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Police Blotter 5/29/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Sunday, May 28, 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.

Disorder
900 Block W GOLDEN PHEASANT RD
19B1.DISTURB
May 28, 2017
around 11 PM

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Shelton City Commission Meeting Tuesday

The Shelton City Commission is meeting at 2 PM Tuesday this week. This is a change from their usual Monday meeting schedule due to Memorial Day. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will will be broadcasting Tuesday’s meeting online and on Hood Canal Communications’ Local Channel. Top item on the Commissioners’ agenda is a discussion on permit fees. Last year, the Commission instituted a one-year moratorium on impact fees, water hookup charges, sewer connection fees, and sidewalk requirements for all vacant residential lots within city limits.

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Police Blotter 5/28/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Saturday, May 27, 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.

Assault
W HAVEN DR & W HEMLOCK PL
4.ASSAULT
May 27, 2017
around 3 AM

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No County Commission Meetings This Week

The Mason County Commission is not holding public meetings this week, the fifth week of May. No briefings are scheduled Monday due to Memorial Day. There is an Executive Session on potential litigation scheduled for 8:30 AM Tuesday. However, Executive Session are NOT open to the public. When there is a fifth Tuesday in a month, the County Commission usually meets in Belfair. This month’s Fifth Tuesday meeting has been canceled due to a lack of agenda items and historically, the attendance for the May Fifth Tuesday meeting (following Memorial Day) has been sparse. The Mason County Commission will return to it regular schedule of briefings and business meetings the week of June 5th.

Police Blotter 5/27/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Friday, May 26, 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 CLOQUALLUM RD
28B.DUI
May 26, 2017
around 6 PM

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Road Construction on State Highways 5/28/17 to 6/3/17

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjoining areas from May 28, 2017 to June 3, 2017.

CONSTRUCTION

SR 8 – Middle and East Forks Wildcat Creek – Remove Fish Barriers
Highway: SR 8 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 4.3 to 7.5
Description: Crews will remove barriers to fish by constructing bridges across the Middle and East Forks of Wildcat Creek.
Project web page

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Crime Stoppers Wants to Expand into Mason County

Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound made a presentation Friday during Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury’s Law Enforcement Breakfast. Myrle Carner, Director of Public Relations & Media, and Jim Fuda, Director of Law Enforcement Services explained what Crime Stoppers is and what services they provide. Fuda also talked about their expansion plans overseas to combat human trafficking. Ed Sorger from Crime Stoppers of South Sound was also in attendance and talked about how the Olympia-based organization is trying to expand to Mason County.

More information on Crime Stoppers of South Sound can be found by clicking crimestoppersofsouthsound.org.

 

 

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Sheriff Presents Awards, Swears In Deputy

Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury presented several awards Friday during his Law Enforcement Breakfast. The Sheriff presented Commendations of Merit award to Deputy Heather Fuchs and Corporal Timothy Ripp and Life Saving Medals to Corrections Deputies Alexander Kruk, Joseph Johnston, Terry Elson, Corporal Rob Decker, Sergeant Joe Ott and Sergeant Randy Newell.

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Police Blotter 5/26/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Thursday, May 25, 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.

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Customer Service Reorganization at Shelton Civic Center

In an effort to streamline the customer experience, the City of Shelton is reorganizing its customer service functions at the Shelton Civic Center. On June 26th, the City is planning to open a new customer service center that will house all utility billing, administrative, public works, and community development services. The construction and reorganization timeline is as follows:

  • Starting May 30th, the administrative, public works, and community development customer service counter, currently located on the east side of the second floor, will be temporarily relocated to the west side of the second floor to facilitate the construction of the new customer service center.
  • On June 22nd, the new customer service center located on the east side of the second floor will open and all administrative, public works, and community development services will be relocated to that location.
  • On June 26th, the customer service counter on the first floor will be closed permanently, and all utility billing services will be incorporated into the new customer service center on the second floor.

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