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Here is the meeting’s agenda:

Commission Chambers – 9:00 a.m.
411 North Fifth Street, Shelton WA 98584
May 7, 2019

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
    4.2 Proclamation: National Corrections Officer and Employee Appreciation Week – Cmmr. Trask
    4.3 Proclamation: National Police Week – Cmmr. Shutty
  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 – April 15th , April 22nd and April 29, 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 of the Peninsula Regional Transportation Planning Organization (PRTPO) Interlocal Agreement (ILA).
    8.2 Approval to post and fill a full time caseworker position for Therapeutic Courts at a Range 10 on the pay scale.
    8.3 Approval to execute the resolution setting a hearing date with the Hearings Examiner for Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. to consider public comment on the petition for vacation of a portion of an un-named alley in the Plat of Allyn.
    8.4 Approval to set a hearing on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 9:15 a.m. to receive public comment and consider sale of the following parcels: 32021-56-02001, 32021-55-02011, and 32021-56-02004.
    8.5 Approval of the Public Safety Testing Agreement to provide promotional testing services for the Corrections Lieutenant position. The professional services agreement includes a Work Performance Rating and a Command Skills and Abilities Promotional Test. The amount of the agreement is $6,750, plus associated travel expenses as outlined in the agreement.
    8.6 Approval of the Resolution of Intent to form a lake management district for Spencer Lake (LMD #3) for a 10 year period commencing in 2020 and setting a public hearing on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 9:15 a.m. pursuant to RCW 36.61.030.
    8.7 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8063848-8064053 $927,297.99
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 58323-58698 $685,104.07
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7004376-7004402 $476,436.00
    8.8 Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Squaxin Island Tribe for Water Quality work within Shellfish Protection Districts.
    8.9 Approval of a Resolution setting the amounts of bonds for Mason County officials, authorizing the Human Resources Department to obtain bonds for County Officials, setting a public officials position schedule bond and creating a Mason County Code.
    8.10 Approval to appoint Carl Soper to the Mason County Board of Equalization as an alternate member, for a three-year term ending May 31, 2022.
    8.11 Approval of an interim online privacy policy for personally identifiable information until superseded by countywide adopted or amended policy.
    8.12 Approval of the resolution setting the salary of the elected Sheriff at 5% above that of the Undersheriff and the salaries of the Auditor, Assessor, Clerk, Coroner, and Treasurer (Elected Officials) to that of the highest paid Mason County Commissioner effective January 1, 2020 and thereafter.
  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 public comment on the sale of surplus parcel no. 32105-50-23000. Staff: Frank Pinter
    10.2 Public Hearing to consider approval of the resolution to submit a ballot proposition on the August ballot to enact the .3% Public Safety Sales Tax. Staff: Frank Pinter
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment