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Watch the April 25, 2017 Mason County Commission meeting. There are four ways to watch live at 6 PM:  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 – 6:00 P.M.
411 North Fifth Street, Shelton WA 98584
April 25, 2017

1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Roll Call

4. Correspondence and Organizational Business

4.1 Correspondence

4.2 Proclamation Volunteer Recognition Day Staff: Frank Pinter

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 13, 2017 Briefing Minutes; April 11, 2017 and April 18, 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 sign the letter to the County Road Administration Board (CRAB) naming Sarah Grice as acting County Engineer during Melissa McFadden’s temporary absence.

8.2 Approval of Warrants
Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8047921–8048005 $148,370.68
Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s $
Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s $___________
Total $ 148,370.68

8.3 Approval of the 2017 Long Range Planning Work Program to complete the 2016 update of the Mason County Comprehensive Plan.

8.4 Approval of the resolution adopting the updated Real Property and Right of Way Acquisition Procedure for Public Works Projects which would replace those found in Resolution 01-14.

8.5 Approval to revise resolution 96-16 to establish weight load limits on Evers Bridge.

8.6 Approval to authorize Deb Dunithan to submit an application for the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse site-based program grant from the U.S. Department of Justice-Bureau of Justice.

8.7 Approval of the Letter of Agreement between Mason County, Teamsters Union Local No. 252 and Mason County Engineers’ Guild.

8.8 Approval of Veterans Assistance Fund applications for:Utilities $966.44; Housing $1,150.00 and Burial $600.00 for a total of $2716.44.

8.9 Approval to amend the resolution amending the Veterans Operating Policy increasing the individual annual limit to $1,200; increase the burial assistance limit to $1,000; increase the one-time catastrophic assistance not to exceed $1,000 and amend the process to expedite the issuance of checks.

9. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)

10. 6:30 p.m. Public Hearings and Items Set for a Certain Time

10.1 Approval to adopt 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. Staff: Paula Reeves

10.2 Approval to amend the development code for the Shelton UGA (Chapter 17.07) to remove the prohibition of self-storage from the industrial zoning district. Staff: Paula Reeves

11. Board’s Reports and Calendar

12. Adjournment