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621 Sheridan Street
Port Townsend,
WA 98368

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Phone: 360.379.4450
Fax: 360.379.4451

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This page contains information on the Duckabush and Dosewallips Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan.

Page last updated: 12/28/2009

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The Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan for the Dosewallips and Duckabush Rivers has been completed.  Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners held a public hearing on August 10, 2009, and then adopted the flood plan by resolution.  On December 5, 2009, Washington Department of Ecology approved the flood plan.

Please click hereto view the Final Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan (5.62 MB).

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ADVISORY COMMITTEE & PUBLIC MEETINGS

NOTE CHANGE IN MEETING DATE AND LOCATION: REVISED DATE FOR FLOOD PLAN MEETINGS IS MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2009 AND REVISED MEETING LOCATION IS BRINNON COMMUNITY CENTER.

June 22, 2009

The Jefferson County Department of Community Development will convene the fifth advisory committee meeting for the Duckabush and Dosewallips Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan on Monday, June 22, 2009 at the Brinnon Community Center (306144 Highway 101 in Brinnon). The advisory committee meeting will run from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, and will be followed by a formal public meeting at the same location.  The public meeting will run from 7:00 to 8:30 pm that evening.

The purpose of both meetings will be to provide comments on the Final Draft Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan.

To view the agenda for the advisory committee meeting, please click on the following links:

To view the agenda for the public meeting, please click on the following links:

Please click here to view the Final Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan (text only-figures below)

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ADVISORY COMMITTEE & PUBLIC MEETINGS

April 13, 2009

The Jefferson County Department of Community Development will convene the fourth advisory committee meeting for the Duckabush and Dosewallips Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan on Monday, April 13, 2009 at the Brinnon Community Center (306144 U.S. Highway 101 in Brinnon). The advisory committee meeting will run from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, and will be followed by a public meeting at the same location.  The public meeting will run from 7:00 to 8:30 pm that evening.

The purpose of both meetings will be to further discuss and develop a Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan.  This plan will be based on the Existing Conditions report for the Duckabush and Dosewallips Rivers and input from the advisory team and the public.

Please click here to view the final draft existing conditions report.

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ADVISORY COMMITTEE & PUBLIC MEETINGS

February 19, 2009

The Jefferson County Department of Community Development will convene the third advisory committee meeting for the Duckabush and Dosewallips Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the Brinnon Fire Hall (272 Schoolhouse Road). The advisory committee meeting will run from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, and will be followed by a formal public meeting at the same location.  The public meeting will run from 7:00 to 8:30 pm that evening.

The purpose of both meetings will be to begin developing a Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan.  This plan will be based on the Existing Conditions report for the Duckabush and Dosewallips Rivers and input from the public.

To view the agenda and minutes for the advisory committee meeting, please click on the following links:

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ADVISORY COMMITTEE & PUBLIC MEETINGS

November 13, 2008

The Jefferson County Department of Community Development convened the second advisory committee meeting for the Duckabush and Dosewallips Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan on Thursday, November 13, 2008 at the Brinnon Fire Hall. The advisory committee meeting was followed that evening by a formal public meeting at the same location.

The purpose of both meetings was to introduce, review and receive initial feedback on a draft existing conditions report for the Duckabush and Dosewallips Rivers. The existing conditions report will be a component of the broader Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan.

To view the agenda and minutes for the advisory committee meeting, please click on the following links:

To view the agenda and minutes for the public meeting, please click on the following links:

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ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING

July 31, 2008

The Jefferson County Department of Community Development convened the first advisory committee meeting for the Duckabush and Dosewallips Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan on Thursday, July 31, 2008 at the Brinnon Fire Hall.

The meeting introduced advisory committee members to the flood planning process, discussed goals and objectives for the flood plan, and identified existing conditions on the rivers relevant to flood planning.

To view the meeting agenda and minutes, please click on the following links:

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PUBLIC MEETING

June 30, 2008

The Jefferson County Department of Community Development held its first public meeting on the Duckabush and Dosewallips Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan on Monday, June 30, 2008 at the Brinnon Community Center. 

The purpose of the public meeting was to introduce and receive early community input on the development of the Flood Hazard Management Plan.

Please click on the following links to view the:

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SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Below are three fact sheets explaining comprehensive flood hazard management planning, it's purpose, and the basic objectives of the Duckabush and Dosewallips planning effort.

In 1998, the County prepared a flood hazard management plan for the lower Big Quilcene River. The plan resulted in the acquisition of over 35 acres from willing sellers for flood management purposes, dike removal below Linger Longer Road, and the installation of some gravel traps. To view the flood hazard management plan, please click on the following link:

More Information

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

 

     
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