EYE ON THE PENINSULA: Water rights, shelter closure before Peninsula boards

Meetings across Clallam and Jefferson counties

Water rights, the closure of an emergency center and a list of legislative priorities are before boards and committees on the Peninsula this week.

Joint meeting

The Clallam County Commissioners and the commissioners of Clallam County Public Utility District #1 will hear a briefing on the Carlsborg water rights application from the state Department of Ecology during a special joint meeting at noon Monday.

The hybrid meeting is at both the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles, and at the utility district offices, 104 Hooker Road, Sequim.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84721624204?pwd=Q0pCaVRLWXFqeWpONVFYaFM0UFB2UT09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 847 2162 4204 and passcode 718170.

The agenda is posted at https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/clallampud/Board.nsf/Public.

Clallam County Commissioners

The three Clallam County commissioners will discuss the Washington State Association of Counties’ short list of legislative priorities during their weekly work session Monday.

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 letter of support for the Port of Port Angeles for federal funding to restore the protection area around the Tse-whit-zen village for the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe.

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

• An amended grant agreement with the state Recreation and Conservation Office regarding increased Puget Sound acquisition and restoration funding.

• 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.

• A resolution appointing county representatives to the Washington Counties Risk Pool.

• An agreement with the Kitsap Critical Incident Response Team.

• An agreement with the city of Forks for law enforcement services from the Sheriff’s Office.

• A call for bids to replace the Art Barn roof at the county fairgrounds; bids are due by 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 23.

• A call for a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, regarding a proposed ordinance to update the county’s recreation master plan.

• A call for a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, regarding proposed applications for federal surface transportation block grants.

• An invitation to bid on the McDonald Creek irrigation and fish passage improvement project; bids are due by 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 7.

• A public hearing regarding two requests for rezoning.

• A public hearing regarding debatable budget emergencies as well as resolutions adopting various budget reductions, revisions and supplemental appropriations.

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 1 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/875561784.

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

• 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 to discuss closure of the emergency shelter 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 notice of a public hearing at 11 a.m. Monday, April 8, regarding the rules for adopting ordinances, resolutions and motions.

• An agreement with the Port Townsend Leader for legal advertising.

• An agreement with Van Aller Surveying for $49,870 to provide Phase 3 construction surveying in the Port Hadlock urban growth area.

• An agreement with Cascadia Consulting for $9,993 to provide climate facilitation.

• An agreement with the Puget Sound Restoration Fund for $23,156 to monitor Dungeness crab larvae.

• An agreement with the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation for $20,347 for the Olympic Coast remotely operated vehicle.

• An amended agreement for $11,865 with Whaleheart Productions to create harm reduction/naloxone videos.

• Resolutions appointing Vickie Norris to the Jefferson County Library District Board of Trustees and Carl Hanson to the Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board.

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

To join the online meeting, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81012353627?pwd=QUxvSUZic1JHY0hsZ0JWN05GT0JxQT09.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 810 1235 3627 and passcode 121498.

• The Jefferson County Law Library Board of Trustees will meet at noon Thursday.

Port of Port Angeles

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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/87044651170.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782 and enter webinar ID 870 4465 1170; 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 expected to be posted at https://portofpa.com/about-us/agenda-center.

Port of Port Townsend

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

The hybrid meeting is 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 is 862 6904 3651 and password 911887.

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

Clallam County Public Utility District

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners will discuss organization membership when they meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday.

The commissioners will also recess to executive session to consider applicants for the vacant commissioner seat during a special meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The hybrid meetings are in the Lake Crescent boardroom at the PUD’s main office, 104 Hooker Road, Sequim.

To join the meetings online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84721624204?pwd=Q0pCaVRLWXFqeWpONVFYaFM0UFB2UT09.

To listen only, call 1-253-215-8782, then enter meeting ID 847 2162 4204 and passcode 718170.

Public comment may be submitted in advance to info@clallampud.net.

The agendas are posted at https://go.boarddocs.com/wa/clallampud/Board.nsf/Public.

Jefferson County Public Utility District

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners will discuss grant compliance with Moss Adams during a special meeting at 2 p.m. Monday.

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, meeting ID 4359992575#.

The full agenda is posted at https://jeffpud.diligent.community/document/15547.

Forks city

The Forks City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is in city hall, 500 Division St., Forks.

To join the meeting online, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84998629975?pwd=pZ9DGpvQAV6aScsrG6xwNJYqBH7ZxL.1.

The agenda is expected to be posted at www.forkswashington.org.

Sequim city

The Sequim City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is in the civic center, 152 W. Cedar St., Sequim.

To join the meeting online, visit https://sequimwa-gov.zoom.us/j/868420417797.

To listen only, call 253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID 868 4204 1779.

Written public comment can be sent to clerk@sequimwa.gov and will be distributed to the council prior to the meeting.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at https://www.sequimwa.gov/215/Agendas-Minutes.

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.

The agenda and meeting link are 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 meets 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 meets 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.

Quillayute Valley schools

The Quillayute Valley School board will discuss its 20-year facility plan when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meeting is in the library at Forks High School, 261 S. Spartan Ave., Forks.

The meeting will stream at https://youtube.com/live/dBC4AWnUKKI?feature=share.

The agenda is posted at https://www.qvschools.org/o/qvsd/page/board-meetingsagendas.

Jefferson Healthcare

Jefferson Healthcare commissioners will hear a construction report from Jake Davidson when they meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

The commissioners also will discuss committee assignments and the board calendar during a special meeting at 2 p.m. Monday.

The hybrid meetings are in the executive conference room at Jefferson Healthcare, 834 Sheridan St., Port Townsend.

To listen only, dial 509-598-2842 and enter conference ID 572 938 342#.

The meeting agendas are posted at https://jeffersonhealthcare.org/hospital-commission.

Development authority board

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The hybrid meeting is in Commons B on Fort Worden, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend.

The agenda and meeting link are expected to be posted at https://fwpda.gov/AgendaCenter.

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 Main Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles.

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

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

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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