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[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the December 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
December 3, 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 – November 4, November 11, November 25, 2019 Briefing Minutes; November 12, November 19, 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 allow a transfer of $150,000 from Sheriff’s Office Wages and Benefits to operations in order to purchase a laser scanner for traffic accidents, radar trailers, computers, and peripherals as one-time purchases.
    8.2 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8068413-8068518 $ 358,971.53
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 63794-64180 $ 710,267.59
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7004827-7004854 $ 498,640.28
    8.3 Approval to sign the letter of support for South Sound YMCA’s 2020 supplemental capital budget request for Local & Community project funding in the amount of $750,000.
  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 approval of a code amendment to Mason County Code Chapter 13.31, section .060, (A1.a), G and H regarding Capital Facilities Charge schedule and exceptions. Staff: Loretta Swanson
    10.2 Public Hearing to consider a lease agreement with Verizon Wireless LLC to construct a new unstaffed wireless communication facility on a portion of Public Works Facility property, parcel 42002-21-90010 at 100 W. Public Works Drive, Shelton. Staff: Diane Sheesley
    10.3 Public Hearing to consider the approval of franchise agreement applications between Mason County and the following:
    Belfair Water District #1 Lake Limerick Water System LLCC
    Trails End Water District #2 Cherokee Strip HOA & Water
    Collins Lake Community Club Kamilche Point Community Club
    Shorecrest Estates Water Company Star Lake Community Club
    Holiday Beach Home Tracts W/S
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment