The City of Shelton’s Poverty Task Force is hosting two public forums to hear from the community regarding the work of the Task Force and how poverty is affecting Shelton. The City Commission established a Poverty Task Force to collect data and develop facts in order to propose recommendations that would ease the impacts of poverty on people and businesses in Shelton.
The Shelton City Commission is holding a special meeting Friday morning at 11 AM. There are two items on the agenda: paving proposal for Union and Ferry streets; and the funding application to the Department of Health for the Upper Mt. View Pressure Zone. The City Commission will meet in the back room at the Shelton Civic Center.
Tim Sheldon, 35th District State Senator and Mason County Commissioners, is the guest speaker at the next meeting of the North Mason Community Voice. The Senator will provide an update on the last legislative session at 7 PM Monday, August 26, 2013. The North Mason Community Voice meets at the Belfair Masonic Lodge (23341 NE SR3). Everyone is welcome to attend.
Mason Transit is holding a Transit Fair and Public Forum in Belfair Wednesday. The event runs 5 PM to 7 PM at Belfair Elementary. Those who attend will be able to explore the MTA’s fleet, learn about transit services and options, and hear about upcoming projects for Park-and-Ride locations, bus shelter replacement, Bill Hunter Park and the widening of Highway 3.
The North Mason Community Voice will be cleaning up Hunter Park in Belfair Saturday from 9 AM to 11 AM. The plan is to spruce up the bus stop area at the corner of Old Belfair Highway and Clifton Lane. Those interested in helping should bring gardening gloves, clippers, rakes and other gardening tools. Free pizza and drinks afterward at Seabeck Pizza for all who help.
The Shelton School Board is scheduled to discuss changing the NJROTC program during their business meeting at 5:45 PM today, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The NJROTC is scheduled to close on June 30th and officials have applied to change the program to the Navy National Defense Cadet Corps (NNDCC) which has the same curriculum but reduced funding from the Navy.
A limited edition series of twelve fine-art porcelain plates celebrating “Women of the Century” will be raffled off this Spring as a fundraiser to benefit the Mason County League of Women Voters. The plates were produced by Limoges based on designs by the French artist Francois Ganeau as a tribute to the Western woman, celebrating changes in women’s fashion and lifestyle from 1865 to 1965.