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2016 2nd Round
Lodging Tax/Tourism Promotion

The Jefferson County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee is accepting proposals from government agencies and non-profit organizations for tourism-promotion to be provided during calendar year 2016 and paid for from the County’s lodging tax fund.

Packets for 2016 TOURISM PROMOTION SERVICES to be funded by the Jefferson County Lodging Tax are available at (Click Here for Packet)

Proposal Deadline: On or before 4:30 p.m. March 7, 2016 (received in County Administrator’s Office, not postmarked)

Mailing Address:
Jefferson County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

County Administrator
P.O. Box 1220
Port Townsend, WA 98368

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Jefferson County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

County Administrator

1820 Jefferson Street

Port Townsend, WA 98368

Under Jefferson County guidelines, ONLY NON-PROFIT AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ARE ELIGIBLE to propose services to be funded by the Jefferson County Lodging Tax.


Quilcene Complete Streets Project
12/7/15 Community Design Meeting Materials



2016 Noxious Weed List

Jefferson County Noxious Weed Control Board
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on Friday, February 19, 2016 at 17:00 a.m. in the Tri-Area, Community Center, Chimacum, Washington for the purpose of taking written/oral testimony regarding the proposed 2016 Noxious Weed List. Written or oral comments can be submitted to the Jefferson County Noxious Weed Control Board until the end of the public hearing. The proposed 2016 Noxious Weed List can be reviewed at:



Jefferson County Parks and Recreation

is seeking two volunteer advisory board members who live in County Commissioner District 3 (includes South County Areas of Port Ludlow, Quilcene, and Brinnon). This is a dynamic and dedicated advisory board with a number of interesting projects. The requirements for the position include meetings on the first Wednesday of each month from 11am to 1pm. Opportunities to get involved in our parks, and engage with our recreation programs are also available. Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest to Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, 1820 Jefferson St, Port Townsend, WA 98368 or, by February 10, 2016. Please call Matt Tyler, 360-385-9129 if you have any questions.



Grants Available for Open Space Projects in Jefferson County 

The Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners invites applications for projects to enhance the county's open spaces. The Conservation Futures Program and Fund help protect important wildlife habitat, agricultural and timber lands, visual buffers, scenic areas, and open space lands linked to parks, cultural and historic sites – all for the health, benefit and welfare of citizens. Projects must provide permanent protection of open space lands through the acquisition of real property or development rights or involve operations and maintenance costs for properties previously acquired with conservation futures funds.


In the 2016 funding cycle, approximately $187,000 is available to projects. Of this amount, up to $28,050 may be used to reimburse operations and maintenance expenses. A matching amount of at least 50% of the total project cost is required. To request a program manual and application, and for more information, contact or call (360) 379-4498. The application deadline is Monday, March 7, 2016 at 4:30 PM to the Jefferson County Environmental Health Dept., 615 Sheridan St., Port Townsend, WA 98368 or email to


Workshops to explain the details of the Conservation Futures Program to agencies, groups and interested citizens are available by request throughout the year. Visit the Conservation Futures Program web pages at



Jefferson County 2016 Final Budget
On Monday, December 14, the County Commissioners adopted the 2016 Budget.  The Final 2016 Jefferson County Budget is $ 52,060,104 for all funds, including:

·         General Fund:          $18,062,266; and

·         Other Funds:            $34,587,878 


Details of the Recommended 2016 Budget can be viewed on-line at:





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