Forestry, no shooting area before counties

Government meetings in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Clallam County

The three Clallam County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on an ordinance outlining requirements for conversion of land from forestry to non-forestry use in their weekly business meeting Tuesday.

The commissioners’ work session, at 9 a.m. Tuesday, 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 http://www.clallam.net/features/meetings.html.

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:

• An agreement with the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau for $15,000 in lodging tax funds for the 2022 Washington state TREAD app project for the Olympic Peninsula.

• An agreement with the Peninsula Trails Coalition for $20,000 of lodging tax funds for the Olympic Discovery Trail ambassador program.

• An agreement with the Lincoln Park BMX association for $19,570 in lodging tax funds for the USABMX Northwest Gold Cup finals, Sept. 16-18.

• An agreement with the Forks Chamber of Commerce for $56,638 in lodging tax funds for the Twilight in Forks Festival, Sept. 7-11.

• An agreement with the Port Angeles Waterfront Center for $145,000 in lodging tax funds to hire a marketing and sales consultant.

• A collective bargaining agreement with the Prosecutor’s Association for July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2024.

• A resolution to extend Joseph Donisi as acting County Engineer for six additional months, from July 12, 2022, through Jan. 12, 2023.

The meeting agendas are posted at www.clallam.net/features/meetings.html.

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

Other Clallam County meetings:

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

Jefferson County

The three Jefferson County commissioners will discuss establishing a no-shooting area in Greater Jolie Way and Silver Berry Place when they meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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 COVID-19 from Dr. Allison Berry,health officer for Jefferosn and Clallam counties, at 9:45 a.m. and will conduct a workshop on forest rotation and carbon storage at 1:30 p.m.

Items on the consent agenda include an agreement with Marine Resources Consultants, Inc. for $11,900 to conduct an survey of eelgrass and other seagrasses at the Port Townsend waterfront, an agreement will Hope Systems, LLC for $84,824 to replace the roof of the Quilcene Community Center and the award of a $242,558 contract to Michelli Measurement Group to replace the transfer station pit scale.

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 Marine Resources Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Monday.

Clallam planning commission

The Clallam County Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The meeting is in Room 160 at the Clallam County Courthouse.

The meeting agenda is expected to be posted at http://www.clallam.net/features/meetings.html.

Jefferson PUD

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will hear a presentation on rising costs during a regular meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

To join the meeting, go to www.zoom.us/my/jeffcopud or call 833-548-0282, meeting ID 4359992575#.

The commissioners will also discuss broadband policy.

The full agenda and meeting packet is posted at https://jeffpud.communitybydiligent.com/document/10252.

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles city council will discuss no tolerance on racist behavior in the city during a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

To join the online meeting, visit www.cityofpa.us/Live-Virtual-Meetings or https://cityofpa.webex.com/cityofpa/onstage/g.php?MTID=efda34f92164f7fca74db205a897f94fa.

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 can be viewed at https://www.cityofpa.us/583/Meetings-Agendas.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will hear the second reading of a ban on idling vehicles when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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

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 also will conduct a public hearing on its six-year transportation improvement plan and consider an update to the non-represented salary schedule.

Port Townsend schools

The Port Townsend School Board will meet in a work/study session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

The hybrid meeting is in the board room at district headquarters, 1610 Blaine St., Port Townsend.

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

Olympic Medical Center

Olympic Medical Center commissioners are scheduled to meet at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Meeting links and meeting packet are expected to be posted at https://www.olympic medical.org/virtual-board-meeting.

Fire District 3

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

The meeting agenda and venue are 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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