EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Levies, Enchanted Valley Chalet before counties

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 conduct a public hearing regarding the 2023 general purpose, road fund and conservation futures property tax levies in their weekly business meeting Tuesday.

They also will consider a resolution adopting reallocation of American Rescue Plan Act money.

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 meet at 1 p.m. Monday with the Department of Natural Resources for a report on third quarter income.

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 resolution adopting the 2023 road construction program.

• A resolution approving several debatable budget emergencies.

• A discussion regarding $10,000 in annual dues to Robert K. Weidner of Chartwell Enterprises Inc. for lobby work in Washington, D.C.

• An amended agreement for solid waste management.

• An agreement with the Cris and Orren Barber for a 60-foot right-of-way along Hoko-Ozette Road that goes through their property.

• Several resolutions appointing members to various boards and commisssions.

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

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

Jefferson County

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear an update on Olympic National Park’s Enchanted Valley Chalet from park superintendent Sula Jacobs 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.

The commissioners will conduct a workshop regarding forest management options at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave., Port Hadlock.

To view the meetings live go to www.co.jefferson.wa.us and follow the links under “Quick Links: Videos of Meetings-Streaming Live.”

To join the meetings 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 hear a Department of Natural Resources report on third quarter county income from Mona Griswold and Drew Rosanbalm and will conduct a workshop on the AudioEye web platform.

Items on the consent agenda include an agreement with the state Office of Public Defense for $19,321 to improve the quality of defense services, an agreement with Fredrickson Electric for $269,465.02 for electrical and backup upgrade for the critical information technology server room and the cancellation of the commissioners previously scheduled Dec. 27 meeting.

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

Other Jefferson county meetings:

• The Housing Fund Board will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the commissioners chambers at 1820 Jefferson St. Port Townsend.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/91098454388.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 910 9845 4388.

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.

Port of PA

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will conduct an exit conference with the state auditor during a special meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting will be at the port commission meeting room at 338 W. First St. Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82099685430.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter webinar ID 820 9968 5430; no passcode is required.

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

The commissioners also will hear a briefing on legislative priorities, discuss airport rehabilitation and discuss the Dash Air lease.

The full agenda and meeting packet is posted at https://www.portofpa.com/AgendaCenter.

Clallam PUD

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will consider bid awards for several items of equipment when they meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting will be in the Lake Crescent boardroom at the PUD’s main office, 104 Hooker Road, Sequim.

To join the meeting online, visit https://clallam pud-net.zoom.us/j/85471965985?pwd=ekZnc3d4TVhVSkdVbmp6ME1YZ0d0QT09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 854 7196 5985 and passcode 326328.

Public comment may be submitted in advance to info@clallampud.net.

The commissioners also will discuss compensation and terms of employment for Sean Worthington, the general manager, and John Purvis, the general superintendent and will consider a resolution establishing titles and monthly salary ranges for staff employees.

The full agenda is posted at https://clallampud.net/commission-meetings.

Forks city

The Forks City Council will conduct a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

The council will conduct its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. The hybrid meetings are in city hall, 500 Division St., Forks.

To join the meetings online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83276230458?pwd=bkFrRnRweWJVVCtjSmdONEhoOHJUUT09.

The meeting agendas are expected to be posted at www.forkswashington.org.

Sequim city

The Sequim City Council will conduct a public hearing on its 2023 budget when it meets at 6 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting will be in the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St., Sequim.

To join the meeting online, visit https://sequimwa-gov.zoom.us/j/83397723647.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 833 9772 3647.

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

The full agenda is posted at https://www.sequimwa.gov/Archive.aspx?AMID=42.

Quillayute Valley

The Quillayute Valley School board will consider a resolution regarding staffing for winter extracurricular and athletic activities when they meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

The board meets in the library at Forks High School, 261 S. Spartan Ave., Forks.

The agenda is posted at https://www.qvschools.org/Page/1764.

Fire District 2

Clallam County Fire District No. 2 commissioners will interview commissioner candidates during a special meeting at 10 a.m. Monday.

The commissioners will discuss candidates’ qualifications in executive session then resume open session to discuss the candidates and take action.

The commissioners will meet in the district offices at 1212 E. First St.

To listen to the meeting, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 432 908 1371 and passcode 502502.

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire Protection District 3 commissioners will the roles and tasks of command staff during a special meeting at 1 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting will be in the district’s training and operations center, 255 Carlsborg Road, Sequim.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86432077840?pwd=aGZ1RFRuVW9wc3QzbWJURnBKQUV NUT09.

To listen only, dial 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 864 3207 7840 and passcode 348820.

The meeting links and agenda are posted at https://ccfd3.org/about-the-district/board-of-commissioners/board- agendas-and-minutes.

The district covers the east side of Clallam County with a small portion in Jefferson County.

Development authority board

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board will consider its 2023 budget during a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The board also will consider bond consolidation, a contract for a geothermal assessment and a proposed agreement with Peninsula College.

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/83845829793?pwd=ZjdzQmp5SDVSWkJQYWRabWlsVlVWZz09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 then enter the meeting ID 838 4582 9793 and password is 801414.

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

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

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