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12.20.22 PM - BOCC
Clerk Lanie Johns begins discussion over amendment to increase ARPA fund allocation to Community Action Council in view of food shortage
Signatures for WSU Extension budget appendix directing part of $49,951 towards 4H/Master Gardener post
Pete Palmer to handle permit application for Coroner’s/Sheriff’s building across the river
Food for Community Action pantries to run out after Christmas – provider Second Harvest discontinuing due to diesel shortage and needs in Yakima Valley; finalizing of amendment to increasing original ARPA funding of $250,000 by up to $200,000
Housing Coalition and Community Action qualify for homeless aid tied to extreme weather
Request for quote on Public Works building (for new court complex) and Sheriff’s building ready for publication; combined cost of $7.5M covered by bond
Meeting adjourned at 2:42 until Tuesday morning at 8:15
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WSU Extension, ARPA, Coroner, Sheriff, Community Action Council, Public Works