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Here is the meeting’s agenda:

Commission Chambers – 9:00 a.m.
411 North Fifth Street, Shelton WA 98584
February 5, 2019

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
    4.2 News Release: RFP for services related to the Homeless Housing Funds Staff-Todd Parker
  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 9:15 a.m.
  7. Approval of Minutes – January 28, 2019 Briefing minutes; January 22, 2019 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 have the Board sign the updated Interagency Agreement and the 2019 Memorandum of Agreement, Appendix A, between Mason County and Washington State University Extension.
    8.2 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8062093-8062277 $ 854,218.69
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 56114-56471 $ 693,059.80
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7004183-7004210 $ 478,015.21
    8.3 Approval of a resolution to close the $25 change drawer for Mason County Utilities and Waste Management and approval of a resolution to lower the change drawer in the Mason County Assessor’s Office from $200 to $50.
    8.4 Approval of the resolution to cancel uncollectible personal property taxes.
    8.5 Approval to adopt the Housing Fund Management Policies and Procedures of the Public Health division of Community Services.
    8.6 Approval to sign the Acknowledgment of Receipt Refund Report for 2018 from the Mason County Treasurer.
    8.7 Approval of amendment 6 to consolidated contract CLH18253 between Mason County Public Health and the State of Washington Department of Health.
    8.8 Approval to authorize the Chair to sign the Memorandum of Agreement between Mason County and the Squaxin Indian Tribe where the parties agree to work cooperatively to assist in the development and implementation of a watershed restoration and enhancement plan for WRIA 14a that is consistent with Chapter 90.94 RCW.
    8.9 Approval of a Private Line Occupancy Permit granting permission to run a septic transport line and power under and across Landon Road for parcel number 22210-50-00015.
    8.10 Approval to authorize Public Works to solicit proposals, select a consultant and approval to allow the County Engineer to sign the agreements for on-call cultural resource services. The maximum payout is not to exceed $50,000.
    8.11 Approval to authorize the Chair to sign the grant questionnaire and approval to allow the Public Works Director to sign the Department of Commerce Grant Forms to execute the Local and Community Projects Program Grant in the amount of $499,550 for the Belfair Sewer Extension to the Puget Sound Industrial Center.
    8.12 Approval to authorize Public Works to solicit proposals, select a consultant and approval to allow the County Engineer to sign the agreement for cultural resource services for Bear Creek Dewatto Road Clear Zone project (CRP 2006). The maximum payout is not to exceed $25,000.
    8.13 Approval to authorize the Chair to execute the Road Levey Certification for 2019.
  9. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)
  10. 9:15 a.m. Public Hearings and Items Set for a Certain Time
    10.1 Public Hearing to consider a resolution establishing an Honorary Road Sign Program to allow the County and the Community the opportunity to honor individuals or organizations that have made significant contributions to the County. Staff: Loretta Swanson
    10.2 Public Hearing to consider the rezone of parcel 31929-32-00020 (Kennedy Creek Quarry) from Rural Residential 5 (RR5) to Rural Natural Resource (RNR). Staff: Kell Rowen
    10.3 Public Hearing to consider the annual update of the County’s Capital Facilities Plan. Staff: Kell Rowen
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment