Mason County is getting $135,119 from the Payment In Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program this year, the highest amount in more than a decade. According to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, the PILT program helps local governments carry out vital services such as firefighting and police protection, construction of public schools and roads, and search-and-rescue operations.
MasonWebTV.com has simplified the way to view the Primary Candidates Video Sit Downs. There are now separate pages for each race which are available by clicking the Election 2012 menu.
The Shelton City Commission was briefed Monday night on moving a fire hydrant at the northwest corner of 1st and Railroad Avenue for the SAVER (Shelton Alliance for Viable Economic Revitalization) group’s landscaping project. The City’s Public Works Director, Steve Goins, says they want to move the hydrant about ten feet to the north to make the intersection ADA compliant.