These notes were taken by an Okanogan County Watch volunteer. Every attempt is made to be accurate. Notes are verbatim when possible, and otherwise summarized or paraphrased.
Note takers comments or clarifications are in italics. These notes are not the official county record of the meeting. For officially approved minutes, which are normally published at a later time, CLICK HERE.
The time stamps refer to the times on the AV Capture archive of the meeting on this date at the County livestream archive. To locate items in real time, the clock on the wall in the AV Capture screen can be helpful.
01.17.23 PM - BOCC
Mazama Advisory Committee applying for trail-building grant to separate pedestrian and road traffic
Fairgrounds to have new floors in Agriplex Annex, new bathroom partitions
Building numbers up, revenues slightly down, new trainee sought for March,
Noxious Weeds Board to consider removing Scotch Thistle from list as solution to lack of commercial applicators available; spring training to be held at Omak Theater, Town Hall meetings with landowners starting in February.
Behavioral Health, Prosecutor’s office and Sheriff debate next step to take toward signing agreement to distribute Opioid settlement funds; county representative(s) to participate in regional council; $48,000 available annually for 15 years to aid Okanogan County treatment programs
Assessor’s office updated its vehicle fleet with 2021, 2022 model trucks; is ordering new one for 2023.