Watch Mason County Commission

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the September 3, 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
September 3, 2019

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
    4.2 Presentation of 2019 Preliminary Budget – Auditor Paddy McGuire & Chief Finance Manager Leo Kim
    4.3 News Release: Mason County Volunteer Board vacancies. 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 – 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 a 1.7% increase to the 2020 Field Rental Rates consistent with Resolution 65-18.
    8.2 Approval of a resolution appointing Frank Pinter as the Mason County Applicant Agent for Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) Grant #18-1269D, and approval to have the Chair sign the RCO applicant authorization form.
    8.3 Approval to amend the contract with Mason General Hospital to provide hepatitis B vaccinations, respirator FIT medical reviews, testing and supplies and approval to have the Chair sign the contract.
    8.4 Approval to transfer $15,000 from salaries to operating expense within the Assessors office for a new server.
    8.5 Approval to adopt a resolution amending Resolution 68-19, Mason County Personnel Policy, to amend Chapter 4.2 Hours of Work and Overtime, Chapter 4.3 Compensatory Time, Chapter 5.5 Salary for Exempt Employees, and Chapter 13 Vehicle Use policy. Also, the addition of Chapter 5.10 Uniform Allowance, and effective December 31, 2019, rename Chapter 7.9 Shared Leave Program to WA Paid Family and Medical Leave.
    8.6 Approval of modification No. 3 to agreement 16-PA-11060900-006 between the USDA Forest Service and Mason County Noxious Weed Control Board.
    8.7 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8066660-8066674 $ 43,587.62
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 61442-61836 $ 749,108.78
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7004637-7004664 $ 534,101.35
    8.8 Approval of a contract between Mason County Public Health and Online RME, LLC for the Sewage System maintenance database.
  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 correct the sale of parcels 32021-56-02003 & 32021-56-02004. Staff: Frank Pinter
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment