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Here is the meeting’s agenda:

Commission Chambers – 9:00 a.m.
411 North Fifth Street, Shelton WA 98584
November 12, 2019

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
  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 – October 28, 2019 Briefing Minutes and October 22, 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 a resolution establishing an Imprest Revolving checking account for Lake Management District No. 3 for Spencer Lake.
    8.2 Approval of the following 2019 meeting changes due to the holidays:
    • Reschedule the November 26, 2019 Commission meeting to 9 a.m.
    • Reschedule the November 26, 2019 Board of Health meeting to 10 a.m.
    • Cancel meetings on December 24th and December 31, 2019
    8.3 Approval to appoint David Dally to the Historic Preservation Commission and approval to reappoint Steve Rose to the Historic Preservation Commission. Both terms will expire November 30, 2022.
    8.4 Approval of the joint professional services agreement with the City of Shelton and Phillips Burgess Government relations LLC for lobbying services.
    8.5 Approval of a professional services contract between the Monarch Children’s Justice and Advocacy Center and the Mason County Sheriff’s Office to conduct interviews with children regarding abuse.
    8.6 Approval to execute a resolution to close Old Belfair Highway at approximately milepost 0.000 to milepost 0.100 on Sunday, December 1, 2019 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    8.7 Approval to authorize the Chair to sign Joint Funding Agreement #20YGJFA03400 with the US Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, for the period October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020.
    8.8 Approval of a resolution to set a hearing with the Hearings Examiner on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. to consider public comment on the petition for vacation of the south half of W. Walnut Street laying north of 121 W. Walnut Street in the Plat of Moore’s Addition to Shelton Block f, lots 1-4.
    8.9 Approval to authorize Public Works/ER&R to use the County Vendor Roster to solicit for vehicle and equipment towing and tire repair services for the 2020 calendar year and approval to allow Public Works/ER&R to sign and award contract(s). Mason County does not guarantee a minimum purchase of these services.
    8.10 Approval to have the Chair sign six Out of Class/Lead/Special Pay Authorization Request Forms for Todd Cannon, Dawn Mesojednik, Genie McFarland, Grace Miller, Michael McIrvin, and Anna Smith for calendar year 2020.
    8.11 Approval of an agreement with Northwest Event Organizers and Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce for the temporary use of Building 10 and parking lot to support holiday tourism efforts. The agreement is for the period of November 25, 2019 to December 31, 2019 in the amount of $2,000.
    8.12 Approval to have the Chair sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Mason County Historical Society and Mason County Parks for storage.
  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 32127-53-00174 in the amount of $4,000. (This hearing is continued from October 22, 2019) Staff: Frank Pinter
    10.2 Public Hearing to consider establishment of a playground zone on Sand Hill Road, Belfair. Staff: Diane Sheesley
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment
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