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621 Sheridan Street
Port Townsend,
WA 98368

Phone: 360.379.4450
Fax: 360.379.4451


Monday - Thursday
9:00 to 4:30                     

closed 12:00 - 1:00 for lunch

Fridays, Weekends & Holidays Closed


The CAC meets quarterly on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 3:30 pm.


Next CAC meeting:

March 8, 2017; 3:30-5:30 PM

Cotton Building

607 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA

As they become available, the meeting agendas and meeting minutes at the following links:

Climate Action Plan
The Climate Action Committee is responsible for developing strategies to implement the goals specified in
Jefferson County Resolution 44-07/City of Port Townsend Resolution 07-22 via the Climate Action Plan. The plan recommends how to achieve the goal of an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels by the year 2050.

The Board of County Commissioners and the City Council adopted the Climate Action Plan on Monday, November 14, 2011.

Current Committee Membership:

  • Position 1: Kate Dean - Jefferson County BoCC
  • Position 2: Deborah Stinson - Port Townsend City Council
  • Position 3: Cindy Jayne (Chair) - Citizen at Large Term end: August 11, 2017
  • Position 4: Vacant
  • Position 5: Jefferson PUD #1
  • Position 6: Vacant
  • Position 7: Laura Tucker - Jefferson County Public Health-Green Business
  • Position 8: Vacant
  • Position 9: Vacant
  • Position 8: Alternate: Larry Crockett - Industry Alternate - Port of Port Townsend
  • Position 9: Vacant
  • Position 10: Tammi Rubert - Jefferson Transit
  • Position 11: Eric Toews - Industry - Port of Port Townsend
  • Position 12: Scott Walker - Non-Motorized Transportation  Term end: August 11, 2016
  • Position 13: Kevin Scott - Port Townsend Paper Mill  Term end: August 11, 2017
  • Position 14: Vacant
  • Position 15: Vacant

There are currently vacant membership positions. If you are interested in more information or applying to be a member of Climate Action Committee, please contact DCD at 360.379.4450.



The following were approved in a joint session of the Port Townsend City Council and the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners on January 12, 2009:

The CAC compiled a public discussion document of Potential Measures to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions. The document was presented at a joint session of the Board of County Commissioners and the Port Townsend City Council on Thursday, June 25, 2009.

         Community Carbon Emissions Inventory - Final Draft of July 30, 2008

Appendices to Final Carbon Emissions Inventory of July 30, 2008 (also called "worksheets," and dated July 6, 2008): Community, County, City

Jefferson County/City of Port Townsend Joint Resolutions

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