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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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03.05.2024 Tues AM BOCC

Meeting Highlights: 

· Board considers using ARPA funds for some Oroville Fire Department equipment.

· No public comments.

· The Sheriff’s Dept Communications Director requests permission to look for new Ford transit van for the new technician position.

· HR/Risk Manager asks for authorization to purchase two gun lockers for weapons storage in the Court House due to security concerns. Purchase is approved. Discussion of preference of keeping Opioid Settlement monies for County in County Fund, but willing to pay administrative fee to the Opioid Settlement Council – “we know best use of funds in our county”.

· Public Hearing on closeout of Covid 1 & 2 funds through Community Action- $400,000.

· Solid Waste Manager: Receives approval to get on Open Line (on radio station) to explain the new organics program grant and also the grant to improve air quality – accepting 'green' waste with no charge.

· Public Works: The new Trails/Planning position person, Amy Staggs, gives update to Board on Whistler Canyon and other possible projects.

· 11:37 meeting adjourned.

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