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Here is the meeting’s agenda:

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

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
    4.2 Proclamation: National County Government Month – Cmmr. Trask
    4.3 News Release-Mason County Cemetery District 1 vacancy Staff: Frank Pinter
    4.4 News Release- Request for Proposal: Affordable Housing 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 – None
  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 of the resolution selecting the Shelton-Mason County Journal as the official county newspaper for publishing certain legal publications.
    8.2 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 806337-8063521 $ 592,590.60
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s $
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s $
    Treasure Electronic Remittance for March 2019 $ 1,328,076.90
    8.3 Approval of the 2018 extra duty overtime contract between the Mason County Sheriff’s Office and the Skokomish Tribe.
    8.4 Approval of the 2019 extra duty overtime contract between the Mason County Sheriff’s Office and the Lake Cushman Community.
    8.5 Approval of the 2019 extra duty overtime contract between the Mason County Sheriff’s Office and QFC for their Drug Take Back events.
    8.6 Approval of the 2019 extra duty overtime contract between the Mason County Sheriff’s Office and the Treasure Island Community.
    8.7 Approval to accept a resignation from Michelle Williams effective May 10, 2018 and to approve the Release and Hold Harmless Agreement to release and forever discharge Mason County, its officers, agents, employees, agencies, and departments from any and all existing and future claims, damages and causes of action foreseen and unforeseen of any nature whatsoever arising out of Michelle’s employment with Mason County and to pay the sum of $40,000 as agreed.
    8.8 Approval to create, post, and fill one full time equivalency (FTE) as a Lead Plans Examiner in the Community Services Department. This does increase the departmental FTE count by one.
    8.9 Approval to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with AFSCME to change the Collective Bargaining Agreement to reflect updates to Article 3 per the US Supreme Court Decision in Janus v. AFSCME.
    8.10 Approval to pay Teri Owen at Range 27, Step 1 of the Non-Represented Salary Range Table for Out of Class Pay from January 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019 for performing duties of a higher classification.
    8.11 Approval to release a request for proposals (RFP) for affordable housing.
  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 the sale of surplus parcel no. 22213-11-60030 on Bucktail View, Belfair. Continued from March 19, 2019. Staff: Frank Pinter
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment