City Commission Candidates’ Forum Thursday

The Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce, the Shelton Mason County Journal, Hood Canal Communications and MasonWebTV Powered by HCC are hosting a candidates forum Thursday for those running for Shelton City Commissioner of Streets and Public Improvement. The forum is being held in the training room at Mason County Public Work, 100 W. Public Works Dr. in Shelton and will start at 6 PM.

The candidates are Tracy Moore, Erick Onisko, Kevin Dorcy and Jacob Dreifus. Each will introduce themselves, answer predetermined questions, and ask a question of their opponents. If you have questions for the candidates, written questions will be accepted at the forum or you can email them to

This forum is free and open to the public.

If you are unable to attend, MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will be broadcasting the forum live online as well as on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel.

Incumbent Tracy Moore has a background supporting historic preservation, working for nonprofit organizations, and serving on volunteer boards.

Local businessman Eric Onisko has been a Mason County resident for more than 40 years and owns Bayshore Texaco and recently acquired the Hillcrest Shell Station. (Mr. Onisko told MasonWebTV Powered by HCC he has a previous comitment and is unable to attend.)

Kevin Dorcy is a lifelong resident of Mason County and is a small business owner who began as a contractor and now owns Urraco Coffee.

Rounding out the slate of candidates is Jacob Dreifus, a freshman at South Puget Sound Community College and graduate of Kent-Meridian High School.