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04.30.2024 Tues PM BOCC

Meeting Highlights: 

  • DNR prepared for wildfire season with 195 available firefighters, 21 staffed engines, Huey helicopter at Omak airport; says Conservation District’s preparedness plan becoming model for the state; operational grants could finance more pressurized water take-outs from irrigation ditches; several national weather briedfings indicate “pretty average” fire year; 2024 timber sales to total 20M, many around Loomis

  • Commissioners Hover and Neil discuss tick proliferation, clerk informs them of washes over paved road in burned area of Sinlaheken

  • High School Rodeo rep asks for discount for upcoming event, says earnings go to scholarships, commissioners to discuss resolution setting rate for school-affiliated clubs on Monday when all three are present, money tight after $2M spent on fairgrounds over last few years, adding sheriff’s deputies now higher priority

  • Meeting adjourned at 2:47

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