EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Village protection, town hall set this week

Meetings across Clallam and Jefferson counties

The three Clallam County commissioners will consider a letter of support for The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s request to restore the protection area around the Tse-whit-zen village 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 https://www.clallamcountywa.gov/669/Live-Archived-Meetings-Online.

To participate via Zoom video, visit https://zoom.us/j/875561784.

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

Agenda items include:

• A quarterly timber revenue report from the Department of Natural Resources.

• A resolution to close the Osborn Road Fund since the road project was completed in 2023.

• An agreement with the Peninsula News to publish legal advertisements and delinquent tax lists for Clallam County.

• An update on the Towne Road/Dungeness levee surfacing project.

• An amended grant agreement with the state Recreation and Conservation Office.

• A memorandum of understanding with the Agnew Irrigation District regarding improvements in fish passage and irrigation water conveyance.

• Certification of 2023 road fund expenditures for fish passage barrier removal and 2023 road fund expenditures for traffic law enforcement to the County Road Administration Board.

• Results of a community opinion survey commissioned to support the 2024 update to the county’s comprehensive parks and recreation master plan.

• An agreement with the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs to continue the jail’s 24-7 Sobriety Program for an additional two years.

• Approval for staff to request additional funding for the joint public safety facility.

• An amended agreement with the state Department of Health for an additional $322,551 in funding for the Women, Infants and Children nutrition program, a swimming beach grant and workforce development.

• A letter of support for Clallam County Public Utility District No. 1’s request to the Bonneville Power Administration for improved transmission reliability.

• A letter to the state Department of Transportation requesting department representation at commissioner meetings at least quarterly to improve communication regarding road projects.

• A recommendation to appoint Judith Sarles to the Trails Advisory Committee.

• A resolution appointing 34 members to the county’s Revenue Advisory Committee.

• An agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a $125,000 wildfire defense grant.

• A call for bids for the Lake Pleasant piling replacement project. Bids are due by 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 9; there will be a pre-bid walk through of the project site at 2 p.m. Friday, March 29, at 10 Picnic Loop, Beaver.

• A purchase agreement with Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. for $59,840 to renew the geographic information system software license for another year.

• Final ordinance regarding recreational park trailer placement.

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:

• 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 Board of Equalization will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

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

To join the meeting online, visit https://zoom.us/j/99400893755.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 994 0089 3755 and passcode 372263.

Telephone town hall

State Sen. Kevin Van De Wege and state Reps. Steve Tharinger and Mike Chapman will host a telephone town hall at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

To listen in, call 877-229-8493 and enter PIN 116281.

The members of the 24th Legislative District will provide an update on the recently ended legislative session.

Jefferson County commission

The three Jefferson County commissioners will 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.

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

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 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.

Clallam County Planning Commission

The Clallam County Planning Commission will discuss the Carlsborg design standards policy when it meets at 6 p.m. 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 www.zoom.us/join or call 1-253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 857 7304 5582 and passcode 12345.

The full agenda is posted at https://www.clallamcountywa.gov/AgendaCenter.

Clallam County Board of Health

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 agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.clallamcountywa.gov/AgendaCenter.

Jefferson County Board of Health

The Jefferson County Board of Health will meet at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

The hybrid meeting is 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 online meeting, visit https://zoom.us/j/97862703889.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter access code 978 6270 3889.

Public comment can be emailed to boh@co.jefferson.wa.us.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://co.jefferson.wa.us/1088/Agenda-Minutes.

Port of Port Angeles

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will conduct a special meeting at 9 a.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is at the port commission, 338 W. First St., Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81252206460.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter webinar ID 812 5220 6460; no passcode is required.

Comments may be submitted until 8 a.m. Tuesday to braedij@portofpa.com or by calling 360-461-9515.

The agenda is posted at https://portofpa.com/about-us/agenda-center.

Jefferson County Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will discuss the hybrid remote work policy when they meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The commissioners also will discuss union negotiations in executive session during a special meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meetings are 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, meeting ID 4359992575#.

