Walla Walla County Commissioners are Greg Tompkins, Perry Dozier and Gregg Loney. With Loney participating via telephone during late morning and afternoon and Dozier absent at afternoon session, commissioners voted as follows Monday:
- furloughs: Approved resolution to exempt county Human Services Department employees involved with crisis response or residential support positions from mandatory unpaid furlough days due to need for their services. Unanimous.
- jail work: Approved contract with Walla Walla Electric for installation of call button and speaker system at County Jail. Amount of contract is $7,695. Unanimous.
- contract: Approved contract with Mike Harvey's Plumbing Services Inc. to install double check valve assemblies for irrigation systems on various counties properties. Amount of contract is $2,468.48. Unanimous.
- Audit: Held exit conference with Steve Mertens of the Washington state Auditor's Office on completion of overall audit of county finances and accounting practices during previous year. Mertens said auditors had no findings or management letter items to report and discussed recommendations on certain items in several departments identified by auditors. No action taken.