EYE ON JEFFERSON: COVID-19 update on Jefferson County agenda

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear an update on COVID-19 from Dr. Tom Locke, county health officer, when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday.

To view this meeting live go to www.co.jefferson.wa.us. To listen call 1-646-749-3122 and enter access code 661-198-069#.

At 10:30 a.m., commissioners will conduct a hearing on Conservation Futures funding projects for 2020.

Proposed projects include Arlandia, Carleson Chimacum Creek operations and maintenance (O&M), Duckabush Floodplain O&M, Hannan Farm, Quilcene Headwaters to Bay Preservation (2020), Ruby Ranch Preservation (2020), Snow Creek Watershed O&M, Upper Tarboo wetlands acquisition and restoration.

At a 1:30 p.m. briefing, commissioners will discuss COVID-19 county coordination.

The consent agenda includes approving a contract with Elections Service and Software, LLC for mail ballot verifier.

The cost of $153,422 will be borne by a federal grant.

Board of Health

The Jefferson County Board of Health will hear an update on the application to enter Phase 3 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 listen only dial 1-571-317-3122. The access code is 485-306-037.

The board will consider a draft policy extending onsite septic system permits during the COVID-19 emergency.

The board also will be updated on COVID-19 activity and response.

It will discuss local compliance with wearing face masks and plans for reopening public schools.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will discuss how it should prepare a request for proposals for management of the Port Townsend Golf Club when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

The workshop will be livestreamed at https://cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendasminutesvideos. The public can join the meeting at http://joinwebinar.com. The webinar ID is 578-066-435. To listen only, call 360-390-5064. The access code is 942-105-283#.

Public comment can be submitted to public [email protected]

No action is expected to be taken.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will hear a rate setting presentation when they meet at 10 a.m. Monday.

To join the special meeting, go to https://jeffpud.my.webex.com/meet/JPUD or call 408-418-9388. The access code is 628 345 788 #. Hit # again when prompted for an additional ID number.

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will meet virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

To hear it, call 1-312-757-3121. The access coded is 371-962-733.

Housing Authority

The Peninsula Housing Authority board will review a statement on Black Lives Matter at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Viewing options and call-in instructions for the virtual meeting will be posted at www.peninsula pha.org.

Other agenda items include a director’s report and a resolution to approve an accounts receivable collection write-off.

Peninsula Housing Authority serves both Clallam and Jefferson counties.

No agenda was available as of Saturday.

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