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  • Close encounter with a bat - Bats are generally harmless, and are beneficial for insect control; however, rabies is found in about 5 – 10 percent of all bats that have been submitted for testing after coming in contact with humans in Washington State. We really do not know how a bat acts when it has rabies. What we do know is that healthy bats fly around and are not eager to encounter humans. They are everywhere and come out to forage for insects in the late afternoons and early evening. If you encounter a bat lying on the ground, chances are, it is not healthy.

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  • 08/17/2016 - New - The Mason County Therapeutic Courts would like to invite you to a Family Recovery Court Graduation being held on Thursday August 25, 2016 at 11:15 am. If you are in need of special consideration please contact Renee Cullop, Mason County Therapeutic Courts Program Manager at 360-427-9670 ext 296.
 
 
  • 07/29/2016 - New - A Public Hearing is set for Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 at 9:30 am to consider allowing wheeled all-terrain vehicle (WATV) use on county roads posted 35 MPH or less with safety requirements as described in RCW 46.09.
    Hearing Notice (Note: correct citation is RCW 46.09)
    DRAFT Ordinance and New Code
    Map Showing Where WATV use would be allowed
 
  • 07/28/2016 - News Release - Mason County Burn Ban - EFFECTIVE 8:00 AM – FRIDAY – JULY 29th, 2016 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - The Mason County Community Development Director, as acting Fire Marshal, and in partnership with the Mason County  Fire Chiefs’ Association, has determined that current weather conditions within Mason County have created substantial fire dangers and that there is a need to enact restriction on outdoor burning to all lands regulated by Mason County.
 
 
 
  • 07/01/2016 - News Release - Planning Advisory Commission Vacancy - Mason County is seeking applicants from Commissioner District 1 for the Mason County Planning Advisory Commission. (06/28/2016)
 
 
 
 
 

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