EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Budgets before both county boards

Government meetings across the North Olympic Peninsula

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

Clallam County

The three Clallam County commissioners will discuss budget revisions, reductions, supplemental appropriations and debatable emergencies during their weekly work session Monday and 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 starts 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 253-2125-8782 then enter meeting ID 875 561 7844 and passcode 12345.

Agenda items include:

• A public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday regarding a proposed ordinance raising the weed assessment fees for noxious weed control.

• A call for a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, regarding a change to the opportunity fund program to allow the provision of “affordable workforce housing infrastructure or facilities” as an allowable use of the funds.

• A call for bids on a contract to provide courthouse security for an initial term of six months beginning on Jan. 1; bids are due at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14.

• A recommendation from Public Works to award a contract for $183,170 to Tapani, Inc. of Battle Ground for the repair and replacement of the lighthouse pump station in Clallam Bay.

• Agreements with Concerned Citizens, Morningside and Pierce, Jones and Associates to provide adult developmental disability services.

• A request for proposals for developmental disability services; $400,000 has been budgeted for award.

• An agreement with the state Administrative Office of Courts for $60,280 for security services and equipment.

• A request for $10,000 for annual dues for public land, environment and natural resources work by Robert K. Weidner of Chartwell Enterprises, Inc.

• An agreement with the Department of Ecology for $2oo,468 to fund a pollution identification and correction project on Bell and Matriotti creeks.

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

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

Other Clallam meetings:

The county commissioners will also discuss departmental budgets with staff during meetings at 1 p.m. Monday, 8 a.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday.

To join the online meetings, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/99217707861?pwd=OHI0Ukl1SStPbHlRdW81bE9pS2NKQT09.

To listen only, dial 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 992 1770 7861 and passcode 269949.

• The Clallam County Marine Resources Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

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://us06web.zoom.us/j/85314804485.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 853 1480 4485 and passcode 12345.

Jefferson County

The three Jefferson County commissioners will receive a 2024-2025 budget briefing when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is at the commissioners chambers in the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson Street, 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.

The commissioners will receive a briefing on the Olympic Peninsula tourism strategic plan, continue the public hearing regarding the adoption of international building codes and continue discussion regarding the connecting housing to infrastructure program.

Items on the consent agenda include an agreement with People First of Washington for $17,000 to provide self-determination and self-advocacy services; an amended agreement with the North Hood Canal Chamber of Commerce for an additional $29,000 in lodging tax grant funding; a change order for $438,000 for a master control panel for Public Works; an amended agreement with Tetra Tech Inc. for $261,243 for the final design of the Port Hadlock sewer project; and a request for proposals for $800,189 in Public Infrastructure Funding.

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/j/96091320845.

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

Clallam planning

The Clallam County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing regarding the six-year transportation improvement plan when it meets 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 https://www.clallamcountywa.gov/AgendaCenter.

Clallam Board of Health

The Clallam County Board of Health will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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

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

To join the meeting online, visit https://zoom.us/j/93573435754.

To listen only, call 253-2125-8782 then enter meeting ID 935 7343 5754 and passcode 095863.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.clallamcountywa.gov/AgendaCenter.

Jefferson Board of Health

The board of health will hear a presentation on sexual reproduction health from Denise Banker, Melinda Bower and Susan O’Brien 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 online meeting, 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 agenda is expected to be posted at www.co.jefferson.wa.us.

Port of Port Angeles

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will discuss a change order for the Fairchild runway rehabilitation project during a special meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

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/85896915232.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter webinar ID 858 9691 5232; 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 expected to be posted at https://portofpa.com/about-us/agenda-center.

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will host an open house regarding the Short Farm project in the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

There will be a brief presentation followed at 6 p.m. by an opportunity for public participation.

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

Jefferson PUD

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will discuss the performance of a public employee in executive session during a special meeting at 10 a.m. Monday.

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

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

The agenda is posted at https://jeffpud.diligent.community/document/14417.

Clallam Transit

Clallam Transit board will conduct a planning and budget workshop when it meets at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the Clallam Transit System administration building at 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85810276869.

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

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

Jefferson Transit

The Board of Jefferson Transit Authority will discuss the purchase of a 35-foot Gillig electric bus for not more than $1,345,000 when they meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The board also will discuss the results of the salary study, discuss adjustments to the 2023 budgets, and conduct the annual review of the general manager.

