EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Lodging tax, body cams before Peninsula boards

Meetings across Clallam County.

Lodging tax allocations, a contract for police body cameras and the status of the American Legion shelter are topics before boards and commissions this week on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Clallam County Commissioners

The three Clallam County commissioners will consider agreements with four agencies for a total of $417,400 in lodging tax funds, including $100,000 for the Port Angeles Waterfront Center, $157,500 for the Washington Festival and Events Education Foundation, $84,400 for Clallam County Public Works and $75,500 for Clallam County Parks Fair and Facilities during their weekly work session.

The commissioners’ work session, at 9 a.m. Monday, will preview items set for action at their formal meeting, which will start 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 253-212-8782 then enter meeting ID 875 561 7844 and passcode 12345.

Agenda items include:

• An agreement with Washington Water Trails Association to designate and maintain a portion of Salt Creek Recreation Area for overnight camping in conjunction with the Cascadia Marine Trail.

• A victim witness assistance grant for $62,230 to fund 70 percent of a victim witness coordinator in the Prosecutor’s Office.

• An agreement with the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs for a $158,125 pass-through grant to Olympic Peninsula Community Clinic to provide field response services for mental health crises.

• A contract renewal with the Kitsap Critical Incident Response Team for use of deadly force investigations.

• An agreement with Muir Communications of Langley, B.C., for use of a telecommunications tower for Sheriff’s Office communications equipment.

• A letter of support for Clallam County Public Utility District #1 regarding a grant application to the Department of Commerce to build a micro-grid at the district’s Sequim office.

• A letter to Rayonier regarding its proposed sale of the Clallam-S package that includes a 150-foot-wide by 6.5-mile-long corridor that the county has been trying to acquire for the Olympic Discovery Trail.

• An agreement with Peninsula Behavioral Health for $250,000 in affordable sales and use House Bill 1406 funds for a five-bedroom permanent supported housing group at Fifth and Fir streets in Sequim.

• A call for a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, regarding proposed changes to the building and construction code.

The meeting agendas are posted at https://www.clallamcountywa.gov/AgendaCenter.

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

Other Clallam County meetings:

Meeting agendas are posted at https://www.clallamcountywa.gov/AgendaCenter.

• The Clallam County Revenue Advisory Commission will meet at 3 p.m. Monday.

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/8755617844.

To listen only, call 253-2125-8782 then enter meeting ID 875 561 7844 and passcode 12345.

• The Clallam County Marine Resources Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is in room 160 of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St. Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85314804485.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 853 1480 4485 and passcode 12345.

• The Clallam County Board of Health will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the county commissioners’ meeting room in the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

The meeting can be viewed online at https://www.clallamcountywa.gov/669/Live-Archived-Meetings-Online.

To join the meeting online, visit https://zoom.us/j/93573435754.

To listen only, call 253-2125-8782 then enter meeting ID 935 7343 5754 and passcode 095863.

• The Law Library Board will meet at noon Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the county commissioners meeting room in the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://zoom.us/i/8755617844.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 875 561 7844 and passcode 12345.

• The Solid Waste Advisory Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in room 160 at 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 839-6528-6109 and passcode 12345.

Jefferson County commission

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a workshop regarding the status of Jefferson County’s assumption of management responsibility for the shelter at the American Legion 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.

Agenda items include:

• A workshop regarding the Department of Community Development’s permitting process.

• A discussion of the Point No Point Treaty Council letter regarding the trust land transfer program.

The full agenda is expected to be posted at www.co.jefferson.wa.us by following the link under “Quick Links: Videos of Meetings-Streaming Live.”

Other Jefferson County meetings:

• The Housing Fund Board will meet at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the county commissioners’ chambers in the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/91098454388.

• The Jefferson County Solid Waste Advisory Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Thursday.

The hybrid meeting will be in the Public Works offices, 623 Sheridan St., Port Townsend.

To join the meeting online, visit https://zoom.us/join or call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 935 9574 9934 and passcode 499738.

Association of counties

The Washington State Association of Counties will discuss current and emerging issues facing counties across the state 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.

Collaborative group

The Intergovernmental Collaborative Group will hear a presentation regarding the community wildfire protection plan when it meets at 6 p.m. Thursday.

The group is composed of members of four entities: Board of Jefferson County Commissioners, Port Townsend City Council, the Port of Port Townsend and Jefferson County Public Utility District.

