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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Public Hearing Notice re: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)for 2022-2023 Septic Share Program


Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for 2022-2023 General Purpose Grant Application 


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing is scheduled by the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners for MONDAY, May 16, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Chambers, County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368. Notice of said hearing is to be published in the official newspaper of Jefferson County. 


This hearing is to inform citizens of the availability of funds and eligible uses of the State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and to receive comments on proposed activities, particularly from lower income persons residing in Jefferson County. Jefferson County is applying for a grant of $483,570 to fund a Septic Cost Share grant program that would benefit low and moderate income persons throughout our county who are in need of a septic system repair, replacement or installation. The BOCC is interested in hearing public testimony on this issue.

This CDBG General Purpose Grant Application for 2022-2023 is available for viewing on the County website at


You are welcome to participate in this hearing. You will need to join the meeting by 10:30 a.m. using the following methods: VIRTUALLY: Via the following Zoom, link:, PHONE: Dial 1-253-215-8782 and enter access code: 937-7784-1705# and press *9 to “raise your hand” to be called upon. Access for the hearing impaired can be accommodated using Washington Relay Service at 1-800-833-6384, IN-PERSON: This option may be limited as we are operating at 50% room capacity at this time.


To view documents or watch this meeting live with no participation, go to Follow the links under “Quick Links: Videos of Meetings: Today.” If you experience difficulties joining the meeting or viewing documents please call 360-385-9100 to report any issues.


In addition, written testimony is also invited beginning on May 2, 2022 and ending on May 16, 2022 at the end of the Public Hearing, unless extended by the Board of County Commissioners. Written public testimony may be submitted by Email to:; or by Mail to: Jefferson County Commissioners’ Office; PO Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368. Testimony must be received by the Board of County Commissioners by the end of the hearing testimony period. 


Signed this 2nd day of May, 2022.




/S/Heidi Eisenhour, Chair