: County grant to PDA under consideration

The Jefferson County commissioners will consider a grant rather than a loan to the Fort Worden Public Development Authority at a meeting that will begin at 9 a.m. Monday.

To join the live Zoom meeting, go to https://zoom.us/j/93777841705. To watch the proceedings live with no participation, go to www.co.jefferson.wa.us and follow the links under “Quick links,” “Videos of Meetings,” and click on “Streaming Live.” For audio only, call 1-253-215-8782 and use webinar ID: 937-7784-1705#.

The PDA had asked for the county’s assistance in guaranteeing $378,000 in loans to refinance debt and resume full operations. Staff is recommending that a grant be provided instead of a loan, because of difficulties in providing a loan to the PDA. The issue will be discussed during the commissioners’ briefing session at 1:30 p.m.

Dr. Allison Berry, Jefferson County public health officer, will provide an update on COVID-19 at 9:45 a.m.

At 10:30 a.m., commissioners will open bids for the state Highway 116 and Cedar Avenue Pedestrian-Bike Improvement Project. The engineer’s estimate for the state-funded project is $526,130.

Redistricting meeting

The Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners, the Port of Port Townsend and the Jefferson County Public Utility District will discuss redistricting alternatives during a joint special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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 [email protected] jefferson.wa.us before noon Tuesday.

Development authority board

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board will consider a contingent grant agreement with Jefferson County when it meets at 5 p.m. Thursday.

To join the meeting, go to https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89341565675?pwd=a093NkxOOWdqdGtnNFBobHNrOWtLUT09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 then enter the meeting ID 893 4156 5675 and password 773514.

Written comment, on agenda items only, may be submitted in advance to [email protected]g.

The full agenda is posted at https://fortworden.org/category/pda-documents.

Port Townsend city

A hearing examiner hearing on the proposed Hazelwood short plat with partial vacation of Sherman Street is planned at 9 a.m. Monday.

No city council meeting was posted on the city website as of Saturday.

To join the hearing, go to http://joinwebinar.com and enter webinar ID 578-066-435. To listen only, call 360-390-5064, Ext. 1, and use access code 942-105-283#. To listen only by live stream, go to https://cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendas minutesvideos. Submit public comment emails to be included in the meeting record to [email protected]

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will conduct a public hearing on the 2022 budget at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

To access the meeting, visithttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/86269043651?pwd=MDlybTZHSmxaRW5BMW1CajdOTUJHUT09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID is 862 6904 3651 and password 911887.

The commissioners will also discuss the next steps in Quilcene.

The consent agenda includes a new lease for the Marina Cafe and an out-of-state travel authorization.

Chimacum schools

The Chimacum School Board will review the draft social emotional climate policy when it meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the library at the Chimacum Junior/Senior High School, 91 West Valley Road, and on Zoom.

To join the meeting visit csd49.zoom.us/j/89674638156 or dial 1-253-215-8782, meeting ID: 896 7463 8156.

The full agenda may be viewed at go.boarddocs.com/wa/chimacum/board.nsf/public.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will discuss broadband during a special meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

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

Commissioners will consider fiber bid selection and review and see a presentation on the draft strategic plan.

The full agenda and meeting packet is available at https://jeffpud. communitybydiligent.com/document/8167.

Jefferson Healthcare

Jefferson Healthcare commissioners will conduct a 2022 budget hearing when they meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

To attend the meeting, dial 509-598-2842. The conference ID number is 3836822973#.

The full agenda can be viewed at https://jefferson healthcare.org/hospital-commission.

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will conduct a budget workshop during a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

To join the budget workshop, visit https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/933857613.

To listen only, call 1-872-240-3212 and enter access code 933-857-613.

The commissioners will also meet in a regular session at 7 p.m.

To join the regular meeting, visit https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/583341389.

To listen only, call 1-571-317-3122 and enter access code 583-341-389.

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will review the 2021-2022 revenue and expense budget during a special meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Station 34, 323 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim

To view the meeting live, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84779647748?pwd=TUZBYm16QmcyaUs4NE9uWDRQM2l1QT09.

To listen only, dial 1-877-853-5427 then enter meeting ID: 847 7964 7748 and password 838218.

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

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