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10.18.22 PM - BOCC
Fairgrounds toilets getting plugged up.
• 152 building permit applications out for pot growers, many in Chiliwist; Building Dept. praised for being user-friendly.
• Pest Board still not allowed to treat Twisp farm for scotch thistle; Osoyoos milfoil treatments working, will likely be approved by Canada; town hall meetings envisioned to ease tensions with Chesaw farmers.
• Voluntary Stewardship Program needs new work group members; encourages compliance with critical area protection initiatives as alternative to added government regulation; wildlife reaping benefits.
• Fairgrounds tractor trade-in promises to be costly
• Treasure and Auditor proud of Stewardship award, a rare recognition by State Auditor’s office of excellence in audit compliance.
• Meeting adjourned at 4:00.