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Here is the meeting’s agenda:

Commission Chambers – 6:00 p.m.
411 North Fifth Street, Shelton WA 98584
April 23, 2019

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
    4.2 News Release-Mason County Civil Service Commission Vacancy Staff: Frank Pinter
  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 – April 8, 2019 Briefing Minutes; March 19, April 2 and April 9, 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 of the Certification of Sponsor match form with the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) for the replacement and upgrading of the irrigation system at Mason County Recreational Area (MCRA) and approval to allow the Parks & Trails Manager to sign the form.
    8.2 Approval of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Extra Duty Service Contract with the Timberlakes Community.
    8.3 Approval of the Cost Reimbursement Agreement between the Seattle Police Department and the Mason County Sheriff’s Office to reimburse personal training and travel to the 2019 Crimes Against Children Conference in Dallas, Texas.
    8.4 Approval to authorize the Chair to sign a resolution related to the ownership of Potlatch Cemetery.
    8.5 Approval to appoint William Bezanson to the Lewis-Mason-Thurston Area Agency on Aging for a two-year term ending April 23, 2021.
    8.6 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8063696-8063847 $ 514,555.43
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s $
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s $
    8.7 Approval of a contract with Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, Inc. in the amount of $439,816 for the Belfair General Sewer Plan Amendment and Preliminary Design report for the sewer extension to Puget Sound Industrial Center (PSIC).
    8.8 Approval to authorize the County Engineer to submit the Highway Safety Improvement Program Grant to WSDOT by May 31st for safety improvements throughout Mason County, as well as the approval to authorize the County Engineer to sign all pertinent documents for the grant.
    8.9 Approval to authorize the County Engineer to submit the 2019 Federal Highways Bridge Program Grant Proposal and approval to authorize the County Engineer to sign all pertinent documents for the grant. The Board will be asked for their guidance on inclusion of bridge lighting as part of this application.
    8.10 Approval of the resolution for County Road Project No. 2019, Romance Hill-Belfair Freight Corridor Connector, approval to authorize the Chair to sign all pertinent documents and authorize the Public Works County Engineer to advertise, set bid dates/times and award contract not to exceed $1,500,000. Also, approval to authorize Public Works to solicit a Request for Qualifications for a consultant to provide an analysis and design for the location of the new Romance Hill-Freight Corridor Connector and enter into a contract not to exceed $350,000.
    8.11 Approval to reappoint Janice Loomis to a three year term on the Mason County Board of Equalization. This term ends May 31, 2022.
    8.12 Approval to enter into a lease agreement with North Mason Resources providing office space to Veteran Service Officers effective May 2019 at $350 per month payable from the Veterans Assistance Fund (#190) as recommended by the Veterans Advisory Board.
    8.13 Approval to sign the Associate Development Organization Certification/Designation Form designating the Mason County Economic Development Council as the Associate Development Organization (ADO) to coordinate economic development services for Mason County under contract with the Washington State Department of Commerce. This is pursuant to RCW 43.330.080 and is for the 2019-2021 biennium.
    8.14 Approval of amendments to contract DY2-K2293-32 between Cascade Pacific Action Alliance and Mason County Community Services for Medicaid transformation projects.
    8.15 Approval to set a public hearing on May 7, 2019 to receive comments on a proposition to enact a .03% Public Safety Sales Tax increase.
    8.16 Approval of the letter of support for Mason Transit Authority’s grant application to the Federal Transit Administration to obtain two Hybrid buses for the Worker/Driver program.
  9. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)
  10. 6:15 p.m. Public Hearings and Items Set for a Certain Time-
    10.1 Public Hearing to consider adoption of revisions to Mason County Code Title 16, Plats and Subdivisions. Staff: Kell Rowen
  11. Board’s Reports & Calendars
  12. Adjournment