EYE ON JEFFERSON: Task force to hear about housing codes

The Jefferson County – City of Port Townsend Affordable Housing and Homeless Housing Task Force will hear a presentation on housing codes when it meets at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

To view the meeting live visit https://zoom.us/j/9904 2096649 or 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 webinar ID 990 4209 6649#. Public comments can be emailed to housingtaskforce@co.jefferson.wa.us.

The task force also will hear an update on the Peninsula Housing Authority and discuss a definition for housing.

The full agenda is posted at www.co.jefferson.wa.us.

County commission

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear an update on COVID-19 from Dr. Allison Berry when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday.

To join the meeting go to https://zoom.us/j/9377 7841705.

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 publiccomment @co.jefferson.wa.us will be included in the minutes, but no longer read aloud during the meeting; comments may still be made via Zoom or telephone.

Items on the consent agenda include:

• The award of $1,100,000 in Public Infrastructure Fund grants for the Sims Way Gateway plan and the Quilcene Complete Streets project.

• A request for a public hearing on two emergency ordinances related to land use and building regulations to be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 22.

• A request for a public hearing on redistricting to be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6.

• An agreement to pay $10,000 for training and consulting services for the county intellectual and developmental disability program.

• The acceptance of a grant of $19,321 from the state Office of Public Defense for Blake Representation to provide legal assistance for individuals trying to vacate felony convictions pursuant to State v Blake.

• An agreement with EDC Team Jefferson to use Public Infrastructure Funds to pay for economic development personnel.

• An agreement to contract with Sargent Engineering, Inc. for $21,904 to replace the pit scale at the county transfer station.

• An agreement with Interwest Construction, Inc. for $573,723.61 for pedestrian and bike improvements to state Highway 116 and Cedar Avenue.

• A request to convene the Board of Equalization to hear property tax appeals for 2021.

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

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 921 3956 9969#.

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

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will discuss an agreement with the Port Townsend Paper Company during a workshop meeting 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#.

Written comments received at publiccomment @cityofpt.us more than two hours before the meeting will be attached to the council meeting record; public comments will not be read aloud during the meeting.

The council will also review the 2022 water rates.

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

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will discuss a draft of the revised organizational chart during a workshop meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The commissioners will hear the second reading of the draft 2022 operating budget, capital budget, rates, property tax levy and IDD tax levy in a regular session at 1 p.m.

Access to both meetings is at www.zoom.us or by calling 1-253-215-8782, the meeting ID is 862 6904 3651, password: 911887.

To access either of the meetings, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/862 69043651?pwd=MDlybTZHSmxaRW5BMW1CajdO TUJHUT09.

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

The commissioners will have the first reading of legislative priorities and review the September year to date financial report.

The consent agenda includes Jeffco Hangar Association Lease and Pete Stein/Compass Woodwork, LLC Lease Amendment No. 1.

The full agenda for each meeting is posted at https://portofpt.com/events.

Chimacum schools

The Chimacum School Board will review school improvement plans when it meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

To join the meeting visit https://csd49.zoom.us/j/85 298988868 or dial 1-253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 852 9898 8868.

The board also will review policies on social emotional climate, the superintendent evaluation rubric and freedom of expression.

The full agenda may be viewed at go.boarddocs.com/wa/chimacum/board.nsf/public.

Quilcene schools

The Quilcene School Board will discuss a bond to replace the elementary school, build a career/technical education shop with a physical conditioning space and make field improvements when they meet at 6 p.m. Monday.

The board will meet in Room 9 at 294715 U.S. Highway 101, Quilcene.

The meeting also will stream live; email jsukert@qsd48.org for the meeting link.

The board will discuss the student drop off/pick up area and the modified test to stay memorandum of understanding.

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

The board will also host planning meetings to discuss capital improvements.

One is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center 923 Hazel Point Road, Quilcene. A second will be conducted at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Quilcene First Presbyterian Church 294433 U.S. Highway 101, Quilcene.

OESD 114

The Olympic Educational Service District 114 board of directors will discuss superintendent search planning during an executive session during a special meeting at 10 a.m. Monday.

The board will also discuss personnel matters during a second executive session.

The meeting will be in-person at the district office, 105 National Ave. N., Bremerton.

OESD 114 serves the 15 school districts on the Kitsap and North Olympic peninsulas by delivering educational services that can be more efficiently or economically performed regionally.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will host a department roundtable during a special meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

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.community bydiligent.com/document/8.

Peninsula College

Peninsula College trustees will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The board meets in Room J-47 at the college’s Port Angeles campus, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

Attendees will be expected to wear a mask and complete a health attestation.

The meeting can also be viewed at https://pencol-edu.zoom.us/j/85931397686.

The agenda is expected to be posted at www.pencol.edu/aboutpc/board/agendas 24 hours before the meeting.

Cemetery commission

The Gardiner Community Cemetery commissioners will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday.

The public meeting will be held downstairs in the Gardiner Community Church, 1040 Old Gardiner Road.

The public is invited to attend.

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