Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the March 21, 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

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 – February 27, 2017 Briefing minutes; March 7, 2017 and March 14, 2017 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 05-17 to revise the Non-represented Salary Scale Range Alignment by approving the request to rename the Public Defense Administrator to Chief Public Defender.

8.2 Approval of Warrants
Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 804628—8047225 $1,209,325.14
Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 39062-39445 $608,087.87
Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7002608-7002648 $896,049.20
Total $2,713,462.21

8.3 Approval to reappoint Monte Ritter and appoint Jesse Sims and Tina Post to the Mason County Parks & Trails Advisory Board for four-year terms ending December 31, 2020.

8.4 Approval to set a public hearing on April 11, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. to consider the sale of real property located at 150 E Panorama Drive, Shelton. Parcel #32021-56-01012.

8.5 Approval of general terms and conditions between the State of Washington Department of Social and Health Services and Mason County. These general terms and conditions would supersede and replace any previously executed terms and conditions.

8.6 Approval of the January 2017-December 2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement for American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local Number 1504, representing Mason County Auditor, Assessor, Treasurer, District Court, County Clerk and Department of Emergency Management Departments.

8.7 Approval to authorize the Public Works Director to sign and submit a funding application to USDA for a water service meter project for Rustlewood and Beard’s Cove Water System.

8.8 Approval of Veterans Assistance Fund applications for: Necessity Items $300.00 and Utilities $570.04 for a total of $870.04 as recommended by the Veterans Service Office.

8.9 Approval of the resolution to support the official naming of Smith Island at Island Lake.

8.10 Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between North Mason School District and Mason County for the North Mason Soccer-Football Field renovation project.

9. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)

10. 9:30 a.m. Public Hearings and Items Set for a Certain Time-None

11. Board’s Reports and Calendar

12. Adjournment