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[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the January 22, 2019 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 6 PM:, or Mason County’s website ( You can also watch on demand on or Mason County’s website: Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communications’ 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
January 22, 2019

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
  5. Open Forum for Citizen Input ( 3 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 6:15 p.m.
  7. Approval of Minutes – January 7, and January 14, 2019 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 authorize Public Works to select a consultant for cultural resource services and approval to allow the county Engineer to sign the agreements. The maximum payout is not to exceed $20,000. Public Works will announce the consultant selection during a regular scheduled commission meeting.
    8.2 Approval to authorize Public Works/ER&R to accept Granite Construction and Pyramid Materials 2019 Asphaltic Materials bid and approval to re-advertise, set bid opening date/time, award and allow Chair to sign all pertinent documents.
    8.3 Approval to authorize the Public Works Director to submit the House Legislative and Senate Legislative Request forms for funding requests for the Belfair Sewer Extension to Puget Sound Industrial Center project.
    8.4 Approval to authorize Public Works/ER&R to accept ISCO Industries, Inc. 2019 Culvert Pipes and Culvert Lining bid and approval to re-advertise, set bid opening date/time, award and allow Chair to sign all pertinent documents.
    8.5 Approval of Amendment #1 of the Grinder Pump Service Contract with Correct Equipment, and approval to authorize the Deputy Director/Utilities & Waste Management to sign the amendment for the County.
    8.6 Approval to adopt the Mason County Financial Policy and procedures guide.
    8.7 Approval to appoint Susan Ickes to the Mason County Civil Service Commission for a six year term ending December 31, 2024.
    8.8 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8061905-8062092 $ 879,735.75
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s $
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s $
    8.9 Approval to waive the 60-day waiting period for WA State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) property that WSDOT is surplussing. This is for parcel 42102-22-60000 and in compliance with RCW 47.12.055 and RCW 43.17.400.
    8.10 Approval of the Professional Services Contract with the Mason County Housing Authority for repairs to the Housing Authority owned apartment complex, Fairmount Cove. Contract is not to exceed $100,000 from the document recording fees, as allowed per 2005 legislation ESSHB2163 and SHB 2060.
    8.11 Approval to amend Resolution 92-18 to revise the Non-Represented Salary Scale Range Alignment by approving the request to restore the Central Shop Assistant position in the Public Works Department, at a salary Range 1 and the Victim/Witness Advocate at Salary Range 13 on the Non-Represented Salary Scale.
    8.12 Approval to amend Resolution 20-18 designating the appointing Officers from Mason County for the Washington Counties Risk Pool.
    8.13 Approval to bind coverage for Mason County’s third party liability TankGuard Renewal Policy with Commerce and Industry Insurance Company effective April 22, 2019 – April 21, 2020 and approval to authorize the Chair to sign the Renewal Warranty Acknowledgement Form. There is no change in the policy as written for 2019-2020.
    8.14 Approval to call for Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from qualified individuals and/or firms for architectural and engineering professional services for various Mason County buildings specifically for Building #10, 414 W. Franklin Street. This request is to select from the Municipal Research & Services Center (MRSC) consultant roster or create our own roster by direct advertisement. Proposals are due March 14, 2019.
  9. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)
  10. 6:15 p.m. Public Hearings and Items Set for a Certain Time- No hearings.
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment