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02.07.23 PM - BOCC
HR provides job description for $64,000/year Public Records Officer,is reviewing related records-retrieving servers; meeting next day with Pacific Security, court personnel and sheriff to discuss courthouse security.
Hover suggests changes to official meeting minutes regarding comments about battery recycling increasing their carbon footprint, and about Conconully’s funding request being prioritized over that of the County’s 911 Communications system.
Fish and Wildlife boat launch projects approved for Patterson, Sidley and Spectacle lakes, Patterson users wary, explanatory meetings have reassured some; high water mark and ownership of Sidley Lake bottom discussed; Hover evokes river access by bridge north of Brewster for WDFW project.
Moldy court cases files, victims of ice dam leakage in Courthouse attic, provoke sickness among several of clerk’s staff, will be treated externally for $6,251; keeping records for eternity has a cost: $10,000 to put 100 years of archives onto microfiche.
County not interested in inheriting steep river property by Chopaka, recommends adjoining owner, DNR, for acquisition