Local Government & Meetings

[5/13/21] Pateros Residents Needed For Bond Committee

Posted in Local Government & Meetings, Politics

The City of Pateros is planning a bond issue on the August ballot, and they’re looking for input: Mayor Carlene Anders there, and she needs residents to sit on a committee and get their input for the voter’s pamphlet: But the mayor adds the city needs to hear from you now: If you are interested, […]

[5/13/21] Short Term Rental Proposals Presented to County Commission

Posted in Breaking News, Business & Economy, Local Government & Meetings

Recommendations on short-term rental regulations have been presented to the Chelan County Commission, and they seem pleased. The task force to come up with regulations of short-term rentals in the county met over a three month period; their proposals were sent to the county’s community development department, who made the presentation to the commission Tuesday.  […]

[5/11/21] City of Chelan Seeks “Ambassadors”

Posted in Feature, Local Government & Meetings, Uncategorized

The City of Chelan has been considering starting what you might call an ambassador’s program, consisting of volunteers to give a couple of hours, walk around downtown and act as a roving welcome wagon and visitor’s bureau.  The city is fleshing out the details on the program; Chelan Mayor Bob Goedde: What’s more, the mayor […]

[5/11/21] Chelan Planning Commission Vacancy

Posted in Local Government & Meetings

There’s a seat that need to be filled on the City of Chelan’s Planning Commission.  Evie Hirschberger is leaving, and the word is going out that there’s a vacancy.  Hirschberger, who’s only been on the commission about a year, says it is really the starting point for anything that happens in the development of the […]

[5/11/21] County Permit Backlog Continues

Posted in Business & Economy, Local Government & Meetings

Chelan County’s permit backlog goes on.   As of last Monday, the county’s Community Development staff was juggling 350 open applications. Community Development Director Jim Brown attributes the backlog to a staff shortage and a rush of permits in January stemming from those trying to get ahead of a new state energy code that went […]

[4/29/21] Chelan County Trails Survey Ends Friday 4/30

Posted in Environment, Local Government & Meetings, Recreation, Transportation

Where do you want to walk, bike or scooter to?  Chelan County wants to know.  Two years ago, the county began to put together what they call a County-wide Multi-Use Pathways Plan.  The county says they’ve long recognized the value and importance of non-motorized pathway networks, supporting resident quality of life and the regional economy.  […]

[4/28/21] Port Board Excited About Chelan Airport Water

Posted in Business & Economy, Local Government & Meetings, Transportation

A “game changer.”  That’s what members of the Chelan-Douglas Regional Port Authority Board are calling the news of more than 5-and-a-half million dollars in the state budget to extend a water line to the Chelan Airport.  News of that budget item placed by 12th District Representative Mike Steele, which we reported here on KOZI on […]

[11/5/20] Douglas Okanogan County Fire District #15 Commissioners Meeting Notice

Posted in Fire and EMS, Local Government & Meetings

MEETING NOTICE-  There will be a regular meeting of the Board of Douglas Okanogan County Fire District #15 Commissioners Monday, November 09, 2020 GO TO MEETING 7:00 p.m. Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/272879189 You can also dial in using your phone. United States (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679 […]