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GIPAC: Minutes for March 1 Meeting

March 1, 2021 Meeting of the

Guemes Island Planning Advisory Committee



Hal Rooks opened the meeting at 6;35pm on Zoom.  Present were board members Hal Rooks, Michael Brown, Patty Rose, Kathy Malley, Nancy Fox, Steve Orsini and Allen Bush.  Also present were Phyllis Bravinder and Barb Ohms.


Draft Agenda was approved.


Draft minutes were approved.


Treasurers Report - Checking account balance was $4,681.63.  A withdrawal of $252.18 was made for the printing of the water conservation flyers.  The Roz Glasser bequest fund balance was $9,162.10.


Public Comment – None


New Business -  Hal Rooks, Nancy Fox and Kathy Malley gave the board an update on the Shoreline Master Plan working its way through the county.  A discussion was held as to how to proceed with GIPAC goals of protecting the aquifer and which issues GIPAC will concentrate on.    Steve Orsini briefed the board on his discussions with Doug Kelley on what Island County well regulations look like; there was discussion of how they might possibly be inserted in county code in lieu of our P2 code amendment.


Water Conservation Efforts – Patty Rose briefed the board on the water brochures that have been printed for use by VRBO island rentals and new family welcome packets distributed by GICCA. 


Hal Rooks adjourned the meeting at 8;15pm.

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