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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.
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02.12.2024 Mon AM BOCC

Meeting Highlights: 

· 3 Public comments: regarding vacant seat on Planning Commission, and accusing BOCC of numerous “severe violations” of RCWs regarding the zoning update process. Request to cease process immediately

· Emergency Management update: MG concerned that he was not included in discussion about new building for Coroner and Sheriff dept storage; complaint about having to watch “offensive images” as part of required harassment training.  The training program is pushing things that are not normal.

· Discussion on Hearing Examiner letter of termination. DB objects to way his termination was handled, does not want to stay in H.E. position any longer, resigns effective immediately.

· Further discussion on zoning code update procedure.  Explanations of why it was done this way, legal requirements due to stipulation order agreed to by BOCC resulting from lawsuit by Yakima Nation.

· Discussion about applicant for planning commission vacancy.  Concern about her strong opinions on property rights.

· CB reports on meeting with animal rescue organizations

· Short discussion about taxes

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