To listen dial 1-877-568-4106 and enter access code 210-818-749.

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.

Public comments can be emailed to speck@jeffersontransit.com and will be read aloud during the meeting.

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 consider a grant request for the Ox Bow when it meets at noon Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the Shold Room at the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave., Port Hadlock.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84205931696?pwd=ZW9nblkzcjVQc05XUk9jRDlnM3dDZz09.

To listen only, dial 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID is 863 2086 9449 and the passcode is 688530.

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

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles City Council will continue the public hearing regarding proposed fee schedules for permits, city cemetery and fire department services during a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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

To join the meeting, visit www.cityofpa.us/Live-Virtual-Meetings or https://cityofpa.webex.com/cityofpa/j.php?MTID=mbed6e845d1af040662a48eeb07ea94d5.

To listen only, call 1-844-992-4726 and enter access code 2552 902 1149.

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 discuss police contract negotiations in executive session at a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday. It will hear a presentation on the proposed 2024 budget during its regular meeting at 6 p.m.

The hybrid meetings are in council chambers at historic City Hall, 540 Water St., Port Townsend.

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

To join the meetings online, visit 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#.

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 full agendas are posted at https://cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendasminutesvideos.

Peninsula College

Peninsula College board of trustees will review and possibly take action on the president’s 2023-2024 goals when they meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

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

The full agenda is posted at www.pencol.edu/aboutpc/board/agendas.

Port Angeles schools

The Port Angeles School Board will conduct a planning workshop during a special meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday.

The board meets at Lincoln Center, 905 W. Ninth St., Port Angeles.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.boarddocs.com/wa/pasd/Board.nsf/public.

Port Townsend schools

The Port Townsend School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

The hybrid meeting is at Salish Coast Elementary School, 1637 Grant St., Port Townsend

To attend the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85243494888.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 852 4349 4888.

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

Quilcene schools

The Quilcene School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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

Sequim schools

The Sequim School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is in the library at Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/sequim/Board.nsf/vpublic?open.

OESD 114

The Olympic Educational Service District 114 board of directors will meet at noon Thursday.

The hybrid meeting is in the district headquarters, 105 National Ave., Bremerton.

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

To listen 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/about-oesd/#about-4.

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.

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.

Fire District 2

Clallam County Fire District No. 2 commissioners will conduct a workshop on the 2023 budget during a special meeting at 10 a.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is in the district administrative office, 1212 E. First St., Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4329081371?pwd=YlczSUZqMmRYclM4WkZJbkg5Q2N1Zz09.

To listen to the meeting, call 253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 432 908 1371 and passcode 502502.

The commissioners will also discuss 2023 and 2024 levies.

The full agenda is posted at http://www.clallamfire2.org/index.php/district-information/commissioners-meetings/special-meetings.html.

Fire Protection District 3

Clallam County Fire Protection District 3 commissioners will 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/84401730144?pwd=Y2ZtS0wzSDFLVlVlTG9CUW9GdDVidz09.

To listen only, dial 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 844 017 30144 and passcode 912707.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://ccfd3.org/board-meetings.

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

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will discuss the 2022 annual report during a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The fire commissioners also will continue discussion on the strategic plan, discuss the boat purchase with Port Ludlow Fire-Rescue and discuss policy and standard operating guidelines.

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

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89551714887.

To listen only, all 253-205-0468 and enter meeting ID 895 5171 4887.

The full agenda can be viewed at https://www.ejfr.org

Quilcene Fire Rescue

The Quilcene Board of Fire Commissioners will begin discussions on the 2024 budget when they meet at 7 p.m. Monday

The hybrid meeting is in Station 21, 70 Herbert St., Quilcene.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/5395075683.

The full agenda is posted at https://quilcenefirerescue.org.

Hood Canal Coordinating Council

The Hood Canal Coordinating Council will meet 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/85865790147.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 858 6579 0147 and passcode 218354.

The full agenda is expected to be posted at https://hccc.wa.gov/resources?f[0]=field_topics%3A76.

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.

Parks and Recreation District

Clallam County Parks and Recreation District 1 quarterly meeting has been rescheduled to 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The meeting is in the community room at the YMCA, 610 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.

Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Quillayute Valley Park and Recreation

The Quillayute Valley Park and Recreation Board will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The board meets in the Forks Community Center, 90 Maple Ave., Forks.

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