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[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the July 16, 2019 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM:, r 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
July 16, 2019

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
    4.2 News Release- Public Safety Sales Tax Ballot Proposition 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 9:15 a.m.
  7. Approval of Minutes – July 2, and July 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 Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s $
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 60263-60653 $ 668,817.76
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7004533-7004570 $ 942,878.21
    8.2 Approval to appoint Russell Sackett to fill a vacant position on this Historic Preservation Commission expiring November 30, 2019 as well as a new 3-year term ending November, 2022.
    8.3 Approval to set a hearing on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 9:15 a.m. to sell Parcel No. 61902-50-00003 on W. Salmonberry Drive, Elma, in the amount of $5,000.
    8.4 Approval of a Sub-recipient agreement with Community Action Council of Lewis, Mason and Thurston Counties for service provision under a Public Services Washington State Community Development Block Grant.
    8.5 Approval of the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Grant Application for 2019-2021 in the amount of $24,500 per year.
    8.6 Approval of a resolution adopting the updated Real Property and Right of Way Acquisition Procedure for Public Works Projects to replace those found in resolution 20-19.
    8.7 Approval of a letter of no objection for a Special Occasion Liquor License Application for the Allyn Community Association for Allyn’s 130th Birthday Celebration being held on August 4, 2019 at the Allyn Waterfront Park.
  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 adoption of the Public Benefit Rating System (PBRS) in place of the current Open Space program. (A request will be made to continue the hearing to October 1, 2019 at 9:15 a.m.)
    Staff: Kell Rowen
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment