EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port Townsend council to consider salary commission

The Port Townsend City Council will consider an ordinance to establish a salary commission when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

To view the meeting live, go to www.cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendas minutesvideos. To join the meeting, go to www.join webinar.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 [email protected].

The council also will consider low-income utility rates, reorganize council committees and advisory boards and consider hiring two seasonal employees.

The full agenda is posted at https://cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendas minutesvideos.

County commission

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear an update on COVID-19 from Dr. Tom Locke 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 comment can be emailed to [email protected] jefferson.wa.us.

Commissioners will meet with the acting county administrator and the chief civil deputy prosecuting attorney in two executive sessions, one to discuss potential litigation and a second to discuss actual litigation.

Although it is not on the agenda, Commissioner Kate Dean said Friday that Mark McCauley, the county central services director who became acting county administrator Friday is expected to be named interim county administrator on Monday. Friday was longtime county administrator Philip Morley’s last day.

Items on the consent agenda includes hearing notices for updates to the animal control code and the parks and recreation code ordinances.

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

Also, this week, the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee will discuss a grant funding request of $6,000 for the Quilcene Fair and Parade. The special meeting will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday. To join the meeting visit https://global.goto meeting.com/join/621 708893. To listen only, dial 1-312-757-3121 and enter access code 621-708-893.

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/tJItfuirrDsiHtHqvwmPW ZmbRmA0Vt4DDKso.

To listen only, dial 1-253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 960 9132 0845#.

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

An archived recording of the meeting will be posted to https://www.dropbox.com/sh/go8wc3wzrrmgakw/ AAAi4qNZ2v yvRJTn06_ 5Nm2qa?dl=0.

Quilcene schools

The Quilcene School Board will discuss its reopening plan when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday.

The board will meet in the multi-purpose room at 294715 U.S. Highway 101. For links to the online meeting, email Jami Sukert at [email protected].

The board will continue its bond/levy discussion and review its strategic plan.

The agenda is posted at www.qsd48.org/district/ 1216-Board-Agenda.html.

Port Townsend schools

The Port Townsend School Board will discuss the alternative learning experience program when it meets in special session at 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

The board also will conduct its scheduled work/study meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

To join either meeting visit https://us02web.zoom.us and enter meeting ID 812 0743 5745 and password WUNtc1p0UDFGc3V 5bE9zQlpmNjJEUT09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 812 0743 5745 and passcode 768933#.

The meeting agendas will be posted at https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/ptsd/Board.nsf/Public 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will consider a request from the Intergovernmental Collaborative Group that the district assist in funding the Economic Development Council at a regular board meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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

The full agenda and meeting packet is available at https://jeffpud.communitybydiligent.com/document/6.

E. Jefferson Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will conduct a workshop on standards of coverage and the district’s strategic plan during a special meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

To join the meeting, visit https://global.goto meeting.com/join/316757237.

To listen only, call 1-872-240-3212 and enter access code 316-757-237.

Strait ERN

The Strait of Juan de Fuca Ecosystem Recovery Network will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday.

The meeting links and agenda were not available as of Saturday morning.

The Strait ERN is one of the Puget Sound Partnership’s Local Integrating Organizations working to implement the Action Agenda for Puget Sound protection and recovery.

It includes all of the tribes and local jurisdictions, and most of the non-governmental organizations, educational institutions and key business groups with interest in the Strait Action Area, which extends from Cape Flattery near Neah Bay east to Point Wilson in Port Townsend, said coordinator John Cambalik.

For information on the Puget Sound Partnership and the Puget Sound Action Agenda, see www.psp.wa.gov. For more on the Strait ERN, see www.straiternlio.org.

To contact Cambalik, email [email protected] ernlio.org.

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will meet a 1 p.m. Tuesday.

To view the meeting live, visit us02web.zoom.us; meeting ID 861 5593 8700, password Uy82V21yM kNwS3VqU0ZlU01H RyszQT09. To listen only, dial 1-877-853-5427 and enter meeting ID: 861 5593 8700 and password: 910993.

The agenda is posted at https://ccfd3.org/about-the-district/board-of- commissioners/board- agendas-and-minutes.

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

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