Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the January 16, 2018 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM: 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
January 16, 2018

1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Roll Call

4. Correspondence and Organizational Business

4.1 Correspondence

4.2 Point in Time Count of Homeless People Staff: Todd Parker

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 – January 1 and January 8, 2018 Briefing Minutes; January 9, 2018 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 appoint Jamie Bariekman and Brian Smith to the Planning Advisory Commission for terms ending January 16, 2022.

8.2 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8054044-8054141 $ 139,420.48
Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 46809-47175 $ 604,954.48
Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7003329-7003369 $ 957,048.26
Total $1,701,423.22

8.3 Approval to appoint Kathryn Haigh to the Mason County Housing Authority Board for a five year term ending January 16, 2023.

8.4 Approval of 2018 contract renewals for public defense with the Law Offices of Sean Taschner.

8.5 Approval to bind coverage for Mason County’s third party liability TankGuard Renewal Policy with AIG effective April 21, 2018 – April 21, 2019 and approval to authorize the Chair to sign the Renewal Warrant Acknowledgement Form. There is no change in the policy as written for the prior year.

8.6 Approval to authorize the Chair to sign the Sub-recipient agreement with Community Action Council of Lewis, Mason, and Thurston Counties for service provisions under a Public Services of Washington State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).

8.7 Approval of the updated fee schedule for Mason County Baseball field use.

8.8 Approval of contract CLH18253 between Mason County and the State of Washington Department of Health. This contract supersedes contract C17118.

8.9 Approval to cancel a public hearing on January 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. to consider the Parks & Trails Comprehensive Plan. The public workshop scheduled on Wednesday, January 17th at 6:00 p.m. to review the proposed plan will still take place.

9. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)

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

11. Board’s Reports and Calendar

12. Adjournment