EYE ON JEFFERSON: County hearing set on land for housing project

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a proposal to use county land for a housing project at 10:30 a.m. Monday.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in commissioners’ chambers at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

Commissioners will conduct a hearing on a proposed ordinance amending the county code to regulate the disposition of property for public benefit.

Olympic Community Action Programs has proposed building a 44-unit affordable housing facility on county land.

Commissioners will hold another public hearing on conservation futures funding.

This hearing will be 10 a.m. It will concern proposed projects that include an addition to the Quimper Wildlife Corridor, Dosewallips River Lazy C Phase 1, Quilcene headwaters to the bay and an addition to the Tarboo Forest.

Commissioners plan two executive sessions form 10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on negotiations and on actual litigation.

Items on the consent agenda include:

• A $25,000 agreement for phase one of an environmental site assessment and cultural resources study of county property near the intersection of 27th Street and Discovery Road.

• A $1,400 agreement for breast, cervical and colon health program services.

• An interlocal agreement for $20,000 — for a total of $43,369 — for a school-based health clinic at Quilcene School District.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will consider approving an ordinance concerning development regulations within the Rainier Street Subarea after a public hearing when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

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

The council also will consider adopting the city’s 2019 Water System Plan.

On the consent agenda are:

• An agreement with Epic Land Solutions and Inegra Reality Resources to provide on-call appraisal review services.

• A public works contract for the 2019 sewer maintenance hole replacement.

• A memorandum of understanding with the state Department of Transportation for bike automatic counters for Sims Way.

• A letter expressing concerns about aerial spraying of glyphosate.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will consider eliminating the net meter application fee when they meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The meeting will be at 63 Four Corners Road.

The net meter application fee is $100 now.

Commissioners also will hear the additional data they requested on the proposed fourth tier water rate.

They will consider a four-year work plan and proposals for an energy efficiency incentive program.

Development authority

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority executive committee will consider grant agreements with the state Heritage Capital Program and the Building for the Arts when it meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

The meeting will be in Room B of Building 210.

The panel also will discuss major construction projects.

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will discuss a district statement on the proposed medication-assisted facility in Sequim when they meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Commissioners will meet at 323 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.

They also will discuss chief officer compensation, sick leave, restricted duty and employment of relatives.

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

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