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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.
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6.5.23 Mon AM & PM BOCC

Meeting Highlights: 

  • Isabelle Spohn comments about the permit application materials recently submitted by the Copperstone development, noting that they are incomplete and/or inaccurate. She also suggests that if the South Summit Road had dead-end intersecting roads marked as such, the road could be useful as an escape route in case of fire.

  • During her weekly update, Planning Director Pete Palmer and Commissioner Branch discuss the Copperstone development application. They conclude that any application must be complete and accurate before a decision can be made.

  • Will Carpenter of the Tri-County Pest Board, discusses his work with apple growers and packers to create a proposed apple maggot quarantine area in the north part of the county. Josh Thomas, Director of Public Works, and Kent Kovalenko, of Solid Waste Management, are concerned because they weren’t included in this group even though they are stakeholders in the quarantine, too. Carpenter assured them that while his work included only people involved in agriculture, all stakeholders would be involved later in the process. The Washington Department of Agriculture will determine the boundaries of the quarantine area.

  • Craig Nelson, Executive Director of the Okanogan Conservation District and his staff discuss onerous reporting requirements of the Voluntary Stewardship Program and the district’s proposed water

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