RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS

OKANOGAN COUNTY

OCTOBER 9, 2018

The Okanogan County Board of Commissioners met for its regular session on October 9, 2018, with Commissioner Jim DeTro, Chairman, Commissioner Chris Branch Vice-Chairman; Commissioner Andy Hover, Member and Laleña Johns, Clerk of the Board, present.

Discussion Smoke Jumpers Base -502 Glover Street, Twisp, WA Commissioners to Attend

The following meetings were cancelled by the board in order to attend the Smoke Jumper meeting in Twisp.

Commissioners’ Staff Meeting
Update - Human Resources / Risk Management – Tanya Craig and/or Debi Hilts
Update – Public Works
Board of Health – 1234 S 2nd Ave, Okanogan

Public Hearing Declaring County Property Surplus – Fairgrounds Equipment
Dan Higbee

Commissioner DeTro opened up the hearing for staff. Mr. Higbee explained his budget is so tight there is no wriggle room.

Commissioner he closed to staff and opened up to public comment, seeing no public he closed public comment and opened up to the board.

Motion Resolution 103-2018 Surplus Fairgrounds Equipment
Commissioner Hover moved to approve resolution 103-2018 surplussing a FG dump truck and John Deere Forks to the needs of the county. Motion was seconded all were in favor motion carried.

Budget Work Session – Prosecutor
Cari Hall, Leah McCormack, Shauna Field-Larson, Prosecutor Brandon Platter

The Prosecutor’s budget was reviewed for remaining balances for 2018 expenditure and the proposed 2019 budget request.

Commissioners discussed the Professional Services line in the Prosecutor’s budget. Commissioners wanted to be sure appropriate budget exists for Land Use attorney expert.

The Support Enforcement budget was reviewed both 2018 expenditures and the proposed 2019 budget.

The BAR dues for the Prosecutor were discussed. Commissioner Hover noted that the county does not pay for workers to obtain their CDL.

Crime Victims budget was reviewed. Prosecutor Platter stated the statute changed this year so he believes additional revenue may be realized, but it is hard to gage at this time. Commissioner Hover inquired about the staffing of the program and where those employees were actually located. The two staff only do the Crime Victims work nothing else. Auditor Thomas asked what other costs could be moved over to the crime victim’s budget. Ms. Shauna stated some of those costs may not be reimbursed it would only draw down the funds.

Approve Consent Agenda
Commissioner Hover moved to approve the consent agenda items as listed. Motion was seconded, all were in favor, motion carried.
1. Commissioners Proceedings September 24, 25 & October 1, 2, 2018
2. CRAB Emergency Prospectus for Statler Bridge-Public Works
3. CDBG Public Services Grant Req. #1
4. CDBG Housing Rehab Grant Req. #16
5. Resolution 102-2018 Budget Amendment –Superior Court

Public Hearing – Supplemental Appropriation – Building Dept.
Dan Higbee

Commissioner DeTro opened up the hearing for staff. Mr. Higbee explained his budget is so tight there is no wriggle room.

Commissioner DeTro closed the hearing to staff and opened up to public comment, seeing no public he closed public comment and opened up to the board.

Motion Resolution 101-2018 Supplemental Appropriation Building
Commissioner Hover moved to approve resolution 103-2018 a supplemental appropriation within the Current Expense Building Dept. fund 001.023 in the amount of $5,700. Motion was seconded all were in favor, motion carried.

Motion Appointment Letter LEOFF Nattalie Cariker
Commissioner Hover moved to approve the appointment letter of Nattalie Cariker as the city representative Mayoral Nominee. Motion was seconded all were in favor, motion carried.

Motion CDBG Public Services Grant Subrecipient Agreement
Commissioner Hover moved to approve the subrecipient agreement with Community Action Council CDBG Public Services Grant. Motion was seconded, all were in favor, motion carried.

The board adjourned at 4:40 p.m.