Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the August 16, 2016 Mason County Commission meeting. There are four ways to watch live at 9 AM:  Hood Canal Communication’s local channel (46),, or Mason County’s website: You can also watch on demand on, or Mason County’s website:  Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 9 AM.

Here is the meeting’s agenda:

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

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 – July 18, 2016 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 of the January 2016 through December 2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement for Teamster Union Local 252 and Operating Engineers Local 302 representing Mason County Public Works Employees.

8.2 Approval of the resolution amending Resolution 22-92-moving the Claims Imprest Checking Account from Fund #127.000000.000.000 to Fund #001.000000.000.000. There is no effect on the budget as this a general ledger accounting item only.

8.3 Approval to nominate Jill Himlie to the Thurston Mason Behavioral Health Organization Advisory Board.

8.4 Approval of Warrants:
Claims Clearing Fund Warrant#s 8041689-8041929 $1,133,651.23
For a total of………………………… $1,133,651.23
Claims Clearing YTD total…………..$20,491,718.57
Direct Deposit YTD total…………….$ 7,547,473.80
Salary Clearing YTD total……………$ 7,828,804.15

8.5 Approval to authorize the County Engineer to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between Mason County and the State of Washington Department of Natural Resources, Public Land Survey Office allowing Mason county Public Works to chip seal County roadways without having to submit an application for permit to remove or destroy a survey monument.

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

9.1 Public Hearing to consider a Private Line Occupancy permit for The Nelson Family Trust for a waterline under the Matlock Brady Road for parcel 61930-00-04000 (10238 W. Matlock Brady Road). Staff: Melissa McFadden

9.2 Public Hearing to consider an ordinance adopting Finding of Fact; the Moratorium on Medical Marijuana Cooperatives approved on June 28, 2016. Staff: Barbara Adkins

9.3 Public Hearing to consider an ordinance to repeal Mason County code Chapter 17.09; and amends Chapters 17.04, 17.07, 17.23 and 17.24 with respect to Collective Gardens. Staff: Barbara Adkins

10. Board’s Reports and Calendar

11. Other Business- Department Heads and Elected Officials

12. Adjournment

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