EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Contracts, building codes 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 award several contracts for services for adults with developmental disabilities 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 starts at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The commissioners also will conduct a meeting with the Port of Port Angeles commissioners at 11 a.m. Monday.

The joint meeting will include updates on the Clallam County Economic Development Council, the Small Business Development Center, the Center of Inclusive Entrepreneurship and the North Olympic Development Council as well as discussions regarding the Trust Land Transfer committee and the Carbon Policy Committee.

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:

• An agreement with the state Administrative Office of the Courts for $60.280 for courthouse security.

• An agreement with the Department of Ecology for a pollution, identification and correction program for Matriotti and Bell creeks.

• A call for proposals for developmental disabilities funding between Jan. 1, 2024 and Dec. 31, 2025; a total of $400,000 is available for the funding cycle.

• A request to submit an application for a Commerce Department grant of $46,773 to purchase an unmanned aerial vehicle, and training for two operators, for the Sheriff’s Office.

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 Noxious Weed Control Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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://us06web.zoom.us/j/3349876138?pwd=YWxnUTlaU0ZwanQ0V0NaVWZvY3ljdz09.

To listen only, call 253-205-0468 then enter meeting ID 334 987 6138 and passcode 12345.

Jefferson County

The three Jefferson County commissioners will continue a public hearing regarding the adoption of international building codes 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 conduct a public hearing regarding budget items and will retire to executive session to discuss the performance of a public employee.

Items on the consent agenda include a notice of a public hearing at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, regarding 2024 ad valorem tax levies and agreements for $720,000 in lodging tax grants to Emerald Towns Alliance, $10,000; Forks Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, $50,000; Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, $17,400; Jefferson County Farmers Market, $15,000; Jefferson County Historical Society, $50,000; North Hood Canal Chamber of Commerce, $55,000; Peninsula Trails Coalition, $12,000; The Production Alliance, $55,000; Quilcene Fair and Parade, $10,000; Quilcene Historical Museum, $51,000; Tourism Coordinating Council, $275,000; Olympic Peninsula Gateway Visitor Center, $110,000; and the Wooden Boat Foundation, $10,000.

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 Noxious Weed Control Board will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is at 131 Oak Bay Road, Port Hadlock.

To join the meeting online, visit https://wsu.zoom.us/j/94168184808.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 941 6818 4808; no passcode is needed.

Port of Port Angeles

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will conduct a special meeting at 8 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/89914456913.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter webinar ID 899 1445 6913; no passcode is required.

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

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://portofpa.com/about-us/agenda-center.

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will conduct a public hearing regarding the 2024 budget during a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is 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 PUD

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will hear a presentation regarding electric rate scenarios from Sean Worthington during a regular meeting 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 full agenda is posted at https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/clallampud/Board.nsf/Public.

Forks city

The Forks City Council will conduct a public hearing regarding its proposed 2024 budget when it meets at 7:30 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/81053294337?pwd=0xS47IZMJgOmJT7EGckSgdLipQmcEk.1.

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

Sequim city

The Sequim City Council will discuss the 2024 legislative agenda 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 full agenda is posted at https://www.sequimwa.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/2942.

Chimacum schools

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

The hybrid meeting is in the library of the Junior/Senior High School, 91 West Valley Road, Chimacum.

To join the meeting online, visit https://csd49.zoom.us/j/83008279344.

The full agenda is expected to be posted at go.boarddocs.com/wa/chimacum/board.nsf/public.

Crescent school

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

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

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

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

Sequim schools

The Sequim School Board will meet in a study session at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the board room at 503 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.

Jefferson Healthcare

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

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

To listen only, dial 509-598-2842. The conference ID number is 613756871#.

The agenda is 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 is in Commons B on 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 is at the Forks Branch Library, 171 S. Forks Ave., Forks.

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 meets in the Paradise Bay Community Club, 141 W. Alder St., Port Ludlow.

Water District 1 serves Paradise Bay.

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