Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the April 4, 2017 Mason County Commission meeting. There are four ways to watch live at 9 AM:  Hood Canal Communication’s local channel,, 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- Mason County Historic Preservation Commission Staff: Michael MacSems

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 – March 27, 2017 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 to have the Chair sign the Title VI Non-Discrimination Agreement annual update and accomplishment report for the reporting period from May 1, 2015-April 30, 2016.

8.2 Approval to authorize the County Engineer to sign Amendment No. 1 to the Reciprocal Maintenance Agreement between WSDOT and Mason County. The amendment updates the performance period, contact information, and reimbursement payment obligations.

8.3 Approval to authorize the Utilities and Wastewater Management Division to purchase the HACH 1720E Turbidimeters for the North Bay Water Reclamation Facility.

8.4 Approval of the Veterans Assistance Fund applications for: Necessity items $150.00 and Utilities $248.83 for a total of $398.83 as recommended by the Veterans Service Office.

8.5 Approval of the following staff changes in the Assessor’s office: Reestablish Appraiser I, II, or III, budget line 001.000000.020.514.24.510110.0000.00 and remove budget line 001.000000.020.000.514.24.510120.0000.00 Clerk. The funding from the Clerk budget line will be transferred to the reestablished Appraiser budget line and there will be no additional funding.

8.6 Approval of Warrants:
Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8047334–8047649 $1,277,367.72
Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 39446-39832 $661,370.97
Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7002649-7002677 $479,040.33
Total $ 2,417,779.02

8.7 Approval to advertise for bids for the Sandhill Park Fields 1 & 2 Renovations project funded in part with a Recreation and Conservation Funding (RCO) grant. Bids will be received until April 27, 2017, 1 p.m.

8.8 Approval to set a hearing on April 25, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to amend the development code for the Shelton Urban Growth Area (Chapter 17.07) to remove the prohibition of self-storage from the industrial zoning district.

8.9 Approval to set a hearing on April 25, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to consider the proposed correction to the ordinance amending Title 17, zoning, 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 and Section 17.12.160- additional development and design criteria.

8.10 Approval of the resolution to amend the Mason County Personnel Policy Chapter 13, to include assignment of County vehicles for take-home and operational considerations.

9. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)

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

10.1 Public Hearing to inform citizens of the availability of funds and eligible uses of the 2017 Public Services Community Development Block Grant (PS-CDBG) and receive comments on proposed activities, specifically funding the Community Action Council of Lewis, Mason & Thurston Counties as well as receiving comments on the 2016 program. Staff: Frank Pinter

11. Board’s Reports and Calendar

12. Adjournment

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