BOARD OF MASON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS' PROCEEDINGS
June 20, 2000
The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by Chairperson John A. Bolender who led the Pledge of Allegiance. Commissioners Cynthia D. Olsen and Mary Jo Cady were in attendance.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Cmmr. Olsen/Cady moved and seconded to approve the 6/8/00 special meeting minutes as circulated. Motion carried. B-abstain; O-aye; C-aye.
C O R R E S P O N D E N C E
OLYMPIC AIR POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITY (OAPCA)
Notification was received on Mason Countys contribution amount for calendar year 2001 to the OAPCA. Copy sent to the Budget & Finance Director.
PETITION - UNMUFFLED COMPRESSION BRAKES
A petition was received for restricting unmuffled compression brakes on State Route 3 from Milepost 4 to Milepost 6. Copy referred to Public Works.
B U S I N E S S
SKOKOMISH FLOOD CONTROL ZONE DISTRICT ADVISORY BOARD
Blase Gorny, Applicant
Cmmr. Cady/Olsen moved and seconded to reappoint Blase Gorny to the Skokomish Flood Control Zone District Advisory Board. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.
LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION
Change of Location: From: F.O.E. North Mason 4226 NE 23495 Highway 3, Belfair; To: F.O.E. North Mason 4226 22330 SR 3, Belfair. Applicant: Fraternal Order of Eagles "North Mason #42
Cmmr. Olsen/Cady moved and seconded there are no objections to the change of location for the Fraternal Order of Eagles, North Mason #42. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.
New Application: Hot Dogs R Me, Belfair, WA. Applicant: William Thayer
Cmmr. Cady requested this be held until it can be determined the exact location of the business.
VETERANS' ASSISTANCE APPLICATION(S)
Utilities, Food, Housing, Mileage Reimbursement, Burial
Penny Simpson - Utilities, $400
Royce Heard - Housing, $400
Leland Duncan - Housing, $300; Utilities, $100
TOTAL VETERANS' ASSISTANCE FUND APPLICATIONS - $1,200
Cmmr. Cady/Olsen moved and seconded to approve the Veterans' Assistance application for Penny Simpson, utilities, $400; Royce Heard, housing $400; Leland Duncan, housing $300, utilities $100. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.
HIGHWAY 101 CONNECTOR
Shirley Willeiksen, Mason Lake, voiced concern with the development of the Highway 101 connector. She would like assurance that adjacent rural lands will remain rural.
Cmmr. Bolender responded there is never any assurance that things will be the way they are in to perpetuity. The current Comprehensive Plan does designate the land in that area as rural land and cannot be developed for single family residence at a density greater than 1 per 5 acres and in most cases it will be 1 in 10 and 1 in 20. He stated the Planning Department has a map that documents where those rural lands are.
Cmmr. Cady pointed out there is the potential for revisions to the Comprehensive Plan. She doubts there would be revisions in the near future. She wouldn't object to a road that has a buffer along it.
HEARING Consider the removal of the utility and drainage easement between Lots 297 and 298, Lake Limerick #2; Applicant: Raymond & Sharon Haworth
Michael MacSems, PAC, presented the resolution for Board approval for the removal of the utility and drainage easement between lots 297 and 298, Lake Limerick #2, as requested by Raymond & Sharon Haworth for the purpose of obtaining a boundary line adjustment.
Cmmr. Olsen/Cady moved and seconded to adopt Resolution No. 56-00 which authorizes the alteration of the described 10' easement between lots 297 and 298, in the Plat of Lake Limerick, Division 2 with the understanding there is no drainage in effect on these property lines and the purpose is to perform a boundary line adjustment. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye. Resolution No. 56-00 (Exhibit A)
BID OPENING Removal of wastewater treatment plant generated bio-solids, from the Mason County Wastewater Treatment Plant Facilities located at Hartstene Pointe and Rustlewood.
Gary Yando, Director of Community Development, presented the one bid received from Joe's Septic Service, $00.13 per gallon at Hartstene and Rustlewood.
Cmmr. Cady/Olsen moved and seconded to award the bid to Joe's Septic Service at $00.13 per gallon for the removal of wastewater treatment plant bio-solids, from the Mason County Wastewater Treatment Plant Facilities located at Hartstene Pointe and Rustlewood. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.
The Board recessed for 10 minutes.
SHORELINE SUBSTANTIAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT Proposal for shoreline bank protection project at Hood Canal; Applicant: Kristopher Gebow
Allan Borden, Planning, presented the staff report. The proposal is the installation of a 35 foot long anchored log and construction of a rock retaining wall 35 feet long and 10 feet high to protect a 15 foot high bluff of a 100 foot wide undeveloped property. The location is nearly 3 miles west of Tahuya.
