Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the February 7, 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 Recognition of Ginger Brooks, County Clerk

4.3 News Release- Hood Canal Coordinating Council Citizen Advisory Group Staff: Commissioner Shutty

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 – January 16, 2017 & January 23, 2017 briefing minutes; January 17, 2017 regular min

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 contract C17118 between the Department of Health and Mason County Public Health. This amendment would add statements of work for the Office of Drinking Water Group “B” Program and the Office of Immunization & Child Profile as well as amend statements of work for the Maternal & Child Health Block Grant and the Office of Drinking Water Group “A” Program.

8.2 Approval to set hearing on March 7, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. to amend Mason County Code 17.70 Master Development Plans (MDP). The amendments will eliminate potentially confusing and conflicting code language related to treatment of open space and density bonuses. The requested changes will also clarify appropriate uses within MDP developments including the potential for attached residential units and for commercial uses that serve the MDP and nearby areas.

8.3 Approval of the Interlocal Agreement with City of Shelton, replacing the previous agreement approved by the Board on November 28, 2016, allowing the County to deliver sludge produced by the County Wastewater Treatment Facilities to the City of Shelton’s Wastewater Treatment Plant for further treatment.

8.4 Approval to reappoint Brian Kelly to the Mason County Civil Service Commission for a six year term ending December 31, 2022.

8.5 Approval of the amended Interlocal Cooperation Agreement with the Hood Canal Coordinating Council (HCCC). The amendments acknowledge that HCCC is subject to the Public Records Act and that the HCCC will adopt procurement policies.

8.6 Approval to amend Resolution 74-16 to revise the Non-Represented Salary Scale Range Alignment by approving the reclassification request for the Chief Finance Officer to a range 39, Step 3, from a Range 32, Step 5, retroactive January 1, 2017.

8.7 Approval of Warrants
Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8045931-8046254 $1,110,386.80
Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s $
Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7002503-7002533 $501,162.60
Total $ 1,611,549.40

8.8 Approval of the Veterans Assistance Fund applications for: Necessity Items $900.00; Utilities $1,381.48; and Housing $1,000.00 for a total of $3,281.48.

8.9 Approval for the Chair to sign the contract with AAA Septic, LLC for sludge hauling services from facilities owned and operated by the County.

8.10 Approval to appoint Kevin Schmelzlen to the Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC), for a 3 year term ending February 7, 2020.

8.11 Approval for the Chair to execute the Road Levy Certification for 2017.

8.12 Approval to set a hearing for March 7, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. to receive public comment on the Private Line Occupancy Permit for the transport line under and along property located at 8041 North Shore Rd., Parcel No. 22217-21-00050.

8.13 Approval to set a hearing for March 7, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. to receive public comment on the Private Line Occupancy Permit for the 3 abandoned power poles and the underground conduit along Cove Drive that abuts Parcel No. 22021-50-00040.

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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