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03.18.2024 Mon AM BOCC

Meeting Highlights: 

  • Nick Bates, newly hired Fairgrounds Manager, is surveying the buildings that need repair. Also, he would like to make changes to the rental fee schedule.

  • Pete Palmer, Director of Planning, has hired a new Senior Planner and a Planner I to fill empty positions. She also hired another Planner I to replace an employee who will be leaving soon.

  • Tom Even, Okanogan Veterans Services Officer gives his quarterly update to the Commissioners. They discuss housing for homeless veterans.

  • Sheriff Budrow says he’s received a grant to provide a Designated Crisis Responder who would work with deputies, fire fighters and EMS personnel in dealing with people in crisis. The hope is to be able to deal with such people without jailing them.

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