NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE
JEFFERSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGARDING REDISTRICTING; THE REVIEW OF THE THREE (3) OPTIONS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing is scheduled by the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners for MONDAY, December 6, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Chambers, County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368 (NOTE: No In-Person Attendance Allowed (Per Jefferson County RESOLUTION No. 45-21)), and said notice of said hearing be published in the official newspaper of Jefferson County, and that at said hearing any interested person may appear virtually and be heard for or against the resolutions. To participate virtually, you will need to join the meeting by 11:30 a.m. To participate via Zoom, click on https://zoom.us/j/93777841705. To participate via telephone dial 1-253-215-8782 and enter access code: 937-7784-1705# by 11:30 a.m. To view this meeting live with no participation, or to view documents, go to www.co.jefferson.wa.us Follow the links under “Quick Links: Videos of Meetings: Today.” Access for the hearing impaired and others can be accommodated using Washington Relay Service at 1-800-833-6384.
The public hearing is being held for the purpose of receiving public testimony on three options to set the 2021 Redistricting Boundaries. Jefferson County has prepared draft redistricting maps per the 2020 Census in accordance with RCW Chapters 29A.76 and 53.16. On December 13, 2021 as part of their Regular Meeting the Board of County Commissioners will review and potentially adopt the 2021 Redistricting Boundaries.
The public may view the draft redistricting map proposals by visiting www.co.jefferson.wa.us; click on Latest News and follow the posting regarding this Hearing.
In addition, written testimony is also invited beginning on November 8, 2021 and ending on December 6, 2021 at the end of the Public Hearing, unless extended by the Board of County Commissioners. Written public testimony may be submitted by Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org; or by Mail to: Jefferson County Commissioners’ Office; PO Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368. To provide oral testimony, dial 1-253-215-8782 and enter access code: 937-7784-1705# by 11:30 a.m. so your call can be taken. Testimony must be received by the Board of County Commissioners by the end of the hearing public comment period.
Approved and signed this 8th day of November, 2021.
JEFFERSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
Kate Dean, Chair
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