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City Moving Ahead with Railroad Avenue Road Diet Expansion

After months of consideration and review, the Shelton City Commission authorized the Public Works Department to move forward with proposals to expand the Road Diet on Railroad Avenue from 1st Street to 7th Street. Public Works Director, Craig Gregory has made several presentations to the Commission this year outlining suggested improvements to the current configuration of Railroad Avenue. City Staff also collected extensive feedback from members of the community regarding the approved changes prior to making a final recommendation to the Commission. Continue reading City Moving Ahead with Railroad Avenue Road Diet Expansion

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Watch the April 24, 2017 Shelton City Commission meeting.  There are three ways to watch live at 2 PM: Hood Canal Communication’s local channel, hcc.net/news, or  MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Wednesday at 11 AM, Thursday at 3 PM, and Saturday at 9 AM.

Here is the meeting’s agenda: Continue reading Watch Shelton City Commission

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City Planning to Expand Railroad Avenue Road Diet

The City of Shelton plans to expand on what is called the Railroad Avenue Road Diet. Resident provided their opinion on the test road diet which included one travel lane in each direction, raised colored crosswalks and back in diagonal parking between 2nd and 5th streets. According to Public Works Director Craig Gregory, that test has provided the City a direction to expand the diet while eliminating some aspects including the back-in parking. Gregory spelled out the new plan to the City Commission Monday night.

The plan now is to expand the one lane of travel in each direction from 1st to 7th, with paint colored crosswalks and left turn lanes at every intersection, remove the traffic light at 4th, and go back to parallel parking on the north side of the street. Continue reading City Planning to Expand Railroad Avenue Road Diet

City of Shelton Transitions to Cash Basis Accounting System

On Monday, April 17, 2017, the Shelton City Commission approved an ordinance authorizing the City’s Finance Department to make the conversion to a Cash Basis system of accounting. The City has previously used the more complex Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) system, which uses full accrual for water and sewer funds, and modified accrual for all other funds.   Continue reading City of Shelton Transitions to Cash Basis Accounting System

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Watch the April 17, 2017 Shelton City Commission meeting.  There are three ways to watch live at 6 PM: Hood Canal Communication’s local channel, hcc.net/news, or  MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Wednesday at 11 AM, Thursday at 3 PM, and Saturday at 9 AM.

Here is the meeting’s agenda: Continue reading Watch Shelton City Commission

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Luke Manning Selected City Employee of the Month

Luke Manning, Parks Crew Lead at the City of Shelton, was selected as Employee of the Month by the City’s Wellness Committee for the month of April 2017.

Mark Ziegler, City’s Director of Community Development, presented Manning with the award during Monday’s Shelton City Commission meeting.

Last month marked Luke’s twentieth year with the City’s Parks Department. Prior to starting full-time with the City in 1997, Luke began as a seasonal summer help employee in 1994 where he assisted City crews with park maintenance. Continue reading Luke Manning Selected City Employee of the Month

City Looking to Convert to Cash Accounting

The City of Shelton is looking to convert its accounting system from GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) to cash. According to the City’s Finance Director, Nola von Neudegg, only about 20 percent of local governments utilized GAAP and switching to cash will simplify the annual reporting process, reduce staff time, and make financial reports easier to understand.

The ordinance authorizing the conversion to cash based accounting has the change retroactive to January 1, 2016. Continue reading City Looking to Convert to Cash Accounting

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Watch the April 10, 2017 Shelton City Commission meeting.  There are three ways to watch live at 2 PM: Hood Canal Communication’s local channel, hcc.net/news, or  MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Wednesday at 11 AM, Thursday at 3 PM, and Saturday at 9 AM.

Here’s the meeting’s agenda: Continue reading Watch Shelton City Commission

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Watch Shelton City Commission

Watch the April 3, 2017 Shelton City Commission meeting. You can watch on demand on hcc.net/newsMasonWebTV.com or the City’s website. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Wednesday at 11 AM, Thursday at 3 PM, and Saturday at 9 AM.

Here is the meeting’s agenda: Continue reading Watch Shelton City Commission

City Commission Special Meeting Thursday; Cancels Monday Meeting

The Shelton City Commission is holding a special meeting Thursday (March 23, 2017) morning and has cancelled its meeting next Monday, March 27, 2017.

Thursday’s meeting will be held at 11 AM upstairs at the Shelton Civic Center. The meeting is only to approve payment vouchers. Continue reading City Commission Special Meeting Thursday; Cancels Monday Meeting