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02.15.22 AM - BOCC
Planning director responding to cannabis and liquor control board/ coordinating addresses of marijuana grows, hearing scheduled for February 28th @1:30 for extension of the Moratorium on Cannabis grows. Maintenance Supervisor: upcoming HVAC project on certain county buildings, also discussion of parking lot lights, issues brought forward by the Emergency Services Manager regarding safety protocol for County offices, and purchase of vehicle as a mobile unit, also evacuation routes discussed , Finance Committee Meeting regarding budgets and bonding for building purchase (also utilizing ARPA funds), upgrades, and other County financial considerations, property tax statements ready to go out, in current audit with the State. Road maintenance: discussion of cattle guard franchise through Forest Service on Toroda Creek Road, Road crew changing to summer hours on March 7th, some discussion about 2 year process WDFW before paving ½ mile more on the Chiliwist Road – Maybe this can be fast tracked. Public Health lease agreement with Public Works