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02.14.23 AM - BOCC
Discussion with Court staff regarding upcoming renovations and new detention center, watching significant bills in the legislature, financial planning.
Public Comment: Paul Sisson thanks BOCC for work on Tunk Re-Zone, Dave Mullens comments regarding EMS/ambulance service in the north county.
Public Hearing on proposed public record request fees – a lot of discussion regarding getting information to public when a legal notice/hearing is required. Looking forward to a public records officer/position.
Getting organized for opioid settlement monies process.
Auditor discusses need for bullet proof safety glass in office and need for overflow room during elections – reports that there are 4,000 new registered voters since her election, Approved hiring of 2 security officers from Pacific Security.
Public Works update: road restriction exemption from midnight to 9am should help keep calls down as it is still freezing at night, BOCC agrees to maintain Libby Creek Road (a Forest Service Road) extending to the Sky Ranch turn-off,
Will be advertising for open position in the Commissioner’s Office.
Adjourn at 11:45, Public Health Meeting at 1:30 PM
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