PORT TOWNSEND—In an effort to bring more timely information to the public, Jefferson County has created a social media presence by creating an official government Facebook page.
The site can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/jeffcowagov
Central Services Director Mark McCauley said the social media site will disseminate time-sensitive and emergency information as quickly as possible to a broad audience.
“We want to be transparent and accessible and provide a way for the public to explore its county government,” McCauley said.
The site is managed by solely by Jefferson County and its content is subject to public disclosure under RCW 42.56. It reserves the right to remove comments and language deemed to be inappropriate. Comments endorsing a commercial business or product, supporting or opposing political candidates or encouraging illegal activities will also be removed.
The Jefferson County website, www.co.jefferson.wa.us, remains as the County’s primary internet presence.