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County facing potential $12 million deficit

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March 16, 2022 — The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously yesterday to open the chambers to the public on April 19. Remote attendance will continue to be an option, and masking and social distancing will be implemented.

Public Health Officer Dr. Andy Coren pointed out that Mendocino County is now a low-transmission community, with mask mandates lifted at schools and hospital beds now widely available. But Interim CEO Darcie Antle opened her quarterly budget report with covid at the top of a long list of why the county is suffering a multi-million dollar deficit.