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Here is the meeting’s agenda:

Commission Chambers – 9:00 a.m.
411 North Fifth Street, Shelton WA 98584
May 21, 2019

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
    4.2 Presentation of Certificate of Good Practice Staff: Cmmr. Shutty
    4.3 Proclamation- National Public Works Week Staff: Cmmr. Trask
    4.4 News Release-Burn Restrictions Staff: Jeromy Hicks
  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 – May 6, 2019 Briefing Minutes; April 16, April 23, and May 14, 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 execute a resolution to close Harstine Bridge Road at milepost 0.00 to milepost 0.607 on Friday, June 14, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    8.2 Approval to authorize the Chair to execute a County Road Administration Board (CRAB) Rural Arterial Program (RAP) Contract for North Shore Road-Great Bend (CRAB project #2319-01) and Old Belfair Highway (CRAB Project #2319-02).
    8.3 Approval for the Chair to execute the County Road Administration Board Rural Arterial Program Prospectuses Amendment No. 1, increasing RATA funding to $500,000, for CRP 1995, North Shore Road Cady Creek culvert replacement project.
    8.4 Approval of a resolution for County Road Project No. 2020, Old Belfair Highway and 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.
    8.5 Approval of the resolution for County Road Project No. 2021, North Shore Road and authorize the Chair to sign all pertinent documents and authorize the Public Works County Engineer to advertise, set bid dates/times and award contract.
    8.6 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8064195-8064886 $ 468,774.04
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 58699-59082 $ 655,918.00
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7004403-7004439 $ 924,397.80
    8.7 Approval to reappoint Lodging Tax Advisory Committee members for a term ending May 31, 2021.
    Generators: Jake Geist/Shaun Tucker as alternate; Nate Welch
    Spenders: Stephanie Rowland, Heidi McCutcheon, Duane Wilson
    8.8 Approval to appoint Debra Braz to the office of Mason County Cemetery District No. 1 Board of Commissioners, Position 3, for a 6-year short and full term.
    8.9 Approval to amend resolution 137-98, increasing the Harvest Permit Fee from $5.00 to $20.00 each and implementing a new service to laminate Concealed Pistol Licenses (CPL’s) for $2.00 each beginning July 1, 2019.
    8.10 Approval of the Oath of Inventory pursuant to RCW 36.32.210 and Mason County Code Chapter 3.56.
    8.11 Approval of Public Assistance Grant #D19-134 for the Presidential Disaster Declaration 4418-DR-WA for the winter storm and wind December 10-24, 2018.
    8.12 Approval to revise resolution 81-14 establishing G. Ross McDowell and Frank Pinter as Applicant Agents and Jennifer Beierle as an Alternate Agent to obtain federal and/or state emergency or major disaster assistance funds.

    8.13 Approval of the Mason County Park Host Contract with Nicholas & Brianna Halvorson for Mason Lake Park. This contract is good through December 31, 2020 and can be extended additional years with agreement from both parties.
    8.14 Approval to authorize Public Works to amend and allow the County Engineer to sign the agreements for cultural resource services. The amendment increases the maximum pay-out from $20,000 to an amount not to exceed $40,000.
  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 parcels 32021-56-02001, 32021-55-02011 and 32021-56-02001. Staff: Frank Pinter
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment