Announcements 

The Central Kitsap Community Council meets at the Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Headquarters, located at 5300 NW Newberry Hill Road in Silverdale. The next meeting takes place at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2024. Please join us - everyone welcome!



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Meeting Information​ 

The Central Kitsap Community Council meets the first Wednesday of the month beginning at 5 p.m. in the Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Headquarters and Silverdale Water District offices, located at 5300 NW Newberry Hill Road in Silverdale.

​Meeting Date

​Agendas

​Minutes

​Presentations

​April 3, 2024
​Agenda
​- Shopping cart retrieval pilot program
- Clean Kitsap program
​March 6, 2024
Agenda
​- Critical Areas Ordinance update
- CAO handout
- Sewer Utility presentation

​February 7, 2024
​Agenda
​Minutes
ADA Transition Plan
Comprehensive Plan Update
​January 3, 2024
​Agenda
Minutes
​December 6, 2023
​Agenda
​Minutes
​November 1, 2023
Agenda
​Minutes
​- St. Michael Medical Center presentation
​October 4, 2023
​Agenda
​Minutes
​- Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue
- Parks, Recreation & Open Space Plan update
​September 6, 2023
​Agenda
​Minutes
​- Proposed Sewer Rates
- CKF&R CARES Program
​August 2, 2023
​Agenda
Minutes
​- Critical Areas Ordinance Update
- CKCC Comprehensive Plan Committee Update
​July 2023 - NO MEETING



​June 7, 2023
Agenda
Minutes
Kitsap Public Works​Traffic calming measures
Transportation Improvement Program presentation
Critical Areas Ordinance update
​May 3, 2023
Agenda
Minutes
​CKCC Youth Vision 2024 slides
​April 5, 2023 - Retreat
Agenda
​March 1, 2023
Agenda
Minutes
​February 1, 2023
Agenda
​January 2023 - NO MEETING

 

Representatives 

Central Kitsap Community Council Current Membership

Name & Term        


TERM ENDING 2024 
 

Pete Wimmer

2022-2024

SilverdaleRetired Navy Chief Petty Officer 23+ years, currently working as the Facilities Manager for Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10 Laboratory at Manchester
Irene Overath

2022-2024
Silverdale Retired director WSU Kitsap Extension; CK Community Schools; past member of CK Community Campus Planning Group and Commission on Children and Youth; Vice President for Gifts of the Paul Linder Educational Foundation

Monica Downen

2022-2024

Old Town Silverdale

Owner of Monica's Waterfront Bakery & Cafe in Old Town Silverdale since 2006; Kitsap resident since 1999; dedicated to the community and active in several community boards, committees and groups
TERM ENDING 2025  

David Emmons

2023-2025

SilverdalePresident/CEO of the Greater Kitsap Chamber, former Director of Philanthropy at YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties, former Executive Director of Olympic College Foundation

Brandon Myers -  CHAIR

2023-2025

Silverdale
Detective Sergeant with the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office, president of the Central State Theatre (CSTOCK), Leadership Kitsap Class of 2024

Ryan Wixson -  VICE-CHAIR

2023-2025

Seabeck/Silverdale
/Tracyton
Family runs small manufacturing business; manages Silverdale industrial park and other properties; avid member and advocate for local business community; conduit to share concerns, struggles, successes of neighbors and friends with county officials

Jay Christian

2023-2025

TracytonChief of Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue, Kitsap Emergency Medical Services Council, Hospital Task Force, Chamber of Commerce, Silverdale Rotary

Caleb Reese

2023-2025

Olympic View
Port of Silverdale Commissioner, Kitsap resident for over 55 years, graduate of Central Kitsap High school and Olympic College; advocate for maintaining and increasing public access to waterfront
​Mark Hughes
Ex Officio
2024-2025
​Chico
​Kitsap Mental Health Services Director of Marketing & Communication, Olympic College Foundation Past President, CK Citizens for Quality Education Chair, Port of Silverdale Citizens Advisory Committee, CKF&R Citizens Advisory Committee

Lauren Heidt

9/1/2023-6/30/2024

Student,
Youth
Central Kitsap High School student who enjoys ceramics, art and the outdoors. Very active in school government and sports. Works as a barista In Silverdale and is looking forward to contributing to the community.

Angela Armendariz-Ituarte

9/25/2023-6/30/2024

Student, CollegeOlympic College student through Running Start as a student at Central Kitsap High School; president of CKHS Latino Student Union, diversity liaison, media manager of Equity Institute
​TERM ENDING 2026
Kristen Fabry

2024-2026
​Silverdale
​Retired Naval Officer, graduate of Central Kitsap High School and District Ambassador, classroom volunteer and mentor, member of Puget Sound Navy League, US Naval Academy Alumni Association Puget Sound, NYYC Naval Services Committee, Sunday school director/teacher, HOA treasurer and Mathis Guild
​Neal Gaulden

2024-2026
​Silverdale
Retired Naval Chief Petty Officer, former federal contractor for Naval Engineering Facilities Northwest, owner of Gaulden Management Group, head track coach at CK High School, president of Kitsap Fliers Track and Field, former Central Kitsap Fire District volunteer firefighter and EMT
​Donna Hart

2024-2026
​Silverdale
​Secretary of Silverdale Senior Center organization, former school board member and city mayor in Florida, managed major contruction and road projects, served on chamber of commerce economic development task forces
​Wendy Kile

2024-2026
​Chico Lake
​Currently executive director of Kitsap Regional Library Foundation with over 20 years of fundraising experience in Kitsap County, lifelong Kitsap resident with roots in Chico/Erlands Point, current chair of Kidzz Helping Kidzz, former chair of Leadership Kitsap, supporter of organizations serving at-risk and homeless youth
Sarah Philley Obert - SECRETARY

2024-2026
​Seabeck
​Program manager of Leadership Kitsap, former curriculum and program developer for at-risk youth alternatives, social justice advocate, master's degree in community psychology, PhD scholar of leadership and change, interest in intentional community planning. 
​Gretchen Ritter-Lopatowski

2024-2026
​Enetai Beach/Illahee
​Graphic designer working with many local nonprofit organizations, board member of Leadership Kitsap, AVID counselor for Bremerton High School students, parent of charter school student, community volunteer
Paula Wildes

2024-2026
​Chico/Newberry Hill/Eldorado
​Resident of Central Kitsap over 40 years, member of Navy Hospital Patient/Family Partnership Council, neighborhood Block Watch Coordinator, Kitsap County Long-Term Care Ombudsman, elections poll worker, retired from Central Kitsap School District





 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.


2024 Work Plan


  


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 Contact Information

​For more information about the Central Kitsap Community Council, contact Anne Williams in the Commissioners' Office at awilliams@kitsap.gov or call (360) 337-7080.