County Has New Animal Code

The Mason County Commission approved changes to the County’s Animal Code that could lead to fines and prison time for letting your dog run free.

Tuesday, the Commissioners held a public hearing on the language change that makes it unlawful for an owner of an animal to allow the animal to enter or trespass onto private property or allow said animal to run at large onto public property.

The fine for violating the new language under Public Nuisance – Animals at Large is $250. If the animal “represents a potential threat of substantial bodily injury to people or damage to property”, an owner could face a misdemeanor charge, punishable by up to 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.

Sheriff to Provide Security to Union Fire Commission

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office will provide a deputy for security during Mason County Fire District 6 Commission meetings under an overtime contract approved by the Mason County Commission Tuesday.

The Union Fire Department’s Chief, Clint Volk, made the request for security assistance during the Fire District’s monthly board meetings due to what was described in County Commission briefing material as “some disruptions.”

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Google Street View Car Spotted in Mason County

Residents of Mason County might notice an odd looking car running around the county.

The Google Street View Car has been spotted in the area. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC caught the car on video Wednesday as it turned off E. Pickering Road and headed toward the Harstine Island Bridge.

We have contacted Google for more information but are waiting for a response.

Watch Shelton City Council

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the June 18, 2019 Shelton Metropolitan Park District and Shelton City Council meetings. There are two ways to watch the park district meeting live at 5:50 PM and the council meeting live at 6 PM: hcc.net/news and MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel are Thursday at 3 PM and Saturday at 9 AM.

Click here for the Metropolitan Park District meeting’s agenda.

Click here for the Shelton City Council meeting’s agenda.

County Chip Seal Work Starts Next Week

Mason County Public Works is notifying motorists that the annual restriping and resurfacing, or “chip seal”, of county roadways will occur during the next three months weather permitting).

This year’ s chip seal program will begin on Monday, June 24th and finish in August, again weather permitting. The 2019 chip seal program will cover approximately 50 miles of roads throughout Mason County.

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MGH Welcoming New Doctors

Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics is welcoming new doctors: Dr. Amie Mower, D.O., starts at MGH Olympic Physicians in Shelton next month; Dr. Phillip Matthew Woods, D.P.M., is coming to MGH Family Health, Ankle and Foot Clinic in Shelton in August; and Dr. Michelle Hamilton, D.O., will be practicing at MGH Shelton Family Medicine and Orthopedics in Shelton this September.

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Watch Mason County Commission

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the June 18, 2019 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM:  hcc.net/newsMasonWebTV.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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