EYE ON JEFFERSON: Temporary homeless facilities topic of hearing

Government meetings across Jefferson County

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on interim zoning regulations for the siting, establishment and operation of temporary homeless facilities in unincorporated areas of the county during a meeting that will begin 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 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.

The commissioners will hear an update on COVID-19 from Dr. Allison Berry at 9:45 a.m., conduct the puiblic hearing and then consider adopting the 2022-2023 biennial budget at 10:30 a.m. and meet in executive session at 1:30 p.m. to discuss potential litigation.

Items on the consent agenda include an application for fish barrier removal grant funding to replace several culverts, an agreement for the Rick Tollefson Memorial Trail – Ball Field connection project, collective bargaining agreements for for several county departments, an amendment to Phase IV of the Hood Canal regional pollution identification and correction program and an amendment to phase I of the Hoh River master plan.

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

Climate Action

The city of Port Townsend/Jefferson County Climate Action Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

To join the zoom meeting, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81878616172?pwd=bTlENEJsNnRXVDNLanVhaCtOZDhHUT09. To listen only, call 253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 831 7456 0259 and passcode 599606.

The full agenda can be viewed at https://www.co.jefferson.wa.us/637/Climate-Action-Committee.

Joint Oversight

The Jefferson County and City of Port Townsend Joint Oversight Board on Affordable Housing and Homeless Housing will hear an update on fund 148 and fund 149 during a meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

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 join the meeting go to https://zoom.us/j/91098454388.

To listen only call 1-253-215-8782 and enter access code 910 9845 4388#.

For the full agenda visit www.co.jefferson.wa.us and follow the link under “Quick Links: Videos of Meetings-Streaming Live.”

Board of Health

The Jefferson County Board of Health will hear an update on the COVID-19 pandemic, including the omicron variant, when it meets at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

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 join the meeting online, visit https://zoom.us/j/97862703889. To listen only call 1-253-215-8782 and enter access code 978 6270 3889. Public comment can be emailed to [email protected] jefferson.wa.us until 5 p.m. Wednesday.

The board also will discuss the community health improvement plan, the accessible community advisory committee and the septic system repair and replacement cost share program.

The full agenda is posted at https://www.jefferson countypublichealth.org/ 545/Board-of-Health.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will consider authorizing the city manager to execute a grant agreement with the state of Washington for the Evans Vista housing project when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

To view the meeting live, go to www.cityofpt.us/city council/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 continue actions related to water service agreements with Port Townsend Paper Corp.

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

Quilcene schools

The Quilcene School Board will conduct its annual organizational meeting when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday.

The board will meet in the Board Room at 294715 U.S. Highway 101, Quilcene. The meeting will also stream live; email [email protected] for the meeting link.

The agenda is expected to be posted at www.qsd48.org/district/1216-Board- Agenda.html 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Peninsula College

Peninsula College trustees will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday in room J-47 at the college, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

Members of the public attending in person will be expected to wear a mask and complete a health attestation upon arrival.

The meeting can also be viewed at https://pen col-edu.zoom.us/j/8593 1397686. Written comment may be submitted to [email protected] until 5 p.m. Monday.

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

OESD 114

The Olympic Educational Service District 114 board of directors will discuss its superintendent search during a special meeting at 1 p.m. Monday.

To join the Zoom meeting, visit https://zoom.us/j/244562383?pwd=OHlXUk5KTjlKSkxqNS9EVWFtRC96QT09.

To join the audio-only meeting call 669 900 6833 and enter meeting ID 244 562 383 and password 372604.

The meeting agenda is posted at https://www.oesd114.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/FINAL-Special-Session-Agenda-December-13-2021-Superintendent-Search.pdf.

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.

Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will discuss the clean energy implementation plan at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

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

The commissioners will discuss sewer rates, annual meeting requirements and succession planning; they are also expected to approve volumes 2 and 3 of the water system plan.

The full agenda and meeting packet is available at https://jeffpud.communitybydiligent.com/document/8269.

Citizen Advisory Board

The Jefferson County Public Utility District’s Citizen Advisory Board will elect officers for 2022 when they meet at 2 p.m. Monday.

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

The board will also hear an update on the PUD Board of Commissioners from Ken Collins and a general manager report from Ken Streatt.

E. J. Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will consider the transfer of $2 million from cash funds to investment funds during a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The fire commissioners also will hear reports from local 2032 and the firefighters’ association; hear updates on Station 1-2 and the strategic plan; hear a liaison report on the interlocal agreement with Port Ludlow Fire Rescue; and discuss EMS equipment.

To join the meeting, visit https://global.gotomeeting. com/join/612159397. To listen only, all 1-646-749-3122 and enter access code 612-159-397.

The full agenda can be viewed at https://www.ejfr.org/wp-content/uploads /2021/12/Agenda-12-15-2021.pdf.

Housing Authority

The Peninsula Housing Authority will discuss, in executive session, the evaluation of the executive director when they meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

To join the meeting, visit http://us02web.zoom.us or dial 253-215-8782 the meeting ID is 835 9593 2586 and the passcode is 768986.

The full agenda is posted at https://peninsulapha.org/board-of-commissioners.

Hood Canal Council

The council will hear an update on the strategic plan when it meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

To view the meeting visit https://zoom.us/j/9801 3685576. To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 980 1368 5576 and passcode 232872.

The full agenda is posted at https://hcccwagov.app.box.com/s/vchwtrvqx8w 0wnt6yhqp3reixq08z5xz.

The Hood Canal Coordinating Council is a watershed-based council of governments consisting of Jefferson, Kitsap and Mason Counties and the Port Gamble S’Klallam and Skokomish tribes.

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