County offices close early
The Okanogan County Assessor, Auditor and Treasurer offices will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Home Range Wildlife Research
Methow At Home offers a free online presentation by Anna Machowicz about Home Range Wildlife Research on Nov. 17 from 9-10 a.m. Home Range Wildlife Research conducts wildlife research, offers practical field training opportunities, and works closely with the community to foster a deep connection between people and their landscape. Register at methowathome.org.
Comp plan, EIS out for comment
Okanogan County has released the latest draft of its comprehensive plan and environmental impact statement (EIS) for public review and comment.
The plan, EIS and maps are on the Planning Department website at https://www.okanogancounty.org/government/planning/index. Go to “Projects & Plans” in the blue bar at the left, then click on “Comprehensive Plan Update.” The documents are in the gray bar at the bottom of the page.
The list of documents includes special plans for the Methow Valley for reference. They haven’t been updated yet.
The planning commission will hold a public hearing on the plan on Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. Written comments on the plan are due by noon on Nov. 29. People can provide verbal comments at the hearing, which will be conducted remotely.
Comments on the EIS are due Dec. 10. The planning commission will hold a meeting to consider comments on Dec. 27. The county commissioners are set to adopt the plan on Dec. 29.
Send comments to email@example.com.