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[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the August 20, 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
August 20, 2019

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
    4.2 News Release- Temporary Road Closures on Trails Road and Mason Lake Road Staff: Diane Sheesley
    4.3 News Release- Veterans Advisory Board Vacancy – Cmmr. Trask
    4.4 News Release- Disaster Field Operations Center West Staff: Ross McDowell
  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 – None
  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 two Memorandum of Understanding Agreements between the North Mason School District and Pioneer/Hood Canal School Districts and the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for Schools Resource Deputies.
    8.2 Approval to set a hearing on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 9:15 a.m. to amend the sale of parcels 32021-56-02003 & 32021-56-02004.
    8.3 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
    8.4 Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between Mason County and Public Utility District No. 1 to establish an agreement to develop and manage water and wastewater in unincorporated Mason County consistent with the Mason County Comprehensive Plan.
    8.5 Adoption of a resolution amending resolution 68-19, Mason County Personnel Policy, to amend Chapter 4.2 Hours of Work & Overtime, Chapter 4.3 Compensatory Time, Chapter 5.5 Salary for Exempt Employees, Chapter 13 Vehicle Use Policy, add Chapter 5.10 Uniform allowance and effective December 31, 2019, rename Chapter 7.9 Shared Leave Program to WA Paid Family and Medical Leave. -(item removed)
    8.6 Approval to call for Request for Proposals (RFP) for additional services that support tourism to include Visitor Information Centers, activities designed to attract and welcome tourists [as defined in RCW 67.28.080 (6)] and support of tourism related facilities [as defined in RCW 67.28.080 (7)]. The award for Visitor Information Centers is up to $102,000 and up to $50,000 for other activities. Proposals are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on September 20, 2019.
  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 revisions to Mason County Code Ordinance 2.51, Special Event Camping for Foothills Park, Truman Glick Park, and Walker Park and revisions to Mason County Code, Chapter 9.44, County Owned Real Property including Parks and Property held in trust.
    Staff: Ross McDowell
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment