Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the January 17, 2017 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- Point in Time Homeless Census Count Staff: Ben Johnson

4.3 News Release-Mason County Parks and Trails Advisory Committee Staff: Jeff Vrabel

4.4 Public Works bid award information Staff: Melissa McFadden

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 10. Public Hearings”, may be acted upon before 9:30 a.m.

7. Approval of Minutes – December 19, 2016 and Jan 9, 2017 briefing minutes; December 20, 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 amend Resolution 25-15 designating the appointing officers from Mason County for the Washington Counties Risk Pool.

8.2 Approval to authorize Public Works to select and enter into an agreement for right-of-way services, as needed for the 2017-2018 calendar years from the County Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC) Consultant Roster.

8.3 Approval to execute Amendment Number 3 for the agreement with MDG Wastewater & Water Treatment for an additional $25,000, to continue water and wastewater management services.

8.4 Approval to adopt the updated Mason County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) for 2017.

8.5 Approval of Veterans Assistance Fund applications for: Necessity Items $500.00; Utilities $537.96; and Housing $2,645.55 for a total of 3,683.51.

8.6 Approval of warrants
Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8045510-8045536 $ 382,531.39
Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 37511-37900 $ 639,903.67
Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 70024620-7002502 $946,206.13
Total $ 1,968,641.19

8.7 Approval to nominate Jacqueline Earley to the Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Board of Directors.

8.8 Approval to reappoint Susan Ickes to the Lewis-Mason-Thurston area Agency on Aging term ending January 2019.

8.9 Approval of Letters of Support from Mason County to Representative MacEwen, Representative Griffey and Senator Sheldon concerning an intersection improvement on State Route 3 at the new Mason Transit park-and-ride facility in Belfair.

8.10 Approval of Supplemental Agreement 1 to the contract with SCJ Alliance, authorizing a total amount of $220,881.30

8.11 Approval of the January 2017 through December 2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement for Mason County Engineers Guild Employees.

9. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)

10. 9:30 a.m. Public Hearings and Items Set for a Certain Time
No hearings

11. Board’s Reports and Calendar

12. Adjournment

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