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Who’s on the cover of Who’s Who? Clockwise from top right: Karen Goschen, Rick Thompson, Rick Bart, Marla Tolliver, Luke Robins, Teresa Verraes and Len Borchers.
Karen Goschen, executive director of the Port of Port Angeles Karen Goschen was hired by the Port of Port Angeles as the director of finance in August 2012, was promoted to deputy executive director in December 2014, was appointed interim executive director in January 2016 and was appointed executive director in July 2016. Goschen has held a variety of executive level jobs, traveled extensively and thought a lot about life. “I think one’s highest point of contribution is the combination of passion, talent and making a difference. I feel I have that opportunity as executive director of the Port,” she said. “Creating jobs is a key building block to permanently improving people’s lives and the community. I will work hard at implementing Port infrastructure that lowers the barriers of capital investment for companies to do business in Clallam County. The Port’s Strategic Plan will guide that effort.” Rick Thompson, Chimacum School District superintendent Rick Thompson grew up in Renton. His grandparents and many close friends were teachers. His father was a teacher, and so was his mother — without needing a credential. He began teaching in his early 20s and has enjoyed the variety of challenges of public education. “I started in 1986, but have been working in schools all my life. My father is my most profound role model, serving in public
education since 1959,” Thompson said. “I grew up with the deeply held belief that a good education makes things possible that were seemingly impossible. “Doors can open and opportunities are available. I try in my job to ensure the school district opens up opportunities for kids. Great teachers made it happen for me. I remember each one fondly and am deeply thankful for their hard work and insights.” Rick Bart, Forks police administrator Rick Bart was born in Sedro-Woolley and grew up in Alderwood Manor. He graduated from Mountlake Terrace High School in 1966. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1967 and served until 1972 as a security policeman. He obtained an associate degree from Shoreline Community College and a bachelor’s degree from Seattle University. Bart completed the FBI Academy and the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development School. He became a Snohomish County deputy sheriff in 1972 and worked his way up through the ranks until he was elected Snohomish County sheriff in 1995. He retired in 2008 after serving three terms as sheriff due to term limits. Bart also instructed at Everett Community College for many years. After retiring, he taught at a private college and created a consulting business. He was hired as police administrator for the city of Forks in 2013. Bart has five grown children and nine grandchildren. He is an avid softball player and has competed in the Washington State Senior Games and the World Senior Olympics. He also enjoys fishing, hunting and living on the beach. Marla Tolliver, Makah Tribal Council chairwoman As chairwoman of the Makah Tribal Council, Marla Tolliver’s responsibility is to perform all of the duties prescribed by the constitution and bylaws of the Makah tribe. As an employee for the Makah Tribal Council for 20-plus years, Tolliver has worked with the Makah Fisheries Management, Makah Housing Authority, Hobuck Beach Resort, Neah Bay Public Safety, Makah Tribal Court and as a drug free safety officer. Tolliver was voted into Makah Tribal Council in January 2015 and has served as chair since January 2016. Her favorite hobby is being an amateur photographer. She enjoys taking photos of potlatches and capturing those moments of history for tribal families. Luke Robins, Peninsula College president Luke Robins was appointed as the sixth president of Peninsula College on July 1, 2012. The college is located in Port Angeles, with additional campuses in Forks and Port Townsend. Under Robins’ leadership, the college has reaffirmed its strong commitment to student
success and service to the communities of the Olympic Peninsula. The college also has developed a new Strategic Plan and Facilities Master Plan. Robins is actively involved in economic development efforts in the region. Prior to Peninsula College, he was chancellor of Louisiana Delta Community College. An Illinois native, Robins holds a bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College, a master’s degree in English from Illinois State University and a Ph.D. in community college leadership from the University of Texas at Austin. Teresa Verraes, executive director of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce As the executive director of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, Teresa Verraes has transformed the chamber into an organization that exemplifies leadership, collaboration and engagement, successfully creating a model admired statewide. Among other accomplishments, Verraes has doubled business participation and led the charge for the Young Professional Network & Inspired, a co-location effort with three other economic development agencies to best serve the county and the region. Verraes grew up in Jefferson County and has owned and operated four businesses, giving her a keen sense of what business owners need to succeed and what the business climate is like in a rural area. When not being a business crusader, Verraes is on a beach walk with her pups, playing in the garden or planning her next do-it-yourself project. Len Borchers, Olympic Peninsula YMCA executive director Len Borchers is responsible for the direction and operation of YMCA branches. The oldest and largest facility is in Port Angeles and has been a fixture in the community since the early 1960s. Jefferson County operates a program branch at the Mount View Commons and in numerous school sites throughout the area. The newest YMCA branch will open in October at the former Sequim Aquatic and Recreation Center (SARC) facility at 610 N. Fifth Ave. The new Sequim facility will become the largest branch and is complete with fitness center, gym, racquet ball courts, aerobics studio and a six-lane pool. Prior to being named executive director, Borchers served as the chief financial officer at the YMCA for 10 years. Prior to joining the Y, he had his own landscaping and retail garden store business. Borchers originally came to Port Angeles in 1985 as administrator of the Port Angeles Clinic and served there until 1996 when the clinic was sold to Virginia Mason. He and his wife Christine have three grown children and one grandchild. He has served as a Little League and Babe Ruth coach and was the head wrestling coach at Sequim High School from 2009 to 2014.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS Jefferson County
Economic Development Council ������ 7 Port Townsend City Council ������������ 8 Assessor �������������������������������������������� 9 Auditor ���������������������������������������������� 9 Treasurer ������������������������������������������� 9 Assessor �������������������������������������������� 9 District Court ������������������������������������ 9 Sheriff ����������������������������������������������� 9 Community Development ���������������� 9 County Commissioners �������������������� 9 Port Townsend Police Department 10 East Jefferson Fire-Rescue������������� 10 Jefferson County Library ��������������� 12 Port Townsend Public Library ������ 12 Public Utility District ��������������������� 12 Jefferson Transit Authority ������������ 13 Mountain View Swimming Pool ��� 13 Chamber of Commerce ������������������ 13 Jefferson Healthcare ���������������������� 15 Port of Port Townsend�������������������� 15 Schools ������������������������������������������� 16
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Assessor ������������������������������������������ 20 Auditor �������������������������������������������� 20 Treasurer ����������������������������������������� 23 Department of Community Development ����������������������������������� 23 Sheriff ��������������������������������������������� 23 Superior Court ������������������������������� 24 Prosecuting Attorney���������������������� 24 District Court I ������������������������������� 24 District Court II������������������������������� 24 County Commissioners ������������������ 26 Clallam Transit System������������������� 26 Public Utility District ��������������������� 27 Olympic Medical Center ���������������� 28 North Olympic Library System ����� 29 Peninsula College���������������������������� 30 Sequim City Council ���������������������� 33 Sequim Planning Commission ������ 33 Sequim Police Department ������������ 34 Fire District No. 3��������������������������� 34 Jamestown S’Klallam tribe������������� 36 Sequim School District������������������� 36 Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce����������������������������������� 37 YMCA of Sequim ........................... 37 Port of Port Angeles������������������������ 39 William Shore Memorial Pool�������� 39 Fire District No. 2������������������������������43
Port Angeles Fire Department���������43 Port Angeles Community and Economic Development Department44 Port Angeles City Council����������������46 Port Angeles Police Department�����47 Port Angeles School District������������48 Crescent School District������������������48 Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce������������������������������������48 Lower Elwha Klallam tribe�������������49 Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife��������������������������������������49 Olympic National Forest�����������������49 Olympic National Park��������������������50 Forks Police Department�����������������50 Fire District No. 1����������������������������50 Fire District No. 4����������������������������50 Fire District No. 5����������������������������50 Neah Bay Fire Department��������������50 Forks Community Hospital�������������50 Forks City Council���������������������������51 Quillayute Valley School District����51 Forks Chamber of Commerce���������51 Quileute tribe�����������������������������������51 Hoh tribe������������������������������������������51 Quinault tribe�����������������������������������52 Clallam Bay-Sekiu Chamber of Commerce����������������������������������������52 Neah Bay Chamber of Commerce��52 Cape Flattery School District ���������52 Makah tribe��������������������������������������52
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JEFFERSON COUNTY TEAM JEFFERSON:
Jefferson County’s Economic Development Council Team Jefferson is the economic development engine of Jefferson County. It initiates and facilitates collaborative projects and partnerships that create sustainable prosperity for Jefferson County. It provides one-on-one, confidential consulting and technical assistance to existing businesses in the local community and assist businesses in relocating to Jefferson County. Its team of volunteer professionals includes business owners, retired executives, entrepreneurs and community leaders. Team Jefferson’s mission is to foster a business-friendly environment that fuels economic sustainability, drives innovation and inspires collaborative
community leadership. Team Jefferson has brought over $6.5 million in new funds to the county, has provided assistance to 45 new business start ups and successfully set a new positive tone of collaborative leadership for business in the new economy. The office is at 2409 Jefferson St., Suite. in Port Townsend; call 360-3794693 or email at teamjeffersonedc@ gmail.com. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays or by appointment. Peter Quinn is the executive director.
DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND PLANNING DEPARTMENT The City of Port Townsend Development Services and Planning Department focuses on reviewing and issuing permits and approvals for new
construction and renovation, demolition, land disturbing activities, permitted and conditional land uses and infrastructure construction. The planning director is Lance Dailey; call 360-379-5095 for the administrative office; 360-385-2294 for the inspection line. The DSD is at 250 Madison St. Suite 3, Port Townsend. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
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The Port Townsend City Council is the legislative branch of the city government within the City of Port Townsend. Policy-making is one of the most important responsibilities of the city council. The general powers and duties of this body are provided in the Revised Code of Washington Chapters 35A.11 and 35.21. City council business meetings are held on the ﬁrst and third Mondays of each month. If the regularly scheduled meeting falls on a legal holiday, the meeting will be held the next night (Tuesday). Study sessions are scheduled for the second Monday of each month. All city council meetings and study sessions are held at 6:30 p.m. in the second ﬂoor council chambers of City Hall, 540 Water St. If needed, additional meetings will normally be scheduled for the fourth or ﬁfth Monday of the month.
PORT TOWNSEND CITY COUNCIL Address: 250 Madison St., Suite 2 Phone: 360-379-5047 or 360-379-5085 Email: CityCouncil@cityofpt.us Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays
CONTACT PORT TOWNSEND CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS Mayor Deborah Stinson, firstname.lastname@example.org Deputy Mayor Catharine Robinson, email@example.com Amy Howard, firstname.lastname@example.org Robert Gray, email@example.com Pamela Adams, firstname.lastname@example.org Michelle Sandoval, email@example.com David Faber, firstname.lastname@example.org For more information, visit www.cityofpt.us/council
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Name: Jeff Chapman What the office does: Property assessed values are used to determine property tax distribution, ownership rolls and parcel mapping. Location: Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Jeff Chapman assessor Townsend Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays Phone: 360-385-9105 Email: email@example.com
Name: Rose Ann Carroll What the office does: Election results and information, electronic recording, retrieving of documents and vehicle registration and licensing and budget Rose Ann Carroll information. auditor Location: Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays Phone: Elections: 360-385-9117; voter registration: 360-385-9119; recording: 360-385-9116; accounting: 360-3859121; licensing: 360-385-9115; passports: 360-385-9119.
Name: Staci Prada What the office does: Property tax collection, state funds collection and distribution, investments and cash handling, tax district financial support, property foreclosure. Location: Jefferson Staci Prada treasurer County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays Phone: 360-385-9150 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DIRECTOR: Patty Charnas What the office does: Building/inspections, development review and long-range planning. Location: 612 Sheridan Patty Charnas St., Port Townsend community develHours: 9 a.m. to opment director 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, closed noon to 1 p.m. for lunch Phone: 360-379-4450
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Names and districts: Phil Johnson, District 1 David Sullivan, District 2 Kathleen Kler, District 3 Location: The Jefferson County commissioners meet at 9 a.m. the first four Mondays in the commissioners chambers at the courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St. , Port Townsend. Emails: Phil Johnson: pjohnson@ co.jefferson.wa.us, David Sullivan: email@example.com. wa.us Kathleen Kler: kkler@ co.jefferson.wa.us Phone: To speak to the clerk, call 360-3859100. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Phil Johnson District 1
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Judge: Jill Landes Administrator: Tracie Bick What the court does: District Court resolves and adjudicates infractions, criminal traffic and criminal non-traffic Jill Landes judge violations. Preliminary hearings on felony matters are also heard in District Court. It also processes small claims, civil actions, name changes and antiharassment orders. By contract with the City of Port Townsend, the District Court also serves as the Municipal Court for the city. Location: 1820 Jefferson St., second floor of the Jefferson County Courthouse There is handicap parking on the east side of the building. There is elevator access on all floors beginning at the basement level. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays Phone: District Court: 360-385-9135; probation: 360-385-9123
Sheriff: David Stanko Location: Justice Center, 79 Elkins Road, Port Hadlock Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays Phone: Call 360-385- David Stanko 3831, for emergencies sheriff call 9-1-1 Website: www.jeffersonsheriff.org The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for enforcing state laws, county offices and operating the county jail. It works in partnership with the citizens of the county’s communities to preserve the public peace, protect the rights of persons and property, prevent crime and provide assistance to persons in urgent situations.
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East Jefferson Fire-Rescue East Jefferson Fire-Rescue (EJFR) has been serving the community for more than 140 years. It provides fire suppression, prevention and education and emergency medical service on a 24/7 basis. In 2006, District 1 and District 6 consolidated to create the now-larger and growing organization. EJFR employs about 28 career firefighters, with 12 of those certified as paramedics. Additionally, 7 residents and 15 volunteers supplement the career staff. The agency is in the process of training an additional seven residents and six volunteers. EJFR is equipped with six engines, two tenders, nine ambulances, five utility/staff vehicles, two brush trucks, two fire boats and two air trucks, one communications vehicle, one ladder truck and three command vehicles. The district covers the incorporated city of Port Townsend and the unincorporated Jefferson County communities of Cape George, Chimacum, Irondale, Kala Point, Marrowstone Island and Port Hadlock. The fire chief is Gordon Pomeroy. The Jefferson County Fire Protection
District No. 1 Board of Fire Commissioners meet the third Wednesday of every month. The meeting is held at, 35 Critter Lane in Port Townsend, and typically starts at 7 p.m. The Board of Commissioners includes Rich Stapf Jr., chairman; Zane Wyll and Dave Johnson (up for re-election in November 2017).
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The Port Townsend Police Department is a law enforcement organization whose role is to protect the citizens and visitors of Port Townsend. The department’s responsibility is to provide assistance to the public and to gain their cooperation and compliance LOCATIONS with established regulations, ordinances 24 Seton Road, Port Townsend; and laws. 360-385-2626; www.ejfr.org Police Chief Michael Evans is the Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. department’s liaison for lesbian, gay, Mondays through Friday bisexual, transgender, queer (LGTBQ) matters. There are a total of six stations, three of If you are a victim of a crime and want which are staffed 24/7. information about services or have quesFully staffed stations are: tions about the status of your case, call District 1 — Wally Westergaard Station, 360-302-0952 or 800-346-7555. 9193 Rhody Drive, Chimacum Location: 1925 Blaine St., Ste. 100 District 5 — Henry Miller Station, 35 Phone: 360-385-2322 Critter Lane, Port Townsend Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through District 6 — Uptown station, 701 Fridays Harrison St., Port Townsend The Domestic Violence and Sexual The three volunteer response stations are: District 2 — Marrowstone Island station, Assault Program of Jefferson County provides advocacy, information and support 6693 Flagler Road, Nordland for victims of crime, domestic violence District 3 — The airport station, 50 Airand sexual assault. port Road, Port Townsend Visit www.dovehousejc.org or call 360District 4 — Cape George station, 3850 385-5292 for details. Cape George Road., Port Townsend
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JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1 Jefferson County Public Utility District No. 1 is directed by a threemember board of commissioners elected by the citizens of the county. The PUD offers electric, water, sewer and wholesale broadband utility services in Jefferson County. PUD commissioners and staff work hard behind the scenes or in the field to provide customers with affordable and efficient services. The Jefferson PUD Board of Commissioners meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m. at the Administration Building in Port Hadlock. Weather and other events can cause problems that do not conform to regular
working hours. PUD staff and vehicles will be on the scene to restore service as quickly and safely as possible. For customer service, phone 360-3855800 between 8:45 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Their mailing address is 310 Four Corners Road, Port Townsend. To report a power outage, phone the daytime hotline at 360-385-8253 or anytime at 360-385-5800, or fill out the form at www.jeffpud.org/outage-info. Find more information by searching for Jefferson County PUD #1 on Facebook or follow them on Twitter, @Jefferson_ PUD.
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Jefferson Transit Authority became operational in 1981 after voter approval to establish the agency and subsequent sales tax levy. It is a municipal corporation of the state of Washington. Jefferson Transit’s six-member governing board is made up of all three Jefferson County commissioners, two city council members from the city of Port Townsend and one non-voting union member representing JTA Union Members of Amalgamated Transit Union No. 587. Jefferson Transit Authority offers DialA-Ride, a reservation-based paratransit service for Jefferson County residents under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you have a disability that prevents you from using JTA fixed route bus services and you are within 3/4 of a mile from our fixed route, Dial-A-Ride is another transportation option for you. To have the Jefferson Transit Mobility Coordinator contact you regarding ADA/ Dial-A-Ride services, fill out the application form at www.tinyurl.com/ DialARide.
Address: 63 4 Corners Road, Port Townsend; Phone: 360-385-4777 or 800-371-0497 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.jeffersontransit.com
MOUNTAIN VIEW POOL Mountain View Pool is owned and operated by the city of Port Townsend. The pool is 20 yards in length and also has a dry sauna for up to six individuals. It is at 1925 Blaine St. Ste. 400 in the Mountain View Commons; contact 360385-7665 or www.cityofpt.us/pool for hours and activities.
JEFFERSON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, 2409 Jefferson St., Port Townsend, focuses on building business and building community and pursues this through the active participation of member businesses and community
leaders. Membership in the chamber represents all business in Jefferson County and the chamber is involved in many local organizations, projects and issues. Teresa Verraes The chamber offers executive director many networking and marketing opportunities and a myriad of member benefits, including weekly and monthly member lunches and monthly Business After Hours. The chamber’s Ambassadors celebrate businesses with ribbon cuttings and celebrations. It communicates through its website, Twitter, Facebook, weekly e-newsletter and monthly newsletter. It is the goal of the chamber to support the development of a strong, unified business community and help business prosper and grow and contribute to the overall economic stability of Jefferson County. Contact Executive Director Teresa Verraes at 360-385-7869 or admin@ jeffcountychamber.org. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
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Life is short. See it now. Whether navigating your career or planning time with loved ones, your vision for your life matters to us. Since 1998, we’ve provided the most technologically advanced medical and surgical care in a warm, patient-centered environment. We enjoy being part of this community and partnering with your family eye doctor to deliver personalized care. Dr. Matthew Niemeyer, MD, has surgically restored vision to 10,000 eyes since joining Northwest Eye Surgeons in 2007, continuing our
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HOSPITAL: JEFFERSON HEALTHCARE PORT OF PORT TOWNSEND elected commissioners who oversee Jefferson Healthcare began as
St. John’s Hospital in Port Townsend, which was founded by the Sisters of Providence in 1890. After a long commitment of service to the community, the sisters withdrew from the hospital in 1975. At that time, the hospital operations were taken over by the county as Jefferson County Public Hospital District No. 2. The hospital was renamed Jefferson General Hospital. In January 2003, the hospital was designated as a critical access hospital. In September 2004, Jefferson General Hospital transitioned into the entity called Jefferson Healthcare. Recognizing that the hospital had grown into a fully integrated health care system, the hospital commissioners provided the leadership necessary to change the name to more accurately express the broad range of services provided to the community. As a public hospital district, Jefferson Healthcare is owned by the taxpayers of East Jefferson County and is operated as a municipal corporation by five
the district’s operations. Jefferson Healthcare offers a comprehensive array of health services including inpatient hospital care, outpatient services, primary care clinics, emergency care and home health/ hospice services.
The Port of Port Townsend was established under the Washington state laws of 1911 by election on Nov. 4, 1924. The port district includes all of Jefferson County and continues to operate as a municipal corporation. The port oversees Port Townsend Boat Haven, the Point Hudson Marina and RV Park, the Port Townsend Boatyard, Union Wharf and City Pier and Jefferson County International Airport. Regularly scheduled meetings of the Port Commission include the second Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. in the new Commission Building, 333 Benedict St., Port Townsend, and the fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the same location. Port commissioners are Stephen Tucker, Brad Clinefelter and Peter Hanke. The Port of Port Townsend’s administration office is at 2701 Jefferson St., Port Townsend. For more information, contact 360-3850656 or www.portofpt.com. Sam Gibboney is the executive director.
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JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS PORT TOWNSEND SCHOOL DISTRICT 1610 Blaine St., Port Townsend 360-379-4501 www.ptschools.org Superintendent: John A. Polm Jr. SCHOOLS • Grant Street Elementary, 1637 Grant St., 360-379-4535 • Blue Heron Middle School, 3939 San Juan Ave., 360-379-4540 • Port Townsend High School, 1500 Van Ness St., 360-379-4520 • Opportunity, Community, Experience, Academics and Navigation (OCEAN) Program, grades K-12, 1637 Grant St., 360-379-4535 SCHOOL BOARD • Connie Welch, District 1, email@example.com, 360-379-2272 • Jennifer James-Wilson, District 2, firstname.lastname@example.org, 360-385-7373 • Nathanael O’Hara, District 3, email@example.com, 360-379-5175 • Laura Tucker, District 4, firstname.lastname@example.org, 360-379-5235 • Keith White, District 5, email@example.com, 360-379-2272
CHIMACUM SCHOOL DISTRICT 91 West Valley Road, Chimacum 360-302-5896, www.csd49.org Superintendent: Rick Thompson SCHOOLS: • Chimacum High School, 91 West Valley Road, 360-302-5900 • Chimacum Middle School, 91 West Valley Road, 360-302-5944. • Chimacum Elementary School, 91 West Valley Road, 360-385-3922. • Chimacum Creek Primary School, 313 Ness Corner Road, Port Hadlock, 360-302-5820. SCHOOL BOARD • Sarah Martin, District 1, 206-902-6343 • Cammy Brown, District 2, 360-301-2590 • Mike Gould, District 3, 360-732-0070, • Robert Bunker, District 4, 360-731-9818 • Kevin Miller, District 5, 360-385-7348 QUILCENE SCHOOL DISTRICT 294715 U.S. Highway 101, Quilcene 360-765-3363 www.quilcene.wednet.edu Superintendent: Wally F. Lis The Quilcene School District consists of
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CLALLAM COUNTY A list of these and other CLALLAM COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION tools for business assistance Founded in 1985, the Clallam County Economic Development Corporation (“the EDC”), a nonproﬁt corporation, is here to serve the needs of the businesses and the citizens of the county in all phases of economic growth and development. It is currently led by a team of three individuals: Bill Greenwood, Jennifer Linde and Amy McDonald. That team reports to a board of directors consisting of superb individuals from the corporate world and from the public sector. The EDC enjoys wide and growing support from members of the business community and most public entities in the county, as well as from the state Department of Commerce. Collectively, the members make up the Clallam County Economic Development Corporation. The EDC serves the county in two primary ways. First, the team aims to help any county company to succeed and ﬂourish. At its disposal are a host of resources from the potential provision of low-cost loans to securing extraordinary tax incentives and tax credits available to our rural county. The EDC also provides two SCORE counselors who are experienced and dedicated to helping entrepreneurs to form and then grow a successful business.
can be found on the EDC website — www.clallam.org. Second, the EDC always has been about job creation. The team is actively recruiting businesses large and small to the good life on the Olympic Peninsula. Many high quality compa- Bill Greenwood Amy McDonald Jennifer Linde director of business director of operations nies are now in the process executive development and finance of evaluating the beneﬁts of director a move to Clallam County of all or parts of their business. The EDC Board of Directors includes: The various incentives available make Chairman: Randy Johnson, president, moving here highly proﬁtable. And our Green Crow; vice chairman: Douglas costs of living are considerably less than Sellon, economic development director, those of, say, King County, only two Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe; secretary/ hours away. treasurer: Ryan Malane, vice president All these companies combined would of marketing, Black Ball Ferry Inc.; Don relocate hundreds of families to the county while seeking to employ hundreds Butler, president, High Energy Metals; Steven D. Burke, Port of Port Angeles more. And those newly employed would become important new customers of our commissioner; Hugh Haﬀner, Clallam County PUD commissioner/vice presimerchants and service providers. dent; Larry Hueth, president and CEO, To be clear, the EDC serves the entire First Federal; Eric Lewis, chief executive county from Neah Bay to Blyn. oﬃcer, Olympic Medical Center; Luke Its website has a long list of ancillary Robins, president, Peninsula College; services such as demographic data, job Kelly Fox, CEO, Lumber Traders; Bill Littraining resources and much more. tlejohn, president and CEO, Sherwood Clallam County Economic DevelopAssisted Living; Jim McEntire, former ment Corporation is located at 905 W. county commissioner; Michael McQuay, Ninth St., Suite 222-223, Port Angeles. owner, Kokopelli Grill and Terry R. Ward, For details, visit www.clallam.org or regional publisher, Sound Publishing. phone 360-457-7793.
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CLALLAM COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
Name: Pamela Rushton What the office does: The assessor’s office is responsible for the local administration of the state property tax system. Its primary responsibility is to appraise all taxable real Pamela Rushton and personal property assessor within Clallam County as accurately and fairly as the law allows. In addition to valuing property, the assessor’s office is responsible for a number of complementary functions. These include maintenance of ownership and legal description of each parcel of property, maintaining maps of all parcels and taxing districts, the calculation of levy rates for the various taxing districts and the administration of statelegislated tax exemptions and current use programs. The assessor also provides propertytax-related information to the public and
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Name: Selinda Barkhuis What the office does: The treasurer’s office is responsible for the collection of taxes within the county and the disbursement of funds to the appropriate taxing Selinda Barkhuis districts. treasurer The treasurer’s office is the custodian of all funds for the county and its governmental subdivisions. This includes the receipting and disbursing of the general property tax collections for cities, schools and other units of local government and assessments. The major responsibilities of the county treasurer are: receipt of funds, collection of taxes, disbursement of funds, investment of funds, tax foreclosures, excise tax, mobile home move permits, surplus sales and tax title sales. Tax is calculated on the assessed value set by the county assessor’s office times the levy rate for your taxing district. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Drop off locations: Clallam County Courthouse, Suite 3, or white drop-box in drive-through in front of the Fourth Street entrance, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles, WA 98362 Phone: 360-417-2344 Website: www.clallam.net/Treasurer/
Director: Mary Ellen Winborn What the office does: The office is responsible for comprehensive planning, processing development and building permits, managing environmental health programs and performing the functions of the Mary Ellen Winborn county fire marshal. Its mission in all these director programs is to promote public health and safety, help maintain a healthy environment, promote a strong local economy and provide courteous, timely and efficient service to the public. At a permit center in the courthouse, personal over-the-counter information and assistance with a wide range of land use, development, zoning and building permits are available. For major development projects, the department has a “project review” process, which may be used at an early stage to identify, consolidate and coordinate the permits and requirements which may apply to the project. Location: Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays Phone: 360-417-2321 Website: www.clallam.net
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responsible for enforcing state laws, county ordinances and operating the county jail. The office maintains a mobile patrol force to respond to emergency calls for service and increase public safety. When you need Bill Benedict immediate police sheriff services and the presence of a deputy sheriff is required, call 9-1-1, for non-emergencies, call 360417-2459. The office maintains a commitment to prevention of crime by maintaining an active crime prevention program. For information on the Neighborhood Watch Services, call 360-417-2262. For information on DUI Task Force/Alcohol Education and Traffic School, call 360417-2385. To report a traffic problem or for marine enforcement services, call 360417-2459. For the main jail, call 360417-2458. To check on the status of your crime report, call 360-417-2270. To check on the status of civil papers for service, call 360-417-2265. To report drug activity, call 360-565-7350. For information on concealed pistol licenses, call 360-4172266. To talk with Sheriff Bill Benedict personally, call 360-417-2262. Location: Clallam County Sheriff’s Office, 223 E. Fourth St., Ste. 12, Port Angeles Emergencies: Dial 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 360-417-2459
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CLALLAM COUNTY ADMINISTRATION DISTRICT COURT I
Judge: Rick Porter What the court does: District Court I is a state court of limited jurisdiction. Seven out of every eight cases filed in all state courts are filed at Rick Porter judge, District Court 1 this level. This is due primarily to the broad jurisdiction these courts have over traffic violations and misdemeanors. Additionally, district courts hear small claims and civil suits. Traffic infractions are the bulk of the total court of limited jurisdiction caseload, constituting nearly 60 percent of the total caseload statewide. In 2015, District Court I handled over 9,000 cases. These cases include those from the municipalities of Port Angeles and Sequim, as well as Clallam County and the State of Washington. The cases processed include: 6,039 traffic infractions, 169 DUIs, 472 criminal traffic misdemeanors, 1,220 criminal misdemeanors, 109 civil anti-harassments orders, 1225 civil cases and 109 small claims cases. Gross receipts just over $2 million. Those convicted of criminal cases may be subject to up to $5,000 in fines, a year in jail, or both. Jurisdiction on civil cases is $75,000 and the small claims limit is $5,000. District Court I also has jurisdiction on Civil Anti-Harassment Petitions and Orders. Location: Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Suite 10, Port Angeles Hours: 9 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Phone: 360-417-2560.
