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Here is the agenda for December 22, 2015:
BOARD OF MASON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
DRAFT MEETING AGENDA
Commission Chambers – 9:00 a.m.
411 North Fifth Street, Shelton WA 98584
TUESDAY, December 22, 2015
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call
4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
4.2 News Release: New rates for water & sewer utility system. Staff: Erika Schwender
4.3 News Release: Free Christmas Tree Drop off & Recycling at the Shelton Transfer Station and Belfair Drop Off Facility. Staff: Erika Schwender
5. Open Forum for Citizen Input (5 minutes per person, 15 minutes time limit)
If you wish to address the Commission, raise your hand to be recognized by the Chair. When you have been recognized, please step up to the microphone and give your name and address before your comments. The Mason County Commission is committed to maintaining a meeting atmosphere of mutual respect and speakers are encouraged to honor this principle.
6. Adoption of Agenda
Items appearing on the agenda after “Item 9. Public Hearings”, may be acted upon before 9:30 a.m.
7. Approval of Minutes – December 7, 2015 briefing minutes.
8. Approval of Action Agenda: All items listed under the “Action Agenda” may be enacted by one motion unless a Commissioner or citizen requests an item be removed from the Action Agenda and considered as a separate item.
8.1 Approval for the Chair to sign the 2016 Crimeshield Policy Washington Amendatory Endorsement-Governmental Coverage form.
8.2 Approval of the Veterans Assistance Fund applications for: Food $375.00; Utilities $616.47; Housing $775.00 and Burial $600.00 for a total of $2366.47 as recommended by the Veterans Service Office.
8.3 Approval to extend the 2015 contract with Mental Health Professionals, LLC for Intensive Clinical Case Management and Supportive Services from January 1, 2016 through January 31, 2016 and provide additional funding to cover services in January 2016 in an amount not to exceed $5458.00 and will be paid by the Mental Health Fund.
8.4 Approval to reschedule the Tuesday, January 5, 2016 Commission meeting to 10 a.m. rather than 9 a.m. in order for the Commissioners to attend the 2016 Legislative Send-Off meeting that is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Colonial House.
8.5 Approval to extend the 2015 contract with NW Resources II, Inc. for intensive case management and supportive housing services in 2016 and adding an amount not to exceed $115,998.00 for 2016. The funds will be paid from the mental health fund.
8.6 Approval for the Board to execute the resolution authorizing the County Road Load/Speed Restrictions and Emergency Closing Orders for the remainder of 2015 and the 2016 calendar year.
8.7 Approval for the Board to execute the resolution for the County Road Projects for specific County wide construction activities for 2016 as set forth in County Road Project numbers 2004 and 2005.
8.8 Approval for the Board to execute the resolution establishing lane limits for traffic control on eight Mason County bridges for the 2016 calendar year. The eight bridges are as follows:
1. Rossmaier Bridge
2. Stretch Island Bridge
3. Hliboki Bridge
4. Gosnell Creek Bridge
5. Eich Road 1 Bridge
6. Eich Road
7. Carson Bridge
8. Hunter Creek Bridge
8.9 Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between Mason County and Local Union No. 1504 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO, and Council 2, Washington Council of County and City Employees (AFSCME) to modify the current Collect Bargaining Agreement (CBA) to reflect 1) An across the board wage increase of 3.92% applied to bargaining unit members; 2) Medical premium contribution established at $1102.00 for 2016; and 3) Reinstate Bi-lingual pay, consistent with other CBAs.
8.10 Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between Mason County and the Mason County Engineer’s Guild to modify the current Collective Bargaining Agreement to reflect: 1) An across the board wage increase of 3.92% applied to the bargaining unit members and 2) Medical premium contribution established at $1102.00 for 2016.
8.11 Approval to amend Resolution 80-14 modifying the payment Schedule for the interfund loan from Equipment Rental & Revolving to Current Expense. The Payment shall be made in full with accrued interest on June 1, 2016.
8.12 Approval of the resolution to amend the Mason County Personnel Policy Chapter 5 to add Section 5.3 as Reclassification Policy and for it to become effective on January 1, 2016.
8.13 Approval of the resolution to amend Resolution 56-15 to revise the non-represented salary scale range alignment by establishing a salary range 46, creating a Community Services Department by merging Public Health and Human Services and Community Development, and creating a Community Services Director at salary range 46.
8.14 Approval of the Resolution authorizing Elected Officials and non-represented employee salaries to reflect a 3.92% increase. This will maintain parity with the recommended increases proposed for the members of the current Collective Bargaining Agreements within the County.
8.15 Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between Mason County and Woodworkers Local Lodge W38 I.A.M. representing the Mason County Deputy Prosecutors to modify the current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) to reflect: 1) an across the board wage increase of 3.92% applied to bargaining unit members and 2) Medical premium contribution established at $1102.00 for 2016.
8.16 Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between Mason County and Teamsters Union Local No. 252 representing Mason County Community and Family Health to reflect: 1) Across the board wage increase of 1.92% applied to all bargaining unit members and 2) Clarification that the bargaining unit classifications of Community Health Education Specialist and Community Health Program Assistant receive the 2% adjustment specified in Article 9.
8.17 Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between Mason County and Mason County Sheriff’s Office Employees Guild to modify the current Collective Bargaining Agreement to reflect:
1. An across the board increase of 1.92% applied to bargaining unit members.
8.18 Approval for the Chair to sign the letter to the Natural Resources Conservation Service requesting Federal assistance to restore damages sustained in December 2015 storms to a levee on the Skokomish River.
9. 9:30 a.m. Public Hearings and Items Set for a Certain Time
9.1 Public Hearing – Continued from November 17, 2015 to take comments regarding rezone No 15-01 by Ronald Szalay to amend the outer boundary of the Belfair Urban Growth Area (UGA) and rezone three parcels (parcel 12332-50, 12332-50-00096 and 12332-50-90102). Staff: Allan Borden
9.2 Public Hearing to consider the rezone of two parcels in the Belfair UGA (12320-41-00010 and 12320-44-00020) from R-4 to mixed use. Staff: Barbara Adkins
9.3 Public Hearing to consider amendments to Future Land Use Map to expand a portion of the Shelton UGA boundary. Staff: Barbara Adkins
9.4 Public Hearing to consider the following budget adjustments to the 2015 budget:
Public Health/Environmental (#150 Fund), $80,000.00 supplemental appropriation for a Department of Ecology grant and Belfair Sewer Fund (#413 Fund), $125,000.00 budget transfer from Real Estate Excise Tax Fund 2 (REET 2)
Staff: Frank Pinter
10. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)
11. Board’s Reports and Calendar