EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Capital plan in Clallam; fees in Jefferson before 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 will review the five-year capital plan and consider a resolution adopting the 2024 road construction program when they meet Monday and 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.

Commissioners also will hear a presentation regarding the role of forest management in climate change from Edie Sonne Hall during their weekly work session Monday.

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 request for qualification/proposals to update the hazard mitigation plan.

• Public hearings regarding the proposed levies for the general purpose, road fund and conservation futures property taxes and for several debatable budget emergencies.

• Resolutions regarding budget revisions, reductions and supplemental appropriations.

• An agreement with the Clallam Conservation District regarding the pollution identification and correction program.

• Discussion regarding an update to the county’s 911 addressing ordinance.

• Discussion with the Judge Neupert regarding the implications of not filling the vacant clerk III position in district court I.

• A resolution regarding the 2024 property tax levy rates for veterans relief, land assessment and developmental disabilities.

• A resolution approving $1,382,891 in lodging tax fund grants, including Port Angeles Marathon Association, $29,355; Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Club, $45,00; Neah Bay Chamber of Commerce, $35,230; Sequim lrrigation Festival, $12,500; Lincoln Park BMX, $39,806.06; Clallam County – day use parks, $25,000; Clallam County – seasonal staff, $19,000; Olympic Peninsula Visitors Bureau, $800,000; Ian’s Ride, $5,000; Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association, $20,000; Forks Chamber of Commerce, $35,000; Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts, $9,500; Field Hall Arts and Events Center, $300,000; and the Port Angeles City Ballet, $7,500.

• A call for a public hearing regarding proposed changes to Parks Department fees.

• A request for qualification/proposals to update the comprehensive plan.

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 Housing Solutions Committee will meet at 9 a.m. Friday.

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

To join the meeting online, visit https://zoom.us/j/7312497453.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 731 249 7453 and passcode 08816.

Jefferson County

The three Jefferson County commissioners will discuss proposed fee changes for the auditor, the sheriff, the public records administrator, the county clerk and environmental health 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.

Items on the consent agenda include waiver of solid waste tipping fees for marine pollutants collected from state and county tidelands in Dabob Bay and a request to schedule a joint meeting with the planning commission for annual work planning.

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

Other Jefferson meetings:

• The Public Infrastructure Fund Board will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the county commissioners’ chambers, 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83612998617.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 836 1299 8617; no passcode is needed.

Jefferson Board of Health

The Jefferson County Board of Health will discuss proposed environmental health fee changes during a special meeting at 10:30 a.m. Monday.

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

Clallam PUD

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will consider a recommendation to award a bid to Interwest Construction, Inc., of Burlington, for $842,305 for phase I of the Carlsborg Van Lan water blending project 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://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 commissioners also will discuss new initiatives proposed by the Washington Public Utility Association with Dave McKenzie and Liz Anderson; consider a proposal to revise their employment agreement with the general manager; hear an update on the Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment Public Consortium workshop from Shawn Delplain; and will discuss the strategic plan the post 2028 contract with the Bonneville Power Administration.

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

Jefferson PUD

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will conduct a special meeting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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 expected to be posted at https://jeffpud.communitybydiligent.com/Portal/.

Jefferson Transit

The Board of Jefferson Transit Authority will conduct a public hearing regarding its proposed 2024 operations and capital budget during a special meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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.

The full agenda and draft budget are posted at https://jeffersontransit.com/public-meeting-notice-page.

Forks city

The Forks City Council will conduct a public hearing on its proposed 2024 budget when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is in city hall, 500 Division St., Forks.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85204400570?pwd=saGDEgoUExbQMUXayddmqHyZ2HH1vr.1.

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

Sequim city

The Sequim City Council will conduct a final public hearing regarding its proposed 2024 budget when it meets 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/87549989539.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 875 4998 9539.

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

The council also will consider the purchase of a new 5-yard dumptruck, discuss revision of the traffic impact analyses chapter of the municipal code and discuss a proposed resolution regarding electronic signature guidelines.

The agenda is posted at https://www.sequimwa.gov/215/Agendas-Minutes.

Peninsula College

Peninsula College board of trustees will hear a report from Sam Della0DeVoney regarding support and retention of students of color when they meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The board meets in Cornaby Center (A-12) 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.

Quillayute Valley schools

The Quillayute Valley School board will meet 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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS3Gq_Mstx8.

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

Development authority board

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board will discuss its draft 2024-2025 business plan when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in Commons B on Fort Worden, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87280792670?pwd=Pxz7STzdfyLdhlhFKpoNMvrjtGe1EQ.oyWfRqpRx-XraESN.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 then enter the meeting ID 915 2504 2147 and password is 784777.

Written comment can be submitted in advance to mvitale@fortworden.org.

The full agenda is posted at https://fwpda.gov/AgendaCenter.

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