Staff finds the proposal consistent with the Mason County Shoreline Master Program Chapter 7.16.110 policies and standards and recommended approval, subject to the following conditions:
1. The proposed project must be consistent with all applicable policies and other provisions of the Shoreline Management Act, its rules, and the Mason County Shoreline Master Program.
2. The applicant shall secure a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Hydraulic Project Approval for this proposal and follow all construction specifications authorized in that permit.
3. The applicant shall secure the review of the proposed project by the Army Corps of Engineers (including possible endangered species consultation with National Marine Fisheries Service) and the decision to approve/disapprove or to exempt the proposal.
4. The applicant shall implement temporary erosion control measures (silt fencing or straw matting) during site preparation (no added fill shall be allowed), and construction and replanting as part of landscaping of this property.
5. The applicant shall meet the proper setbacks from property lines and county road right-of-way for structures constructed as part of this proposal.
6. Construction debris materials shall be removed from the work site and shall not be allowed to enter waters of the state.
Cmmr. Olsen asked who would be conducting the routine inspections during and after the development of the site, as requested in the DOE letter.
Mr. Borden responded that would likely fall under the purview of the Planning Department.
Cmmr. Olsen stated she doesn't see a condition that addresses that.
Cmmr. Bolender noted that it is usual and customary that the Planning Department could monitor any permit that they issued and depending on the circumstances, there could be different levels of monitoring.
Mr. Borden stated the Building Department usually implements the inspections on the construction permits.
The Board agreed that the applicant would maintain the structure so it protects his property.
Kris Gebow, applicant, stated this property is located near another piece that he lives on and they use this as recreation property. He is concerned with recent erosion.
Cmmr. Cady asked if this structure impacts either side of the property since this is protecting 35 feet of a 100 foot piece of property.
Mr. Gebow stated that as he visualizes it, it will follow the bank. It May be necessary to have some type of side protection but he can't protect the entire 100 feet.
Cmmr. Cady asked how he accesses the beach.
Mr. Gebow stated he will have to build a path to the side.
Cmmr. Cady stated that one of the policies in the bulkhead chapter says that the proposed bulkhead is necessary to reestablish a shoreline boundary that has been eroded away within the last two years or is replacing a bulkhead that has failed in the last five years. She asked about proof that this has eroded in the last two years.
Mr. Gebow stated he has photographs, which he showed the Board.
Mr. Borden testified he has been on site about 18 months ago and recently and confirmed erosion has occurred.
Cmmr. Cady/Olsen moved and seconded to conditionally approve the Substantial Development Permit, SHR2000-0016, for Kristopher Gebow as conditioned by staff and authorize the Chair to sign the findings of fact. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.
HEARING Consider a $365,816 supplemental appropriation for Current Expense Fund& $32,761 supplemental appropriation for the Health Services Fund
Ione Siegler, Budget Director, presented the budget order for the Board's approval for a supplemental appropriation to the Current Expense Fund in the amount of $365,816 and the Health Services Fund in the amount of $32,761.
Cmmr. Olsen/Cady moved and seconded to approve a supplemental appropriation to the 2000 budget for the Current Expense Fund in the amount of $365,816 and the Health Services Fund in the amount of $32,761 as presented by the Budget Director. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye. (Exhibit B)
INTERFUND CHARGES - COMPUTER SYSTEMS & UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Ms. Siegler presented a resolution which establishes the authority of the ER&R Fund Manger and the Budget Director to budget and pay interfund charges for computer systems and unemployment compensation.
Cmmr. Cady/Olsen moved and seconded to approve Resolution No. 57-00 which establishes that computer systems, telephone systems, vehicles, and public works equipment shall be controlled by the Equipment Rental & Revolving (ER&R) Fund; and authorizes the Budget Director to budget and pay the ER&R interfund charges for computer systems and the interfund charges for unemployment compensation. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye. Resolution No. 57-00 (Exhibit C)
Dave Salzer, Planning Director, presented information on Department of Natural Resources burn permits. There are designated areas throughout Mason County where the DNR will no longer issue written permits for land clearing fires, which are any fires involving piles larger than four feet in diameter. Maps showing the areas where land clearing burn permits will no longer be issued will be posted at the Mason County PAC, Auditor's Office, Belfair Annex, MCFPD #5 and #2.
The regular meeting adjourned at 10:23 a.m.
Rebecca S. Rogers, Clerk of the Board
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
MASON COUNTY, WASHINGTON
John A. Bolender, Chairperson
Cynthia D. Olsen, Commissioner
Mary Jo Cady, Commissioner