Housing, sheriff’s staffing on county agendas

Governmental entities have scheduled public meetings across the North Olympic Peninsula next week.

Jefferson County

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct workshops to elicit public comment regarding forest stewardship and the DCD’s stock plans for housing when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday.

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 [email protected] 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 also will hear an update on COVID-19 from Dr. Allison Berry, health officer for Jefferson and Clallam counties, at 9:45 a.m. They also will meet in executive session with the chief civil deputy prosecuting attorney, the deputy prosecuting attorney for district III, the county administrator, the director and the planning manager and the associate planner for the Department of Community Development regarding potential litigation.

Items on the consent agenda include an agreement with the state Administrative Office of the Courts for $31,000 in funding for Jefferson County Juvenile Services, an amended agreement with the state Recreation and Conservation Office for an additional $99,955 in funding for the Dosewallips River powerlines acquisition and design, an agreement with the Department of Transportation for detouring U.S. Highway 101 traffic over Center Road during the Leland Creek fish barrier removal project and a supplemental agreement with the Department of Transportation for an additional $230,000 in funding for the Little Quilcene River bridge replacement project.

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 Climate Action Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

To join the meeting, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87272535870?pwd=NnBXZkVtNHBNcGRYdzlpYzRiWTYwZz09.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 872 7253 5870 and pass code 628837.

Clallam County

The three Clallam County commissioners will discuss a resolution to declare a staffing emergency in the sheriff’s office and a contract for $46,200 with Norpoint Protective Services to provide courthouse security through Dec. 31 during their weekly work session Monday and their weekly business meeting Tuesday.

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 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 amended agreement with the state Administrative Office of the Courts for reimbursement of funds related to the State v. Blake agreement.

• A final resolution to vacate the county right-of-way for Lincoln Avenue near Smith Plaza.

• Authorization for Don Crwaford to sign closing documents for the proposed purchase of tidelands adjacent to Cline Spit.

• Pre-application questionnaires relating to several grants.

• Discussion on the proposed housing solutions and grant coordinator position.

• A notice stating that a true copy of the proposed 2022 county budget will be available for inspection in the courthouse during regular business hours beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6.

• An agreement with the Military Department for $97,500 in funding to help prevent unauthorized ingress or egress across the international border with Canada from Sept. 1, 2021, through March 31, 2024; funds are distributed to Clallam County Sheriff’s office, $54,943; Port Angeles Police Department, $25,923; Sequim Police Department, $9,364; and the Department of Fish and Wildlife, $7,270.

• Notice of the promulgation of the county’s new comprehensive emergency management plan, the complete plan and its associated emergency support functions are available to review at https://www.clallam.net/emergencymanagement/2022draftcemp.html.

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

Public comment may be sent to [email protected].

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 online 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 Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will conduct a workshop meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The commissioners also will conduct a regular session at 1 p.m.

The hybrid meetings are in the Point Hudson Pavilion Building, 355 Hudson St., Port Townsend.

To access either of the meetings online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86269043651?pwd=MDlybTZHSmxaRW5BMW1CajdOTUJHUT09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID is 862 6904 3651 and password 911887.

The meeting agendas are expected to be posted at https://portofpt.com/events.

Jefferson PUD

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will discuss the Citizen Advisory Board and its operating guidelines during a meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the district office, 320 Four Corners Road, Port Townsend.

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

The commissioners will also meet in executive session to discuss potential litigation.

The agenda and meeting packet is posted at https://jeffpud.communitybydiligent.com/document/10735.

Clallam PUD

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will hear a compilation of public comment regarding a draft 2023 strategic plan when they meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday.

To join the online meeting online, visit https://clallampud-net.zoom.us/j/84895526098?pwd=REdRS0hHRXNXd0I0VjBxaUltbHJ6dz09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 848 9552 6098 and passcode 151437.

Public comment may be submitted in advance to [email protected].

The commissioners also will consider acceptance memos for several contract costs increases, consider eliminating the cost-sharing program and continue discussion on the post-2028 Bonneville Power Administration contract.

The full agenda and the compiled comments are posted at https://clallampud.net/commission-meetings.

Clallam Conservation

Clallam Conservation District commissioners will consider hiring a full-time salmon riparian technician when they meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the OlyCAP conference room, 228 W. First St., Suite G, Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/97 720882269.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 977 2088 2269.

They also will consider an update to the cost share policy, consider an interlocal agreement with Clallam County related to funding for the Dungeness off-channel reservoir and continue work on its long-range plan.

The full agenda is posted at https://clallamcd.org/remote-board-meeting-access.

Forks city

The Forks City Council will consider requesting Transportation Improvement Board funding for E Street reconstruction when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

The council also will set a date for a public hearing regarding the 2023-2038 street plan.

Participants can attend in-person at 500 Division St., or online.

Listening and webcast options, along with the full agenda, are expected to be posted on the city’s website, www.forkswashington.org.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will discuss the Cherry Street housing project when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

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 [email protected] 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 meeting agenda is expected to be posted at https://cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendasminutesvideos.

Sequim city

The Sequim City Council will conduct public hearings regarding water conservation goals for the 2022 water system update and on the water plan update itself at 6 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is in council chambers at the Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St.

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 [email protected] and will be distributed to the council prior to the meeting.

The council also will consider improvements for the parking lot at Dr. Standard Park.

The full agenda is posted at https://www.sequimwa.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/2657.

Peninsula College

Peninsula College Board of Trustees will conduct its annual retreat at noon Tuesday.

The retreat is in the Cornaby Center on the Port Angeles campus, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

Agenda items include recruitment and on-boarding of new trustees and a discussion of the board’s goals.

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

Port Angeles schools

The Port Angeles School Board will conduct a remote work session at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The meeting agenda and meeting links are expected to be posted at https://www.boarddocs.com/wa/pasd/Board.nsf/public.

Gardiner Cemetery

The Gardiner Community Cemetery commissioners will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday.

The public meeting will be held downstairs in the Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road, Gardiner.

The public is invited to attend.

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