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Here is the meeting’s agenda:

Commission Chambers – 9:00 a.m.
411 North Fifth Street, Shelton WA 98584
January 21, 2020

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
    4.2 Public Works Bid Award Information Staff: Diane Sheesley
  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 – January 13, 2020 Briefing 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 resolution deleting Resolution #41-00, Reserve Account for Replacement of the Mason County Shops.
    8.2 Approval of the resolution amending the Equipment Rental and Revolving fund.
    8.3 Approval of a resolution implementing fees of $10.00 for each civil filing fee and $15.00 for each small claim filing in District Court, and approval to authorize the County Treasurer to forward the amount of revenue collected by these fees to the Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County on a monthly basis.
    8.4 Approval for the Chair to sign the AIG Storage Tank Third Party Liability TankGuard Renewal Warranty Acknowledgement Form to bind coverage effective April 21, 2020-April 21, 2021.
    8.5 Approval to reclassify the Database/Web Technician to a Systems Administrator and place the incumbent at salary Step 6, effective February 1, 2020.
    8.6 Approval to have the Board deny 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 4, lots 1-4, based on the request from the City of Shelton and the lack of alternative access routes to the general area in the future.
    8.7 Approval to authorize ER&R to declare certain items including vehicles and equipment parts as surplus, and approval to allow ER&R to dispose of these items pursuant to Mason County code and state laws.
    8.8 Approval to appoint Tim Lincoln and Phillip Wolff to a two-year term on the Transportation Improvement Program Citizens Advisory Panel (TIP-CAP).
    8.9 Approval to set a hearing on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 9:15 a.m. to consider approving the franchise agreement applications between Mason county and the following:
    • Beacon Point Community Club, Inc. • Maggie Lake Water District
    • Cedar View Tracts • Merrimount Water System
    • Harstine Island Estates • Triton Head Water Association
    • Lynnwood Community Beach Association • Twanoh Tides Community Club
    8.10 Approval to set a hearing for Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 9:15 a.m. to consider approving the franchise agreement application between Mason county and Erickson Lake Homeowners Association to run water lines and appurtenances under and across county road right of way.
    8.11 Approval to have the Board authorize Public Works to advertise a Request for Qualifications for Hydraulic/Hydrologic Analysis consultant services for North Shore Road-Cady Creek Culvert Replacement (CRP 1995), North Island Drive Culvert Replacement (CRP 2011) and North Shore Road-Great Bend Creek Culvert Replacement (CRP 2021) and approval to enter into and sign contracts.
    8.12 Approval to have the Board authorize the following for county Road Project 2026 (CRP 2026), Harstine Island Bridge Deck Repair:
    • A resolution for CRP 2026 for Harstine Island Bridge deck repair project;
    • County Engineer to advertise, set bid date/time and award contract;
    • County Engineer to announce Request for Qualifications as needed for consultant services for the project and enter into contract(s);
    • County Engineer and/or the Chair to sign all pertinent documents for project and Federally funded Local Bridge Program grant.
    8.13 Approval to appoint Dave Smith as the acting County Engineer for Mason County for a period not to exceed six months beginning January 23, 2020.
    8.14 Approval to amend Resolution No. 101-19 to revise the Non-Represented Salary Scale Range Alignment by adding a County Surveyor at Salary Range 38, a Project Support Services Manager at A Salary Range 32, an Engineering & Construction Assistant Manager at Salary Range 30, a Senior Deputy Coroner at Salary Range 11, eliminating the Technical Services Manager and reducing one Engineer full time equivalent position allotted on the non-Represented Salary Scale; and approving the reclassification of the Deputy Administrator, Probation Services from Salary Range 33 to Juvenile Court Services Deputy Administrator at Salary Range 35 and placing the incumbent at Salary Step 5, effective February 1, 2020, and reclassify the Chief Deputy at Salary Range 27 to a Chief Deputy Clerk at Salary Range 29, and placing the incumbent at Salary Step 1, effective February 1, 2020.
    8.15 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8069775-8069995 $558,521.72
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s $
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s $
    8.16 Approval to change an existing Maintenance III position to Maintenance IV and change an existing .5FTE Maintenance position to a FTE Maintenance II position, and approval to post and fill these position in the Facilities Department.
  9. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)
  10. 9:15 a.m. Public Hearings and Items Set for a Certain Time- No hearings scheduled
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment

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