Central Kitsap Community Council


The April 7 meeting of the Central Kitsap Community Council features information and updates on the local environment and takes place remotely via Zoom from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The agenda is posted below.

Presentations feature:

  • Art for Clean Water with Kym Pleger of Kitsap County Public Works Stormwater Division
  • An overview of Great Peninsula Conservancy priorities with GPC Executive Director Nate Daniel
  • A look at the Blue Hills Trail connecting Newberry Hill Heritage Park and Green Mountain State Forest with Tom Coleman, Newberry Hill Heritage Park stewardship group chair, and Pete Allen of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources
  • A report on the Central Kitsap High School Student Climate Action with Michelle He

Everyone is welcome to join and there will be time for the public to ask questions. To join the meeting, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82995651233. Join by phone: (253) 215-8782. Meeting ID: 829 9565 1233

For members of the public wishing to comment during regular monthly public meetings that have designated public comment, the following options are available. Each member of the public is limited to two minutes of Internet, call-in, or written comments. At the discretion of the meeting Chair, public comment that is overly repetitive or inappropriate (vulgar, disruptive, etc.) will be ended. 

Internet Users

Please click on the raise hand feature. The sound will be unmuted, and the Internet participant should announce her or his name.  The participant will be called upon to speak at the appropriate time.

Call-In Users

Callers will be unmuted one at a time and asked whether the caller wishes to offer public comment.  The last four digits of the call-in number will be announced, and call-in participants should announce their First and Last name before speaking.

Written Comments

Written comments will be read during the public comment period if submitted to kshaffer@co.kitsap.wa.us by 12 p.m. on the day of the meeting.  Comments read are limited to two minutes.

To ensure written public comments are read at the proper meeting, written statement should include:

The date of the meeting the written comments are intended for;

Participant's First and Last Name and whether they live in Kitsap County; and

Agenda Item and/or subject the written comments refer to.

Central Kitsap Community Newsletter

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Meeting Information​

The Central Kitsap Community Council generally meets the first Wednesday of the month beginning at 5 p.m. in the Best Western Silverdale Beach Hotel, 3073 NW Bucklin Hill Road. **The council is meeting remotely via Zoom. See information above.

​Meeting Date

​April 7, 2021
​March 3, 2021
​February 3, 2021
​January 12, 2021
Agenda (Annual Retreat)
​December 2, 2020
​November 4, 2020
​October 7, 2020
​September 2, 2020
​August 5, 2020
​July 1, 2020
​June 3, 2020
​Meeting Cancelled
​May 6, 2020
​Meeting Cancelled
​April 1, 2020​Meeting Cancelled
​March 4, 2020
​February 5, 2020
​January 20, 2020 - Retreat



Name & Term 

CK Area

Occupation / Affiliations

Jim Aho

IllaheeRetired Engineer; Port of Illahee Commissioner; West Sound Watershed Counsel CAG; Illahee Forest Preserve President; Illahee Preserve Steward, Illahee Community Board; Salvation Army Advisory Board; WSU Extension Program Certifications - Master Gardener, Stream Stewards
Monica Downen
​Silverdale business owner; Present of Old Town Historical District; Board Member of Visit Kitsap; Former Kitsap YWCA Community Advisory Board Member; Kitsap Rescue Mission Volunteer

Judy Mentor Eagleson

Tracyton President, Mentor Company; President, CKHS Alumni Association;
Vice President, Mathis Guild (Harrison Medical Center Foundation);
Board of Directors: Kitsap Economic Development Alliance, Kitsap Building Association, Building Industry Association of Washington

Steve Fabry

MeadowdaleRetired Naval Officer & Group Manager with General Dynamics Information Technology; Clear Creek Task Force; Rotary Club of East Bremerton; Navy League; MOAA; US Naval Academy Alumni Association; Albers Vista Gardens Board (former)

Doug Newell

Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Support, Central Kitsap School District; retired U.S. Navy Captain; also interested in parks and Old Town 

Levi Holmes

Old Town SilverdaleDevelopment of land for senior housing, single family & commercial; Kitsap Building Association Board Member; Developers Council Chair

Mark Hughes, Chair

ChicoCitizens Advisory Committee of Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue; Citizens Planning Advisory Committee for Port of Silverdale; Olympic College Foundation Vice President
Amy Lawrence
​Environmental Science & Biology Professor at Olympic College; Chair of Chico Salmon Park Stewardship Group
​Dave Montoure
​Silverdale small business owner, chair of Silverdale Chamber governmental advocacy committee chair, Rotary Club
Brandon Myers
​Deputy Sheriff (Field Training Officer, Crisis Intervention Officer, Cadet Coordinator, Member Sheriff's Office Strategic Planning Committee);
President, Central Stage Theatre (CSTOCK)

Irene Overath

​Silverdale​Former director of WSU Kitsap Extension office; former educator in Central Kitsap Schools; former member of Central Kitsap Community Campus Planning Group, Commission on Children and Youth, Food Policy Council.

Angela Sell

 Financial Advisor; Meals on Wheels; Stand Up for Kids; Silverdale Chamber of Commerce

Harold Shea

SilverdaleExecutive Director, Haselwood Family YMCA, Silverdale Chamber of Commerce, Silverdale Rotary

Jeremy Stitt

IllaheeDevelopment, Marketing, AVID Member, Outdoors & Public Spaces

Pete Wimmer

Facilities Manager for TRIDENT Training Facility, Bangor

Annika Collier
Student Rep

Running Start High School Student at Olympic College
​Elizabeth Garrett
Student Rep
​College student

Rick Soper
Ex Officio

SilverdaleChair, Silverdale Chamber of Commerce


 Mission and Purpose

The Central Kitsap Community Council mission is to:

  • Facilitate and improve communication among the Central Kitsap community and the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC);

  • Promote a sense of community;

  • Advise the BOCC and government agencies of the desires and concerns of the community;

  • Bring to the Central Kitsap community issues and projects of the County and convey the community response as requested by the BOCC.

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners Resolution 233-1998 established the Central Kitsap Community Council to enhance communication between Kitsap County government and the citizens of the area.

 Contact Information

​For more information about the Central Kitsap Community Council, contact Katherine Shaffer in the Commissioners' Office at kshaffer@co.kitsap.wa.us or call (360) 337-7080.

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