EYE ON JEFFERSON: PUD commissioners to hear 2020 draft budget

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will consider a draft of the 2020 budget when they meet at 5 p.m. Monday.

The meeting will be in the Jefferson Transit board room at 63 Four Corners Road. Public comment will be taken on the draft budget proposal.

Other action items include the bid award for the 310 Four Corners Road construction and the financial policy review.

Jefferson County

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear third quarter budget appropriations and extensions when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday.

The meeting will be in commissioners’ chambers at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

Items on the consent agenda include an agreement that relates to the Undie Road relocation project with a Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP) funding match. The road is located on the north bank of the Bogachiel River, which slid into the river and disconnected access to homes, U.S. Forest Service trailheads and the Olympic National Park.

The county relocated Undie Road to higher ground in 2016 as an emergency projected funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The agreement commits state Department of Transportation toll credits of $312,422, a 13.5 percent match, for the FLAP funds.

The consent agenda also includes $237,620 for a site improvement at the Jefferson County Transfer Station, and it contains an additional $354,595 for prevention programs related to drugs and alcohol for children up to 18 and adults ages 18-25.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will conduct a public hearing on street lighting standards when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

The meeting will be in council chambers at historic City Hall, 540 Water St.

The council will hear the second reading of a new section to its nuisance code that would include the feeding of wildlife.

Under new business, the council will hear a resolution to authorize the city manager to submit loan and grant applications for funding the final design and construction of the sewer outfall.

There also will be a briefing on the closure of Adams Street.

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

• Planning Commission, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Peninsula College

Peninsula College trustees will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday. They will meet in the Cornaby Center on the Peninsula College Port Angeles campus at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

The trustees will hear standing reports from department leaders.

Chimacum schools

The Chimacum School Board will review policies concerning the electoral system, enrollment, student records, and student fees, fines or charges when it meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The meeting will be at Chimacum High School, 91 West Valley Road.

The board will consider adopting advanced-placement history curriculum for 10th through 12th grades, and it will hear from Dr. Denise Banker with the Empowered Teens Coalition for an update on Chimacum prevention activities.

Superintendent Rick Thompson will present his plan to transition from one school board to the next as three contested seats are on the Nov. 5 general election ballot.

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will host both a workshop and a regular meeting 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. An agenda was not available Friday.

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