Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the October 11, 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

4.2 News Release-Community Services Office Closure on October 19, 2016 Staff: David Windom

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 19 and 26, 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 the Board to authorize Equipment Rental & Revolving (ER&R) to declare the Athey Sweeper (Pickup Broom) as surplus and dispose of at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers.

8.2 Approval to set a public hearing on October 25, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. to consider Code Amendments to the Shoreline Master Program, Mason County Code 17.50 Chapter 9 (Shoreline Management) of the Comprehensive Plan, the Resource Ordinance and Title 15 and to correct codification error.

8.3 Approval of the Veterans Assistance Fund applications for: Necessity Items $200; Utilities $66.73 and Housing $1,000 for a total of $1,266.73 as recommended by the Veterans Service Office.

8.4 Approval of the Direct Appropriation Agreement with Washington State Department of Commerce for Belfair Wastewater System Rate Reduction, contract number CD16-96503-039. The funds will positively impact the County by reducing debt and providing rate relief for system users.

8.5 Approval of the contract with Richard Beckman Realty Group, LLC for County related real estate services.

8.6 Approval of the agreement with Jeffrey S. Myers of Law, Lyman, Daniel, Kammerrer & Bogdanovich, P.S. to provide legal advice and representation concerning public records requests to the Mason County Public Defender’s Office.

8.7 Approval of the agreement with Charles W. Lane IV, PLL, to provide interim public defense administrator services for the amount of $150 per hour.

8.8 Approval to print and distribute a fact sheet on Proposition 1, Mason County Metropolitan Parks District (MPD).

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

9.1 Public Hearing to consider the sale of Mason County surplus property located at 180 E. Peebles Court, Shelton, WA; for the amount of $5,000 to Craig and Evalina Kenaday. Staff: Frank Pinter

9.2 Public Hearing to consider rezoning two adjacent parcels in the rural area from Rural Industrial to Rural Commercial 5. Kell McAboy

9.3 Public Hearing to consider rezoning (downzoning) a parcel in the rural area from Rural Commercial 1 to Rural Residential 5. Staff: Kell McAboy

9.4 Public Hearing to consider correcting a mapping error for a parcel mapped as Long Term Commercial Forest that is designated as InHolding Lands (parcel number 61936-11-00040). Staff: Kell McAboy

9.5 Public Hearing to consider a code amendment for Low Intensity Mixed Use in the Shelton Urban Growth Area. Staff: Barbara Adkins

10. Board’s Reports and Calendars

11. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)

12. Adjournment

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