COVID-19 Related City Updates
The below links will help you to remain informed about the City of Port Angeles response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. For other information please visit the City’s web page dedicated to all COVID-19 related info here.
Washington State Secretary of Health John Wiesman approved Clallam County’s request for a variance to move from Phase 1 to Phase 2 under the state’s Safe Start plan for COVID-19 recovery beginning June 1st. To read the Clallam COunty Health Department Press release, including a list of businesses, click the link above.
Virtual inspections are now required for most types of requests while Phases One and Two of the Governor’s reopening plan continue. Applications are no longer accepted physically. For more information, see this services and procedures document. Digital applications can be found in the City’s Permit Center
The City of Port Angeles has opened a survey asking what the City can do to provide support and advocate for in Olympia and Washington D.C. during the continuing COVID-19 emergency.
Following the guidance from Governor Inslee and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), the Ediz Hook Boat Launch will reopen on May 5, 2020. Click on the link to learn more about what facilities are currently open and available for use.
Our City Finance team continues to explore ways to assist our City residents and businesses throughout the COVID-19 emergency. The City is announcing that all iInterest accrued for the month of March on accounts receivable will be waived.
A video message from City Manager Nathan West encouraging you to continue practicing physical distancing and supporting local businesses.
Todd Ortloff’s interview of the City Manager Nathan West and Finance Director Sarina Corrizosa
City Staff continues to process permits and provide virtual inspections.
The City has created a form to allow residents to donate to those rate payers in need of assistance.
The City has created a form to allow residents to request financial assistance for utility payments.
Although the City is not currently open to the public, many City services are still in operation.
City Manager Nathan West has temporarily closed City Hall to the Public, to remain in effect until the stay home, stay safe proclamation is lifted.
Todd Ortloff’s interview of Mayor Kate Dexter and City Manager Nathan West.
Press release announcing the declaration of emergency
The City Council has made a resolution to declare a city emergency to the COVID-19 pandemic