Commissioners discuss possible county variance
May 7, 2020
COLFAX – At the Monday, May 4, Whitman County Commissioner workshop, county commissioners discussed what it would take for Whitman County to apply for county variance.
County variance would allow Whitman County to have the opportunity to move to phase II of the governor’s reopening plan before the rest of the state. Initial requirements to apply require the county to have a population less than 75,000 and three weeks of no new COVID-19 cases.
Whitman County would need to wait until May 13 before being able to start the process to apply for county variance. The last positive COVID-19 cas...