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These notes were taken by an Okanogan County Watch volunteer. Every attempt is made to be accurate. Notes are verbatim when possible, and otherwise summarized or paraphrased.
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06.11.2024 Tues PM BOCC

Meeting Highlights: 

  • Sheriff Budrow’s proposed reduction of maximum jail population from 100 to 75 by subcontracting to Ferry and Kititas counties (“shipping bodies off”) to cost roughly $.5M for remainder of 2024

  • Contract to hire lieutenant for jail finalized; with other salary increases, Commissioner Hover estimates yearly increase of $200,000; BOCC must bite bullet, dig into reserves

  • Executive session called to discuss ongoing potential litigation with attorneys Esther Milner and Jenna Mandell-Rice

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