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05.24.22 PM - BOCC
Fair contract discussed; Comr. Hover offers to be Project Manager for ARPA funds, Comr, Branch retouches meeting notes re Liquor-Cannabis Board; USDA Rural Development presents it’s programs to improve the county’s access to - Water/waste infrastructure - internet networks -broadband - home and repair loans - wildfire relief; In describing their districts Comr. Branch cites special needs of Reservation, blighted communities, industry under threat because of crime; Comr. Hover touches on housing crisis, poor internet, need for infrastructure to encourage development; Comr. Detro regrets lost jobs, “the attrition of everything”; Comr. Hover fishes for aid getting a grant manager; Charging stations urged, a skeptical Comr. Detro offers a fix: plug into a “current bush”. Meeting adjourned at 4:00 so Sheriff’s department can use Commissioners Room.