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08.28.2023 Mon AM/PM BOCC
Commissioners discuss reviewing and updating the Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, including reviewing action items and insuring roads that could be used for escape from fire are signed accurately.
Pete Palmer, Planning Director, and the commissioners discuss possible fixes for unpermitted buildings.
Roni Holder-Diefenbach, Okanogan Economic Alliance, shows the commissioners her draft policy for funding projects. She also tells the commissioners about how the BATs (Broadband Access Teams) have been able to secure large grants from multiple sources to fund broadband in Okanogan County.
Maurice Goodall, Emergency Management and Stella Columbia, Acting Fairgrounds Manager, and the commissioners hash out multiple issues that need to be resolved before the Fair begins September 7.
Meeting adjourns at 3:44.