EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Budget issues dominate agendas this week

Government meetings across the North Olympic Peninsula

1:10 p.m. Tuesday and 10:15 and 12:45 friday

The boards of local government agencies will meet next week on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Clallam County

The three Clallam County commissioners will discuss a variety of budget items during their weekly work session at 9 a.m. Monday.

The commissioners’ formal meeting, scheduled for at 10 a.m. Tuesday, has been cancelled.

The commissioners also will meet in executive session at 9 a.m. Thursday to discuss a potential real estate purchase for the joint public safety facility.

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 253-2125-8782 then enter meeting ID 875 561 7844 and passcode 12345.

The meeting agenda is posted at https://www.clallamcountywa.gov/AgendaCenter.

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

Jefferson County

The regular meeting of the Jefferson County commissioners scheduled for Monday has been canceled.

Collaborative group

The Intergovernmental Collaborative Group in Jefferson County will discuss infrastructure priorities, housing and the group’s priorities for 2023 when they meet at 5 p.m. Thursday.

The group is composed of members of four jurisdictions: Jefferson County Commission, Port Townsend City Council, the Port of Port Townsend and Jefferson County Public Utility District.

The hybrid meeting is the Point Hudson Pavilion Building, 355 Hudson St., Port Townsend.

To view the meeting live visit https://zoom.us/j/94250777040 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 942-5077-7040.

Public comments can be emailed to icg@co.jefferson.wa.us.

Clallam planning

The Clallam County Planning Commission will continue discussion regarding the sign code standards when they meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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

To join the meeting online visit www.zoom.us/join or call 1-253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 857 7304 5582 and passcode 12345.

The full agenda is posted at http://www.clallam.net/features/meetings.html.

Jefferson Board of Health

The board of health will hear a presentation regarding the climate action committee when it meets at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

The hybrid meeting is 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, 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 boh@co.jefferson.wa.us.

The board also will hear a report on harm reduction from Dr. Allison Berry and discuss proposed amendments to the fee schedule for environmental public health.

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

Port of Port Angeles

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will consider the 2023-2028 strategic plan, a 2023 tax levy and the 2023 budget during a special meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

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

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85343733799.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter webinar ID 853 4373 3799; no passcode is required.

Comments may be submitted until 8 a.m. Tuesday to braedib@portofpa.com or by calling 360 461-9515.

The full agenda is posted at https://www.portofpa.com/AgendaCenter.

Clallam PUD

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will consider adopting the proposed 2023 budget when they meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday.

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

To join the meeting online, visit https://clallampud-net.zoom.us/j/83811711744?pwd=aDhMZmpzeFhNb1ZpYXZwekhTcEFXZz09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 838 1171 1744 and passcode 516214.

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

The full agenda is posted at https://clallampud.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/11-14-22-WEB-Packet.pdf.

Jefferson PUD

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will discuss Becket Point wastewater rates when they meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the PUD offices at 310 Four Corners Road, Port Townsend.

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

The full meeting packet is posted at https://jeffpud.communitybydiligent.com/document/11628.

Clallam Transit

Clallam Transit board members will conduct a public hearing regarding proposed service changes when they meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting will be at the Clallam Transit System administration building at 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd.

To listen in, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 858 1027 6869; no passcode is needed.

The full agenda is posted at https://www. clallamtransit.com/board- agendapackets.

Jefferson Transit

The Board of Jefferson Transit Authority will conduct a public hearing on its proposed 2023 budget during a special meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the Jefferson Transit board room, 63 Four Corners Road, Port Townsend.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87641174508.

To listen only, call 877-853-5257 and enter webinar ID 876 4117 4508.

The full agenda is posted at https://jeffersontransit.com/public-meeting-notice-page.

Peninsula Housing Authority

The Board of commissioners of the Peninsula Housing Authority will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in room 160 of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81391011505?pwd=c25vWDI5UVlFcCtHTy9hSnBKeWkyZz09.

To listen only, dial 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 813 9101 1505 and passcode 212203.

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

Forks city

The Forks City Council will conduct a budget workshop during a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

The council will consider a replacement for Mike Gilstrap’s vacant seat during a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m.

The hybrid meetings are in city hall, 500 Division St., Forks.

