NEWS BRIEFS: Applicants sought for commission … and other items

PORT ANGELES — The city is currently seeking applicants to fill the Civil Service Commission.

The commission investigates concerns and reports on all matters relating to enforcement and effect of civil service rules, hears and determines appeals or complaints on administrative work of the chief examiner and decides on disciplinary actions for civil service employees of the city.

Members of the Civil Service Commission are appointed to four-year terms, with a limit of two consecutive terms.

Applicants are required to be citizens of the U.S., a citizen of Port Angeles for at least three years and an elector of the county wherin he or she resides.

The commission meets the third Thursday of May, July and October of each year at 10 a.m. in City Hall.

Applications can be accessesed through the city’s website at or from the city manager’s office in City Hall.

Applications are due Friday.

For more information, contact City Clerk Jennifer Veneklasen at 360-417-4634 or

Open house slated

SEQUIM — The city Public Works Department invites the public to an informational open house on Tuesday, April 25, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The open house will cover Fifth and McCurdy streets’ Water System Booster Station project, slated to begin construction this summer, and will be held at the Sequim Civic Center, located at 152 W. Cedar St.

The pump station project includes the replacement of an existing 10-horsepower booster pump, and the installation of an additional booster pump, a backup generator and a building to house electrical and communications systems.

The new pumps will provide reliable pumping and the capacity to meet the maximum daily demand for the areas upstream of the booster station, according to a news release.

For more information, contact City Engineer Matt Klontz at 360-582-2472 or

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