EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Short term rentals, Healthier Together Task Force on agendas next week

Government meetings across North Olympic Peninsula

The boards of local government agencies will meet next week on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles City Council will consider an ordinance implementing new regulations and fees for short-term lodging operations in the city of Port Angeles 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=m694110932dd9b3f502a59ffaa7ca537a.

To listen only, call 1-844-992-4726 and enter access code 2551 178 7781.

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.

Clallam County

The three Clallam County commissioners will consider the final ordinance regarding placement permits for recreational trailers during their weekly work session at 9 a.m. Monday.

The commissioners’ work session previews 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:

• Several resolutions regarding appointments to various volunteer boards and commissions.

• An agreement with Alexander Sidles of Sidles Law for hearing examiner services.

• An agreement with the Clallam Conservation District for $125,000 for renewable resource conservation planning and implementation.

• An invitation to bid for a contract to provide detailed channel migration zone delineation analysis of the Elwha River, to include Indian Creek and Little River, downstream of Olympic National Park; proposals are due by 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 2.

• An agreement with Jefferson County to compensate Clallam County up to $10,000 for educational outreach activities through the Marine Resources Committee.

• An agreement with the state Department of Commerce for a $350,000 grant to update the county’s comprehensive plan.

• Agreements with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for $239,646 in funding for county road repairs related to storm damage in November 2021.

• A call for a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, regarding a request from Hunter Gilliam for the county to vacate and unopened right-of-way on his property.

• An agreement with Hunt Engineering for $55,000 to provide design and engineering for the chiller replacement project in the Juvenile Detention Facility.

• An agreement with Straitside Ranch for a bovine grazing lease on Robin Hill Farm County Park.

• Opening of bids for the 2024 crushing contract.

• A weekly legislative update.

• Renewal of a contract for warehouse space for the Sheriff’s Office to store evidence.

• A grant application for funds to renovate the rodeo arena at the county fairgrounds.

• A contract with the state Department of Commerce for a climate planning grant to update the hazard mitigation and comprehensive plans.

• An update on the Towne Road/Dungeness levee surfacing project.

• A letter of concurrence regarding the inclusion of 111 acres in the vicinity of Lake Sutherland in the budget proviso.

• A discussion regarding an invitation from the state Department of Natural Resources to participate in a work group on ecosystem services market.

• A monthly review of budget performance.

• Certification of the 2024 road levy to state’s County Road Administration Board.

• A call for a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, regarding two requests for rezoning.

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 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 Toom 160 in the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

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 Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The meeting is in the county commissioners’ chambers at the Clallam County Courthhouse.

To join the meeting online, visit https://zoom.us/j/84700335210.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 847 0033 5210 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 at the Clallam County Fairgrounds, 1608 W. 16th St., Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87917446564.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 879 1744 6564 and passcode 12345.

Jefferson County

The three Jefferson County commissioners will discuss the recruitment of members for the Healthier Together Task Force 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.

The commissioners will hear an update on public health and emergency management from Dr. Allison Berry and Willie Bence; open bids for the county’s legal newspaper of record; and conduct a workshop regarding the 2024 work plan for the Department of Community Development.

Items on the consent agenda include a lease agreement with Richard and Beverly Stapf for $4,000 for the Records Management and Facilities Maintenance office space; a legal research subscription from LexisNexis for $1,134; an agreement with Lakeside Industries for $1,112,583 to repave Center Road from milepost 10.34 to milepost 14.48; an agreement with Clallam County for $60,000 for RECOMPETE grant strategy development; and an agreement with SWCA Environmental Consultants for $27,475 to develop the Community Wildfire Protection Plan.

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

The hybrid meeting is in the classroom at the Washington State University County Extension, 97 Oak Bay Road, Port Hadlock.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81371408943.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 813 7140 8943.

• The Jefferson County Climate Action Committee will meet at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday.

• The Jefferson County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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 Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will task the Culture and Society Committee with targeted revisions to certain council rules 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, visit www.cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendasminutesvideos.

To join the meeting online, visit 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 posted at https://cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendasminutesvideos.

Joint meeting

The Clallam and Jefferson county Marine Resources Committees will meet jointly at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

The committees will meet at Red Cedar Hall, 1033 Old Blyn Highway, Sequim.

The committees will hear a presentation on tribal treaty rights from Cecilia Gobin of the Tulalip Tribe.

Clallam planning

The Clallam County Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in Room 160, 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.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.clallamcountywa.gov/AgendaCenter.

Jefferson PUD

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will hear a presentation regarding capacity fee charges from Gordon Wilson when they meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The commissioners will hear an update on the broadband business plan from Doug Dawson during a special meeting at 3 p.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 agendas are posted at https://jeffpud.communitybydiligent.com/Portal/.

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 852 4349 4888.

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

Quilcene school

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.

Sequim schools

The Sequim School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is in the library at Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/sequim/Board.nsf/vpublic?open.

Olympic Medical Center

Olympic Medical Center commissioners will meet at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is Linkletter Hall at Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles.

To join the online meeting visit https://olympicmedical.webex.com/olympicmedical/j.php?MTID=m48b1b9a0f1e5c48fbcecfd4698a0a3aa.

The meeting agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.olympicmedical.org/about-us/board-information.

Fire District 2

Clallam County Fire District 2 commissioners will discuss levy strategies during a special meeting 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/83729939943?pwd=bXBXeC9ZNHhMLzlyanZFM3VOM3VGQT09.

To listen to the meeting, call 253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 837 2993 9943 and passcode 988752.

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

Fire 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.

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