EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to hear update on COVID-19

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear an update from Dr. Tom Locke, public health officer, 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 before 9 a.m.

They will hear an update on the general fund six-year financial model and mid-biennium review.

On the consent agenda:

• An agreement concerning tobacco, vapor product and marijuana prevention between Jefferson County Public Health and Kitsap County Public Health in the amount of $42,244.

• An increase in the employee assistance program services rate from $1.76 to $1.81 per employee per month from November to Oct. 31, 2022.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will consider a contract with Jacobs Engineering Inc., for the design of the Gaines Street Lift Station upgrade and corrosion mitigation project when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

The meeting will be live-streamed at 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 enter access code 942-105-283#.

Written public comment can be emailed to public comment@cityofpt.us.

It also will consider an amendment to the Water Street Project Interlocal Agreement with the Jefferson County Public Utility District for the installation of a tree lighting electrical system.

It will consider reconciling some funds in the budget with the city code.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will consider an interlocal agreement with JeffCom when they meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

To join the meeting, go to https://jeffpud.my.webex.com/meet/JPUD and follow the instructions, or call 360-379-5833. Use *6 to unmute during public comment.

Commissioners also will discuss a draft budget.

Conservation District

Jefferson Conservation District commissioners will consider contracts for cost share funds when it meets at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

To join the meeting, call 1-877-568-4106 and enter access code 505-794-981.

Public comments can be made via email at info@ jeffersoncd.org

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will discuss service delivery metrics when they meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

To access the meeting via Zoom, go to https://tinyurl.com/PDN-district3 or call 1-877-853-5247. The meeting ID is 875 0351 6061. The password is 800633.

Commissioners also will hear an update on administration of district policies.

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

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