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Judge: John Doherty What the court does: Clallam County District Court II serves the West End of Clallam County, including Forks, Neah Bay, Clallam Bay, Sekiu John Doherty judge, District Court II and La Push.
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The court’s jurisdiction extends from Lake Crescent on the east to the Pacific Ocean on the west and from the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the north to Jefferson County to the south. District Court II handles a wide variety of cases, including: • Criminal and traffic misdemeanors (penalties of up to 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine) and gross misdemeanors (penalties of up to one year in jail and a $5,000 fine) • Traffic Infractions • Domestic violence protection orders and civil anti-harassment orders • Civil cases involving disputes no greater than $75,000 • Small claims cases involving disputes no greater than $5,000 Location: 502 E. Division St., Forks Phone: 360-374-6383
Name: Mark Nichols What the office does: The prosecuting attorney has responsibilities as the legal representative of the state and counties in Mark Nichols actions and proceedprosecuting attorney ings before the courts and other judicial officers. The prosecuting attorney is the legal advisor and attorney for all county elected and appointed officials. The prosecuting attorney prosecutes violators of state law and county code in the county superior and district courts and appears for and represents the state and county in other types of criminal and civil actions. Responsibilities include reporting, election administration — including preparation of ballot titles for county measures — and canvassing election returns. The prosecuting attorney also serves as the county’s ex-officio coroner. Individual county prosecutors are required members for a number of state boards and commissions such as the Criminal Justice Training Commission and the Forensic Investigations Council, and other groups relating to judicial and criminal justice issues. Location: Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., second floor, Port Angeles Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays Phone: 360-417-2301
Clallam County Superior Court is a court of general statewide jurisdiction. Superior courts are the principal trial courts for the state and a court of record. The court has three subdivisions: juvenile court, family court and its Juvenile and Adult Drug Court and LIFT Family Therapeutic Court. These case types are heard in the Clallam County Superior Court and its subdivisions: Brian Coughenour criminal felony cases, judge civil and domestic cases, probate and guardianship matters, paternity and adoption matters, mental illness filings, juvenile dependency filings, juvenile offender cases and truancy cases. Clallam County Superior Court has three Christopher Melly judges — Erik Rohrer, Christopher Melly and judge Brian Paul Coughenour — elected to four-year terms of office. The court has a full-time court commissioner, W. Brent Basden. The court’s administrator is Lindy Clevenger. Call 360-417-2386 to reach Badsen or Clevenger. Superior Courts’ hours are from 8:30 a.m. Erik Rohrer to 4:30 p.m. Mondays judge through Fridays. Many of the trials heard in Clallam County are trials heard by a jury. If you are selected for jury duty, your term will be two weeks. Rescheduling your jury duty and other requests should be directed through the clerk at 360-417-2362. Prospective jurors should call for a recorded jury message the evening prior to their jury term at 360-417-2450. The primary responsibility of the Superior Court Clerk’s Office is to file and index records filed for the Clallam County Superior Courts and Family Court. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Barbara Christensen is the Clallam County Superior Court clerk, phone 360-417-2333.
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Names: Mark Ozias, D-Sequim, District 1, firstname.lastname@example.org * Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles, District 2, email@example.com Bill Peach, R-Forks, District 3, firstname.lastname@example.org What the board does: The county board of commissioners is the legislative body of the county. The board oversees the administration of many county services, such as roads and public works, public health services, county parks and recreation, facilities, law and justice and juvenile services. The board meets at 10 a.m. every Tuesday in Room 160 in the Clallam County Courthouse. Citizens are encouraged to attend. There are two opportunities for participation — one at the beginning of the meeting for any item on the agenda and one at the end for general comment. Public hearings are held at 10:30 a.m. following proper notice. Occasionally, the board may recess to an executive session that is closed to the public. During these sessions, the commissioners are restricted by law only to discuss limited items of business, such as personnel matters, property acquisition and disposition issues and legal advice related to litigation. The board holds weekly work sessions, beginning at 9 a.m. every Monday. If Monday is a holiday, a brief work session
is held prior to the Tuesday meeting. These meetings are designed to brief the commissioners on issues related to the county. Public comment usually is not taken during work sessions. The agenda and a complete packet is published each Thursday for the following week. The agenda packets can be downloaded at www.clallam.net/board. A paper copy is available in the Commissioners’ Office. County Administrator Jim Jones supervises the operation of departments under the board of commissioners, such as Health and Human Services, Environmental Health, Human Resources, Information
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Technology, Juvenile and Family Services, Parks, Fair and Facilities Maintenance, Roads and Public Works. He reports directly to the board of commissioners. Location: Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Suite 4 Phone: 360-417-2233 * NOTE —Chapman is not running for re-election.
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With an annual operating and project/ capital budget of $9.89 million, Clallam Transit System employs 95 people and operates 50 buses over 14 routes. In addition, 26 vanpools are operated. The personal benefits of using public transportation are opportunity, choice, access and freedom. Location: 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles Hours: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays Email: email@example.com Website: www.clallamtransit.com Phone: For Dial-A-Ride scheduling in East Clallam County, call 360-452-4511, ext. 1 For fixed-route schedule and vanpool information, call 360-452-4511, ext. 2 For paratransit ADA and Dial-A-Ride scheduling, call operations at 360-4524511, ext. 1. For regional reduced fare permit (RRFP) program ID card information, call 360-452-1315, ext. 3. For Wendy Clark-Getzin, general manager, call 360-452-1315, ext. 3.
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CLALLAM COUNTY PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT Clallam County Public Utility District No. 1 is directed by a threemember board of commissioners elected by the citizens of the county. The PUD offers electric, water, wastewater and wholesale broadband utility services in Clallam County. Every day the PUD commissioners and staff are working hard, either behind the scenes or in the field, to provide our customers with affordable and efficient services. In addition to the daily operation, the PUD offers energy rebate programs, educational opportunities and utility payment assistance.
Weather and other events can cause problems that do not conform to regular working hours and the PUD staff and vehicles will be on the scene to restore service as quickly and safely as possible. The PUD commissioners and staff represent not only your PUD, but also are PUD customers and your neighbors. As such, they are in a unique position to appreciate the role that public utilities hold in our communities. The mission of the PUD is: To provide reliable, efficient, safe and low-cost utility services in a financially and environmentally responsible manner. The PUD Commission holds public meetings most Mondays at 1:30 p.m. at the main office, 104 Hooker Road in Sequim.
Call 360-565-3231 or 800-542-7859, or visit www.clallampud.net, for more information.
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HOSPITAL: OLYMPIC MEDICAL CENTER Olympic Medical Center, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles, is a comprehensive, award-winning health care provider for more than 70,000 residents of Clallam County. As a public hospital district, it is community-owned and oversight is provided by a publicly elected board of seven commissioners. It is a designated sole community hospital and rural referral center by Medicare. Olympic Medical Center provides inpatient services at its 67-bed acute-care hospital in Port Angeles, including surgical services and labor and delivery. The emergency department is the only Level 3 trauma designated emergency department on the North Olympic Peninsula. This state designation requires 24-hour coverage by general surgeons, orthopedic surgeons and other clinical specialists. This designation delivers peace of mind to area residents who otherwise would have to travel farther distances to an urban hospital. OMC’s quality outpatient services and programs include cardiac, imaging,
physical therapy and rehabilitation, laboratory, nutrition and diabetes education, surgical services, home health, primary care, a walk-in clinic, a sleep center, a variety of specialty physician services and comprehensive regional cancer care at locations throughout Port Angeles and Sequim. Call 417-7000 for general information. Eric Lewis is Olympic Medical Center’s chief executive officer. Olympic Medical Center’s publicly elected board of commissioners includes board president John Nutter and board secretary Jean Hordyk, along with commissioners John Beitzel, Jim Cammack, Jim Leskinovitch, John Miles, MD, and Tom Oblak. With health care trends putting more emphasis on outpatient services, preventive care and chronic disease management versus hospital care, Olympic Medical Center responded with a new 42,000-square-foot medical office building on its Port Angeles campus. The new facility, scheduled to open in December, will be the new home for
ABOVE: The new medical office building under construction at 907 Georgiana St. is scheduled to open in December.
a variety of specialty services currently offered by OMC in Port Angeles, creating space to meet growing primary care demands and add a much-need Walk-In Clinic. “OMC has evolved from a traditional hospital into a provider of primary care and specialty physician services,” Lewis said. “In accommodating the growth for these services and clinics in Port Angeles, we’ve run out of space. This new medical office building is key to our future.” OMC employs more than 1,300 people throughout Clallam County. See www.olympicmedical.org for clinic locations and more information.
