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10.16.2023 Mon AM/PM BOCC
Maurice Goodall, Emergency Management explains why the Forest Service can do a prescribed burn during a time of burn restrictions when a private citizen can’t burn his slash pile.
Barbara Walters, Executive Director of the North Central Washington Libraries updates the Commissioners about what the library has done in the past year. Commissioner Neal is concerned about several libraries’ wifi late at night attracting people you don’t want around. BW will look into the situation.
Commissioners pass a motion to use $500,000 of the ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) earmarked for broadband to help fund the Okanogan PUD’s Conconully broadband project.
Meeting adjourns at 2:54.