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07.26.22 AM - BOCC
Communications Manager, along with Human Resources Manager; dispatch staffing lost 3 staff, considering use of temporary employees – staff that is leaving, checking Civil Service rules and Union. Requesting permission – working with HR for Resolution. HR/Risk Manager regarding the 21% increase in liability insurance costs. Maximum claim, is $3 Million right now, expected to go up to $5 Million. Risk Manager working with Auditor on plan for getting current on deductibles; Public Works – focusing on chip seal, breakdowns. Reported break-ins to Public Health vehicles, Working on new position with Planning and Recreational trails, Fairgrounds: with quotes for fencing the perimeter of the fairgrounds, Looking to increase part time office staff to full time during fair time. Ok Co Homeless Coalition to meet with BOCC in August, approved agreement with noxious weed office to spray weeds on a piece of County property, request from OBHC to recover indirect costs relating to Therapeutic Court, adjourn until next week at 11:48 AM.