EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Counties to consider a multi-state settlement with five opioid distributors

Government meetings across 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 consider entering into another multi-state settlement with five additional opioid distributors — CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, Teva and Allergan — in their weekly work session at 9 a.m. Monday.

The commissioners’ work session 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 presentation of the county’s geospatial strategy story map developed by the Earth System Research Institute.

• A resolution to authorize Public Works to use the Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington’s small public works roster.

• An agreement with the Department of Ecology for $367,770 in funding for Public Works to plan, implement and manage a nutrient discharge reduction program through Dec. 31, 2025.

• A request for proposals to design and construct a bag filtration water treatment plant for the Bullman Beach Water System.

• A request from the U.S. Coast Guard for the county to submit a letter of support for the inclusion of Slip Point Light Station on the National Registry of Historic Places.

• A letter of support for the North Olympic Library System’s Solar Plus Storage for Resilient Communities grant.

• An application from the Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management Division for a $100,000 Solar Plus Storage for Resilient Communities grant for a solar/battery system for certain building on the county fairgrounds.

• An update on the selection of Jaiden Dokken as the county’s first poet laureate.

• Renewal of the annual contract with the Washington State University’s Clallam County Extension office.

• An amended agreement with Cascadia Consulting reflecting the additional funds the commissioner’s approved on Jan. 9 for the county’s climate action plan.

• An agreement with the Clallam County Economic Development Council for $123,000 to develop and implement an overall economic development plan for the county.

• An invitation, open until 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 4, to bid on the McDonald Creek irrigation and fish passage improvement project.

• Adoption of several budget measures.

• Resolutions appointing members to several volunteer boards and commissions.

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

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

Other Clallam County meetings:

• The Behavioral Health Advisory Board will meet at 3 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/92746778294.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 927 4677 8294 and passcode 12345.

• The Board of Equalization will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

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/99400893755.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 994 0089 3755 and passcode 372263.

Jefferson County

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider entering into another multi-state settlement with five additional opioid distributors — CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, Teva and Allergan — 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 also will consider taking action on a trust land transfer, hear a briefing on Healthier Together Aquatic Center and Feasibility Study, conduct a workshop on the 2023 emergency management work plan, hear the Marine Resources Committee’s annual report, discuss the bid award for the official county newspaper and conduct a workshop regarding a proposal for managing the Gateway Visitor Center.

Items on the consent agenda include a resolution to declare certain property as surplus, a call for bid for pavement marking, an agreement with Jackie Herwaldt for $6,289 to serve as caretaker of Oak Bay Campground through Oct. 31 and a letter of support for the Dabob area inter-trust exchange.

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 continue discussion of proposed revisions to the county code regarding vacation rentals when they meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the county commissioners’ meeting room, Room 160, 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 commission also will conduct a workshop regarding the draft landscaping ordinance.

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

Jefferson Board of Health

The board of health will hear an update on the Guide for Public Health Actions for Wildfire Smoke from Kaitlyn Kelly of the state Department of Health when they meet 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 full agenda can be viewed at www.co.jefferson.wa.us by following the link under “Quick Links: Videos of Meetings-Streaming Live.”

Port of Port Angeles

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will meet at 9 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/83113754246.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter webinar ID 831 1375 4246; 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://www.portofpa.com/AgendaCenter.

Clallam PUD

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will consider a resolution in support of placing the four lower Snake River dams into non-operational status 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 consider soliciting bids for aerial tree trimming, pole inspection and for pole replacement.

The full agenda is posted at https://clallampud.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/3-13-23-WEB-Packet.pdf.

Jefferson PUD

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will conduct a broadband review during a special meeting at 10 a.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 meeting is expected to be posted at https://jeffpud.communitybydiligent.com/Portal.

Clallam Transit

Clallam Transit board members will discuss the transit development plan at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

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

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.

Clallam Conservation District

Clallam Conservation District commissioners will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the OlyCAP conference room, 228 W. First St., Suite G, Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/97 720882269.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 977 2088 2269.

The full agenda is expected to be posted at https://clallamcd.org/remote-board-meeting-access.

Peninsula Housing Authority

The Board of commissioners of the Peninsula Housing Authority will consider two real estate purchases in Jefferson County when they meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

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

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82609358862?pwd=TGpKY2NXMzYvUklESjhIeWJCRUdEdz09.

To listen only, dial 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID is 826 0935 8862 and the passcode is 694853.

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

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will discuss the Healthier Together Initiative during a workshop meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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, go to 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#.

The full agenda is posted at https://cityofpt.granicus.com/GeneratedAgendaViewer.php?view_id=4&event_id=1965.

Forks city

The Forks City Council will meet 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/84022152678?pwd=M3VhM3lWY3hkOVJLSVd0Zi95dmdWZz09.

The meeting agenda is expected to be posted at www.forkswashington.org.

Sequim city

The Sequim City Council will discuss council rules during workshop session at 5 p.m. Monday.

The council will hear the 2022 financial report and the 2022 financial policy compliance report during a regular meeting at 6 p.m.

The hybrid meetings are in the civic center, 152 W. Cedar St., Sequim.

To join the meetings 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 agendas are posted at https://www.sequimwa.gov/215/Agendas-Minutes.

Peninsula College

Peninsula College board of trustees will hear a report on the November 2022 campus climate survey from Krista Francis, director of human resources, when they meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The board meets in Cornaby Center on the college’s Port Angeles campus, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

Public comments and questions may be submitted to kgriffith@pencol.edu until 5 p.m. Monday.

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

Port Townsend schools

The Port Townsend School Board will meet in a work/study session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

The hybrid meeting is in the board room at district headquarters, 1610 Blaine 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.

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 full agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.qvschools.org/Page/1764.

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 expected to be posted at https://www.oesd114.org/about-oesd.

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 meet in executive session to discuss a real estate acquisition during a special meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

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 meeting agenda is posted at https://clallamfire2.org/index.php/district-information/commissioners-meetings/special-meetings.html.

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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

The full agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.ejfr.org/uncategorized/board-meeting-minutes-agendas.

Hood Canal Coordinating Council

The Hood Canal Coordinating Council will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

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

To view the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87629010058.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 876 2901 0058 and passcode 8930164.

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.

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