EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to discuss administrator recruitment

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The three Jefferson County commissioners will discuss recruiting for the county administrator position when they meet at 9 a.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] 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. and will conduct a workshop on the sheriff’s navigator program at 1:30 p.m.

Items on the consent agenda include an agreement with Jefferson Transit to use the Gateway Visitor Center for transit to fast ferry service, and agreements for $25,600 with the North Olympic Salmon Coalition for restoration at the Chimacum confluence; for $191,868 of Department of Children, Youth and Family grant funds with the Kitsap County Public Health District as part of a regional partnership; and for $151,923 with Summit Food Services, LLC for jail inmate food services.

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

Board of Health

The board of health will discuss its public comment protocols when it meets at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

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 join the meeting online, visit https://zoom.us/j/97862703889.

To listen only call 1-253-215-8782 and enter access code 978 6270 3889.

Public comment can be emailed to [email protected] until 5 p.m. Monday.

The board also will hear an update on the COVID-19 pandemic, discuss oversight of the community health improvement plan and hear an update on the reorganization of the board’s membership.

The full agenda is posted at https://www.jefferson countypublichealth.org/545/Board-of-Health.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will consider buying property at 191 Otto St., for $1.37 million for additional office space when they meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Commissioners also will consider finalizing an increase in wastewater/sewer rates.

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

Commissioners will conduct three executive sessions, one to discuss the performance of a public employee and two to discuss potential litigation.

They will consider a cost of living adjustment for non-represented employees as well as buying property at 240 Four Corners Road for $182,000 plus closing costs.

Housing Authority

The Peninsula Housing Authority will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

To join the meeting, visit us02web.zoom.us or dial 253-215-8782 the meeting ID is 858 7666 7623 and the passcode is 899913.

The meeting agenda is posted at https://peninsula pha.org/board-of- commissioners.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will consider adding three paid holidays to the city calendar when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The 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 council also will consider creating the Olympic Gravity Water System transmission line fund for capital projects on the system; waive competitive bidding and award a contract for $245,000 to Interwest Construction, Inc. for the golf course well; authorize up to $250,000 for installation of raw water meters on the Olympic Gravity Water System and approving council committee and liaison assignments.

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


The Port Townsend School Board will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

The meeting will be in the Board Meeting room, 1610 Blaine St.

To attend the meeting online, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/819 78067450. To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 819 7806 7450, no password is needed.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/ptsd/Board.nsf/Public 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Quilcene schools

The Quilcene School Board will discuss transportation updates to the long-range plan when it meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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

The meeting also will stream live; email [email protected] for the meeting link.

The board will discuss the superintendent’s evaluation and discuss the senior class trip.

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

OESD 114

The Olympic Educational Service District 114 board of directors will meet at noon Thursday.

The meeting is at the district office, 105 National Ave. N, Bremerton.

The meeting agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.oesd114.org/about-oesd.

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.

E.J. Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will hear an update on Station 1-2 during a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

To listen only, all 1-872-240-3212 and enter access code 218-890-989.

The full agenda can be viewed at https://www.ejfr. org/wp-content/uploads/ 2021/01/Agenda-1-20-2021.pdf.

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will discuss options for a volunteer coordinator when they meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Station 34, 323 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim

Masks must be worn by anyone attending regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.

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: 868 5240 5153 and password 912707.

The commissioners will also consider allowing Commissioner Nicholas to continue as a volunteer, discuss the strategic plan and consider a provisional job offer.

The full agenda and meeting links are posted at


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

Hood Canal Council

The council will elect new officers for 2022 it meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

To view the meeting visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/94181770043.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 941 8177 0043 and password 324225.

The full agenda is posted at https://hcccwagov.app.box.com/s/b2rdbva oc7r999ymgf2s7baljaky77ka.

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