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03.22.22 PM - BOCC
Fairgrounds position scaled down but stretched out; bond proceeds for building projects to shower down in April; new tracking system for county vehicles; Coroner finally found pathologist for homicide case, increase in suicides, overdoses; Goodall says 30% chance minimal flooding, echoes worries about Ukraine fallout; new web page on toxic plants; Master Gardner program blossoms; pot farms acquire permits “en masse”, Sheriff mostly pleased about rollback on law enforcement legislation, will welcome three new deputies; Risk Management aided halting of controversial police training technique; Behavioral Health sorely in need of therapists and critical of “Big Health”; BOCC, Human Resources and prospective attorneys discuss Public Defender contract terms.