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10.02.2023 Mon AM BOCC
Dennis Rabidou, Superior Court Administrator and Opioid Abatement Council liaison for the county, reports on the newly organized multi-county Opioid Abatement Council. The council was established because of the Blake Decision which could bring the county approximately $50,000/year for the next 15 years. The commissioners and DR discuss how to form a county-wide committee to advise the BOCC how to spend its Blake Decision money.
Scott Graham, CEO of Three Rivers Hospital, makes a presentation to the commissioners about the upcoming ballot initiative for $72,000,000 to replace the old hospital with a modern one.
Meeting adjourned for lunch at 12:01.