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6.6.23 Tues PM BOCC

Meeting Highlights: 

  • Architect Firm MJ Neil's rough plan for Justice Center includes more parking, secure prisoner transfer area and 2,300 square foot addition to replace steel outbuilding; next step: stakeholder feedback

  • Old Courthouse still needs flooring renovation and windows for bell tower and annex; MJ Neil consulted on how to keep historical character intact, prescribes environmental study for lead and asbestos; as security measure, single point entry on west side to replace original entrance.

  • Tonasket Forest head ranger reports multiple road repair projects (Crawfish Road, Salmon Creek, Bonaparte Lake); urges cooperation with County for emergencies, and serving growing communities at Pontiac Ridge, Swanson Mill, Summit Lake Road, Aeneas Valley, Tunk; Prescribed Burns totaling 1,500 acres completed; Bonaparte Fish Day for kids to take place Saturday.

  • $11,639 Tractor-style floor cleaner to be purchased for Fairgrounds

  • Commissioners and Clerk ruminate about Justice Center site possibilities

  • Meeting adjourned at 4:23

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