These notes were taken by an Okanogan County Watch volunteer. Every attempt is made to be accurate. Notes are verbatim when possible, and otherwise summarized or paraphrased.
Note takers comments or clarifications are in italics. These notes are not the official county record of the meeting. For officially approved minutes, which are normally published at a later time, CLICK HERE.
The time stamps refer to the times on the AV Capture archive of the meeting on this date at the County livestream archive. To locate items in real time, the clock on the wall in the AV Capture screen can be helpful.
12.05.2023 Tues PM BOCC
Juvenile Services budget reviewed, CASA (court-appointed special advocates) grants, U of W homelessness project grant received; services headed for deficit in 2025 at current expenditures
Sheriff to receive new vehicle for $45,800
Office closures starting noon the Friday before Christmas to allow for county employees’ party
Computer services paid $143,479 for warranties this year, exceeding budget by $40,000
New cameras partially funded through ARPA to equip hearing room
Sheriff’s budget: search and rescue post approved, animal control post possibly to be jointly financed with cities
City of Okanogan to decide on an annexation hearing to prepare for new juvenile correctional facility on Justice Center site
Meeting adjourned at 3:10
View Complete Notes