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Port Townsend, WA  98368

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Auditor's Office closing at 3:30pm on Friday, December 9th

The Jefferson County Auditor's Office will be closing one hour early at 3:30pm on Friday, December 9th in preparation for the new computer system the licensing division will be receiving.  Details



Jefferson County 2017 Recommended Budget

Public comment on the Recommended 2017 Budget is invited at the Board of County Commissionersí Public Hearing, 10:00 AM Monday, December 5 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 2017 Jefferson County Budget is tentatively scheduled for December 12.

The Recommended 2017 Jefferson County Budget is $ 54,934,824 for all funds, including:

         General Fund:††††††††† $18,578,538; and

         Other Funds:††††††††††† $36,356,286


Details of the Recommended 2017 Budget can be viewed on-line at:




The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners has cancelled their regularly scheduled meeting for Tuesday, December 27, 2016.  The regular meeting schedule will be resumed on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Meetings are held the first four Mondays of each month at 9:00 a.m. (or Tuesday if Monday falls on a County Holiday)





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