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05.10.22 AM - BOCC
Critical Areas Ordinance needing updating, along with clearing and grading, Draft RFQ for zone code presented, Planning Director might take active part in Washington Planning Association, getting ready for Shoreline Master Plan revision, report on Meeting regarding water use, how to quantify and water adequancy & legal availability -following GMA, Okanogan County is 980% over-allocated (water), cannabis zoning/permitting update -comparing with other counties, HVAC needs for Justice Center, jail, etc – getting quotes to replace units, will talk with architecture consultant, Fairgrounds update – received 2 quotes for RV Park pedestals replacement, also budgeting and approving bid for grandstand removal and replacement, irrigation project on hold. Premium book to be out on May 19th, BOCC gives permission to seek site preparation quotes for morgue and equipment shelter. Tunk Mountain communication tower fire hardening improvements – using ARPA funds. BOCC approves 2 staff to sign documents for building dept, Public Hearing for CDBG Public Services Grant application to Community Action - $84,000 of which $3000 to county for administration - monies utilized for food & nutrition, housing, and emergency services, Duck Lake Water Association/Board in attendance with possible request for funding water system to comply with clean water standards – possible use of ARPA funds.