The agendas are posted at https://jeffpud.communitybydiligent.com/Portal.

Clallam Transit

Clallam Transit board members will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the Clallam Transit System administration building at 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

To listen in, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 858 1027 6869; no passcode is needed.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.clallamtransit.com/board-agendapackets.

Peninsula Housing Authority

The Board of Commissioners of the Peninsula Housing Authority will hear an update on the strategic plan when they meet at noon Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is the Shold Room at the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave., Port Hadlock.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87285450764?pwd=Mnl3d04zQ3VLY1RZaW9FWXZFZGR1Zz09.

To listen only, dial 253-215-8782 then enter meeting ID 872 8545 0764 and the passcode is 484150.

The full agenda is posted at https://peninsulapha.org/board-of-commissioners.

Port Angeles city

The Port Angeles City Council will hear a presentation regarding the waterfront district 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=ma1d6eb907edefe0050237fe51e2265aa.

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

Port Townsend city

The Port Townsend City Council will conduct a public hearing regarding its proposed assumption of the Transportation Benefit District Board’s duties and authority 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 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 will also consider appointments to the Equity, Access and Rights Advisory Board.

The full agenda is posted at https://cityofpt.us/citycouncil/page/agendasminutesvideos.

Peninsula College

Peninsula College board of trustees will tour the Electric Vehicle Lab when they meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The board will meet in the Auto Shop Q7A at the college’s Port Angeles campus, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, before moving to Cornably Center A-12.

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

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.

To attend the meeting online, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85243494888.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 852 4349 4888.

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

Quilcene School Board

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

The board meets in Room 9 at 294715 U.S. Highway 101, Quilcene.

The agenda is expected to be posted at www.qsd48.org/district/1216-Board-Agenda.html 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Sequim schools

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

The hybrid meeting is in the library at Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim.

The agenda and meeting links are expected to be posted at https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/sequim/Board.nsf/vpublic?open.

OESD 114

The Olympic Educational Service District 114 board of directors will meet at noon Thursday.

The hybrid meeting is in the district headquarters, 105 National Ave., Bremerton.

To join the meeting online, visit https://zoom.us/j/244562383?pwd=OHlXUk5KTjlKSkxqNS9EVWFtRC96QT09.

To listen only meeting call 669 900 6833 and enter meeting ID 244 562 383 and password 372604.

The agenda is posted at https://www.oesd114.org/about-oesd/#about-4.

OESD 114 serves the 15 school districts on the Kitsap and North Olympic peninsulas by delivering educational services that can be more efficiently or economically performed regionally.

Olympic Medical Center

Olympic Medical Center commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in Linkletter Hall at Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles.

To join the meeting online, visit https://olympicmedical.webex.com/olympicmedical/j.php?MTID=me87317e1cf5f092d81e0260b356cf1ff.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://www.olympicmedical.org/about-us/board-information.

Fire District 2

Clallam County Fire District No. 2 commissioners will discuss the district’s participation in the Clallam County Revenue Advisory Committee when they meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in the district administrative office, 1212 E. First St., Port Angeles.

To listen to the meeting, call 253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 883 7625 4829 and passcode 630598.

The meeting agenda is posted at https://www.clallamfire2.org/2024-03-19-commissioners-regular-meeting.

Fire Protection District 3

Clallam County Fire Protection District 3 commissioners will 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.

The agenda is expected to be posted at https://ccfd3.org/board-meetings.

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

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue commissioners will discuss the advanced life support deployment model during a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meeting is in Station 6, 9193 Rhody Drive, Chimacum.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87867559242.

To listen only, all 253-215-8782 and enter access code 878 6755 9242.

The full agenda is posted at https://www.ejfr.org.

Quilcene Fire Rescue

The Quilcene Board of Fire Commissioners will discuss Department of Natural Resources trust lands when they meet at 7 p.m. Monday

The hybrid meeting is in 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.

Quillayute Valley Park and Recreation Board

The Quillayute Valley Park and Recreation Board will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The board meets in the Forks Community Center, 90 Maple Ave., Forks.

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