Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the May 16, 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
TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017

1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Roll Call

4. Correspondence and Organizational Business

4.1 Correspondence

4.2 Certificate of Good Practice for County Engineer Staff: Cmmr. 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 – May 8, 2017 Briefing Minutes; May 9, 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 46-16 allowing Current Expense Departments to transfer up to $15,000 annually between salary and benefit expenditure budget lines and operating expenditure budget lines without Commissioner approval. The Sheriff’s Office is allowed an annual transfer amount of up to $50,000. The transfers will not change the department’s budget total.

8.2 Approval to authorize Frank Pinter to sign the Certification of Application Match forms as provided by Hood Canal School District for Recreation and Conservation Funding (RCO) for the multipurpose field improvements project.

8.3 Approval to authorize Frank Pinter to sign the Certification of Applicant Match Form for the Recreation and Conservation Funding (RCO) for Jacoby Park Boat Ramp Improvements- Application #16-2518.

8.4 Approval of Warrants
Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8048406-8048565 $268,218.12
Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 40622-41017 $640,955.87
Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7002748-7002790 $966,398.25
Total $ 1,875,572.24

8.5 Approval of Modification No. 001, Participating Agreement No. 16-PA-11060900-006 between the USDA Forest Service and Mason County Noxious Weed Control Board which will facilitate the continuation of noxious weed control that Mason County Noxious Weed Control program has been conducting for the USDA Forest Service.

8.6 Approval to set a public hearing for June 6, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. to consider the rezone of parcels 12317-41-00050 and 12317-41-00060 from Rural Residential 5 to Rural Industrial.

8.7 Approval of the Interlocal Agreement with Grapeview School District authorizing services provided by the Public Works Department for vehicle, road or site maintenance, engineering, survey, GIS, emergency assistance, sign fabrication, fueling and materials supply.

8.8 Approval to authorize the County Engineer to sign and submit a Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program grant application. If the grant is approved, the estimated funds available to Mason County would be between $750,000 and $1,000,000.

9. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)

9.1 Selection of Board of Equalization member and alternate member.

10. 9:30 a.m. Public Hearings and Items Set for a Certain Time- No hearings.

11. Board’s Reports and Calendar

12. Adjournment