Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the October 4, 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, October 4, 2016

1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Roll Call

4. Correspondence and Organizational Business

4.1 Correspondence

4.2 Service Awards presentation-Wes Stockwell and Kerry Schuffenhauer. Chair Jeffreys

4.3 News Release-Service Awards Recognition. Chair Jeffreys

4.4 News Release-Planning Advisory Commission Vacancy. Staff: Barbara Adkins

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 to approve.

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 Washington Early Learning Fund DBA Thrive Washington Independent Contractor Agreement for the Nurse Family Partnership Program. This is a renewal grant agreement for $100,000 from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

8.2 Approval of the 2016 Sub-Contract with Capital Region ESD 113 to provide Substance Abuse Prevention Services in our schools as part of our DSHS-Division of Behavioral Health Services grant deliverables in an amount not to exceed $20,000.
8.3 Approval of the Veterans Assistance Fund applications for Utilities $152.00 as recommended by the Veterans Service Office.

8.4 Approval for the Board to authorize the Water & Wastewater Manager job classification and allow Human Resources to proceed with the process needed to amend the non-union salary range alignment table and authorize Public Works to advertise, interview and hire to fill the position.

8.5 Approval of the purchase and rehabilitation contract between Mason County and Homes First! for Veteran’s Shelter and permanent supportive housing for low income/and or homeless veterans. The cost will be $100,000 provided by revenue generated from document recording fees as allowed per Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill 2163 and Substitute House Bill 2060.

8.6 Approval for the Chair to sign a three year lease for the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Substation located in the Belfair Landing Complex. The rent including expenses shall remain the same as the previous lease and the only additional cost to the County will be an additional $349 per month for electricity.

8.7 Approval of the resolution establishing an Interfund Loan from ER& R (Equipment Rental & Revolving) to Current Expense for the purchase of hand held radios at a cost of $93,192 and 16 new vehicles at an estimated cost of $750,000 purchased by the Mason County Sheriff’s office in 2016. The interfund loan will be repaid in 2017, 2018 and 2019 through the Current Expense Budget process.

8.8 Approval of the Interlocal Agreement between Mason County and Thurston County per RCW 71.20.110 to provide local county funding for Developmental Disabilities program services in Mason and Thurston Counties.

8.9 Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between Mason County and Woodworkers Local Lodge W38 I.A.M. Corrections and Support Staff Collective Bargaining Unit.

8.10 Approval of the January 2016 through December 2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for the Woodworkers Local Lodge W38 I.A.M. representing Mason County Corrections and Support Staff.

8.11 Approval of the resolution establishing the allocation of Millage and Liquor taxes funding to the Thurston Mason Behavioral Health Organization from April 1, 2016 until terminated.

8.12 Approval of Warrants:
Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8042918-8043167 $1,595,989.01
Direct Deposit Fun d Warrant #s 34771-35162 $ 707,464.11
Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7002197-7002239 $528,144.17
For a total of…………………………… $2,831,597.29
Claims Clearing YTD Total $24,862,083.82
Direct Deposit YTD Total $10,163,664.30
Salary Clearing YTD Total $10,628,872.72

8.13 Approval of the Interagency Agreement, IAA17477 between the State of Washington Administrative Office of the Courts and Mason County Juvenile Court Services for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) programs in the amount of $60,214.

8.14 Approval of the Interagency Agreement, IAA17431 between the State of Washington Administrative off of the Courts and Mason County Juvenile Court Services for BECCA Bill programs and services in the amount of $74,168. The services will be utilized to provide Truancy, At-Risk Youth, and Children in Need of Services programs per RCW 13.32A.

8.15 Approval of the contract for Professional Services between Mason County and Strengthening Foundations Counseling, LLC, to continue Functional Family Therapy services with Probation Youth and Families.

8.16 Approval to voice “No Objections” to a special occasion license for the North Bay Historical Society for an event to be held on October 8, 2016 in Allyn, WA and to have the Chair sign the application.

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

9.1 Public Hearing to consider an Ordinance changing the speed limit on Old Belfair Highway from 45 mph to 35 mph from Milepost 0.00 to North of NE McKnight Road, approximate mile post 0.60. Staff: Melissa McFadden/Dave Smith

9.2 Public Hearing to consider an Ordinance changing the speed limit on Agate Road from 45 mph to 35 mph in both directions, beginning at the intersection of state route 3-Milepost 0.00 through and beyond the school speed zone at Pioneer Middle School, to approximately 1.00 and the school speed zone will remain as is. Staff: Melissa McFadden/Dave Smith

9.3 Public Hearing to consider a resolution approving the 2017 Annual Construction Program. Staff: Melissa McFadden.

9.4 Public Hearing to consider a resolution adopting the 2017-2222 Six Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Staff: Melissa McFadden

10. Board’s Reports and Calendars

11. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)

12. Adjournment

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