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NORTH OLYMPIC LIBRARY SYSTEM The North Olympic Library System serves all of Clallam County with four libraries on the North Olympic Peninsula and 24/7 online services at www.nols.org. With over 250,000 books, DVDs, CDs, e-books, downloadable audio books and more, NOLS has something for everyone. NOLS offers an extensive array of events and classes, including early literacy programs for young children, activities for teens and cultural and educational programs for adults and families. Each NOLS library offers computers for the public and free wireless networks. Community partnerships bring arts and entertainment into the libraries on a regular basis and library staff offer handson orientation and training in using new technologies such as e-readers and tablets. Through the Outreach Program, trained volunteers deliver books and other library materials to people whose age or disability prevent them from traveling to the library.
The North Olympic Library System is your place to learn, create and connect. For more details, visit www.nols.org. The director of the North Olympic Library System is Margaret Jakubcin. Noah Glaude is the manager of the Port Angeles Main Library. Emily Sly is the Sequim Library manager. Theresa Tetreau is West End library manager.
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NORTH OLYMPIC LIBRARY SYSTEM LOCATIONS Port Angeles Main Library 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles 360-417-8500 Mondays through Thursdays: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Clallam Bay Branch Library 16990 Highway 112, Clallam Bay 360-963-2414 Mondays through Wednesdays: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sequim Branch Library 630 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim 360-683-1161 Mondays through Thursdays: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Forks Branch Library 171 S. Forks Ave., Forks 360-374-6402 Mondays through Thursdays: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays to Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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ABOVE: Bob Lake, Mayor Dennis Smith, Pamela Leonard-Ray, Candace Pratt, Genaveve Starr John Miller and Deputy Mayor Ted Miller.
The City of Sequim utilizes the council/ manager form of government. The city manager is hired by the city council. The council is made up of of seven elected members. The council elects a mayor and a deputy mayor from the council. The city council positions are considered part time. Many council members have full-time careers in addition to their duties on the city council. The council positions are nonpartisan and represent the community at large, not designated districts. The city council is the legislative branch of city government. The council approves ordinances and resolutions expressing the policy directives of the council and adopts the annual budget. City council meetings are at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of each month. Study sessions, if necessary, are at 5 p.m. prior to a council meeting at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St.
The city council has established boards, commissions and committees to provide reports and recommendations to the council concerning various issues.
Notices of meetings are posted in city newsletters and on the city website. The Planning Commission is charged with maintaining the Comprehensive Plan and advising the city council on amendments to the plan. The commission also reviews and approves certain development applications such as subdivisions and use permits and advises the city council on development applications that require council approval. Planning Commission members are: Brandon Janisse, Sita Thompson, Karen Mahalick, Olaf Protze, Roger Wiseman, Bill Sterhan and Jon Wendt.
Mayor Dennis Smith, mayor, 360-477-4936 Bob Lake, 360-406-4699 Pamela Leonard-Ray, 360-912-3421 John Miller, 707-849-3127 Deputy Mayor Ted Miller, 360-417-9236 Candace Pratt, 360-582-0114 Genaveve Starr, 360-683-7637
Name: Charlie Bush The city manager is the administrative head of the government of Sequim. The city manager has oversight and manage- Charlie Bush ment responsibility for city manager the daily workings and activities of the entire city staff in carrying out the directives/policies of the council. Responsibilities of the city manager include, but are not limited to: • Preparing the annual budget • Participating in city council discussions • Approving expenditures • Organizing staff • Hiring and termination of department heads • Ensuring that all federal and state laws are complied with regarding health, safety, water and sewer issues, zoning and land-use laws. Phone: 360-681-3440
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The Planning Commission for the City of Sequim consists of seven members appointed by the city council for four-year terms. The commission’s regular meetings are at 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Members must reside within the Clallam County boundaries of the Sequim School District. At least four members, at one time, must be city residents. Planning Commission meetings are at 6 p.m. at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St., and are open to the public.
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The Sequim Police Department is made up of 23 paid professional staﬀ and an almost equal number of citizen volunteers. There are 19 sworn police oﬃcers and three support employees. Additionally, there are Bill Dickinson two sworn reserve police chief oﬃcers (fully empowered citizen volunteer oﬃcers with powers of arrest), and an additional 20 or so support volunteers who do everything from neighborhood patrols, house checks, front oﬃce support, traﬃc control, crime scene protection and child seat installation education. Sequim Police administration consists of the Chief of Police Bill Dickinson, one Deputy Chief, three Operations Sergeants, one Support Services/Detective Sergeant, and the Executive Assistant to the Chief. Administration provides overall leadership, direction and guidance for the police department including: • Budget development and monitoring • Department policies and procedures • Day-to-day patrol operations • Support services • Workplace safety and training • Contract negotiations • Internal aﬀairs investigations • 24/7/365 operation’s scheduling Regardless if you are using a “land
line” or a cellphone, when you need an emergency response by the police department, ﬁre department or a medic unit, dial 9-1-1. An emergency call receiver will ask speciﬁc questions designed to quickly identify the nature of your call so that it may be routed to the proper response service. For police non-emergencies, call 360683-7227. Non-emergencies include crime prevention, criminal investigations, police administration, police information and complaints, police records, property or evidence and vacation house checks. Location: Sequim Police Department, 152 W. Cedar St. Phone: 9-1-1 in an emergency, otherwise 360-683-7227 Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays
to its western boundary, approximately six miles east of Port Angeles, just east of Deer Park Road. U.S. Highway 101 runs the entire length of the district. The north boundary is the Strait of Juan de Fuca, while the Olympic National Forest forms the southern boundary. The district’s ﬁre chief is Ben Andrews. Clallam County Fire District 3 serves a population of approximately 32,000. Sequim, an incorporated city of 6,700, is in the geographical center of the district. The district receives approximately $1.39 per $1,000 of the assessed valuation of property for ﬁre protection taxes and about 49 cents per $1,000 of the assessed valuation of property for emergency medical services taxes. Clallam County Fire District No. 3 has an assessed valuation of approximately $4.35 billion, providing an anticipated annual operating budget of approximately $9 million for 2015. The district operates out of seven ﬁre stations and a maintenance and training center. Currently the Sequim Station (Station 34), the Carlsborg station (Station 33), and the Blyn Station (Station 37) Clallam County Fire have full-time career staﬀ in addition to District No. 3 is the volunteers. The remaining four staapproximately 140 tions rely on volunteers to respond from square miles in size home to their community ﬁre station. The and occupies the on-duty crews from the nearest staﬀed eastern portion of station respond as well. Clallam County. The district responded to about 7,000 The city of Sequim calls for service in 2015. The large number is served by the district of retired and elderly people living within through annexation. the district boosts the EMS calls to apBen Andrews The ﬁre district fire chief proximately 82 percent of the total calls. begins approximately Phone: 9-1-1 in an emergency, othertwo miles east of Gardiner in Jeﬀerson County and extends wise 360-683-4242
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503 N. Sequim Ave. 360-582-3260, Fax 683-6303 Sequim School District No. 323 www.sequim.k12.wa.us Gary Neal, superintendent, 360-5823260 Ann Renker, assistant superintendent of teaching and learning, 360-582-3268 About 385 full- or part-time certified and classified staff members serve the district’s student population of 2,700 in grades K-12. Sequim schools have an excellent reputation for high academic standards, excellent discipline and strong activity programs. Standardized test scores remain consistent, graduates do very well in college and vocational schools, music programs produce state-level participants and athletic teams compete consistently well in all sports.
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JAMESTOWN S’KLALLAM TRIBE The Jamestown S’Klallam tribe is one of 567 sovereign tribal nations in this country engaged in a government-togovernment relationship with the federal and state governments.
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This relationship ensures that the promises made and the rights retained in the Treaty of Point No Point (signed in 1855 by ancestors of the present-day citizens of the tribe), including cultural and natural resources, education and health care, are maintained. The tribal government includes committees made up of tribal citizens who make recommendations to the tribal council and employs close to 200 people who manage the tribe’s resources, protect its sovereignty and provide programs and services for the tribe’s 569 citizens. In addition to the staff members who work in the tribal offices in Blyn, Jamestown Family Health Clinic and Jamestown Dental Clinic (both of which are open to the general public), Northwest Native Expressions Gallery and Gift Shop and the Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park, the tribe employs approximately 500 additional staff at its businesses enterprises, including 7 Cedars Casino, The Cedars at Dungeness golf course, Longhouse Market and Deli and Chevron Fueling Station, Jamestown Excavating, Jamestown Networks, Mobilisa Enterprise Wireless, Carlsborg Self-Storage and Jamestown Fireworks. For the past 30-plus years since attaining official recognition on Feb. 10, 1981, the Jamestown S’Klallam tribe has utilized its status as a federally acknowledged sovereign nation to continue its work as a progressive, forward-thinking people, intent on self-sufficiency through economic development, education and community partnerships. Projects focus on protection and restoration of natural resources and habitat (in the Dungeness River Watershed and beyond), improving health and wellness (partnered with Olympic Medical Center), ensuring community protection (partnered with Clallam County Fire District No. 3 and the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office) and promoting education (working with Native students of all ages in public elementary, middle and secondary level, and partnered with Peninsula College Longhouse) and job readiness.
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SWIMMING POOL The newest YMCA branch will open in October at the former Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center facility at 610 N. Fifth Ave. in Sequim. The new Sequim facility will become the largest branch of the North Olympic Peninsula YMCA and is complete with a ﬁtness center, gym, racquetball courts, aerobics studio and a six-lane pool. Before the facility opens in October, Len Borchers, executive director of the Olympic Peninsula YMCA, is working on building repairs and renovations to update the facility and prepare it to open as a YMCA. Kurt Turner has signed on as the new center’s branch manager. Turner holds 10 years of experience in YMCAs in Texas and most recently as the membership director of the Southwest Family YMCA in Austin after four-plus years. The Y is working closely with the SARC board to manage the Clallam County Opportunity Fund grant and the state Department of Commerce grant to improve mechanical systems, which will produce signiﬁcant utility savings in the
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PORT OF PORT ANGELES The Port of Port Angeles is a municipal corporation created by Clallam County voters in 1922 and established in 1923. The port is responsible for promoting and enhancing the economic vitality of Clallam County through business development and job creation, and serves the community as both a public steward and an economically self-sustaining enterprise. The port’s mission is to bring people, resources and industry together to foster living wage jobs. The port owns seven marine terminals, two of which are deep-water terminals. These marine terminals have the ability to accommodate a wide variety of vessels from empty oil tankers to cruise ships to log ships. The port operates one of the last public log yards in Washington. Situated on Port Angeles’ industrial waterfront, the log yard is the center for log handling, log storage and log exports on the Peninsula. Recently, it cleaned up and restored a former mill consisting of 16 acres of waterfront property in Port Angeles. In the next year, the port will embark upon developing the Marine Trades Industrial Park to serve its current marine
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SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. - Traditional Service – Children/Adult Sunday School • Nursery 11:00 a.m. - Contemporary Service – Adult Discipleship Classes Children’s classes for ages | 4-12 • 2-3 yr olds • Nursery–Infants - Under 2 yrs old 6:00 p.m. - Evening Classes WEDNESDAY 6:00 p.m. - Youth Group 6:00 p.m. - Bible Study and Prayer • Awana 6:30
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CLALLAM COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT NO. 2 Fire District No. 2 was founded by a group of housewives in 1943 who lived in the Gales Addition east of the city of Port Angeles. Incorporation occurred in 1945. The district covers 85 square miles surrounding the City of Port Angeles. The district is bounded on the east by Deer Park Road and Lake Crescent on the west; Olympic National Park makes up the southern boundary and the Strait of Juan de Fuca the northern boundary. District 2 also responds to both fire and emergency medical calls throughout Olympic National Park from Hurricane Ridge to Sol Duc Hot Springs. The service population is approximately 9,500 residents in a mix of commercial, suburban and rural areas. The district responds to an average of 1,300 calls per year. Emergency medical calls account for approximately 80 percent of all responses. District 2 is governed by three elected fire commissioners. Commissioners are Richard Ruud, David Whitney and Thomas Martin, who serve six-year terms. There are five full-time paid staff mem-
bers: Fire Chief Sam Phillips, Administrative Services Supervisor Heather K. Catuzo; Firefighter/Paramedics Margie Bowlby and Allen Hunt and Firefighter/EMT Travis McFarland. In January 2008, the volunteer programs of Sam Phillips fire chief District 2 and the Port Angeles Fire Department were consolidated into one program providing for some 84 volunteer slots. Volunteers respond to calls from five stations: Station 11, 102 E. Fifth St.; Station 21, 508 N. Baker St.; Station 22, 700 Power Plant Road; Station 23, 1992 Black Diamond Road; and Station 25, 22 Prospect Place. District 2 is funded through the state property tax formula. Under state law, the district can receive up to $1.50 per $1,000 assessed valuation for fire suppression activities and 50 cents per $1,000 for emergency medical services. Currently the district receives 76 cents per $1,000 for all services provided. A voter initiative limits the property tax increase.
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COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT Nathan West is the city of Port Angeles’ director of the Community and Economic Development Department. West manages the Building Division, Cultural Resources Division, Economic Development Division and Planning Division for the city. Divisions have a set of responsibilities summarized below: • The Planning Division is responsible for reviewing planning applications and for providing land use code information. The city’s Comprehensive Plan, which determines policy and regulations governing land use and construction developments, is overseen by Planning. • The Building Division is responsible
for reviewing building permit applications for building inspections during the various stages of construction projects. This division also documents permit approvals, as required by law, which allows for future review when development actions are undertaken or questions of code nonconformance arise. • The Economic Development Division focuses an appropriate level of city attention toward business and industry retention and expansion activities. Serving as a liaison between the city and community, the division helps promote and enhance business investment and employment opportunities by leveraging city resources and services that can influence business and industrial development opportunities. This also is accomplished through collaborations
with state and federal resources, the Clallam Economic Development Corporation, Port of Port Angeles, Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce, Peninsula College and other economic development partners. • The Cultural Resources Division ensures adequate protection of cultural resources. This division will provide analysis and mapping of archaeological resources on the Port Angeles waterfront to assist in the promotion of predictable developments. The Community and Economic Development Department is located in Port Angeles City Hall, 321 E. Fifth St., and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. For information, call 360-417-4750.
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The City of Port Angeles utilizes the city manager/council form of government with a city manager hired by the city council. The seven-member city council is elected at large and council members serve four-year terms with a limit of three consecutive terms. The city council elects a mayor and deputy mayor from the council to serve two-year terms. The council meets at 6 p.m. the ﬁrst and third Tuesday of each month in the City Council Chambers at City Hall. Public hearings are scheduled to commence at 6:30 p.m. or shortly thereafter. The city manager operates as the chief executive oﬃcer of the city and is responsible to the city council for the administration of municipal functions. With direction and policy guidance from the city council, the city manager directs the various work programs of city departments to meet the needs, services and priorities of the community. The city manager’s major responsibilities involve budget preparation and submittal to the city council, supervision
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and support of department managers, review and analysis of operational issues impacting services and management coordination of a team approach toward resolving community problems. The city council acts as the legislative and policy-making body of the city of Port Angeles, adopting all ordinances and resolutions, and approving contracts required by the city. The council reviews and directs action on proposals to meet community needs for public services and programs, and determines the ability of the city to provide ﬁnancing for city operations. The council also reviews, modiﬁes and approves the annual municipal budget prepared by the city manager. In addition, the city council performs miscellaneous duties, including making appointments to various boards and commissions, and acting as liaison with other governmental bodies. Current members of the Port Angeles City Council are Mayor Patrick Downie, Deputy Mayor Cherie Kidd, Brad Collins, Sissi Bruch, Dan Gase, Michael Merideth
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PORT ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT The Port Angeles Police Department is responsible for enforcing state laws and city ordinances within Port Angeles. The Police Department maintains a mobile patrol force to respond to emergency calls for service and Brian S. Smith increase public safety. police chief For immediate or emergency police services and the presence of a police officer is required, call 9-1-1. With a law enforcement problem not requiring the immediate presence of a police officer, call 360-452-4545. This is the 24-hour non-emergency business line that will connect to the 9-1-1 center after hours. The Police Department maintains a commitment to prevention of crime by maintaining an active crime prevention program in partnership with the Clallam
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The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization representing the business community of Port Angeles and the surrounding area. The mission of the chamber is to provide Mark Abshire executive director services and cultivate an environment where businesses in the North Olympic region can thrive and connect as a community. The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization on the North Olympic Peninsula, with a membership base of about 450 members. On behalf of the city of Port Angeles, the chamber also operates the Port Angeles Visitor Center, one of the busiest visitor centers in the state of Washington, located on the waterfront next to the ferry dock in downtown Port Angeles. The address is 121 E. Railroad Ave., and the phone number is 360-452-2363. The chamber is overseen by a 13-member board of directors including Sharon Thompson, president; Jessica Hernandez, vice president; and Steve Burke, treasurer. Mark Abshire is the executive director. For more chamber information including membership details, visit www.portangeles.org.
360-457-8575 www.portangelesschools.org Superintendent: Marc Jackson District vision: All Port Angeles School District students will reach high standards and graduate prepared with knowledge, skills and abilities to choose a successful future. District mission: The Port Angeles School District creates and sustains learning communities that prepare each student to live, work and learn successfully in a changing world. SCHOOLS • Dry Creek Elementary School, 25 Rife Ave., 360-457-5050 • Franklin Elementary School, 2505 S. Washington St., 360-457-1343 • Hamilton Elementary School, 1822 W. Seventh St., 360-452-6818 • Jefferson Elementary School, 218 E. 12th St., 360-457-4231 • Roosevelt Elementary School, 106 Monroe Road, 360-452-8973 The elementary schools range in size from 250-475 students. Each school provides a strong basic education with special programs in a variety of remediation and enrichment areas. • Stevens Middle School, 1139 W. 14th St., 360-452-5590 • Port Angeles High School, 304 E. Park Ave., 360-452-7602 • Lincoln High School, 924 W. Ninth St., 360-452-9502 SCHOOL BOARD • Cindy Kelly, president, 360-452-
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CRESCENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 50350 Highway 112, Joyce, 360-928-3311 www.crescentschooldistrict.org Superintendent: Dave Bingham The Crescent School District includes two schools that serve 269 students in grades K-12. The district spends $11,019 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 63 percent on instruction, 32 percent on support services and 5 percent on other elementary and secondary expenditures. The Crescent School District has 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher, with the Washington state average being 19 students per full-time equivalent teacher. The Crescent School District had a grades 9-12 dropout rate of 6 percent in 2009. The national grades 9-12 dropout rate in 2007 was 4.4 percent. School board members are Ann Chang, 2017; Sandy Criss, 2017; Trisha Haggerty, 2019; Susan Hopper, 2019; and Dara Peppard, 2017.
