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Here is the meeting’s agenda:

Commission Chambers – 9:00 a.m.
411 North Fifth Street, Shelton WA 98584
August 13, 2019

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
    4.2 News Release: Overdose Awareness Month
  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 – August 5, 2019 Briefing Minutes; July 16, and August 6, 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 the resolutions to split the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Special Fund 140 into four separate and distinct funds to comply with RCW 88.02.650. (removed)
    8.2 Approval of the Overtime Contract between the MCSO and Lake Trask Timbertrails Association for security work during the Labor Day weekend.
    8.3 Approval of contract amendments between Mason County Community Services and the following subcontractors:
    • Crossroads Housing-Contract # CH:2019-2021.4
    • Community Lifeline-Contract #CL:2019-2021.3
    • Community Action Council-Contract #CAC:2019-2021.1
    • North Mason Resources- Contract NMR:2019-2021.1
    • Shelton Family Center- Contract SFC:2019-2021.1
    • Turning Pointe- Contract TPSA:2019-2021.1
    8.4 Approval to adopt a resolution of Intent and Ordinance authorizing a sales and use tax for affordable housing under House Bill 1406.
    8.5 Approval of the Ordinance creating Mason County Lake Management District No. 3 for Spencer Lake and set a public hearing on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 9:15 a.m. to hear objections to the roll of rates and charges.
    8.6 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8066063-8066335 $ 563,144.13
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s $
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s $
    Treasure Electronic Remittance for July 2019 $ 1,230,885.31
    8.7 Approval of the amendment to contract #K229-32 between Mason County Public Health and Cascade Pacific Action Alliance to maintain an Opioid Mobile Outreach Pilot program. This amendment provides an increase of $103,040.00 for 2019 and 2020.
    8.8 Approval of agreement #SWMLSWFA-2019-MaCoPH-00070 between the Washington State Department of Ecology and Mason County to enforce solid waste codes and monitor solid waste facilities for compliance.
    8.9 Approval to set a hearing on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:15 p.m. to sell the following parcels: 32021-56-01013, 160 E. Panorama Drive and 32021-56-01019, 240 E. Panorama Drive.
    8.10 Approval to transfer $47,000 from salary expense to operating expense within the Assessor’s Office.
    8.11 Approval of the contract with KMB Architects for Architectural and Engineering services for the Mason County/Gray’s Harbor County Criminal Justice Study Project.
    8.12 Approval to have the Board execute the resolution for County Road Project (CRP) 2025, Mason County Overlay project on E Johns Prairie Road and authorize the Chair to sign all pertinent documents and approval to allow Public Works to advertise, set bid opening date/time and award contract. Contract award will be announced during a regular meeting of the Board.
  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 32021-56-02003 & 32021-56-02004, located on E. Panorama Drive to Maureen Barta in the amount of $11,000. Staff: Frank Pinter
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment