The following events are planned for our region this week:
REPUBLIC – The Ferry County Commission will hear updates on staffing, public projects the U.S. Forest Service and more when it meets at 8 a.m. Monday.
Commissioners will meet in the county annex, 290 E. Tessie Ave.
In other business, commissioners will open bids for the runoff road safety project and hear from Joyce Schertenleib from the Department of Corrections.
OMAK – The City Council will consider amending agreements for emergency dispatch and fire equipment maintenance when it meets at 7 p.m. Monday.
The council will also discuss a library budget changes and the purchase of a lift station.
The meeting will be in Council Chambers of City Hall, 2 N. Ash. St.
NESPELEM – Richard Friedlander is expected to present information on the new Chief Joseph Hatchery when the Colville Tribal Natural Resource Committee meets at 9 a.m. Feb. 5 in tribal headquarters.
The board will also consider at $794,271 fish hatchery budget amendment.
Watershed Manager Todd Thorn will also present information on fish consumption rates.
OMAK – The city Planning Commission will meet in special session at 6 p.m. Wednesday for a demonstration on electronic signs.
The meeting will open at City Hall, 2 N. Ash St., then move to the adjacent parking lot for the demonstration from Graybeal Signs of Wenatchee.
The City Council’s three-member Street Committee will be present.
OMAK – Mid Valley Hospital commissioners will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss warrants, vouchers bad debt and other items.
The board will also conduct its final reading of updated bylaws and hear the report on Environment for Care 2012.
Commissioners will also consider a retaining a new claims agent.
The meeting will take place at the hospital, 810 Jasmine St.
TONASKET – The School Board will meet in two special sessions this week to review the performance of public employees.
The meetings are set for 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday in the School District headquarters, 35 state Highway 20.
OMAK – The Community Action Resource Team will meet at 3 p.m. Feb. 13 to discuss programs designed to prevent bullying and suicide.
The meeting will be in the Pascal Sherman Indian School board room, 25 Mission Road.
OKANOGAN – The Solid Waste Advisory Committee Meeting will be from 4-6 p.m. Monday in the Public Works Department Conference room at the Public Services Building, 1234 2nd Ave. S
OKANOGAN – A Snowmobile Advisory Committee Meeting is set for 6-8 p.m. Monday in the Public Works Department Conference room at the Public Services Building, 1234 2nd Ave. S.
-- The Chronicle