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LOWER ELWHA KLALLAM TRIBE
The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe is a sovereign, federally recognized Indian Nation, with its own constitution and government. The Lower Elwha Tribal Council, or Business Committee, which consists of five elected officials serving staggered three-year-terms, governs the tribe. The Business Committee is responsible for management of all tribal programs operating on an annual budget. The Community Council is comprised of the eligible voting tribal members, who enact the laws for the governance of the land and the people under its jurisdiction. The tribe has more than 1,000 enrolled members. Tribal Council members are Frances Charles, tribal chairwoman; Russell Hepfer, vice chairman; Anthony Charles, secretary/treasurer; Joseph Turrey, councilman, and Steve Robideau, councilman. Michael Peters is the CEO. The Elwha Klallam Heritage Center, 401 E. First St. in Port Angeles serves as a multi-functional facility. Programs offered integrate life and vocational skills, cultural values and history, as well as provide entrepreneurial avenues and initiate opportunities to learn traditional Klallam arts. The tribe owns and operates the Elwha River Casino and the Lower Elwha Klallam Health Clinic, both near its reservation 4 miles west of Port Angeles. The tribal center is located at 2851 Lower Elwha Road. For more information, call 360-4528471 or visit www.elwha.org.
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includes five major landscape settings, including temperate rain forest, rugged mountains, lowland lakes, rivers and coastal beaches. The mission of the state Department The peninsula features more than 2 of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) is to preserve, million acres of public federal lands. Of protect and perpetuate fish, wildlife and this area, ONF consists of more than ecosystems while providing sustainable fish and wildlife recreational and commer- 633,600 acres in parts of Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson and Mason counties. cial opportunities. ONF blankets the foothills of the Olympic WDFW continues to focus its activities on these goals: Conserve and protect na- Mountains and surrounds much of Olympic National Park. tive fish and wildlife; provide sustainable The forest includes a network of 270 fishing, hunting and other wildlife-related miles of trails, 87 of which are in the forrecreational and commercial experiences; est’s five Wilderness Areas: Buckhorn promote a healthy economy, protect comWilderness, Colonel Bob Wilderness, munity character, maintain an overall high quality of life and deliver high-quality cus- Mount Skokomish Wilderness, The Brothers Wilderness and Wonder tomer service; and build an effective and Mountain Wilderness. efficient organization by supporting its There also are 20 campgrounds and workforce, improving business processes three rental cabins. and investing in technology. ONF is administered in two ranger The WDFW has six regional operations: districts: the Pacific Ranger District on the Region 1, Eastern; Region 2, North Cenwest side of the peninsula and the Hood tral; Region 3, South Central; Region 4, North Puget Sound; Region 5, Southwest- Canal Ranger District on the east side. ONF headquarters are located in ern; and Region 6, Coastal. The North Olympia, with ranger district offices in Olympic Peninsula falls within Region 6. Forks, Quinault and Quilcene. Other Michele Culver is the regional director. towns near entrances of the forest include The office is at 48 Devonshire Road in Montesano. For details, call 360-249-4628. Port Angeles, Sequim and Amanda Park. Reta Laford has been the ONF forest Visit https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov/wdfw/ supervisor since 2012. licenses_fees.html to purchase fishing, For more information, visit www.fs.usda. shellfish gathering and hunting licenses gov/olympic or call 360-956-2402. and a Discover Pass. Peninsula offices include: Hood Canal Ranger District — Quilcene, 295142 S. Highway 101, 360-765-2200; Pacific Ranger District — Forks, 437 Tillicum Lane, 360-374-6522; and Pacific Ranger District — Quinault, 353 South Shore Olympic National Forest (ONF) is Road, 360-288-2525. located on the Olympic Peninsula and
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OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK
Olympic National Park (ONP), located in Clallam and Jefferson counties, protects 922,651 acres encompassing three distinctly different ecosystems — rugged glacier-capped mountains, more than 60 miles of wild Pacific coast and magnificent stands of old-growth trees and temperate rain forest. The park was established in 1938 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and today more than 3 million people visit the park each year. A United Nations World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve, the park is celebrated for its dramatic variety and untamed beauty. ONP has 64 miles of coast (52 miles of the total coastline are wilderness) and over 3,000 miles of rivers and streams, with an estimated 1,200 native plant species, 56 mammal and 300 bird species. ONP has approximately 120 full-time employees and the number grows to about 250 during the summer. In 2015, the park had 3.26 million recreation visits (visitation in 2016 is on track to exceed that) and in fiscal year 2015 (Oct. 1, 2014 to Sept. 30, 2015) the park’s base budget was $12.74 million. The park has 16 developed campgrounds, 64 trailheads leading to 611 miles of trails and four overnight concession-operated lodges. For camping information, visit www. nps.gov/olym/planyourvisit/camping.htm. Sarah Creachbaum became ONP’s superintendent in November 2012 and Lee Taylor was appointed deputy superintendent in July 2015. For detailed information on Olympic National Park, see www.nps.gov/olym/ index.htm, call visitor information at 360565-3130 or stop by the Visitor Center at 3002 Mount Angeles Road, Port Angeles.
RURAL FIRE DISTRICTS
Clallam County Fire District No. 4 is an all-volunteer department serving the Joyce area at 51250 state Highway 112, Port Angeles. For non-emergencies, call 360-9283132. Clallam County Fire District No. 1 in Forks was formed around 1939 and is currently all volunteer. Currently there are 20 volunteers and two paid staff. The fire department averages about 10 calls per month. The district covers all of the greater
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Forks area, La Push, and select sections of Jefferson County. The department has a mutual aid agreement with the Clallam County Hospital District to assist them with motor vehicle accidents in their district. Elected officials are: Gerry Morris, chairman, Dave Burt, Chet Hunt, Lowell McQuoid and Giancarlo Buopane. Meetings are the second Sunday of each month at 8:30 a.m. at the Forks Firehall, 11 Spartan Ave. Bill Paul is the district chief for the entire district-Forks/Beaver. Dick Long is the assistant chief for the Forks Station Wes Romberg is the assistant chief for the Beaver Station Clallam County Fire District No. 5 is located in the remote northwest corner of the Olympic Peninsula. The district is an all-hazards fire and EMS department with a full-time fire chief and 16 volunteer firefighters and/ or EMTs. It serves the communities of Clallam Bay and Sekiu and all surrounding areas to include 755 square miles of residential and commercial properties, marinas, resorts and motels, state parks, national parks, Department of Natural Resources lands and a 900-bed adult male prison. The district responds to about 200 calls annually. Officers are Chief Patricia Hutson, Deputy Chief Norm Dauth, Fire Capt. Marty Rausch and EMS Lt. Diane Leiza. Commissioners are Position 1, Spider Wright; Position 2, Glen McDaniel; and Position 3, Jeff Kopis. Monthly open public commissioners meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at Clallam County Fire District No. 5 headquarters, 60 Eagle Crest Way in Clallam Bay. For non-emergencies, call 360-9632371. The Neah Bay Fire Department is an all-volunteer department at West Second Street and Kal Chote Avenue. For non-emergencies, call 360-6452701.
FORKS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Forks Community Hospital’s (FCH) motto is “Pioneers in Rural Health Care,” not because it’s a catchy phrase; it’s true! There has been a hospital in Forks since 1949 and Clallam County Hospital District No. 1 was the very first public hospital district formed in the state.
Located at 530 Bogachiel Way, the campus is home to the hospital, a longterm care facility, medical office, Bogachiel Clinic, a mental health and chemical dependency program called West End Outreach Services, and the Clallam Bay Medical Clinic in Clallam Bay. With more than 200 workers, the hospital is Forks’ largest employer. Staff encompasses primary care providers and a network of visiting physician specialists including Harrison Health Cardiology, general surgery, orthopedics, ear, nose and throat, gynecology, podiatry and urology. Health care in Forks is very much up with the times: Dr. Tristan McGovern, orthopedic surgeon, directs a total joint replacement program that allows recipients to stay in their home community for knee or hip replacement surgery, along with all the physical therapy and rehabilitation needed to get back in the game. Medical records are electronic, X-ray systems are digital and treatment protocols are identical to those used in major urban medical centers such as Harborview and Swedish hospitals in Seattle. Despite being high-tech, Forks Community Hospital patients know the staff and staff often care for their neighbors. FCH is governed by a three-person board of commissioners who are publicly elected: Daisy Anderson, chair; Don Lawley, secretary; Gerry Lane, commissioner, and Tim Cournyer, chief executive officer. For details, call 360-374-6271 ext. 169.
FORKS POLICE DEPARTMENT
The mission of the Forks Police Department (FPD) is to protect the community. The department’s values are integrity, dignity, commitment and pride (in service to the community). The FPD has adopted an uncompromising approach to the highest ethical standards, being honest, truthful and worthy of the community’s trust. FPD also facilitates a police department cadet program for youth between the ages of 12 to 17. Since the program began, the cadets have volunteered and taken part in many local activities as well as learning about law enforcement. Rick Bart is the current police administrator. For non-emergencies, reach the Forks Police Department at 360-374-2223. The station is at 500 E. Division St. in Forks.
