Garfield County Commissioners are Dean Burton, Wynne McCabe and Robert Johnson. With all present Monday commissioners:
- PUBLIC HEARING: Following a public hearing on applications for 25-year franchises from Puget Sound Energy, Bonneville Power Administration (renewal), and Northwest Open Access Network granted franchises to PSE and the BPA. Unanimous for both. Delayed approval of the franchise for NoaNet pending discuss regarding whether the fiber optic lines can serve more than the hospital and library in the county.
- BRIDGE: Approved accepting quote of $17,250 from Frank Gurney Inc., Spokane Valley, for guardrails for the Columbia Center Bridge project. Unanimous.
- ASSESSED VALUE: Learned the state assessed new utilities in the county in March, at a value of $91.4 million. Commissioners reviewed assessed values for the road district and current expense with the county assessor.