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12.19.22 - BOCC

Meeting Highlights: 

  • Commissioners discuss Second Harvest’s unexpected cut in assistance for food pantries in eastern Washington. They plan to use $200,000 in ARPA funds to help Okanogan County pantries. They hope to have the paperwork ready by tomorrow.

  • Commissioners vote for Lisa Janicki for the Department of Natural Resources’ Board of Natural Resources. They also discuss good forest management and climate change.

  • Naomie Peasley, Fairgrounds Manager, updates the commissioners about the new floor planned for the Annex, the well and the new stalls for the racehorse barn.

  • Commissioners do Department Head performance evaluations for: 

  • Shelley Keitzman, Human Resources and Risk Management
    Karen Beatty, Central Services
    Pete Palmer, Planning Department
    Dan Higgins, Building Department
    Naomie Peasley, Fairgrounds Manager.

  • Adjourn at 3:16.

Related Documents

View Complete Notes


ARPA, DNR, Forest Management, Climate Change, Fairgrounds, Performance Evaluations

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