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PUD commission declares covid-19 emergency

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners met briefly on Wednesday to adopt a resolution that delegates authority to General Manager Dave Tramblie during the public health emergency brought on by the novel coronavirus, covid-19.

The commissioners adopted a resolution that declared that covid-19 is a civil public emergency. The resolution allows Tramblie to exercise emergency powers regarding personnel, services, equipment, etc., as he may find necessary to properly and safely manage this emergency.

Tramblie has the authority to make necessary rules and regulations in response to this emergency, to obtain supplies, equipment, technical services, to authorize overtime or extended leave for personnel, and more.

In other matters, the board awarded a tree trimming contract to Asplundh Tree.


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