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01.09.2024 Tues PM BOCC
Jail commissary to be flagged as retail to eliminate tax-processing chore, no revenue change, family, friends can make purchases; inmates to get tablets
• Tonasket district ranger says two timber sales completed on Mt. Hull, last sale requires winter units; emergency action protocol signed; local contractors sought for bunkhouse construction and fence rebuilding; Smoky’s birthday to be celebrated with library story times; collaborative thinning project benefits bighorns; 3,000 acres of prescribed burn tallied; Conconully roadwork to continue this spring; 2023 was “good grass year” for livestock; Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) due in June
• Board agrees to sign letter to Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife after Commissioner Hover points to inconsistencies between Conservation Policy Draft; and state agency’s 25-year plan with regards to hunting and fishing
• County will pay Methow Arts Alliance’s radio ad bill but group missed deadline for 2024 LTAC (Lodging Tax Advisory Committee) funding
• Murmur heard about Grainger parking lot and another parking lot needing makeover
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