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06.07.22 AM - BOCC
Discussion with Court Administrator and HR regarding Court Security issue, shut both courts down, approved administrative leave for 5 staff who worked during power outage, Court administrator requests Commissioners hearings room for the 1st & 3rd Thursdays until previous room problem is resolved, Quote for secure doors at Public Works, Public Health and Forest Service Building (Court Annex), discussion of use of other grants, besides ARPA funds, for Duck Lake water system, Planning Director to meet with legal counsel and Veranda Beach this morning, Planning Director reports recent public records requests for zoning map, and scope of work for shoreline management and other revisions, Transfer switch put in at courthouse – working smoothly, Michael Beeman, Architect Consultant meeting with maintenance today, along with other departments. Burn ban/restriction resolution approved – June 15th through October 15th. Emergency Services Manager shows drone picture of Lightning Creek flood this past weekend – on their website. Update from fairgrounds manager quotes for bleachers – should have available by end of day, Clerk of Board responds to position review, (previous job description from 2013 required unquestioned loyalty to the board) some lengthy discussion, with review of rules for public comment period. Communications director reports on new transfer switch installation – minimal problems with IT staff, some budgeting discussion regarding current communications project, checking or confirming numbers for projected broadband/communication need in county – will get more numbers for budgeting. Adjourned @11:21 for lunch until 1:30 comment period.