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Here is the agenda for February 16, 2016:

Commission Chambers – 9:00 a.m.
411 North Fifth Street, Shelton WA 98584
TUESDAY, February 16, 2016

1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Roll Call

4. Correspondence and Organizational Business

4.1 Correspondence

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 – There are no minutes for approval.

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 Continued from February 2, 2016 regular Commission Meeting. Approval to adopt an ordinance to amend County Code Chapter 2.88 to allow alternate location for regular Commission meetings and allow joint meetings between County legislative authorities.

8.2 Approval of the resolution and supporting documentation authorizing the refinancing of the contract for the Mason County Public Works Facility, 100 W. Public Works Drive, Shelton with the State of Washington LOCAL (Local Option Capital Asset Lending).

8.3 Approval of the resolution amending the Veterans Advisory Board Operating Policy as recommended by the Veterans Advisory Board (VAB). The amendments include minor changes to the operating policy; adding two members from the Disabled American Veterans to the VAB (total of ten members) and raising the annual limit from $800.00 to $1000.00 per qualified veteran.

8.4 Approval to appoint Melissa McFadden as Interim Director of Mason County Public Works effective close of business day Friday, February 26, 2016 until a permanent/regular Director has been hired and commences employment.

8.5 Approval to set a public hearing on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 to consider the sale of real property located at 240 E. Evergreen Road (Parcel 12206-51-00015 and 250 E. Evergreen Road (Parcel 12206-51-00016) in Belfair.

8.6 Approval to cancel the March 7, 2016 Commissioner briefings and March 8, 2016 regular Commission meeting due to scheduling conflicts.

8.7 Approval to add the Pioneer Cemetery in Union, Washington to the Mason County Historical Registry.

8.8 Approval to sign the letter of support for the Sweetwater Creek Waterwheel Park project as requested by the Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group.

8.9 Approval of Warrants:
Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8036569-8036769 $536,543.40
Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 28953-29331 $586,639.47
Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7001663-7001703 $902,581.03
For a total of: $2,025,763.90
Claims Clearing YTD Total $2,193,129.37
Direct Deposit YTD Total $1,816,705.04
Salary Clearing YTD Total $2,241,649.67

8.10 Approval of the Veterans Assistance Fund applications for: Necessity Items $670.00 and Housing $1880.00 for a total of $2550.00 as recommended by the Veterans Service Office.

8.11 Approval for the Board to authorize Public Works to solicit, award and enter into contract(s) for the procurement of materials and installation services to complete the Public Works Facility outdoor lighting retrofit project. Announcement of award(s) will be scheduled for a regular Commission meeting.

8.12 Approval for the Board to authorize Public Works to solicit a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to obtain a consultant to evaluate and provide an estimated cost to bring the current solid waste systems up to compliance and select and enter into an agreement.

9. 9:30 a.m. Public Hearings and Items Set for a Certain Time

9.1 Public Hearing to consider a speed limit change on Belfair Tahuya Road, changing the speed limit to 35mph in both directions between MP 0.00 to 0.133 and execute the updated speed limit ordinance for Belfair Tahuya Road. Staff: Loretta Swanson

10. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)

11. Board’s Reports and Calendar

12. Adjournment

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