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.
Note takers comments or clarifications are in italics. These notes are not the official county record of the meeting. For officially approved minutes, which are normally published at a later time, CLICK HERE.
The time stamps refer to the times on the AV Capture archive of the meeting on this date at the County livestream archive. To locate items in real time, the clock on the wall in the AV Capture screen can be helpful.
09.12.22 AM & PM - BOCC
The Fair was a success, especially the concert and the livestock auction.
Maurice Goodall of Emergency Management updates the commissioners on several small fires in the county and an injured bear on the Similkameen Trail.
The Planning Department now has two open positions.
Commissioners approve $55,000 in ARPA funds to upgrade video and security at the jail and courthouse.
Commissioners Branch and Hover have a long discussion concerning the Infrastructure Fund and the 40-40-20 split.
Commissioners hold three executive sessions. One concerns the performance of a public employee, one concerns pending litigation and includes the Director of Planning and the county’s land-use attorney, and one concerns pending litigation involving the Sheriff’s Office.