Listening and webcast options, along with the full agenda, are expected to be posted on the city’s website, www.forkswashington.org.

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles city council will meet in executive session to discuss a potential real estate purchase for the joint public safety facility during a special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The council will conduct public hearings regarding a proposed property tax levy and the proposed 2023 budget during a regular meeting at 6 p.m.

The hybrid meetings will be in council chambers at city hall, 321 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles.

To join either meeting online, visit www.cityofpa.us/Live-Virtual-Meetings or https://cityofpa.webex.com/cityofpa/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb5fce2f895db60b8504619dd37a67c9c.

To listen only, call 1-844-992-4726 and enter access code 2555 773 7916.

Public comment sent to council@cityofpa.us will not be read during the meeting, but will be entered into the meeting record.

The full agenda is posted at https://www.cityofpa.us/583/Meetings-Agendas.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will conduct public hearings regarding the preliminary 2023 budget and on an ordinance to adopt 2023 property tax levies during a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting will be in council chambers at City Hall, 540 Water St., Port Townsend.

To view the meeting live, go to www.cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendasminutesvideos.

To join the meeting online, visit www.joinwebinar.com and enter the webinar ID242-937-955.

To listen only, call 360-390-5064 and use access code 706-376-505#.

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 conduct a public hearing regarding changes to the city’s off-street parking and loading requirements, discuss the legislative agenda and discuss health insurance for council members.

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

Sequim city

The Sequim City Council will conduct public hearings on a proposed property tax levy and on the proposed 2023 budget at 6 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is in the civic center, 152 W. Cedar St., Sequim.

To join the meeting online, visit https://sequimwa-gov.zoom.us/j/83397723647.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 833 9772 3647.

Written public comment can be sent to clerk@sequimwa.gov and will be distributed to the council prior to the meeting.

The full agenda is posted at https://www.sequimwa.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/2718.

Quilcene school

The Quilcene School Board will hear updates on COVID-19 and class sizes when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is in Room 9 at 294715 U.S. Highway 101, Quilcene.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85920306706?pwd=NVRJRnFIMjZvTDVBYXc4ZWpNbWFGZz09.

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

Quillayute Valley schools

The Quillayute Valley School board will consider a resolution to certify a levy and hear an update on Spartan Stadium when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

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

The meeting will stream at https://youtu.be/EwCm_TMmtSA.

The full agenda is posted at https://www.qvschools.org/Page/1764.

Olympic Medical Center

Olympic Medical Center commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

To join the online meeting, visit https://www.olympic medical.org/virtual-board-meeting.

The meeting agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.olympicmedical.org/about-us/board-information.

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will conduct a public hearing regarding the proposed 2023 budget during a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in Station 1-1, 9193 Rhody Drive, Chimacum.

To join the meeting online, visit https://meet.goto.com/897793773.

To listen only, all 1-872-240-3311 and enter access code 837-793-773.

The full agenda can be viewed at https://www.ejfr.org/uncategorized/2022-ejfr-board-meetings.

Fire Protection District 3

Clallam County Fire Protection District 3 commissioners will discuss the proposed 2023 budget when they meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the district’s training and operations center, 255 Carlsborg Road, Sequim.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87182301625?pwd=bUlnM1poNFIzZzliaHRvM1VkTUpldz09.

To listen only, dial 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 871 8230 1625 and passcode 444504.

The full agenda is posted at https://ccfd3.org/about-the-district/board-of-commissioners/board-agendas-and-minutes.

The district covers the east side of Clallam County with a small portion in Jefferson County.

Hood Canal Coordinating Council

The council will discuss its 2023 meeting schedule when it meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the council’s offices at Liberty Bay Marina, Suite 124, 17791 Fjord Drive NE, Suite 124, Poulsbo.

To view the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82729283146.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 827 2928 3146 and passcode 585542.

A draft agenda is posted at https://hcccwagov.app.box.com/s/mnjbnq7nw82kh15b5jnjzci0br299erh.

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, it was established in 1985 to address concerns about water quality issues.

NOLS

The North Olympic Library System Board of Trustees will conduct a public hearing regarding the proposed 2023 operating budget during a regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89963917044?pwd=cG9MUnp1MmpNYTFMeFpzK1ZUQytWZz09.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 899 6391 7044 and passcode 267523.

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

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