Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Commissioners handle business in under an hour

The Wahkiakum County Commissioners approved a number of recommendations in less than an hour Tuesday.

First up, was the approval of $69,750 to repair a retaining wall at the Wahkiakum clinic.

Next was the renewal of the Workforce Southwest Washington reimbursement contract not to exceed $90,000. This contract helps county residents find jobs, get training, and helps local businesses find workers.

Health and Human Services also renewed a contract with the state of Washington Department of Ecology to provide solid waste enforcement activities through 2025. The county will pay $18,488.33, the state will pay $55,465 for a total contract amount of $73,953.33.

Another HHS contract with Molina managed care was renewed which covers health care costs of many people in Wahkiakum County. The installation of a dock on a property on Miller Point Rd. was approved. Commissioners lamented that the process is too complicated and expensive. The application for the 6x30 foot dock was 45 pages.

A public assistance grant agreement with the Washington State Military Department and FEMA was approved to repair road damage from the November 2022 storm. Chuck Beyer, the public works director will be the applicant agent.


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