The Manchester Community Advisory Council monthly meeting Tuesday, Oct. 4 features a presentation from South Kitsap Fire & Rescue Chief Jeff Faucett who will provide updates on happenings in the community, the proposed fire levy on the November general election ballot and future fire stations to serve the area. He will also answer questions from the community.

The meeting will also include a presentation on proposed sewer rate increases for 2023 with Stella Vakarcs, Sewer Utility Division Manager of Kitsap County Public Works.

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend this in-person event that takes place 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Manchester Library. Go to the MCAC website for the meeting agenda.

The MCAC has vacancies for representatives from the schools, and Nebraska and Colchester neighborhoods. Visit for more information and the online application

The MCAC encourages the Manchester community to learn more about what's happening Each monthly meeting focuses on different topics with guest speakers and opportunities for public comment. Stay informed, engaged and share concerns, ideas and community happenings.

Visit the MCAC website at For more information on the meeting or MCAC, contact Jennifer Haro in the Kitsap County Commissioners' Office at