EYE ON CLALLAM: Dungeness off-channel reservoir design mentioned

Peninsula Daily News

Clallam County commissioners will receive an update on Monday on the draft Dungeness Reservoir project outside the canal.

The working session begins at 9:00 am in the Commissioners’ Boardroom (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

It can be viewed at www.clallam.net/features/meetings.html.

The reservoir near River Road near Sequim will have 1,600 acre-foot storage capacity to hold water diverted from the Dungeness River for use in summer and early fall to support irrigation and other needs .

Further items on the agenda of the working session are:

• An update on the Clallam County Veterans Center.

• An update of the district’s rainwater ordinance.

• A discussion of the workflow related to GIS (Geographic Information System) mapping services.

• A letter of intent discussion with the Kitsap County Incident Response Team.

• Proposed agreements with the State Office for Ecology for the project for the renaturation of the Lower Dungeness.

• A resolution authorizing action on requests for current use assessment under the Clallam County Open Space Code.

• Resolutions to appoint Don Wenzl to the Advisory Board of the Behavioral Health Program Fund, Paula Hunt to the Heritage Advisory Board and Robert Knapp and Christia Skerbeck to the Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board.

The commissioners will hold their weekly business meeting on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Action items include proposed agreements with The Answer for Youth (TAFY), North Olympic Regional Veteran’s Housing Network, Serenity House of Clallam County, Boys and Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula, Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County, Forks Abuse Program, and Concerned Citizens of Clallam County for Homelessness Task Force Funds.

Further items on the agenda are:

• An agreement with the State Department of Transportation for the Sequim-Dungeness Way and Woodcock Road roundabout project.

• An agreement with the State Department of Transportation to extend the Olympic Discovery Trail from Forks Calawah River Park to Sitkum-Sol Duc Road.

• An amended agreement with Shannon & Wilson, Inc. for the Dungeness River flood project.

• Announcement of a hearing on July 20th to review the mid-year budget.

• A resolution on the adoption of additional appropriations.

• A public hearing to consider controversial household emergencies.

Stadtwerke district

Clallam County’s public utility commissioners will hear a presentation on solar energy in a virtual session on Monday at 1:30 pm.

For viewing options and instructions on how to post public comments, visit the district’s website at www.clallampud.net.

In response to customer inquiries about solar and net metering, staff provide background and history on the district’s activities, an overview of energy efficiency measures, the impact of the requirements of the Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA), and an overview of the district’s current efforts as a district, according to the agenda, they relate to solar energy and net metering.

Additional items on the agenda for the business meeting include a resolution to adopt a district financial policy and a resolution to change the Panoramic Heights Water System service area.

Sequim city

Sequim City Council will consider passing a permanent ordinance separating the council from administrative appeals to land use decisions when it meets at 6 p.m. on Monday.

In a working session at 5:00 p.m. before the regular meeting, the Council will discuss an outline of the Capital Improvement Program and the Transport Improvement Program.

The public can listen and participate online at https://zoom.us/j/91235464249 or by calling 253-215-8782 and ID number 912 3546 4249. Written public comment can be sent to smc. be sent
[email protected] and will be sent to the parish council before the meeting.

The council will also hold a public hearing on budget changes for 2021 and discuss housing development standards.

Forks city

The Forks City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday at 7:30 pm on the proposed adoption of the Clallam County Shoreline Masters program as the Forks Shoreline Masters program.

The meeting will take place at Forks City Hall, 500 E. Division St.

Listening and webcasting options will be posted on the city’s website, www.forks washington.org.

A written public comment can be submitted to [email protected] by 4 p.m. on the day of the meeting or in person in the council rooms during the public comment period.

Further items on the agenda of the meeting are:

• Use of the city property for the Forks Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration.

• Schedule a public hearing for an easement motion at 1770 S. Forks Ave.

• A resolution to adopt Clallam County’s Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan in 2021.

• A Rain of Terror Haunted House agreement on the use of city property.

Quillayute Valley

The Quillayute Valley School Committee will consider approving city use of school property and a middle school counseling program when it meets at 5:30 p.m. on Monday.

The meeting will be broadcast live at https://youtu.be/yRAc5_I84uM,

The consent agenda includes several settings.

Peninsula College

The Peninsula College Board of Trustees will have a special session on Wednesday at 2 p.m.

The agenda and instructions for attending the virtual meeting will be posted at http://pencol.edu/aboutpc/board/agendas 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Public statements and questions can be submitted in writing until Tuesday, 5 p.m. [email protected]

Please provide your name, email address and telephone number.

Submissions will be read out and addressed during the session and included in the public record. Submissions that are too long will be compiled and posted on the university’s website at a later date.

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