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Port Townsend, WA  98368

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Special Meeting Notice

A Special Meeting of the Jefferson County Conservations Futures Committee has been called for Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

It will be held at Jefferson County Public Health Office, Pacific Room, 2:00 – 4:00 PM.




Call for Bids

Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Jefferson County, State of Washington, will receive sealed bids up until the hour of 9:30 a.m. on May 22, 2017, for the Rick Tollefson Memorial Trail, Phase I Project. 

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Special Training in Emergency Preparedness for Unique People (STEPUP)
The Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management is pleased to announce a free, 4-part series workshop on emergency preparedness for people with disabilities, senior citizens, and vulnerable populations. 


The series will be held each Friday in June from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in Port Townsend.  See attached flyer for more details and how to register.  We are strongly encouraging pre-registration as seating is limited.


Drawings will be held each week for the chance to win one of 5 free stuffed Grab & Go backpacks!




Notice of Public Hearing Before the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners on Establishing the Ocean Grove No Shooting Areas
Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider establishing by ordinance the Ocean Grove No Shooting Areas in the vicinity of Beckett Point in Jefferson County, on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Chambers of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, WA.
Written public comments will also be accepted any time up through the close of the public hearing, addressed to the BoCC at P.O. Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368 or by email at



Links to Information: Ocean Grove No Shooting Areas

·         Map for Area

·         DRAFT Ordinance, including legal description


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Notice to Contractors
Call for Bids
Teal Lake Road Overlay MP 0.01 to 0.54
County Project No. 18020270

Property Taxes Due April 30th:
Remember first installment property taxes are due April 30th. Since April 30th falls on a weekend, mailed payments must be paid online, postmarked, put in a drop box, or brought to the Treasurer’s Office by Monday, May 1st to avoid penalty and interest charges.

Pay property taxes in person, by mail, at a drop box, online, by phone, or through AutoPay.

In Person & Mailed Payments
:  Taxes may be paid in person at the Jefferson County Courthouse Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mailed payments must be postmarked by May 1st, 2017.

Drop Boxes: There are five property tax drop boxes in Jefferson County for payment by check through May 1st:

·         Drop box in rear parking lot of the Jefferson County Courthouse

·         Port Townsend 1st Security Bank of Washington

·         Port Hadlock 1st Security Bank of Washington

·         Port Ludlow Sound Community Bank

·         Quilcene US Bank

Online & By Phone: Access your property information and make online payments by searching for your property and following the prompts under “Pay Tax Due” at Jefferson County Assessor & Treasurer Property Tax Search. You may also pay by phone at 1-877-812-8072. Instructions for both are on the back of the tax statement.


Update!  Official Release:

Public Review Draft of the North Pacific Coast (WRIA 20) Salmon Restoration Strategy for 2017.  Comments  due to NPCLE Coordinator by April 28th.  
Contact F.S. Hanson, NPCLE Facilitator, with your comments or questions at 360-374-4556 or






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