JEFFERSON: County asked to examine efficiency

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Some residents are asking Jefferson County commissioners to review county government efficiency.

Dan Titterness, R-Port Townsend, broached forming an efficiency review committee with his colleagues Monday.

But the idea met with a tepid reaction from commissioners Glen Huntingford, R-Chimacum, and Richard Wojt, D-Port Townsend.

County Administrator Charles Saddler was not too keen on the idea either.

Saddler said he would like government to work smoother, but he didn't think a committee would be an effective tool for change.

Instead, he proposed having Community Development Department and Health Department Environmental Health office employees learn from their peers in other counties.

This full report appears in today's Jefferson County edition of the Peninsula News, on sale throughout the county. Click on “Subscribe” at left to order your copy via U.S. mail.

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