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[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the February 4, 2020 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
February 4, 2020

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Correspondence and Organizational Business
    4.1 Correspondence
    4.2 Proclamation – 100 Year Anniversary of the League of Women Voters
  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 20 and January 27, 2020 Briefing Minutes; January 28, 2020 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 amendment 12 to contract CLH18253 between Mason County Public Health and the State of Washington Department of Health.
    8.2 Approval of the Settlement Agreement/Release of All Claims in the Brad Carey v. Mason County lawsuit filed in Thurston County, Cause #20-2-00081-34.
    8.3 Approval to concur with Thurston County’s appointment of Kathleen Varney to the Timberland Regional Library Board of Trustees for a term ending December 31, 2023.
    8.4 Approval of the letter of support for the Evergreen Mobile Park to become an owner-led cooperative.
    8.5 Approval of the 2020 Memorandum of Agreement, Appendix A, between Washington State University Extension and Mason county.
    8.6 Approval of the Resolution amending the fee schedule for the Current Use Assessment Programs and Designated Forest Land to $500 per parcel.
    8.7 Approval of the Interlocal Agreements with the Thurston-Mason Behavioral Health Organization for Involuntary Treatment Court Services with Superior Court, Prosecuting Attorney, Clerk and Public Defense.
    8.8 Approval to have the Chair execute the Road Levy Certification for 2020.
    8.9 Approval to have the Chair sign a Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application (JARPA) and an Aquatic Protection Permitting System (APPS) application for the Haven Lake Fish Passage Improvement Project.
    8.10 Approval to authorize the following for County Road Project (CRP) 2027, Clear Zone Improvement Projects: 1. Resolution for CRP for clear zone improvement projects on Arcadia Road, Highland Road, Matlock Brady Road and Kamilche Point Road; 2. County Engineer to advertise, set bid date/time and award contract; 3. County Engineer to announce Request for Qualifications as need for consultant services for the project and enter into contract(s); 4. County Engineer and/or the chair to sign all pertinent documents for project and Federally funded Highway Safety Improvement Program grant.
    8.11 Approval to authorize Public Works to advertise, set bid opening dates/times, award contracts and allow the Chair to sign all pertinent documents for call for bids for routine Paint Line, Asphalt Emulsion and Manufacturing and Stockpiling of Chipseal Aggregate for 2020. The contract awards will be announced during a regular meeting of the Board.
    8.12 Approval of the resolution to cancel uncollectible personal property taxes.
    8.13 Approval of a resolution to dissolve the Perishable Property Trust Fund, close all accounts tied to the fund, and Rescind Mason County Code Chapter 3.68.
    8.14 Approval of the Acknowledgement of receipt of 2019 Property Tax Refunds from the County Treasurer.
    8.15 Approval of Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #s 8070103-8070157 $103,753.97
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #s 65320-65697 $ 731,279.01
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #s 7004953-7004978 $515,543.15
  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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