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06.13.23 Tues AM - BOCC
Director of Weed Office and WSU extension working together to lease a new printer/copier
HR reports of a possible matching grant program to help with added security costs –County's share would be 15%, She also reports about a grant program for the jail that ends6/30, and needs to be renewed
There are 3 applicants for a position on the Board of Health.
James DeSalvo of the Methow Trails presented request for repair of the Lower GoatCreek trail bridge. - working with WDFW on permitting and timeline, the estimate for cost of the bridge project is $84, 490 all inclusive with the non-profit group doing the building. Some of the funds expected to go back to the County
County Engineer gives Public Works update: cost over-run for contractor in protest; still working on the Barnholt Loop speed limit change to 25 mph, one more speed study to be completed. Old Hwy 97 road project – paving expected to start on Thursday. Seal Creek complete. 1⁄2 way completed on Twisp River overlay project
Request by Prosecuting Attorney for another position in their office that could handle appeals and other duties – will present to BOCC next Tuesday when all 3 Commissioners expected to be in attendance.
Adjourn at 12:00 noon.