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12.5.22 - BOCC
Commissioners read several emails they received this morning and over the weekend concerning the proposed ARPA funds to cover cost overruns in construction of the new Fire Station in FD6. Emily Sisson, Fire District 6 Commissioner Miles Milliken and Paul Sisson make comments during the public comment period. Commissioner Hover says he’s waiting for the State Auditor’s approval of the expenditure.
Pete Palmer, Director of Planning, updates the Commissioners a meeting with a consultant and the Yakama Nation about the zone code update.
Cari Hall, County Auditor, and Commissioners hold a public hearing about the proposed 2023 budget. After correcting several items, they continue the hearing until next Monday, when they’ll hear public comments. They hope to pass the budget either Monday or Tuesday of next week.
Meeting adjourns at 2:55.