The hybrid meeting is in the Point Hudson Pavilion Building, 355 Hudson St., Port Townsend.

To view the meeting live, visit https://zoom.us/j/94250777040 or go to www.co.jefferson.wa.us and follow the links under “Quick Links: Videos of Meetings-Streaming Live.”

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter webinar ID 942-5077-7040.

The group also will hear updates regarding Jefferson County drought conditions, the Growth Management Steering Committee and the Healthier Together/Pool Initiative.

Public comments can be emailed to icg@co.jefferson.wa.us.

Port of Port Townsend

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting will be in the Point Hudson Pavilion Building, 355 Hudson St., Port Townsend.

To join 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 862 6904 3651 and password 911887.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://portofpt.com/about-us/port-commission/meeting-minutes.

Jefferson County Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will hear a presentation regarding new projects when they meet at 4 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 with meeting ID 4359992575#.

The full agenda is posted at https://jeffpud.communitybydiligent.com/Portal.

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles city council will hear a presentation regarding Peninsula Behavioral Health from Wendy Sisk 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=mf5c7e29e24b9250729c508d5d4733a25.

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 council members also will consider a contract for Axon body worn cameras for the police department and review the 2023 Port Angeles Police Department report.

The full agenda is posted at https://www.cityofpa.us/583/Meetings-Agendas.

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will consider the process and timeline for filling the council’s position 2 seat recently vacated by Aislinn Palmer 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 https://zoom.us/j/98187633367.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 and enter the meeting ID 981 8763 3367.

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.

Peninsula College

Peninsula College board of trustees will hear an update on the Port Townsend campus when they meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The board will meet at the college’s Port Townsend campus, 202 Eisenhower Ave., Port Townsend.

The full agenda is expected to be posted at www.pencol.edu/aboutpc/board/agendas.

Chimacum School Board

The Chimacum School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The board will meet in room 702 at Chimacum Elementary School, 91 West Valley Road, Chimacum.

To join the meeting, visit csd49.zoom.us/j/82679232108 or dial 1-253-215-8782 with meeting ID: 826 7923 2108.

The full agenda is expected to be posted at go.boarddocs.com/wa/chimacum/board.nsf/public.

Crescent school

The Crescent School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The board will meet in the library at Crescent School, 50350 state Highway 112, Joyce.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/crescent/Board.nsf/Public.

Port Angeles schools

The Port Angeles School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday.

The board will meet at Lincoln Center, 905 W. Ninth St., Port Angeles.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.boarddocs.com/wa/pasd/Board.nsf/public.

Sequim schools

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

The hybrid meeting will be 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.

Jefferson Healthcare

Jefferson Healthcare commissioners will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting will be in the executive conference room at Jefferson Healthcare, 834 Sheridan St., Port Townsend.

To listen only, dial 509-598-2842 and enter conference ID 975 178 013#.

The full agenda is posted at https://jeffersonhealthcare.org/hospital-commission.

Fire District 2

Clallam County Fire District No. 2 commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting will be 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 Protection District 3

Clallam County Fire Protection District 3 commissioners will discuss a levy lid lift when they 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 posted at https://ccfd3.org/board-meetings.

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

Quilcene Fire Rescue

The Quilcene Board of Fire Commissioners will discuss state Department of Natural Resources trust lands during a special meeting at 9 a.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is at the Bob Wilson Station 21, 70 Herbert St., Quilcene.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/5395075683.

The full agenda is posted at https://quilcenefirerescue.org.

North Olympic Library Trustees

The North Olympic Library System Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

The hybrid meeting is at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83859256414?pwd=MUR2RTQzM1daaDd1Um1oOHlVS0dtdz09.

The meeting agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.nols.org/board-administration.

Jefferson County Library Board of Trustees

The Jefferson County Board of Trustees will present their annual report during a joint special breakfast meeting with the Board of Jefferson County Commissioners at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The board will meet in the Humphrey Room at the Jefferson County Public Library, 620 Cedar Ave., Port Hadlock.

The meeting agenda is expected to be posted at https://jclibrary.librarymarket.com/events/month.

Water District #1

Jefferson County Water District # 1 will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The district meets in the Paradise Bay Community Club, 141 W. Alder St., Port Ludlow.

Water District #1 serves Paradise Bay.

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