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10.24.22 AM - BOCC
Plumbing issues continue at the Fairgrounds. Commissioner Branch makes suggestions he thinks are needed to fix the on-going water infrastructure problems.
Pete Palmer, Planning Director, tell the commissioners that the Hearing Examiner has requested a raise in salary. Usually his contract auto-renews. She will survey Chelan, Douglas and Grant counties to learn the credentials and salaries of their Hearing Examiner.
Angela Brown makes a public comment, expressing her concerns about some of the candidates running in the upcoming election. The commissioners suggest she talk to the Public Disclosure Commission.
The Commissioners work on the 2023 budgets for the Prosecutor’s Office and the Coroner’s Office. Dave Rodriguez, the Coroner, hopes to add a second employee to the office in 2023 so that he will have back-up.
Recess for lunch at 12:30. Reconvene at 1:30.