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03.13.23 Mon AM BOCC
County employees will undergo training for emergency situations such as an active shooter or a narcotics overdose.
Commissioners hear an update from county lobbyist about the current legislative session in Olympia. Pete Palmer, Director of Planning, met via zoom with Sandra Floyd of the Washington Dept. of Ecology. Floyd toured the county last fall and is now requesting that the county audit a number of the county’s Floodplain Development Permits (FDPs) issued since 2018 and has also suggested changes to the county’s FDP code. Palmer told Floyd that the audits wouldn’t begin until at least November and that they would be driven by a directive from the Commissioners.
Naomie Peasley, Fairgrounds Manager and the Commissioners discuss potential sources of funding for the horse barns. They also discuss a potential gun show at the Annex in August.
Commissioners adjourn at 10:36 for the day.