EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port Townsend council to consider pot shop zoning

The Port Townsend City Council will conduct a public hearing on Ordinance 3158, which would amend zoning regulations and standards for medical and recreational marijuana sales, when it meets Monday.

The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at historic City Hall, 540 Water St.

Council members also will consider approving emergency repairs of the boilers at Mountain View Commons after the pressure relief valve on the water heater failed and allowed water into the boiler room.

Expenses are estimated at $27,000 for parts and about $13,000 for labor.

The council also will consider a preliminary budget for 2017 and five-year capital improvement plan.

It will consider a 1 percent increase for 2017 property tax levies and an approximate 6.67 percent increase in the emergency medical services levy.

The council will consider a draft legislative agenda for 2017.

Other city committee meetings, which are in conference rooms at City Hall at 250 Madison St. unless otherwise noted, are:

• Civil Service Commission — 3 p.m. Wednesday, second-floor conference room.

• Lodging Tax Advisory Committee — 3 p.m. Thursday, third-floor conference room.

City offices will be closed Friday for Veterans Day.

County commissioners

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider adoption of the Jefferson County-City of Port Townsend All-Hazards Mitigation Plan (2016) when they meet Monday.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in commissioners’ chambers at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

Items on the consent agenda include:

• Scheduling a hearing for 10 a.m. Nov. 21 on setting ad valorem tax levies.

• An agreement regarding the Quimper Wildlife Corridor Addition for $30,814.

• An agreement for the Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee for $73,000.

• Acceptance of a number of resignations on county boards and councils.

Port Townsend ­Planning Commission

The Port Townsend Planning Commission will consider a proposed text amendment on crop production in commercial zones when it meets Thursday.

The meeting will begin 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at historic City Hall, 540 Water St.

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will review 2016 financial highlights when they meet in regular session Wednesday.

The regular session will begin at 1 p.m. in chambers, 333 Benedict St.

It will be preceded by a public workshop at 9:30 a.m. to discuss retreat topics and potential dates.

Chimacum School Board

The Chimacum School Board will vote on a resolution to reduce its maintenance and operations levy from $3,255,000 approved by voters in 2014 to $3,175,954 as required by state code when it meets Wednesday.

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Chimacum High School, 91 West Valley Road.

The reduction would be $79,046.

Also on the agenda is a presentation from the superintendent about a maintenance and operations levy in February.

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