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[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the August 4, 2020 Mason County Commission meeting. Commissioners and most staff are meeting via Zoom video conferencing. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC is providing a live video stream of that Zoom 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
August 4, 2020

  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
    In response to the COVID-19 outbreak we are suspending Citizen Input at this time. We will accept public comment via email –; or mail to Commissioners Office, 411 North 5th Street, Shelton, WA 98584; or call 360-427-9670 ext. 419. We will revisit this suspension on a weekly basis.
  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 – July 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 Warrants & Treasure Electronic Remittances
    Claims Clearing Fund Warrant #8073704-8073878 $ 672,273.14
    Direct Deposit Fund Warrant #69940-70328 $ 771,928.92
    Salary Clearing Fund Warrant #7005312-7005336 $ 549,324.65
    8.2 Approval to authorize the County Engineer to utilize the small works roster to contract out the Valley Rose culvert replacement project.
    8.3 Approval to pay temporary special pay for Michele Morris for work performed in a higher classification.
    8.4 Approval to execute the interagency agreement with the State of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) for access at the Haven Lake community.
    8.5 Approval to authorize the County Engineer to sign an agreement, along with any agreed upon amendments or modification to the agreement, between the County and Cheryl and Richard Alexander and authorize the County Engineer to solicit for bids and execute a contract to construct the new ecology block wall.
    8.6 Approval to contract with the Public Health Institute for COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing.
    8.7 Approval to sign a letter of support for the ADA accessible Sweetwater Creek Waterwheel Park project as requested by the Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group.
    8.8 Approval to appoint Cappy Shapiro to the Mason County Housing and Behavioral Health Board for a term ending September 30, 2022.
    8.9 Approval of the Consolidated Homeless Grant for Housing and Essential Needs HEN amendment #2.
    8.10 Approval of the Eviction Rent Assistance Program (ERAP) application to the WA State Department of Commerce for CARES Act funding in the amount of $500,876.
    8.11 Approval of the contract with Colvos Construction in the amount of $2,272,718 for seismic and tenant improvement work in Building 10.
  9. Other Business (Department Heads and Elected Officials)
  10. 9:15 a.m. Public Hearings and Items Set for a Certain Time – In response to the COVID-19 outbreak we will accept public comment via email –; or mail to Commissioners Office, 411 North 5th Street, Shelton, WA 98584; or call 360-427-9670 ext. 419
    No Hearings Scheduled
  11. Board’s Reports and Calendar
  12. Adjournment
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