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04.04.23 Tues PM BOCC
Deputy Prosecutor’s review of on-call engineering firm contract centers on liability clauses; clarification needed - anticipated projects: cutting jail door, barn design, safety issues
Liability insurance up, new deductible: $3M, talk of re-insurers; new Records Coordinator learning the ropes
HR/Risk Pool Director presents $10,000 estimate to train most county workers in CPR and defibrillator use; Public Health would subsidize
Executive session with Planning Director and Deputy Prosecutor: large lot segregation and possibility of litigation
Commissioner Branch reports on zoom meeting with lobbyist to explain newly-announced public lands rule; Okanogan likely to join Chelan and Douglas counties in opposing it, questions where money would go
New Fairgrounds Assistant should be all-year and not just seasonal, says Commissioner Hover, Commissioner Branch has “high expectations” management will be up to par
10% reduction in Tyler’s Fit Factory membership accorded to county employees opting for automatic payroll deductions