EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Marine Discovery Center, health update before county commissions

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 hear an update on the Marine Discovery Center in 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 253-2125-8782 then enter meeting ID 875 561 7844 and passcode 12345.

Mesilla Williams, executive director of the Feiro Marine Life Center, will discuss plans for the Marine Discovery Center, a joint project of Feiro and the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, on the Port Angeles Waterfront Center campus.

Other agenda items include:

• A legislative update.

• An amended contract with the Department of Health regarding the BEACH program.

• A request to purchase a HACH Dr3900 spectrophotometer for Environmental Health without soliciting bids.

• A call for a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, regarding projects for Surface Transportation Block Grants.

• A resolution approving updated membership on the Dungeness River Management Team.

• Opening of bids for the McDonald Creek irrigation and fish passage improvement project.

• An amended agreement with True Star Behavioral Health Services related to treatment services not covered by Medicaid.

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 Clallam County Heritage Advisory Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is in room 160 in the Clallam County Courthouse.

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

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

• The Homelessness Task Force will meet at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in room 160 in the Clallam County Courthouse.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/95662121034?pwd=OGtnbTgydVJNWG1hc25Rck5XQ0xiZz09.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 956 6212 1034 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.

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 Trails Advisory Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

• The Fair Advisory Board will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the Fair Kitchen on the Clallam County Fairgrounds, 1608 W. 16th St., Port Angeles.

To join via Zoom, visit https://zoom.us/j/86049053133 or call 253-215-8782 then enter the meeting ID 860 4905 3133 and passcode 12345.

• The Housing Solutions Committee will meet at 9 a.m. Friday.

The hybrid meeting is in room 160 in the Clallam County Courthouse.

To join the meeting online, visit https://zoom.us/j/7312497453.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 731 249 7453 and passcode 08816.

Jefferson County

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear a public health and emergency management update from Dr. Allison Berry and Willie Bence 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 also conduct a briefing session.

Items on the consent agenda include a notice of a public hearing at 10 a.m. Monday, April 17, regarding first quarter budget appropriations and extensions; a notice of a public hearing at 11 a.m. Monday, April 17, regarding 2023-2024 community development block grant applications; an agreement with Jumping Mouse Children’s Center for $254, 126 to provide mental health services; an agreement with the PT Recyclery for $50,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funding for the Port Townsend pump track; and an agreement with JUMP1 regarding a phase 2 donation for the Jefferson Universal Movement Playground.

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 County meetings:

• The Jefferson County Risk Management Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the County Commissioners Chambers at the Jefferson County Courthouse.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85745374749.

To listen only, dial 253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 857 4537 4749#.

The Jefferson County Conservation Futures Citizen Oversight Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the Point Hudson Pavilion, 355 Hudson St., Port Townsend.

To join the online meeting, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83832371812.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 838 3237 1812.

• The Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the Jefferson County Extension classroom, 97 Oak Bay Road, Port Hadlock.

To join the online meeting, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82317298603.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 823 1729 8603.

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 PUD

The Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will consider applications for the vacant seat on the commission during an executive session from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to decide upon finalists.

Finalists will be interviewed during special meetings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Six applications had been received as of Friday.

The person chosen will fill the seat of former commissioner Rick Paschall, who announced his resignation in February, fulfilling the remaining two years of Paschall’s six-year term.

To join the online meetings, visit https://clallampud-net.zoom.us/j/84721624204?pwd=Q0pCaVRLWXFqeWpONVFYaFM0UFB2UT09.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 847 2162 4204 and passcode 718170.

Jefferson PUD

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will discuss a loan for phase 2 of the Coyle waterline replacement project when they meet at 3 p.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/jeffco pud or call 833-548-0282, meeting ID 4359992575#.

The full agenda is posted at https://jeff pud.diligent.community/document/12840.

Jefferson Conservation

The Jefferson County Conservation District supervisors will district funding sources and requirements 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/145637765.

To listen only, call 866-899-4679 and enter access code145-637-765.

The full agenda is posted at https://www.jeffersoncd.org/current-year-agendas.

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles City Council will hear an update regarding its April 10 joint meeting with the Clallam County commissioner during a regular meeting 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=mfaccc4b8697f1b6397c0d91b7ec081fb.

To listen only, call 1-844-992-4726 and enter access code 2552 422 6969.

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 a resolution to repair the Mountain View Pool 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 council will also consider an amended contract for the geotechnical investigation of the Lords Lake east dam, consider an ordinance increasing park rules and consider a resolution to allow the city manager to enter an agreement for on-call land-use permit reviews.

The full agenda is posted at https://cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendasminutesvideos.

Olympic Medical

Olympic Medical Center commissioners will meet at 12:30 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 Protection District 3

Clallam County Fire Protection District 3 commissioners are scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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

The agenda is expected to be 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.

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