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Public Communications (MS-11)
614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA
Phone: 360.337.4598
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: December 3, 2007
Contact: Clarence Moriwaki
Phone: (360) 337-4481
No. 07-84

Kitsap County issues emergency declaration, closes offices and postpones tonight’s Board of Commissioners meeting to Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 7 PM

PORT ORCHARD, WA—Citing concern to public safety and property, Kitsap County this morning issued an emergency declaration due to numerous road closures and worsening weather conditions.

Kitsap County offices will be closed under standard inclement weather policies for business for the remainder of the day.

Tonight’s regularly scheduled Board of County Commissioners meeting will be postponed to Wednesday, Dec. 5th, 7 PM at the Kitsap County Administration Building. 614 Division Street, Port Orchard.

“Public safety is our number one concern and while we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, we don’t want anyone to risk traveling during these dangerous conditions,” Kitsap County Board of Commissioners Chair Josh Brown said.

Current road conditions can be found on the Kitsap County Public Works website at http://www.kitsapgov.com/pw/roadwork.htm A copy of the emergency declaration and a list of Kitsap County road closures (as of 11:30 AM) are attached.
 


To contact the Kitsap County Public Information Officer, 
call Clarence Moriwaki at 360-337-4481 or email: cmoriwak@co.kitsap.wa.us

Last Updated:  May 27, 2014