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12.13.22 - BOH
Due to staffing problems at large institutions, problems transferring patients out. First flu death, 62 positive cases out of 139 tested. 131 Tonasket students affected.
Osoyoos homeowner agrees to decommission illegal cesspool; funds needed to encourage connection to municipal sewer system.
Applications received for Environmental Health Officer
Confusion over septic permit application form being remedied
Malott’s sewer system “a train wreck”.
Strategies for addressing code infractions: round table discussion with Sheriff’s office, Planning, Building and Public Health, possible hiring of wastewater treatment manager: “badge back-up” needed.
After introductions the board goes into a half-hour executive session with Jeffrey Meyers and Chuck Zimmerman to discuss the performance of a public employee.