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02.08.22 - BOH
In Public Comment, quarantine of Covid-positive employee reflects need for broad prevention policy; Board passes amendment to regulation for on-site septic systems allowing an “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” approach concerning permit validity of existing systems on land being subdivided, attorney CZ and Environmental Health director DH will discuss adopting the State Environmental Policy (SEPA) review process; Huge peak of Omicron early February but numbers coming down, testing up, CB questions censorship and LJ intends to review their social media policy; Better lighting of Public Health parking lot requested after thefts of tools and windshield wipers plus attempted removal of catalytic converter; Regional Health District has new epidemiologist.