Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the March 14, 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 Staff Recognition for Public Health Employee – Chair Kevin Shutty

4.3 News Release – Board of Equalization Membership – Chair Kevin 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 – None

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 have the County Engineer sign the Mason County Turnback Agreement, TB3-0149 Amendment 1, with Washington State Department of Transportation. The agreement incorporates Exhibit A-1 as a supplement to Exhibit A of the original agreement.

8.2 Approval to sign letter of support to the Department of Commerce regarding Amendment B to the contract with the Economic Development Council of Mason County. This amendment eliminates the Economic Symposium and moves $10,000 in funding to the Business Recruitment Plan task.

8.3 Approval of Veterans Assistance Fund applications for: Necessity Items $750.00 and Utilities $2,243.64 for a total of $2,993.64.

8.4 Approval to execute the Professional Services Contract with the Law Office of Jeanette W. Boothe, for contracted Public Defense services and to authorize Frank Pinter, Support Services Director to sign the contract on behalf of the County.

8.5 Approval of the Memorandum of Agreement, Appendix A, between Mason County and the Washington State University Extension to provide funding between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 for programs in Mason County.

8.6 Approval of Treasurer Electronic Remittances
Community Health & Social Services 1/17-2/17 $1518.56
Macecom 12/16-2/17 $314,979.19
Mental Health 12/16-2/17 $19,678.19
Mason County ’08 12/16 $ 248,755.63
2013 LTGO Bond 12/16 $252,302.18
Professional Services/Banking 12/16 $600.00
Rustlewood Bond 12/16 $35,398.00
Capital Improvements Reet 2 1/17 $ 317,500.00
Rural Sales and Use Tax 1/17 $450,000.00
Belfair Wastewater & Water 1/17 $10.17
Road Diversion-Current Expense 1/17-2/17 $ 139,264.32
Budgeted Transfer to Trial Court Improvements 2/17 $5,863.00
North Bay Case Inlet Payment 2/17 $298,472.00
Total $ 2,084,341.24

8.7     Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between Mason County, Mason County Sheriff’s office, and the Mason County Sheriff’s Deputies Guild to convert one (1) Sergeant position to one (1) Lieutenant position and one (1) Deputy position to one (1) Corporal position and authorize the chair to sign.

8.8     Approval to award and execute contracts with Mendoza’s Texas Style Food and North Mason Little League at MCRA and Sandhill parks; and to authorize Frank Pinter, Support Services Director, to sign the contracts on behalf of the County.

8.9     Approval to reschedule the public hearing regarding the 2017 Public Services Community Development Block Grant, originally scheduled on March 28, 2017 to Tuesday, April 4 at 9:30 am to allow adequate time for public notice.

9. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)

10. 9:30 a.m. Public Hearings and Items Set for a Certain Time

10.1 Amendments to Chapter 17.12, Commercial zoning districts in the Allyn UGA, article I, village commercial district, section 17.12.110, Purpose, Section 17.12.120, Permitted Uses. Staff: David Windom

11. Board’s Reports and Calendar

12. Adjournment