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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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09.05.2023 Tues AM BOCC

Meeting Highlights: 

· Public Comment: Isabelle Spohn is looking for an update on last Wednesday's Emergency Management meeting; JN attended and responded was for Emergency Management board and poor attendance. Multi Hazards Mitigation Plan was not discussed.

· Briefly discussed Community Wildfire Plan.

· Finance Report: Treasurer, Auditor, and Finance Manager; discussed Fair finances and other budgeting matters. Board decided to let high school age teenagers in for free on Thursday.

· HR/Risk Manager: fall symposium on risk management will be attended by a jail staff member. Rate change from Public Employee Benefits Board (PEBB) only 2.75%, down from 14% last year.

· Public Works: purchase of DOT property with Methow Conservancy expected to be completed by the end of the year – needs to be sorted out. Solid Waste will have booth at the fair again. Discussion of hours and low usage at Twisp Transfer Station. Interesting discussion of what to do with Lithium-Ion batteries in electric vehicles – highly combustible.

· Meeting adjourned at 11:21, will return at 1:30.

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