Opportunity Fund, COVID-19 updates on agendas this week

Clallam County

County commission

The three Clallam County commissioners will discuss how the Opportunity Fund could help small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis at 9 a.m. Monday.

The work session can be viewed at www.clallam.net/features/meetings.html.

Commissioners also will discuss proposed lodging tax grants to Feiro Marine Life Center, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts, Forks Timber Museum, Dungeness River Audubon Center, Port Angeles Marathon Association and Washington CoastSavers for “keeping the lights on” during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Other discussion items include:

• An agreement with Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe for annual population surveys of Olympia oysters.

• A briefing on an Olympic Community of Heath application for COVID-19 response funds.

• An amended agreement with Olympic Community Action Programs for operation of the COVID-19 recovery facility.

• A contract with Thomson Reuters Westlaw for subscription services used for legal research.

• A contract amendment with the state Department of Health for COVID-19 emergency response funds.

Commissioners will conduct their regular business meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Action items include:

• A notice of May 19 hearing on a proposed ordinance placing limitations on the use of county rest areas.

• A memorandum of agreement with Washington State University to provide educational programs.

• An agreement with CenturyLink for service lines.

• A bid opening for an annual rock crushing contract.

Olympic Medical Center

Olympic Medical Center commissioners will hear a COVID-19 update from CEO Eric Lewis when they meet at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The virtual meeting can be accessed by telephone at 360-417-8444 with conference ID 957805#.

Commissioners also will recess into executive session to discuss real estate and the qualifications of an applicant for public employment.

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles City Council will consider a $199,319 professional services agreement for decant facility design at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Listening and webcast options are available at www.cityofpa.us.

Written public comments can be sent to cityclerk@cityofpa.us.

A new decant stormwater facility will replace the present one at the city’s transfer station at 3501 W. 18th St.

The council also will consider approving a $34,996 contract with Simmons & Sons Contracting, Inc. of Montesano for demolition of a Parks and Recreation building at 1310 W. 16th St., that was badly damaged in a 2018 windstorm.

Other agenda items include a city manager’s report and an amended ordinance for maintenance and operation of extensions to city water and wastewater mains.

Crescent school

A virtual School Closure Town Hall Meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Prior to the meeting, a link will be sent out via ParentSquare.

If you would like to be added as a ParentSquare contact, send an email to office@csd313.org.

Jefferson County

County commission

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear an update on COVID-19 from Dr. Tom Locke, county health officer, when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday.

To view this meeting live go to www.co.jefferson.wa.us and follow the links under “Quick Links: Videos of Meetings-Streaming Live.” To listen only call 1-669-224-3412 and enter access code 355-490-229#.

Emailed public comments will be read aloud for up to three minutes during the meeting’s public comment period. Email comments to PublicComments@co.jefferson.wa.us before the meeting begins on Monday.

Commissioners also will consider budget and finance topics.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will consider approving a 2020 post-annexation tax restriction policy when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

The virtual meeting will be live-streamed at https://cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendasminutesvideos.

Submit public comment emails to be read aloud (up to three minutes per person) to publiccomment@cityofpt.us or join in person via computer or tablet at http://joinwebinar.com enter webinar ID 578-066-435 or, to listen only, call 1-914-614-3221 with access code 942-105-283#.

The council also will consider adopting a temporary meetings policy as well as a underground utility easement with Wave Business Solutions, LLC.

It will review the revenue forecast for 2020

Port Townsend schools

The Port Townsend School Board is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Thursday.

No agenda was available for the virtual meeting as of Saturday.

Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will consider a one-time return of customer deposits when they meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

They would be returned as bill credits to assist customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the agenda memo said.

To join the virtual meeting online go to https://jeff pud.my.webex.com/meet/JPUD and follow the instructions to login and join. Meetings will open for remote logins 10 minutes before they begin.

To join it by telephone, call 408-418-9388, enter access code 628 345 788 then #. Hit # again if prompted for an additional id number. A new local number for calling into the meeting is 360-379-5833. All participant audio will be muted upon entry and can unmute when it is appropriate to speak. Use *6 on a phone to mute and unmute.

Commissioners will hear an update on COVID-19 actions, such as the creation of wifi hot spots throughout the county.

An executive session is set for collective bargaining proposals.

Clallam and Jefferson

State Parks Commission

The State Parks and Recreation Commission will conduct an online work session from Fort Worden State Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday.

To join the meeting, go to www.tinyurl.com/PDN- stateparksmeeting, select “Watch on the web instead,” and then “Join anonymously.”

On the agenda, which can be found at www.tinyurl.com/PDN-stateparks agenda, are a COVID-19 update, the strategic plan, operating and capital budgets and a legislative update.

No action will be taken.

Fire District 3

Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioners will hear reports and approve payroll at a virtual meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

For instructions on participation in the Zoom meeting, go to meetings and agendas on https://ccfd3.org/ before it begins.

Reports will be given on logistics, operations, risk reduction and planning and from the fire chief.

The district covers the east side of Clallam County with a small portion in Jefferson County.

Peninsula College

The Peninsula College Board of Trustees will meet virtually at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The full agenda will be available 24 hours prior to the meeting at www.pencol.edu/aboutpc/board/agendas.

Public comments and questions can be submitted in writing to kgriffith@ pencol.edu by 5 p.m. Monday. Submissions should include the person’s name, email address and phone number. Submissions will be read aloud and addressed during the meeting and made a part of the public record.

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