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Bid Proposal
Midsize Hybrid Sedans

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 Monday, September 8th, 2014, at the Office of the County Commissioners, basement level of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, Washington, 98368, for the Supply of Midsize Hybrid Sedans. Bids may be mailed to the office of the Board of County Commissioners, P.O. Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA, 98368, but must be received by the previously stated date and time. Sealed bids will be opened and read publicly at 10:00 A.M. or shortly thereafter on Monday, September 8th, 2014, at the Jefferson County Commissioners Chambers, basement level of the Jefferson County Courthouse. Bid package can be downloaded here.



Special Meeting Notice
Jefferson County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting
September 3, 2014

A Special Meeting of the Jefferson County Park and Recreation Advisory Board has been called for Wednesday, September 3, 2014. The time of this meeting will be 11:00 a.m. - 1:00p.m. This meeting will be held at the Jefferson County Courthouse, First Floor Conference Room.

Please click on the Hyperlink below to see the Agenda for this Special Meeting. Only the matter(s) listed on the Agenda will be transacted at this Special Meeting.

Please be advised that this is your 24 hours’ notice.




Notice of Public Hearing
Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 6,  2014 at 10:30 AM at the Cotton Building, 607 Water Street, Port Townsend, 98368, to hear public comment on Ordinance # 07-0811-14 moratorium on accepting or processing of permits for recreational marijuana in certain zones. Public comments may be sent by email to:; or by mail or hand delivered to: Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners, 1820 Jefferson St., P.O. Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368.   The public comment period runs from August 27 through the close of the public hearing on October 6, 2014.

You can access the moratorium here:  
Ordinance #07-0811-14.

For further information, please contact Dept. of Community Development, 621 Sheridan Street, Port Townsend, WA  98368, (360) 379-4450.


A Chance to get Involved and Make a Difference
Jefferson County is seeking three dynamic volunteer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board members. There are positions open in County Commissioner Districts 1 and 2. Projects and roles of the board include strategic planning, advising the County Commissioners; assisting and supporting the organization in its mission of providing 22 parks and facilities, including HJ Carroll, Memorial Field, the PT Rec. Center, and Gibbs Lake; as well as a host of community sports, summer camps, and special events. Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest to Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, 1820 Jefferson St, Port Townsend, WA  98368 or For more information please contact Matt Tyler at 360-385-9129 or


Notice of Road Maintenance Operations  Expect minor traffic slowdowns or delays on various County roadways between July 7, 2014 and September 30, 2014.  For more information, click here.


Political Campaign Signs

Guidelines for installing political campaign signs along public roads can be found here.



Information Regarding Initiative 502

For information about legalized marijuana in Jefferson County check the issue links short cut on the Dept. of Community Development webpage or click here.



Volunteers Needed!
The Jefferson County Department of Public Works is looking for a citizen from District 1 and a citizen from District 3 to join the Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) in 2014.  Click here for more information.



The Peninsula Regional Support Network is seeking Jefferson and Clallam County residents to join citizens from Kitsap, Clallam and Jefferson Counties as members of a regional mental health advisory board.  The board meets monthly in the Port Townsend area.  This is a volunteer position with travel allowance. 


Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. For application and additional information call the Peninsula Regional Support Network at

800-525-5637 or (360) 337-4604; or email






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