Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the September 6, 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
TUESDAY, September 6, 2016

1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Roll Call

4. Correspondence and Organizational Business

4.1 Correspondence

4.2 Presentation of 2017 Budget Requests. Presented by: Karen Herr, Auditor

4.3 Proclamation: National Preparedness Month. Chair: Jeffreys

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 – August 9, 15 & 22 briefing minutes and July 26 & August 16 & 23, 2016 regular meeting 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 to appoint James Thomas to the Planning Advisory Commission for term ending July 31, 2018.

8.2 Approval to appoint Adin Welander and Leanna Krotzer to the Mason County Parks and Trails Advisory Board for terms ending September 6, 2020.

8.3 Approval to award $450,000 for 2016 for the Belfair Sewer from the Rural County Sales & Use Tax Fund (.09) for the annual Phase 1 capital project related debt service.

8.4 Approval to award the Mason County Historical Society a $5000 from the Summer 2016 Heritage Grant to preserve historical Forest Festival film on DVD for public viewing.

8.5 Approval of the Veterans Assistance Fund applications for Housing $1,000 as recommended by the Veterans Service Office and per Resolution 35-16.

8.6 Approval for the Board to authorize Equipment Rental & Revolving (ER&R) to declare certain County vehicles as surplus and dispose of the vehicles at the Washington State Surplus Sales.

8.7 Approval for the Board to set a public hearing for October 4, 2016, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. to consider a speed limit changes on Old Belfair Hwy milepost 0.00-0.60; from 45 miles per hour to 35 miles per hour.

8.8 Approval for the Board to set two public hearings for Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. to receive public comment on the following:
1. 2017 Annual Construction program
2. 2017-2022 6 year TIP (Transportation Improvement Program)

8.9 Approval of Warrants:
Claims Clearing Fund Warrant#s 8041930-8042185
For a total of …………………………………… $1,626,564.29
Claims Clearing YTD total $22,239.141.21
Direct Deposit YTD total $ 8,160,210.40
Salary Clearing YTD total $ 8,719,355.05

8.10 Approval for the Board to set a public hearing on October 4, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. to consider a speed limit change on Agate Road Milepost 0.00-1.00; from 45 miles per hour to 35 miles per hour.

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 Ed and Susan Bye Trust. Staff: Loretta Swanson

10. Boards Reports and Calendar

11. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)

12. Adjournment

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