EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to hear about housing programs

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear a briefing about Peninsula Housing Authority programs at 1:30 p.m. Monday after the meeting begins at 9 a.m.

To join the meeting go to https://zoom.us/j/937778 41705. 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 publiccomment@co. jefferson.wa.us will be included in the minutes, but no longer read aloud during the meeting; comments may still be made via Zoom or telephone.

At 9:45 a.m. will be an update on the COVID-19 pandemic from Dr. Allison Berry.

An executive session is set for 10:30 a.m. to evaluate applicants for public employment.

Also at the briefing session at 1:30 p.m. will be information about seeking to purchase property in the Big Quilcene River floodplain.

Items on the consent agenda include pedestrian improvements on state Highway 19, funding for court appointed special advocates and employment services from Cascade Community Connections.

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

Association of counties

The Washington State Association of Counties will hear a weekly update on COVID-19 when they meet at noon Monday.

Both Clallam and Jefferson counties will participate.

To attend the meeting, register with the association at https://wsac-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJItfuirrD siHtHqvwmPWZmbRmA 0Vt4DDKso.

To listen only, dial 1-253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 921 3956 9969#.

The association will also discuss current and emerging issues facing counties across the state.

Housing Task Force

The Jefferson County – City of Port Townsend Affordable Housing and Homeless Housing Task Force will hear an update on 2021/2022 requests for proposals when they meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

To join the meeting visit https://zoom.us/j/990420 96649. 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 webinar ID 990 4209 6649#.

Public comments can be emailed to housingtask force@co.jefferson.wa.us.

The full agenda is posted at www.co.jefferson.wa.us.

Board of Health

The board of health will meet 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 listen only call 1-571-317-3122 and enter access code 483-306-037.

Public comment can be emailed to boh@co.jefferson.wa.us.

The agenda was not available by Saturday. It is expected to be posted at https://www.jeffersoncounty publichealth.org/545/Board- of-Health.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will discuss proposed 2022 budget priorities when it meets in a workshop at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

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

To view the meeting live, go to www.cityofpt.us/city council/page/agendas minutesvideos.

To join the meeting, go to www.joinwebinar.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.

The council also will review the American Rescue Plan Act.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will hear a presentation on the 2022 draft budget during a special meeting at noon Tuesday.

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

The full agenda and meeting packet is available at https://jeffpud.community bydiligent.com/document/ 7802.

Quilcene schools

The Quilcene School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday.

The board will meet in Room 9 at 294715 U.S. Highway 101. The meeting will also stream live; email jsukert@qsd48.org for the meeting link.

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

Port Townsend schools

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

No agenda was available as of Friday evening, it is expected to be posted at https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/ptsd/Board.nsf/Public 24 hours prior to the meeting.

OESD 114

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

To join the audio-only meeting call 669 900 6833 and enter meeting ID 244 562 383 and 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.

E. Jefferson Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will conduct a budget workshop during a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The fire commissioners will also hear updates on Station 1-2 and on JeffCom.

To join the meeting, visit https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/531875717.

To listen only, all 1-872-240-3212 and enter access code 531-875-717.

The full agenda can be viewed at https://www.ejfr.org/wp-content/uploads/ 2021/09/Agenda-9-15-2021.pdf.

Housing Authority

The Peninsula Housing Authority will consider approval of the remote work policy when they meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

To join the meeting, visit us02web.zoom.us or dial 253-215-8782 the meeting ID is 863 9323 1890 and the passcode is 277441.

The full agenda is posted at https://peninsulapha.org/board-of-commissioners.

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