FORKS CITY COUNCIL
Incorporated originally in 1945, Forks has been classified as a code city under the laws of Washington since 1984. The city utilizes the strong mayor form of government. The elected positions (five council members and the mayor) are unpaid and consist of four-year terms. All council positions are at-large and, along with the mayor position, require residency within the city limits. Council meetings are at 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month in the council conference room at 500 E. Division St. Current council members are Jon Preston, Bill Brager, John Hillcar, Kenneth Ayers, Juanita Weissenfels and Mayor Bryon Monohon. The city operates a full-service police department with patrol and administrative positions. In addition, there is a jail and 24-hour dispatch services are provided by PenCom. Water service is provided to residents as well as most residents of the city’s urban growth area. The city also operates a waste water treatment plant for the central portion of the city as well as the Forks Municipal Airport. Rounding out the city government functions are city attorney/planner, building inspector, utilities superintendent, street maintenance and improvement, city clerk and support staff. Contact the city clerk at 360-374-5412 ext. 240.
QUILLAYUTE VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
411 S. Spartan Ave 360.374-6262 www.qvschools.org/pages/Quillayute_ Valley_SD_402 Superintendent: Diana Reaume
Quillayute Valley School District serves approximately 3,500 students with 1,100 in the district’s brick and mortar schools on 50 acres of land that was once known as the Forks Prairie. Its virtual program, Insight School of Washington, serves approximately 2,500 high school students across the state. District schools include: Forks Elementary School (Preschool to 3rd grade) 301 S. Elderberry Ave.,
360-374-6262 Forks Intermediate School (4th to 6th grade) 301 S. Elderberry Ave., 360374-6262 Forks Junior High School (7th to 8th grade) 301 S. Elderberry Ave., 360-3746262 Forks High School (9th to 12th grade) 261 S. Spartan Ave., 360-374-6262 Forks Alternative School and Home School Plus School board members are Val James Giles, Kevin Hinchen, Bill Rohde, Ron Hum and Mike Reaves.
FORKS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The Forks Chamber of Commerce, 1411 S. Forks Ave., is a voice and advocate for the business community and other organizations of the West End of the Olympic Peninsula. In addition to mainLissy Andros taining www.forkswa. executive director com, chamber activities include operating the year-round Visitor Information Center in Forks; creating guides for lodging, shopping, fishing, activities and dining; and sponsoring the free Logging and Mill Tours that run May to September. The chamber partners with the city of Forks and stands by the laws of the city of Forks, as well as the state. Summer hours: Memorial Day to Sept. 30 are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. Winter hours: Oct. 1 to Memorial Day are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. The chamber holds weekly meetings on Wednesdays with programs and speakers of interest to the community. Everyone is welcome and chamber membership is not required to attend. Lissy Andros is the executive director of the Forks Chamber of Commerce. Reach the chamber and visitors center at 360-374-2531. Forks Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors are Don Grafstrom, president; Linda Offutt, vice president; Bill Peach, past president; Bruce Paul, treasurer; Sharon Millett, secretary; Diana Reaume, Christi Baron, Darla Depew, Cathy Smith, Melene Bourm and Bryon Monohan.
The Quileute tribe is located in La Push, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean. The tribe has lived and hunted in this area for thousands of years. Although the village of La Push is only about 1 square mile, the tribe’s original territory stretched along the shores of the Pacific from the glaciers of Mount Olympus to the rivers of rain forests. Because of the remote location of La Push, the Quileute have built a tourism industry that serves those seeking a relaxing getaway or a rejuvenating adventure. The tribe’s Oceanside Resort along First Beach offers ocean-view accommodations ranging from luxurious to rustic. Those who visit La Push come for whale watching in the spring; surfing, fishing and hiking in the summer; and storm watching in the fall and winter. The tribe operates a marina, health clinic and a K-12 tribal school. The Quileute Tribal Council is the governing body of the tribe. It consists of five elected members, each of whom serves staggered three-year terms. The tribe is federally recognized and has 791 enrolled members. Quileute Tribal Council members are Charles “Chas” Woodruff, chairman; Justin Rio Jaime, vice chairman; Naomi Jacobson, secretary; Crystal Lyons, treasurer; Tony Foster, member-at-large; and interim general manager Andrew Shogren. Contact the tribe at 360-374-6163 or stop by 90 Main St. in La Push.
The Hoh Indian Reservation is located 27 miles south of Forks. The tribe has 242 tribal citizens and is governed by a seven-member Business Committee. The committee meets weekly and current members are Maria Lopez, tribal chairwoman; Lisa Wright, vice chair; Lisa Martinez, secretary; David Hudson Sr., treasurer; Melvinjohn Ashue; and Bernard Afterbuffalo and Walter Ward, council members. The tribe operates several programs and services on behalf of its citizens including Natural Resources, Family Services, Public Works and Housing. Catherine Edwards is the executive director overseeing a staff of 40. Contact the tribe at 2464 Lower Hoh Road in Forks or at 360-374-6582.
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The Quinault Indian Nation is a sovereign nation with the inherent right to govern itself and deal with other tribes and nations on a government-to-government basis. The Quinault Indian Nation consists of the Quinault and Queets tribes and descendants of five other coastal tribes: Quileute, Hoh, Chehalis, Chinook and Cowlitz. Bylaws established in 1922 and a constitution approved in 1975 form the foundations of the modern-day Quinault government. The Quinault General Council meets annually to hold elections, accept new tribal members, allocate fishing grounds and discuss other issues relevant to tribal operations. The Quinault Business Committee, which consists of four executive officers and seven councilmen, is entrusted with the business and legislative affairs of the tribe throughout the year. Council members are Fawn Sharp, president; Tyson Johnston, vice president; Larry Ralston, treasurer; Latosha Underwood, secretary; Gina James, James Sellers, Aliza Brown, Noreen Underwood, Dawneen Delacruz, Clarinda Underwood and Thomas Obi. Tribal operations consists of the following areas: Administration, Natural Resources, Community Services, Health and Social Services. In addition, the tribe has several enterprises: Quinault Pride Seafood, Land and Timber, Quinault Beach Resort, Maritime Resort and the Mercantile, all of which promote the growth and develop the potential of the reservation. The reservation is located off U.S. Highway 101 in Grays Harbor and Jefferson counties. Contact the reservation at P.O. Box 189, Taholah, WA 98587 or call 360-2768211.
CLALLAM BAY-SEKIU CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The Clallam Bay-Sekiu Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit corporation with the mission to promote and encourage economic development and tourism in the community, and to encourage cultural, educational and charitable events.
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The chamber offers dozens of networking opportunities each year, including monthly lunch meetings, guest speaker meetings, the annual volunteer banquet, area festivals and community programs. Each event is a new opportunity to cultivate new business contacts and maintain old ones. The chamber is the recognized business voice in the community. It regularly reviews and takes positions on legislation and regulations affecting the state and local business environment. Those positions are communicated to elected officials, to the membership and to the community through public testimony and through the chamber’s newsletter. The executive director is Ali Baker. Contact the Clallam Bay-Sekiu Chamber of Commerce at 360-9632339 or visit www.clallambay.com for more information.
NEAH BAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The goal of the Neah Bay Chamber of Commerce is to promote and encourage self-sufficiency through economic development and tourism for the Makah Indian Reservation and surrounding greater Neah Bay area and to support cultural, educational and charitable events. The president of the chamber is Melissa Peterson-Renault. Contact the chamber at 360-6452211, www.neahbaywa.com or at 1081 Bayview Ave., Neah Bay, WA 98257.
CAPE FLATTERY SCHOOL DISTRICT 13193 Highway 112 in Sekiu 360-963-2329 www.capeflattery.wednet.edu Superintendent: Michelle Parkin
The Cape Flattery School District is made up of schools in Clallam Bay and Neah Bay, both offering classes for kindergarten through high school. This district is located on the most Northwestern tip of the continental United States, surrounded by the Olympic Mountains to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the north. Just miles from Olympic National Park, this beautiful area offers miles of hiking trails through mountains, rain forests
and along rugged and remote coastal beaches. Cape Flattery School Board members are: Dan Elvrum, Director 1; Greg Colvax, Director 2; John Stubbs, Director 3; Don Baker, Director 4; and Tracey Rascon, Director 5.
The Makah tribe has called the Neah Bay area home since time immemorial. The name Makah was attributed to the tribe by the neighboring tribes, meaning “people generous with food” in the Salish language. In the 1970s, its southernmost village, Ozette, was discovered and artifacts from Makah ancestors from 300 to 500 years ago were recovered. Approximately 1 percent of the 55,000 found artifacts are on display at the world-renowned Makah Cultural and Research Center. From the tip of Cape Flattery Trail, visitors can view Tatoosh Island while standing on the most northwesterly tip of the contiguous lower 48 states. Four observation decks on the Cape Flattery Trail provide spectacular views of the rugged rocks, birds and jade waters of the Pacific Ocean. A Makah Recreation Pass is required to park at the trail head. The Makah Council is the elected governing body of the tribe on the Makah Reservation in Neah Bay, the central village of the Makah Reservation. The reservation is located on a portion of the tribe’s original tribal land as a result of a U.S. Treaty ratified in 1859. The council operates under a constitution and bylaws dated May 16, 1936. Serving the Makah Tribal Council is the Makah tribal organization, which is made of employees and a managerial level staff of directors under a general manager. Council elections are held annually and each elected council member serves a staggered three-year term. The tribal government’s daily administration is managed by the general manager. Each program director reports directly to the general manager. The interim general manager is Patty Manuel and tribal council members are Marla Tolliver, chairwoman; Greig Arnold, vice chairman; Brian Svec, treasurer; and council members Patsy Bain and Leah Neuneker. The tribe has 2,856 enrolled members. In addition to the MCRC, the tribe owns and operates Makah Marina, a fullservice, 200 slip marina. For details, visit www.makah.com.
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