EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Agriculture uses before Clallam County commissioners

Meetings across Clallam and Jefferson counties

Agriculture uses and state and federal legislation will be discussed by commissioners this week in Clallam and Jefferson counties.

Clallam County commissioners

The three Clallam County commissioners will conduct a public hearing regarding a proposed accessory agriculture use ordinance during their weekly business meeting Tuesday.

The commissioners’ work session, at 9 a.m. Monday, will preview items set for action at their formal meeting, which will start at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meetings are in the county commissioners’ meeting room in the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

The meetings can be viewed online at https://www.clallamcountywa.gov/669/Live-Archived-Meetings-Online.

To participate via Zoom video, visit https://zoom.us/j/875561784.

To listen only, call 253-212-8782 then enter meeting ID 875 561 7844 and passcode 12345.

Agenda items include:

• An agreement with the state Criminal Justice Training Commission for a $20,000 grant to implement a wellness program in the sheriff’s office.

• A resolution to authorize the closure of Olympic Hot Springs Road during the final phases of the construction of a new U.S. Highway 101 bridge across the Elwha River.

• A letter of support for a Clallam County Public Utility District No. 1 grant request for advanced metering infrastructure from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

• A resolution changing the bylaws of the Conservation Futures Public Advisory Board to alter the rule regarding what constitutes a quorum.

• A presentation about Streamkeepers of Clallam County and a funding request for the organization from Joel Green, streamkeeper coordinator.

• A renewed call for proposals to provide hearing examiner services; proposals are due not later than 10 a.m. July 23.

• A letter to the city of Port Angeles changing the contact designee for matters regarding the joint public safety facility from the undersheriff to the county administrator.

• A monthly review of year to date financial performance versus the 2024 budget.

• A letter and form WS-4 to request planning assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation District regarding plans to upgrade the Highland Irrigation District’s main canal.

• A resolution to provide up to $1.5 million in funding to Peninsula Housing Authority toward a 24-unit multifamily housing project at Seventh Avenue and Gales Street.

• A resolution to adopt supplemental budget appropriations.

A public hearing regarding the proposed funding of $940,000 in Opportunity Funds for the Clallam Bay/Sekiu sewer system pump station replacement project.

The meeting agendas are posted at https://www.clallamcountywa.gov/AgendaCenter.

Public comment may be sent to agores@co.clallam.wa.us.

Jefferson County commissioners

The three Jefferson County commissioners will discuss priorities for state and federal legislation with Kelsey Hulls, Steven Wright and Paul Berendt of Strategies 360 when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday.

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

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, go to https://zoom.us/j/93777841705.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter access code 937-7784-1705#.

Public comments emailed to jeffbocc@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.

Agenda items include:

• Discussion and potential action on a contract with Bayside Housing to operate the emergency shelter.

• Conduct a public hearing regarding applications for 2024 conservation futures funding.

• Hear an update on the Port Hadlock sewer code.

• A letter of support for the expansion of the Dabob Bay Natural Area.

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

Other Jefferson County meetings:

• The Civil Service Commission will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting will be in the first floor conference room at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86832257765.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 868 3225 7765.

• The Climate Action Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting will be in the Pacific Room at Jefferson Public Health, 615 Sheridan St., Port Townsend.

To join the online meeting, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81012353627?pwd=QUxvSUZic1JHY0hsZ0JWN05GT0JxQT09.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 810 1235 3627 and passcode 121498.

• The Housing Fund Board will meet at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/91098454388.

• The Healthier Together Task Force will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday.

To join the online meeting, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87338025833.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 873 3802 5833.

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/j/96091320845.

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

Port of Port Angeles

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting will be at the port commission, 338 W. First St., Port Angeles.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at https://portofpa.com/about-us/agenda-center.

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting will be in the Point Hudson Pavilion Building, 355 Hudson St., Port Townsend.

To join either of the meetings online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86269043651?pwd=MDlybTZHSmxaRW5BMW1CajdOTUJHUT09.

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

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://portofpt.com/about-us/port-commission/meeting-minutes.

Clallam County Public Utility District

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will hear a presentation on design services from Powerful Web Design when they meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting will be in the Lake Crescent boardroom at the PUD’s main office, 104 Hooker Road, Sequim.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84721624204?pwd=Q0pCaVRLWXFqeWpONVFYaFM0UFB2UT09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 847 2162 4204 and passcode 718170.

Public comment may be submitted in advance to info@clallampud.net.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/clallampud/Board.nsf/Public.

The commissioners also will conduct an exit interview with the state auditor during a special meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting will be in the Lake Crescent boardroom at the PUD’s main office, 104 Hooker Road, Sequim.

To join the meeting online, visit http://clallampud-net.zoom.us/j/87435830198?pwd=YEMWtTzuvJFYVZQfZOapT4N2AZjbgm.1.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 874 3583 0198 and passcode 190975.

Forks city

The Forks City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting will be at city hall, 500 Division St., Forks.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at www.forkswashington.org.

Sequim city

The Sequim City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday.

The council also will conduct a special meeting on Tuesday.

The hybrid meetings will be at the civic center, 152 W. Cedar St., Sequim.

The agendas and meeting links are expected to be posted at https://www.sequimwa.gov/215/Agendas-Minutes.

Crescent school

The Crescent School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The board will meet in the library at Crescent School, 50350 state Highway 112, Joyce.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/crescent/Board.nsf/Public

Quillayute Valley schools

The Quillayute Valley School board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting will be in the library at Forks High School, 261 S. Spartan Ave., Forks.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at https://www.qvschools.org/o/qvsd/page/board-meetingsagendas.

Jefferson Healthcare

Jefferson Healthcare commissioners will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting will be in the executive conference room at Jefferson Healthcare, 834 Sheridan St., Port Townsend.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at https://jeffersonhealthcare.org/hospital-commission.

Development authority board

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting will be in Commons B at Fort Worden, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at https://fwpda.gov/AgendaCenter.

North Olympic Library Trustees

The North Olympic Library System Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

The hybrid meeting will be at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83859256414?pwd=MUR2RTQzM1daaDd1Um1oOHlVS0dtdz09.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.nols.org/board-administration.

Water District #1

Jefferson County Water District #1 will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The district will meet at the Paradise Bay Community Club, 141 W. Alder St., Port Ludlow.

Water District #1 serves Paradise Bay.

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