BOARD OF MASON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
September 12, 2000
Chairperson John A. Bolender called the meeting to order at 9:03 a.m. with the pledge of allegiance to the flag. Commissioner Cynthia D. Olsen was in attendance. Commissioner Mary Jo Cady was on excused absence.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to approve the September 5, 2000 meeting minutes as circulated. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; C-absent; O-aye.
C O R R E S P O N D E N C E
AT&T CABLE TV
Notification was received that AT&T Broadband will be making a change in its channel line up after October 2000.
TIMBERLAND REGIONAL LIBRARY
Peggy Meyer, Mason County Representative on the TRL Board, urged the Board to support the Timberland Regional Librarys internet policy.
B U S I N E S S
INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The Board was presented an Interagency Agreement with the Department of Transportation, which provides $200,000 for the Belfair Bypass Study. This is the funding that Senator Sheldon worked to make available.
Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded the Board authorize the Chairperson to execute Agreement GCA-2277 with the State of Washington, Department of Transportation to begin Phase 3 of the Belfair Bypass Study. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; C-absent; O-aye.
LOCAL AGENCY AGREEMENT JOHNS PRAIRIE ROAD PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY
Jerry Hauth, Public Works Director, submitted the Johns Prairie Road pedestrian walkway prospectus and local agency agreement totaling $33,000 for preliminary engineering. The County has until the end of the month to obligate the funds before they go back to the Federal Enhancement Funds.
Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to authorize the Chairperson to sign the Local Agency Agreement and the Prospectus Application for the Johns Prairie Pedestrian Walkway. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; C-absent; O-aye. Resolution No. 94-00 (Exhibit A)
HEARING ESTABLISHED SIX YEAR TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Mr. Hauth requested the Board set a hearing for the Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program for the 2001 2006 years. Public Works has met for the past six months with the citizens advisory panel for the Transportation Improvement Program and have done a number of activities trying to ensure they have as much public input as possible into the program.
Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to set a public hearing for October 10, 2000, at 9:30 a.m. to consider the adoption of the Mason County Six Year Transportation Improvement Program (2001-2006). Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; C-absent; O-aye.
CRP 1680 BEAR CREEK DEWATTO ROAD
Public Works announced they have selected Brumfield Construction to enter into a contract for removal of an existing culvert and the installation of a new open bottom box culvert where Bear Creek crosses the Bear Creek Dewatto Road in the amount of $55,921.35.
Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded the Board concur with the award of a small works contract by the Department of Public Works to Brumfield Construction, Inc. at their bid price of $55,921.35 for CRP 1680, Bear Creek Dewatto Road (Bear Creek crossing). Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; C-absent; O-aye.
LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION
New Application Trade Name: Sparkies Food Mart, Grapeview; Applicants: Ronald G. May Jr.; Privileges: Grocery Store Beer/Wine
Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded there are no objections to the new application for liquor license for Sparkies Food Mart in Grapeview. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; C-absent; O-aye.
Special Occasion Licenses: Shelton Skookum Rotary Club; October 7 & 8; 9 am 7 pm; Place: Small Hall; Building 22, 15, 23; and Olympic Hall at the Mason County Fairgrounds.
Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded there are no objections to the special occasion liquor licenses for the Shelton Skookum Rotary Club on October 7 & 8 from 9 am 7 pm at the Small Hall, Building 22, 15, 23 and Olympic Hall at the Mason County Fairgrounds. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; C-absent; O-aye.
VETERANS ASSISTANCE APPLICATIONS
Douglas H. Hawes VFW 1694 Utilities $106.60; Food $293.40 = $400
Thomas Patrick Mallon VFW 1694 Burial $300.00
The Veterans Assistance Screening Committee is recommending approval of the above listed applications totaling $700.00.
Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to approve the veterans assistance applications as submitted by the Veterans Assistance Screening Committee for Douglas Hawes in the amount of $400 and Thomas Mallon in the amount of $300. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; C-absent; O-aye.
Bill Wells questioned what the status of the Skateboard Park project is.
The Board responded the project is still moving forward. It is being developed in conjunction with a walking path from downtown Shelton out to MCRA, which would connect with the proposed skateboard park.
It was also questioned if the County is developing any recreational project in Belfair.
In response, the Board stated the County has made capital investments in the past three years in Sandhill Park to expand the number of fields available for the local baseball and soccer teams, which are playing. The emphasis has been to finish off Sandhill Park.
The Board recessed until the next scheduled item at 10:00 a.m.
HEARING ROAD VACATION
The Board held a continuation of the public hearing on August 1 & 15 to consider the petition of Guy Fox to vacate the northerly 15 feet of the tract of land described as follows: that portion of the southerly 100 feet of the northerly 158.65 feet of Govt. Lot 3, Sec 26, T22N, R3W, W.M. lying to the south of the Mason Co. (North Shore Rd.) road right of way located at 11771 North Shore Road. (Road Vac. File 311).
Bill Bullock, Public Works Department, explained that they met with the applicants attorney who came to the conclusion that the simplest way to clear the road vacation was to forego the land exchange for payment of right-of-way.
Public Works recommended that the right-of-ways be approved without an exchange of land in lieu of compensation. This vacation should be subject to existing easements of record.
Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded the Board approve Vacation File #311 as described above, pending receipt of fair market value for the vacated property as determined by the Mason County Assessor. This vacation shall be subject to any existing easements of record. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; C-absent; O-aye.
The meeting adjourned at 10:08 a.m. due to no further business.
Rebecca S. Rogers
Clerk of the Board
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
MASON COUNTY, WASHINGTON
John A. Bolender, Chairperson
Mary Jo Cady, Commissioner
Cynthia D. Olsen, Commissioner