Special Meeting of the Jefferson County Conservation Futures Citizen
Oversight Committee has been scheduled for
Wednesday, May 4, 2016.
The time of this meeting is 3:oopm – 5:00pm.
It will be held at Jefferson County Public Health, Pacific
Sheridan St. Port Townsend, WA 98368
See the attached
you have any questions, please call (360) 379-4498.
Please be advised that this is your 24 hours' notice
Noxious Weed Control Board is looking for volunteers!
Noxious weeds are a major ecological threat and have a severe detrimental
effect on the economy. Controlling these weeds greatly supports your local
natural areas (forests, meadows, or watersheds), the accompanying wildlife
(salmon, deer, or bees), and the local economy (farmers, orchards, or
The Jefferson County Noxious Weed Control Board has an increased budget and
staff this year and aims to play a much more impactful role in noxious weed
management from here on out. One of our main goals is to set up a large
volunteer base which we could call upon whenever high priority infestations
cannot be controlled otherwise.
If you are interested in signing up to be on our volunteer list and receive
notifications for weed control events please contact the Weed Board
Coordinator Joost Besijn by email at
or call (360) 379-5610 ext. 205.
Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners is seeking a citizen
volunteer from District 1 for membership on the Solid Waste Advisory
Committee. District 1 is comprised of Port Townsend and adjacent areas to
Cape George Road. The SWAC meets six times per year to assist with program
development and policies concerning garbage disposal, recycling, hazardous
waste, composting, solid waste education and planning. The Committee
reviews and makes recommendations on plans, policies and ordinances prior to
adoption by County Commissioners. Persons with interests or a background in
solid waste programs are strongly encouraged to apply with a letter of
interest addressed to the Board of County Commissioners, P.O. Box 1220, Port
Townsend, WA 98368. This is a non-paid position. Contact Tom Boatman at
385-9213 or visit
http://www.co.jefferson.wa.us/swac/ for more information.
1st Half Property
Taxes Due April 30th
Remember first installment property taxes are
due April 30th. Since April 30th falls on a weekend, mailed payments must
be postmarked, put in a drop box or brought to the Treasurer’s Office by
Monday, May 2nd to avoid penalty and interest charges.
Please call the Treasurer’s Office at
360-385-9150 with any questions.
IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Jefferson County Planning Commission has two open
positions, one each for District #1 and District #3. Terms begin as soon as
filled and will expire in March of 2020. District #1 includes the Port
Townsend area west to Cape George Road and District #3 reaches from
southern Oak Bay to South County and the West End.
Public Comment Period
– Jefferson County Preliminary Draft Solid Waste Plan
The updated draft preliminary plan is available
for review by residents and businesses of Jefferson County and Port
Townsend. Hard copies are available for viewing at City of Port
Townsend Administration Office (250 Madison Street), Port Townsend Library,
Port Hadlock Library and Jefferson County Public
Works Office and online at www.co.jefferson.wa.us.
Address written comments to Jefferson County Department of Public Works,
623 Sheridan Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Public Meeting for review and comment on the draft preliminary plan is
scheduled to be held Wednesday April 27th, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tri
Area Community Center, Room 102, next to Chimacum
High School (10 West Valley Road, Chimacum).
Public Comment Period ends the last day of April 2016.
Jefferson County Solid Waste Plan Preliminary
Water District Advisory Board
Jefferson County Public Health is soliciting
applications from residents of County Commissioner District 3 to serve on
the Clean Water District Advisory Council. If you are interested in
assisting the county with the protection and restoration of water quality
and shellfish resources in Jefferson County, please see the Clean Water
District page here.
Jefferson County -
Request for Proposal
Public Defender Services
Jefferson County is seeking the services of
professional public defense attorneys to provide legal representation to
indigent defendants beginning July 1, 2016 for the years 2016, 2017 and
2018. Proposing firms or
associations shall provide the full array of public defense services
including: adult felony, juvenile and family court offender matters, and
adult misdemeanor. Proposals shall
be in the form of a written response as outlined in the Request for
Proposal packet, and be inclusive of the cost of investigations, professional
and other insurances, administration and reporting. Successful submissions shall meet the
terms and conditions as put forth in the County’s Request for Proposal
packet, and shall comply with the Washington State Supreme Court Standards
for Indigent Defense Services.
Persons, firms or associations wishing to submit a proposal may
download an RFP packet below, or pick one up from the Jefferson County
Administrator Office, 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368,
360-385-9100. Proposals must be received
by 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2016.