Posts Tagged ‘Chelan County Commissioners’

Fire Danger, Hazard Mitigation, Rentals – Chelan County Update

Chelan County is updating its Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Board of Commissioners also increased the county-wide fire danger rating to High. Chelan County Commissioner Bob Bugert swung by the KOHO Morning Show to tackle those issues, as well as short-term rentals.

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Dryden, Chelan Transfer Station Rates Increasing June 1

Starting June 1, a variety of rates are increasing at both the Dryden and Chelan transfer stations. Chelan County commissioners passed separate resolutions establishing the new rates last month. Jill FitzSimmons, spokesperson for Chelan County Public Works, said the rate rise is needed to cover increasing operating and disposal costs. But she said the increased…

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Chelan County Commissioners Bringing Local Issues to Wash. D.C. This Week

This week in Washington D.C. is the National Association of Counties Conference. Chelan County’s Board of Commissioners – Bob Bugert, Doug England, Kevin Overbay – flew there to bring some local issues to federal departments and elected officials. Overbay said they’re meeting on the Hill today with Washington’s U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell and 8th District…

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Chelan County Commissioners Tapping Reserves To Close 2019 Budget Gap

Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about his final month as a commissioner. Goehner announced earlier this year he would not seek re-election to the county board, and instead seek office in the State House of Representatives – an election he won last month. Before he…

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$1 Million-Shortfall For Chelan County’s 2019 Budget, Commissioners Say

Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the county’s 2019 budget. The three commissioners are hosting hearings with department heads to go over their requests. They also need to prioritize funding among capital projects, Overbay said, all while trying to close a more than $1 million…

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