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Police Blotter 6/21/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Monday, June 19, 2017 and Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Specific details have not been released unless otherwise noted. Any one with information is encouraged to contact the appropriate law enforcement or emergency services agency.

Traffic
W SHELTON MATLOCK RD
28B.DUI
Jun 20, 2017
around 8 PM

Disorder
600 Block W MAPLE ROCK RD
9.HARASSMENT

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Complete Eats helps Washingtonians afford healthy foods

The Department of Health and Safeway “Kicked-Off” Complete Eats today, a program that makes fruits and vegetables more affordable for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program customers.

Complete Eats rewards customers who purchase fruits and vegetables with SNAP benefits (formerly called Food Stamps) with coupons and rebates.

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PUD 3 Clears 38th Consecutive State Audit

PUD 3 Financial Staff L-R: Sara Montalto, Jenny Goos, Sherry Speaks, Dani Leboki, Dawn Myers, Brian Taylor

Mason PUD 3 Tuesday received its 38th consecutive clean report from the Washington State Auditor’s Office on the PUD’s financial management, operations, and compliance with state laws and regulations.

PUD 3 officials met with representatives of the Auditor’s Office to review the results of the annual examination.

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Input Sought on Comp Plan Update

Mason County and the Economic Development Council of Mason County are asking for the public’s input on updates to the County’s Comprehensive Plan and the Economic Development Element in the Comp Plan.

The plan was last updated in 2005 and County staff is currently in the process of completing a full update (visit Mason County 2036 for more information). As part of that broader effort, the EDC and County staff have partnered to update the Economic Development Element. This updated element will help identify strategic goals to grow and diversify the local economy while supporting a high quality of life. These strategies will be consistent with the unique characteristics of Mason County, including its abundance of small businesses in rural areas and key commercial centers in Shelton, Belfair and Allyn.

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Port of Shelton Cancels Meetings; Schedules Special Meeting

The Port of Shelton Commission has cancelled their regularly scheduled Commission Meeting for Tuesday June 20, 2017 due to lack of quorum. The next regular scheduled Commission Meeting scheduled for July 4, 2017 will also be cancelled due to the Federal Holiday. The Commission will call a Special Meeting for July 5, 2017. The July 5th meeting will be held at the Port of Shelton Administration Office, 21 W Sanderson Way beginning at 2 PM.

Police Blotter 6/19/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Specific details have not been released unless otherwise noted. Any one with information is encouraged to contact the appropriate law enforcement or emergency services agency.

Breaking & Entering
USFS 24
5A1.BURG/RES/FR
Jun 18, 2017
around 4 PM

Missing Person

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Tahuya Target Shooting Public Meeting Tuesday

DNR continues conversations for Tahuya State Forest target shooting range 
 
June 20 meeting set in Belfair for input on proposed site locations
DNR is inviting target shooters, recreationists, forest workers, nearby homeowners and other members of the public to join in discussions this summer around proposed shooting range locations in Tahuya State Forest.

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Road Construction on State Highways 6/18/17 to 6/24/17

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjoining areas from June 18, 2017 to June 24, 2017.

CONSTRUCTION

SR 3 – Belfair Area – Widening and Safety Improvements

Highway: SR 3   Region: Olympic   County: Mason  Location: Milepost(s) 25.3 to 27
Description: This widening project will extend the center turn lane and provide paved shoulders and sidewalks on both sides of SR 3. The improvements are intended to be built in two separate stages.
Project web page

Work schedule:  Drivers can expect alternating one-way traffic with flaggers during nighttime work.

SR 119 (Lake Cushman Road) chip seal
Highway: SR 119 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s)
Description: Crews will resurface portions of SR 119 in areas between milepost .08 to 7.2
Work schedule: Drivers can expect reduced speed limits to 35 mph in the work zones. Drivers can expect one-way alternating traffic with a pilot car.

SR 302 – N of E Victor Rd – Culvert Replacement 

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Police Blotter 6/18/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Friday, June 16, 2017 and Saturday, June 17, 2017. Specific details have not been released unless otherwise noted. Any one with information is encouraged to contact the appropriate law enforcement or emergency services agency.

Traffic
W SHELTON MATLOCK RD
28B.DUI
Jun 17, 2017
around 6 PM

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State Patrol to Target Left Lane Violators

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) has received numerous requests to address left lane “campers” in our state. In response to the requests, the WSP will be conducting a statewide focus of effort to address the left lane violators. The focus of effort will take place June 20-22, 2017.      

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