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Here is the meeting’s agenda:

Commission Chambers – 9:00 a.m.
411 North Fifth Street, Shelton WA 98584
August 6, 2019

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
    4.2 Highland Road project update Staff: Diane Sheesley
    4.3 News Release- 2019 United Way Day of Caring Free Dump Day Staff: Loretta Swanson
  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 22, and July 29, 2019 Briefing minutes; July 23, 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 sign a resolution adopting the Financial Reserve and Contingency Policy, replacing Resolution No. 58-17.
    8.2 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8065796-8066062 $916,464.73
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 60654-61045 $740,799.54
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7004571-7004598 $525,431.19
    8.3 Approval to execute the Resolution to close Deegan Road to perform culvert replacement work at milepost 2.35 beginning Monday, August 19, 2019 and reopening prior to September 30, 2019.
    8.4 Approval of the Interlocal Agreement with the Skokomish Indian Tribe authorizing services provided by the Public Works Department for vehicle, road or site maintenance, engineering, survey, GIS, emergency assistance, sign fabrication, fueling and materials supply.
    8.5 Approval to rescind the Interlocal Agreement between the City of Bremerton and Mason County entered into January 29, 2018 and approval to authorize the Chair to execute the updated Interlocal Agreement between Mason County, Port of Bremerton, and City of Bremerton related to participation in executive and technical committees providing project design oversight to the Puget Sound Industrial Center (PSIC) to Belfair Sewer Connection project.
    8.6 Approval of the following in regards to the Skokomish Project Partnership Agreement: 1. Approval to have the Chair sign the Certification regarding Lobbying; 2. Approval to have the Prosecutor sign the Certificate of Authority; 3. Approval to have the Support Services Director sign the Self-Certification of Financial Capability
    8.7 Approval to set a hearing on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:15 p.m. to consider two rezone requests for adjacent parcels in the Taylor Town Rural Activity Center (RAC).
    8.8 Approval to change BARS line 514.24.510100 from Chief Appraiser (non-represented) to Appraiser Analyst (Teamsters) as per the 2019 contract. Also, approval to pay Tom Gibbons for an out of class analyst position for two to three months.
    8.9 Approval to set a hearing on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 9:15 a.m. to consider revisions to Mason County Code Chapter 2.51, Special Event Camping Policy for Foothills Park, Truman Glick Park and Walker Park as well as revisions to Chapter 9.44, County Owned Real Property, including parks and property held in trust.
    8.10 Approval of contract #K2827 between Washington State Department of Agriculture and Mason County Noxious Weed Control Board for a project to control invasive knotweed within the riparian corridors of Mason County. This contract is good from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2021.
    8.11 Approval of Consolidated Contract #CLH18253, Amendment 9 between The Washington State Department of Health and Mason County Health.
  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 parcel 61902-50-00003 on W. Salmonberry Drive, Elma in the amount of $5,000. Staff: Frank Pinter
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment