Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the September 20, 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 20, 2016

1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Roll Call

4. Correspondence and Organizational Business

4.1 Correspondence

4.2 News Release/Mason County Historic Preservation Commission-Michael MacSems

4.3 Timberline Regional Library Update-Cheryl Heywood.

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 – September 12, 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 for Chair to sign the County Road Administration Board Rural Arterial Program (RAP) Final Prospectus and all other pertinent documents for a county road culvert replacement project on North Island Drive.

8.2 Approval for the Board to authorize the following: 1. Public Works/U & W Management to advertise a Request for Proposals (RFP) to obtain a contract to provide grinder pump maintenance services to single family residential properties that connect to the North Bay Case Inlet or Belfair Sewer Systems; and authorize Public Works to interview, select and execute the contract. Selection will be announced at a regular Commission meeting.

8.3 Approval to jointly award the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) in the amount of $30,000 to the Economic Development Council of Mason County $20,000 and North Mason Chamber of Commerce $10,000; providing community outreach and program education throughout the County.

8.4 Approval of the contract with OSG Dozing, LLC. for the Mason County Recreation Area (MCRA) Infield Renovation fields 6 and 7 project to be funded in part through a grant from the State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO).

8.5 Approval to adopt the Mason County Social Media Policy, Blogging Policy, Facebook Standards and Twitter Standards.

8.6 Approval to set a public hearing for October 11, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. to consider a code amendment for Low Intensity Mixed Use in the Shelton Urban Growth Area.

8.7 Approval of the Veterans Assistance Fund applications for: Necessity Items $450.00; Utilities $848.18; and Housing $650.00 for a total of $1,948.18 as recommended by the Veterans Service Office.

8.8 Approval to allow signature authority to the Community Services Director for Consolidated Contract Amendments for changes in contracts not exceeding $15,000.

8.9 Approval for the Board to sign a letter of support for Mason Transit Authority to Washington State Department of Transportation to support MTA’s funding efforts through the Public Transportation Consolidated Grant Program for the 2017-2019 biennium.

8.10 Approval to set a public hearing for October 11, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. to consider rezoning two parcels from Rural Industrial (RI) to Rural Commercial 5 (RC5). Parcels are located adjacent to SR119 west of Hoodsport (parcel 42210-34-90020 and 42210-34-90010).

8.11 Approval to set a public hearing for October 11, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. to consider rezoning parcel # 12233-50-00009 from Rural Industrial to Rural Commercial 5.

8.12 Approval to set a public hearing for October 11, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. to consider correcting a mapping error for a parcel mapped as “Long Term Commercial Forest” that is designated as “In-Holding Lands” (parcel 61936-11-00040).

8.13 Approval of Warrants:
Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8042416-8042917 $876,953.60
Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 34376-34770 $625,038.79
Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7002156-7002196 $895,322.00
For a total of $2,397,314.39
Claims Clearing YTD $23,266,094.81
Direct Deposit YTD $9,456,200.16
Salary Clearing YTD $10,100,728.55

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

9.1 Public Hearing to take public comment on awarding the Solid Waste Drop Box Haul Service Agreement to Mason County Garbage Company, Inc. out of Shelton, for collection and hauling of solid waste drop boxes from the Belfair, Hoodsport and Union stations to the main Solid Waste Transfer Station on Eels Hill Road. Staff: Melissa McFadden

10. Board’s Reports and Calendar

11. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)

12. Adjournment

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