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7.3.2023 Mon AM/PM BOCC
Rena Shawver of the Community Action Council, Nancy Nash Mendez of the Housing Authority of Okanogan County and Michelle Sandoval of FYRE (Foundation for Youth Resiliency and Engagement) discuss housing for low income and the homeless in Okanogan County.
Commissioners review the ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) allocation they’ve made so far and allocate $150,000 to Fire District 2 in Elmer City to help them build a new structure to house their vehicles.
Commissioners discuss a new sewer system for a development at West Lake Osoyoos and how to get it built without cost to the county’s taxpayers.
Craig Nelson, Executive Director of the Okanogan Conservation District, and the commissioners discuss setting up water bank for the county.