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Notice of Public Hearing
Proposed Animal Control Ordinance

The Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 14, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Chamber, County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368, to consider an amended proposed ordinance to establish an Animal Control Ordinance in Jefferson County. 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

Click here for the draft ordinance


This is the Commissioner’s second public hearing on animal control regulations.  The amended proposed ordinance for this second hearing includes changes to the proposed ordinance based on public hearing comments submitted at a first hearing, held in December 2014. 
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Jefferson County 2016 Recommended Budget

Public comment on the Recommended 2016 Budget is invited at the Board of County Commissioners’ Public Hearing, 10:00 AM Monday, December 7 in the Jefferson County Courthouse. Written comments are also welcome up through the end of the hearing.

After receiving public testimony, the Board of County Commissioners will consider the public comments as they deliberate, and will give direction for any final budget modifications. Board adoption of a final 2016 Jefferson County Budget is tentatively scheduled for December 14.


The Recommended 2016 Jefferson County Budget is $52,133,851 for all funds, including:

·         General Fund:          $17,895,688; and

·         Other Funds:            $34,283,163 


Details of the Recommended 2016 Budget can be viewed on-line at:



Quilcene Complete Streets Project -
First Community Design Workshop:

The Quilcene Complete Streets project kicks off with the first of two Community Design Workshops scheduled for 6:00-9:00 pm on Monday, December 7, 2015 at the Quilcene Community Center, 294952 US Highway 101, Quilcene.

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Jefferson County Planning Commission Vacancies – Districts 1 and 2

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