Governor's Office attorney chastises Chelan, Douglas counties
Counties last week past resolutions to allow home construction to continue
Last updated 4/18/2020 at 4:54pm
WENATCHEE — The Governor’s Office general counsel has chastised both Douglas and Chelan counties for allowing previously permitted home construction.
In letters written Friday, April 17, on behalf of Gov. Jay Inslee, attorney Kathryn Leathers ordered Douglas County to “comply” with the governor’s quarantine orders and ordered Chelan County to “immediately retract” its resolution allowing construction.
In addition to the two letters, Leathers sent both counties copies of guidelines on real estate and mortgage and construction.
“It appears that the (Chelan) board of commission...