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[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the June 18, 2019 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM: or Mason County’s website ( You can also watch on demand on or Mason County’s website: Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 9 AM.

Here is the meeting’s agenda:

Commission Chambers – 9:00 a.m.
411 North Fifth Street, Shelton WA 98584
June 18, 2019

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
    4.2 News Release: County Road Chip Seal and Restriping in the months of July and August Staff: Loretta Swanson
    4.3 News Release: Mason County Historic Preservation Commission vacancy Staff: Michael MacSems
  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 28, 2019 Regular 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 sign a letter of no objection for the special occasion liquor license application for the Fjordin Crossing on June 29, 2019 at the Port of Hoodsport.
    8.2 Approval to allow Chief Administrative Official, Frank Pinter, to sign the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Policy and certify this project will adhere to this policy.
    8.3 Approval to set a hearing on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 9:15 a.m. to consider the sale of parcel 32232-52-08021, located on E. Port Townsend Street, Union and parcel 32021-56-01013, 160 E Panorama Drive, Shelton.
    8.4 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8064767-8064931 $ 543,454.49
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 59475-59867 $ 713,082.29
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7004467-7004505 $ 978,844.69
    8.5 Approval to authorize ER&R to declare a list of vehicles and miscellaneous parts/assets as surplus and allow ER&R to dispose of pursuant to Mason County Code and state laws.
    8.6 Approval of an overtime contract between the Mason County Sheriff’s Office and Mason County Fire District #6 for security work at their board meetings.
    8.7 Approval of a resolution to adopt the Mason County Revenue (cash) Handling Policy and Procedures.
    8.8 Approval to reschedule the June 25, 2019 Commission meeting time to 9:00 a.m. rather than 6:00 p.m.
  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 approval of the following budget supplemental appropriations and amendments to the 2019 budget:
    • Total adjustments to authorized expenditure appropriations in the General Fund: $462,959
    • Total adjustments to authorized expenditure appropriations in funds other than the General Fund: $647,974.
    Staff: Jennifer Beierle
    10.2 Public Hearing to consider code amendments Title 14, Chapter 14.22 Flood Damage Prevention and Title 8, Chapter 8.52, Section 8.52.130, Frequently Flooded Areas. Staff: Kell Rowen
    10.3 Public Hearing to consider amending County Code Chapter 4.08 – Animal Code. Presenter: Cmmr. Shutty
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment