Notice of Public Hearing Forks City Council

Notice of Public Hearing
Forks City Council
26 September 2016
7:30 P.M.
Forks City Council Chambers
500 East Division Street

Notice is hereby given that on 26 September 2016 at 7:30 p.m. the Forks City Council will hold a public hearing to obtain input regarding the General Sewer/Wastewater Facility Plan dated February 2016. This Plan was prepared to address the City’s planning needs for wastewater collection, transmission, treatment, and disposal for the 20-year planning period (2014 – 2034).

Written comments will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on 26 September 2016. Please address all comments to the Forks City Council. The Plan can be found on the City’s website under Documents>City Reports. If you have any questions regarding the General Sewer/Wastewater Facility Plan, please contact Paul Hampton, Public Works Director at 360-374-5412.

Patrol Officers Entry/Lateral Positions

City of Forks – Forks Police Department


City of Forks Civil Service Commission is now HIRING for 2 vacant patrol officer positions.

Salary:  $3,340.00-4,010.22 DOQ, with benefits & uniforms.

Minimum 21 years of age, high school graduate, must complete and pass a background    investigation.  All ENTRY level applicants must apply and test through also.  The City of Forks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications and a job description may be obtained at Forks City Hall.  For additional questions please contact Nerissa Davis, Human Resources/Civil Service Secretary at, 360-374-5412 x 237.

Please have your application in by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 5, 2016.  We will have our first deadline review on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. 

Voluntary Water Conservation Notice

The Forks area is experiencing record low precipitation and the City water supply is nearing cautionary levels.  We are asking residents to voluntarily conserve water at this time.  Please visit the Washington State Department of Ecology website for a list of easy ways you can conserve water.

June 29, 2016 Planning Commission Workshop for Comp Plan Update

Notice of Public Hearing/Work Shop

City of Forks Urban Growth Area
Comprehensive Plan Update

Forks Planning Commission

29 Jun 2016

5:30 P.M.

Forks City Council Chambers

The Forks Planning Commission is giving notice that it will hold a public hearing/public workshop as part of a special meeting of the Commission on 29 Jun 2016 to gather public comment on a proposed preliminary revision to the Forks Urban Growth Area (FUGA) Comprehensive Plan (Comp Plan).  The City of Forks is required to update the FUGA Comp Plan in such a manner as to be compliant with the Growth Management Act.  The purpose of this meeting is to obtain from the public their input, reaction, and suggestions to a completely redrafted Comp Plan that includes the goals and policies for the required chapters:  Affordable Housing, Capital Facilities, Economic Development, Land Use, Transportation, and Utilities.  The Comp Plan also guides the City’s revisions of its Zoning Code, Critical Areas Ordinances, and other development regulations.  The format of the meeting may change in response to the number of participants in order to ensure that the audience can provide information and comments in a manner that works best for them.

A copy of the draft may be found at the City’s website: Individuals may submit written comments on the preliminary revision of the Comp Plan by sending those to  To be included in the materials at the public meeting, comments need to be received by no later than 4 p.m. on 29 Jun 2016.

The Council Chamber is ADA accessible.  Arrangements for reasonable accommodations for special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving 24-hour advance notice.  Contact Mr. Fleck at 360/374-5412, ext. 245, in person at the address noted above.

2015-2035 Forks Comprehensive Plan



Project proposes the replacing of the existing field at Forks High School with a new synthetic turf field and resurfaced track. Project will involve the removal of the existing natural turf field and surrounding rubberized track surfacing. Click the title for more details.


Notice is hereby given that a majority of the City Council may be in attendance at the Community Meeting on Emergency Preparedness scheduled for Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Click the title for more details.


The City of Forks is hereby giving notice and soliciting final public comment on the request of Bill and Susan Brager, d.b.a. Miller Tree Inn, to rezone portions of three parcels consisting of two and a half (2.5) acres located immediately east of Forks City Hall. Click the title for more details.


The Mayor is requesting letters of interest from individuals willing to serve on the City Council. All letters must be received by the City no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 7, 2016. Click the title for more details.


Pursuant to Forks Municipal Code 2.10.030, the City is providing local media with notice of holiday office hours and closures. Click the title for more details.


Public comment is sought regarding a possible addition to Forks Municipal Code permitting wheeled All-Terrain Vehicles on City streets. Click the title for more details.