City of Port Angeles
The City of Port Angeles is the largest population center on the North Olympia Peninsula, with over twice the population of the adjacent City of Sequim. It is built around a large deepwater port Port Angeles Harbor. protected by Ediz Hook, one of two massive sand spits created tall eroding bluffs and Pacific Ocean swells pushing down the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Like most urban growth areas, natural resource governance is divided into three executive departments:
Community and Economic Development
Public Works and Utilities
Public works is responsible for stormwater as an extension of the transportation network, and may manage rights-of-way available for ecological functions.
Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation manages city-owned properties (perhaps not all?)