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10.25.22 AM - BOCC
Fire Chiefs haven't decided about ending burn ban yet due to not enough rain.
Staff from the State Auditor Office gives Award to Okanogan County Staff for excellence in Financial Reporting citing strong internal controls, good communication between departments, leadership, willingness, and over all good stewards of Taxpayer monies.
Roni Holder-Diefenbach – Director of Economic Alliance provides 2 lists with priorities for infrastructure projects – Omak Reservoir Project given the highest priority, BOCC wants to meet with OCOG (Okanogan County Organization of Governments) & Economic Alliance to discuss utilizing monies in Economic Alliance fund for different projects and possible changes in process. Big career event at the Agri-Plex tomorrow.
Public Works Update
Emergency Services and Army Corps of Engineers on dredging work in Conconully following the fire and flood.
Recessed at 11:52 until 1:30 session.