EYE ON JEFFERSON: Wooden tent law under consideration

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear an update on a possible ordinance to allow “wooden tent” developments to house those without shelter when they meet at they meet at 9 a.m. Monday..

To join the meeting go to https://zoom.us/j/93777 841705. 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 public [email protected] 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 also will hear an update on COVID-19 from Dr. Tom Locke, discuss and possibly act on 2021 funding recommendations from the Conservation Futures Citizen Oversight Committee and hear an update on zoning regulations for temporary homeless facilities.

They will hear a report on the county’s first-quarter income from the Department of Natural Resources

Items on the consent agenda include payments for corrections sergeant exam, $950; Dosewallips River powerline acquisition, $10,900 — project total $105,805; accessible community projects, $4,140; permitting for the Port Hadlock sewer, $36,063; and playground design, $57,630.

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

Hadlock sewer project

The Jefferson County commissioners will hear a presentation on the Port Hadlock sewer project from Jefferson County Public Utility District during a special meeting 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 full agenda and meeting packet is available at https://jeffpud.community bydiligent.com/document/7033.

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/tJItfuirrD siHtHqvwmPWZmbRmA 0Vt4DDKso. 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/AAAi4q NZ 2vyvRJTn06_5Nm2qa ?dl=0.

Joint Oversight Board

The Jefferson County and city of Port Townsend Joint Oversight Board on Affordable Housing and Homeless Housing will discuss a proposal to open an encampment for the homeless on Cape George Road during a meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

The agenda and meeting links were not available Saturday morning.

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

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will consider authorizing the city manager to execute an interlocal agreement for economic development with Jefferson County, the Port of Port Townsend, Jefferson County Public Utilities District and Economic Development Council Team Jefferson when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

To view the meeting live, go to www.cityofpt.us/city council/page/agendasminutesvideos. 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 proposed changes to operating hours for the municipal offices.

Finance committee

The Port Townsend city council finance and budget committee will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

To view the meeting live, go to www.cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendasminutesvideos. To join the meeting, go to www.joinwebinar.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 committee will discuss the 2022 budget calendar, conduct a mid-year review of the 2021 equipment rental and replacement program, consider preliminary requests for the 2022 equipment rental and replacement program and discuss overhead cost allocations for the 2022 general fund.

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will discuss updates to the 2021 capital plan during a regular session at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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

The commissioners will also hear a special presentation on pyrolysis from Tetra Tech. The consent agenda includes a lease agreement with the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding and the grant application for the boat haven linear dock.

The full agenda and meeting packet can be viewed at https://portofpt.com/wp-content/uploads/ 202 10623-CommMtg-Packet.pdf.

Chimacum schools

The Chimacum School Board will meet in executive session at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday before its regular meeting at 6 p.m.

The full agenda and meeting links are expected to be posted Monday at go.boarddocs.com/wa/ chimacum/board.nsf/public.

Jefferson Healthcare

Jefferson Healthcare hospital commissioners will hear a presentation, “Working Together for the Future of Health Care,” from Cassie Sauer, president and CEO of the Washington State Hospital Association, when they meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

To attend the meeting, dial 509-598-2842. The conference ID number is 383682973#.

The full agenda can be views at https://jefferson healthcare.org/hospital- commission.

Development authority

Due to a scheduled power outage on Fort Worden, the Public Development Authority board has postponed its meeting previously scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday. The board anticipates calling a special meeting Wednesday, June 30, according to a press release.

For more information, visit https://fortworden.org/category/pda-documents.

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