EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Fee schedule, sign law, Day of Service before county panels

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 conduct public hearings on a proposed amendment to the consolidated fee schedule and a proposed sign ordinance 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.

Both public hearings are listed at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. One would regard an ordinance to amend county code chapter 5.100 Consolidated Fee Schedule – Records Fees 110-A and the other is about the proposed sign ordinance.

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:

• Budget revisions, supplemental appropriations and debatable budget emergencies.

• Opening of bids for the courthouse’s variable air volume replacement project.

• Review of a Recreation Conservation Office grant application for the Public Works and Parks departments to fund a tractor to perform maintenance work on the Olympic Discovery Trail and repair the restroom at the southwest campground at Salt Creek Recreation Area.

• An update on the Clallam County Poet Laureate program from Jaiden Dokken.

• Declination of a Bureau of Justice grant for the mental health court since the Superior Court has already secured state funding for the program.

• An agreement with the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe to manage the Olympia oyster restoration program for the county’s marine resources committee.

• An application for a Department of Commerce grant for a Growth Management Act-mandated periodic update to the county’s comprehensive plan.

• A call for bids to replace the lighthouse pump station in Clallam Bay, bids to be opened at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10.

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 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 Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board will meet at 1:15 p.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://us06web.zoom.us/j/81081709022.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 810 8170 9022 and passcode 12345.

• The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

To join the online meeting, visit https://zoom.us/j/8755617844.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 875 5617844 and passcode 12345.

• The Noxious Weed Control Board will conduct a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

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 are expected to issue a proclamation naming Sept. 11 as a National Day of Service and Remembrance and will observe a moment of silence while East Jefferson Fire Rescue rings the Port Townsend Bell Tower at 9:59 a.m. during a meeting 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 an agreement with the Employment Security Department for $5,678 to increase awareness and accessibility; an agreement with Trinity United Methodist Church for $5,678 to make accessibility upgrades; an agreement with the Secretary of State for $8,674 to digitize food permit archives; an agreement with Cynthia Langston LLC for $44,000 to provide school-based mental health services at Chimacum High School and two change orders with Seton Construction totalling $206,281.74 for additional site prep on the Port Hadlock sewer project

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 Behavioral Health Advisory Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

• The Housing Fund Board will meet at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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

• The Fairgrounds Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

The board meets at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 3907 Landes St., Port Townsend.

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will conduct a workshop meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The commissioners also will meet in a regular session at 1 p.m.

The hybrid meetings are 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 meeting agendas are 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 on the preliminary 2024 budget from Ruth Kuch and Sarah Canepa 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 hear the results of the electric cost of service analysis from Sergey Tarasov and Paul Quinn of FCS Consulting, discuss the broadband feasibility study request for proposals and receive an update on NoaNet from Shawn Delphin and from Chris Walker and Claire Ward of NoaNet.

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

Jefferson PUD

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will hear a presentation regarding Energy Northwest and receive an update on the proposed 2024 budget during a special meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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 full agenda is posted at https://jeffpud.diligent.community/document/14046.

Clallam Conservation District

Clallam Conservation District commissioners will discuss the cover crop seed pilot program when they 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/82706630292.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 827 0663 0292.

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

Jefferson Conservation District

The Jefferson County Conservation District supervisors will hear a legislative update when they meet 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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

To join the meeting online, visit https://meet.goto.com/932771581.

To listen only, call 866-899-4679 and enter access code 932-771-581.

The meeting agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.jeffersoncd.org/current-year-agendas.

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.

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

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will conduct a workshop when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday.

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

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

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 agenda is expected to be posted at https://cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendasminutesvideos.

Sequim city

The Sequim City Council will conduct a work session regarding housing when it meets at 5 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/215/Agendas-Minutes.

Chimacum schools

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

The board will meet in room 702 at Chimacum Elementary School, 91 West Valley Road, Chimacum.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at go.boarddocs.com/wa/chimacum/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 and meeting link are expected to be posted at https://www.qvschools.org/Page/1764

Brinnon Fire

The Jefferson County Fire Protection District 4 commissioners meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The commissioners meet in Brinnon Fire Department Station 41, 272 Schoolhouse Road., Brinnon.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://brinnonfire.org/upcoming-meeting-agendas.

Development authority board

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board will conduct a work session when it meets 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.

Jefferson County Library

The Jefferson County Board of Trustees will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The board will meet at the Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road, Sequim.

The meeting agenda is expected to be posted at https://jclibrary.librarymarket.com/event/board-trustees-regular-meeting-gardiner-community-center.

Cemetery commission

The Gardiner Community Cemetery commissioners will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday.

The public meeting will be held downstairs in the Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road., Gardiner.

The public is invited to attend.

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