General Election Information Available Online

Ballots for the November 5th General Election were mailed to registered voters this week. The ballot includes two statewide initiatives, a dozen advisory votes and a proposed Constitutional Amendment along with local measures and races. More information on these issues and measures plus statements from candidates can be found online. Click here.

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2020 Sheriff’s Budget Workshop

[VIDEO] The Mason County Commission continued holding workshops on the 2020 budget. Tuesday morning, officials from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office explained their budget requests for next year. The Sheriff’s Financial Manager, Sheryl Hilt, told the Commissioners their 2020 budget request are just over $1 Million higher than the Sheriff’s 2019 budget.

Here is the schedule for the remaining budget workshops (subject to change):

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Watch Shelton City Council

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the October 15, 2019 Shelton City Council Study Session, Shelton Metropolitan Park Board and Shelton City Council business meeting. There are two ways to watch the meetings live beginning at 5 PM: hcc.net/news and MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com. The Study Session starts at 5 PM. The Park Board is set for 5:50 PM. And the business meeting is at 6 PM. Rebroadcasts of the Shelton City Council business meeting on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel are Thursday at 3 PM and Saturday at 9 AM.

Click here for the Study Session and business meeting agendas. Click here of the Metropolitan Park Board meeting agenda.

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Watch Mason County Commission

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the October 15, 2019 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM: hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website (co.mason.wa.us.) You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/newsMasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 9 AM.

Here is the meeting’s agenda:

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County Continues 2020 Budget Workshops

[VIDEO] The Mason County Commission continued holding workshops on the County’s 2020 Budget. Mason County Public Works filled up Monday morning’s workshop. This discussion centered on the Road Fund, ER&R, Utilities and Solid Waste.

A workshop on the Mason County Auditor’s Office’s 2020 budget requests was held Monday afternoon. A lot of that discussion was on issues relating to same day voter registration.

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Port of Grapeview Hires Administrator

The Port of Grapeview has hired its first employee. According to the Port’s newsletter, the workload that was created when the Port received grants to replace and upgrade the Fair Harbor Boat Ramp became “too much for the Port Commission to handle.” Also, state law prohibits a quorum of elected officials (that’s two of the three Port Commissioners) to talk about Port business outside a public meeting, creating constraints that are “impossible to work under.” So, the Port Commission hired Amanda Montgomery to be Administrator and handle all Port functions and business between Commission meetings.

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