EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Grants, budget amendments before boards this week

Meetings across Clallam and Jefferson counties

The RECOMPETE grant program, a potential property purchase for a new electrical substation and budget amendments will be before Peninsula boards and commissions this week.

Clallam Commissioners

The three Clallam County commissioners will consider reinstating the Agricultural Commission during their weekly work session Monday.

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 253-212-8782 then enter meeting ID 875 561 7844 and passcode 12345.

Agenda items include:

• Drawing of lots to determine who will receive the Lake Pleasant piling replacement project.

• A request for proposals to service the county’s 401 (1) and 457 (b) deferred compensation programs.

• An agreement with the state Administrative Office of the Courts for $96,514 to fund the county’s Family Court improvement plan coordinator.

• An interlocal agreement with the city of Port Angeles to share procurement agreements.

• Several agreements related to the RECOMPETE grant program.

• An update on the Olympic Peninsula tourism master plan from Marsha Massey and Debbie Waldrop.

• A review of the county’s legislative priorities for submission to the Washington State Association of Counties’ legislative steering committee.

• An amended agreement with Sound Law Center to provide hearing examiner services.

• Several resolutions related to budget measures.

• An interlocal agreement with the state Department of Health allowing the appointment of a regional health officer to fulfill the responsibilities of the county public health officer in the event of incapacitation or vacancy.

• A letter of support for the Makah Tribe’s application for funding for the Hoko River floodplain project at Upper Cowan Ranch.

• An agreement with New Horizon Communication for phone services.

• An agreement with the National Park Service regarding law enforcement mutual assistance.

• An renewed agreement with the U.S. Forest Service for work crew supervisors and vehicles for clean up on Forest Service lands.

• Resolutions granting $2 million in affordable sales and use tax to Peninsula Behavioral Health to construct a 36-unit multifamily permanent supported housing facility at Second and Oak streets in Port Angeles and $250,000 to rehabilitate a five-bedroom permanent supported housing group home at Fifth and Fir streets in Sequim.

• A public hearing regarding the proposed 2024 amendment to the 2016-2026 county comprehensive park and recreation master plan.

• A public hearing regarding the allocation of 2024-2027 regional surface transportation block grant funding.

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:

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

• 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.

• 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 253-212-8782 then enter meeting ID 935 7343 5754 and passcode 095863.

• 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.

• The Clallam County Planning Commission will meet 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.

Jefferson commission

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a workshop to consider a request from Jefferson County Public Utility District No. 1 to purchase county property for an electrical substation when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is at the commissioners chambers 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 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.

Agenda items include:

• A notice of a public hearing at 10:15 a.m. Monday, May 6, regarding proposed supplements for budget appropriations and extensions.

• A notice of a public hearing at 10:15 a.m. Monday, May 6, regarding proposed rules for the adoption of ordinances, resolutions and motions in the county.

• An agreement with EV Charging Solutions, Inc. for 5 cents per kWh to construct, operate and maintain electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

• An agreement with the state Department of Commerce for a $50,000 middle housing grant.

• An agreement with Quest Diagnostics, Inc. for medical laboratory services at the county jail on an as-needed basis.

• An agreement with Clark Land Office for $34,083 for pedestrian and bike improvements on the south segment of Rhody Drive.

• An agreement with Nordland Construction NW, Inc. for $1,670,000 to replace culverts under West Valley and Gibbs Lake roads at Naylors Creek.

• An agreement with J. Tillman Training and Consultation, of Edmonds, for $5,500 to provide motivational interviewing training

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

Other Jefferson County meetings:

• The Jefferson County Board of Health will meet at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

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.

The agenda is posted at https://co.jefferson. wa.us/1088/Agenda- Minutes.

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.

Jefferson County Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will hear a long-term update when they meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The commissioners will also discuss the performance of an employee in executive session during a special meeting at 3 p.m.

The hybrid meetings are 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 agendas are posted at https://jeffpud.diligent.community/Portal/MeetingTypeList.aspx.

Clallam Transit

Clallam Transit board members will consider the system’s annual certifications and assurances to the Federal Transit Administration when they meet 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.

Jefferson Transit Authority

The Jefferson Transit Authority board will hear a presentation regarding the climate action plan when it meets 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.

Public comments can be emailed to jtaclerk@ jeffersontransit.com.

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 discuss the update of the strategic plan when they meet at noon Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the Coffey Room at the Port Angeles Main Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87956578382?pwd=ekFxbSt1VllPL1V6VWlzbDAyU1BaZz09. To listen only, dial 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 842 0593 1696 and the passcode 975486.

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

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles city council will consider an amendment to the 2024 budget when it meets 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=mfda35a6be52ca1e5a113223d22416826. To listen only, call 1-844-992-4726 and enter access code 2559 585 9341.

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 consider the public participation plan for updating the Comprehensive Plan during a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday.

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

To view the meeting live, visit www.cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendas minutesvideos.

To join the meeting online, visit https://zoom.us/j/98187633367. To listen only, call 253-215-8782 and enter passcode 981 8763 3367.

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 posted at https://cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendasminutesvideos.

Peninsula College

Peninsula College board of trustees will hear an update on the Forks campus when they meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The board will meet at the college’s Forks campus, 71 S. Forks Ave., Forks.

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

Port Townsend schools

The Port Townsend School Board will meet 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 886 6730 6871.

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

Quilcene School Board

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.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at www.qsd48.org/district/1216-Board-Agenda.html 24 hours prior to the meeting.

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.

The meeting agenda and link are expected to be 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.

The commissioners meet in Linkletter Hall in Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://olympicmedical.webex.com/olympicmedical/j.php?MTID=me87317e1cf5f092d81e0260b356cf1ff.

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 discuss Mount Pleasant property usage when they meet at 10 a.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/88376254829?pwd=WlJXSTJyaGUwelcrZ1I4SStUbzRiUT09. To listen to the meeting, call 253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 837 2993 9943 and passcode 988752.

The meeting agenda is posted at https://www.clallamfire2.org/commissioners-meetings.

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 868 5240 5153 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.

E. Jefferson Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will discuss the community wildfire protection plan when they meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in Station 6, 9193 Rhody Drive, Chimacum. To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/ 87867559242.

The full agenda is posted at https://www.ejfr.org.

Quilcene Fire Rescue

The Quilcene Board of Fire Commissioners will discuss the community wildfire protection plan when they meet at 9 a.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.

Strait ERN

The Strait of Juan de Fuca Ecosystem Recovery Network will meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.

The hybrid meeting is Red Cedar Hall, 1033 Old Blyn Highway, Sequim.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at https://www.straitern.org/meetings.

The Strait ERN is one of the Puget Sound Partnership’s Local Integrating Organizations working to implement the Action Agenda for Puget Sound protection and recovery. It includes all of the tribes and local jurisdictions, and most of the non-governmental organizations, educational institutions and key business groups with interest in the Strait Action Area, which extends from Cape Flattery near Neah Bay east to Point Wilson in Port Townsend, said coordinator John Cambalik.

For information on the Puget Sound Partnership and the Puget Sound Action Agenda, see www.psp.wa.gov. For more on the Strait ERN, see www.straitern.org. To contact Cambalik, email coordinator@straitern.org.

Hood Canal Coordinating Council

The 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 join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82434329810.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 824 3432 9810 and passcode 971191.

The agenda is posted at https://hcccwagov.app.box.com/s/w26ejjzqszew4xke5sitrm5ff0e5nl6q.

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.

Quillayute Valley Park and Recreation Board

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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