Tag Archives: Mason County Commission

Op/Ed: Mason County & Lawsuits

It’s raining lawsuits in Mason County again, and the most recent downpour could wind up soaking taxpayers for as much as two million dollars:

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Belfair Water District Annexation Approved

The Mason County Commission approved the annexation requested by the Belfair Water District. Tuesday was the annexation’s second appearance before the County Commissioners. The first annexation, which came over a year ago, was denied because one parcel was excluded from the annexation request.

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County Garbage Hauling Contract Ruled Invalid

A Grays Harbor County Superior Court Judge ruled Friday that the garbage hauling contract between Mason County and Regional Disposal Company was invalid. Official details on the ruling have not yet been released but those involved with the case tell MasonWebTV.com the Judge said the case brought by the Advocates for Responsible Government had standing.

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Op/Ed: Belfair Sewer; Condemnation; Mason County Commission; Upcoming Election

BELFAIR SEWER SETTLEMENT

CONDEMNATION, THE TAKING OF PRIVATE PROPERTY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC:

Belfair is a small community so when we were approached by Mason County in 2008 to provide property for the Belfair Sewer pump station # 3 including the conveyance system we cooperated.

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Interim Regulation Allows Sewer Holding Tanks in Belfair UGA

The Mason County Commission has approved the use of sewer holding tanks in the Belfair Urban Growth Area on an interim basis. The Commissioners approved the amended regulations Tuesday as a way for residents to build while waiting for a sewer line to reach within 500 feet of their lot. According to Barbara Adkins, Director of the County’s Department of Community Development, to be allowed to use a holding tank in the UGA a lot must meet all eight new criteria.

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Applicants Sought for Planning Advisory Commission

Mason County is seeking applicants from Commissioner District #2 for the Mason County Planning Advisory Commission. The PAC is a seven-member citizen board appointed to advise the County Commissioners on police related to amendments to the Comprehensive Plan, Shoreline Master Program, and land use regulations.

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County Approves Agreement with Timberlakes for Deputy

The Mason County Commission has approved an agreement with the Timberlake Community Club to provide and pay for enhanced law enforcement services in the Timberlakes development. Timberlakes will pay on an hourly basis up to $40,000 a year. This agreement helps the Sheriff’s Office fund a deputy for the general area while also increasing police presents in the neighborhood.

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County Rezones Former Bronze Works

The Mason County Commission has rezoned the former Bronze Works property located off U.S. Highway 101 at Fredson Road, north of Taylor Towne. The nine acres are currently owned by Taylor Shellfish and Kimberly T LLC.

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County Approves Addendum to Garbage Hauling Contract

The Mason County Commission has approved an addendum to its garbage hauling contract with Regional Disposal Company. RDC transports the county’s solid waste from the Transfer Station on Eell’s Hill Road in Shelton to Centralia where it is placed on a train and taken to a land fill in Eastern Washington.

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County Extends Moratorium on Pot Gardens

The Mason County Commission has extended its moratorium on allowing medical marijuana collective gardens for another six months. The moratorium was first enacted about a year ago to allow planning staff time to draft regulations governing the location and operation of medical cannabis gardens under Engrossed Second Substitute Senate Bill 5073.

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