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Special Meeting of the Jefferson County Commissioners is scheduled for
Monday, July 24, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Superior Court Courtroom located
on the 2nd
floor of the Courthouse 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368.
Courthouse doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
Click here to access the meeting agenda and materials.
of Public Hearing
The Jefferson County Board of
County Commissioners will hold a public hearing regarding a
proposed Resolution for a Home Opportunity Fund on Monday, July 24,
2017 at 6:00 p.m. in
the Superior Court courtroom, 2nd Floor of the County
Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, WA.
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
The public hearing is to take
comments from all interested persons for or against adopting a Resolution
regarding establishing a Home Opportunity Fund. The Resolution would:
findings and declare an Emergency in the availability of affordable housing
in Jefferson County for low- and very low-income households; and
2) Refer to the voters of Jefferson
County a ballot proposition on the November 7, 2017 General Election to
establish a Home Opportunity Fund to create or preserve affordable housing
for low- and very low-income households in Jefferson County, by levying a
property tax of approximately 36 cents per $1,000 assessed property value,
for seven years only. The Home Opportunity Fund would generate
approximately $1.9 million per year for seven years, held in a separate
dedicated Fund, used for creating or preserving affordable housing
throughout Jefferson County.
Resolution (Click on link)
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public may provide oral or written testimony at the July 24 Public
Hearing. Written testimony may also be submitted to the Jefferson
County Commissioners, P.O. Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368 or
e-mail to email@example.com The
Commissioners are providing extra time for accepting written testimony, up
until 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, 2017.
The Board of County Commissioners will consider action on the proposed
Resolution at a Special Meeting schedules for 9:00 a.m., Monday, July 31,
2017 in the Commissioners' Chambers.
Notice of Road
Jefferson County Road Maintenance Division will begin their annual lane
striping on Monday, July 10, 2017. Work is anticipated to be completed by September
30, 2017. Motorists should expect minor traffic slowdowns or delays on
County roads during this period.
of Begin Construction
Jefferson County Public Works will be beginning construction on the Rick Tollefson
Memorial Trail, Phase I project soon. This project is located in the Port
Hadlock/Chimacum area, beginning at the H.J. Carroll Park and ending at Old
Hadlock Road, M.P. 0.78, approximately 0.33 of a mile long. The trail
will be a multi-use trail (pedestrians and bicycles) and be 10 feet wide
with 2 feet wide shoulders.
See attached for
roads that are planned to be resurfaced during the
summer's construction season weather permitting.