EYE ON JEFFERSON: PDA, Miller Peninsula on state parks board agenda at Fort Worden

Government meetings throughout the county

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will consider a lease amendment with the Fort Worden Public Development Authority and hear an update on long-range planning at Miller Peninsula State Park property when it meets at Fort Worden State Park from 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Thursday.

The meeting is in the Commons conference space, 200 Battery Way. Those who attend in person will be required to comply with state law concerning personal protective equipment and if sick they can’t attend.

To join the meeting online, register at www.tinyurl.com/PDN-State-Parks, the event password is [email protected] To attend by telephone, call 206-207-1700 and enter access code 2466 589 4530.

The meeting also will stream on TVW at https://tvw.org/video/washington-state-parks-and-recreation-commission -2022011231/?eventID=2022011231.

Public comment was taken in writing up until Friday. Commissioners also will conduct a work session with staff from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday in the same place.

The commissioners will tour Fort Worden at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and Mystery Bay and Fort Flagler at 9 a.m. Friday. The public is welcome to attend the tours but must provide their own transportation.

The commissioners also will conduct a work session in the Commons from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday; the session is open to the public, but no public comment will be allowed.

The full agendas and meeting links are posted at https://www.parks.wa.gov/154/Commission-meetings-agendas.

County commission

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a workshop regarding solid waste facility replacement when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday.

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., conduct a hearing about inactivating road improvement funds 202-000-030 and 602-000-010 at 10:30 a.m., hear updates from elected officials and department directors at noon and consider adopting the ninth temporary county policy on the emergency response to COVID-19.

Items on the consent agenda include a call for bids for culvert replacement under Thorndyke Road, a contract for $2,977,715 with Skookum Contract Services for recycling services, an agreement for up to $644,535 for Otak, Inc. for the Olympic Discovery Trail – Anderson Lake connection project and an amendment to the agreement with the Greg Pushman Company for an additional $5,500 for executive search 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.”

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will consider delegation of authority to the executive director when they meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

To access the meeting, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86269043651?pwd=MDlybTZHSmxaRW5BMW1CajdOTUJHUT09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID is 862 6904 3651 and password 911887.

The commissioners will consider a resolution delegating authority to the executive director and discuss future agenda topics for 2022.

The full agenda is posted at https://portofpt.com/event/jan-26-commission-meeting.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will hear several presentations during a special meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

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

The presentations will cover the Cross Connection Control Program, the Risk and Resilience and Emergency Response Plan and an update on broadband.

The full agenda and meeting packet is available at https://jeffpud.communitybydiligent.com/document/9038.

Jefferson Transit Authority

The Board of Jefferson Transit Authority board will reorganize during a special meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87246032380.

To listen dial 853-548-0282 and enter webinar ID 872 4603-2380.

Public comments can be emailed to [email protected] and will be read aloud during the meeting.

The board also will consider a resolution authorizing the general manager to enter into an agreement with the county for the use of the Gateway Visitor Center as a stop on the Kingston Express route.

The full agenda is posted at https://jefferson transit.com/public-meeting-notice-page.

Chimacum schools

The Chimacum School Board will consider a five-district redistricting plan when it meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The board will meet in the library of the Junior/Senior High School, 91 West Valley Road, Chimacum.

To join the meeting visit https://csd49.zoom.us/j/88337124484 or dial 1-253-215-8782, meeting ID: 883 3712 4484. The agenda is posted at go.boarddocs.com/wa/chimacum/board.nsf/public.

Public Development Authority

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board will consider amendments to the concession agreements and Maker’s Square lease agreements during a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

To join the meeting, go to https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82993334673?pwd=RmY1V0hTeEcvN2JNZ004eDFmR0tGQT09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 then enter the meeting ID 829 9333 4673 and password 354031.

Written comment can be submitted in advance to [email protected].

The full agenda is posted at https://fortworden.org/category/pda-documents.

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