BOARD OF MASON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS

 

October 3, 2000

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by Chairperson John A. Bolender. Commissioner Cynthia D. Olsen was in attendance, Commissioner Mary Jo Cady was attending a Risk Pool meeting.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to approve the 9/19/00 meeting minutes. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

 

C O R R E S P O N D E N C E

 

 

VETERANS

Received a list of officers for 2000-2001 from the VFW Post 1694.

 

AT & T CABLE TV

Notice was received from AT&T of a change in their customer billings for their cable television customers.

 

STATE OF EMERGENCY

The County of Otero, New Mexico submitted a resolution asking for support in their declaration of a state of emergency in recognition of the present and immediate threat to the lives and property of citizens of the state of New Mexico.

 

 

B U S I N E S S

 

 

PROCLAMATION - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

Gary Crane, Undersheriff, introduced Pride Mutoli, Mason County Domestic Violence Task Force and Mason Matters. He requested the Board adopt the proclamation proclaiming October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to proclaim October, 2000 as Domestic Violence Awareness month. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

SET HEARING - SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION - NORTH BAY/CASE INLET

Ione Siegler, Budget Director, requested the Board set a hearing to consider a supplemental appropriation for the Wastewater North Bay/Case Inlet Fund.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to approve Resolution No. 100-00 setting a public hearing on 10-17-00 at 9:55 a.m. to hear a proposed supplemental appropriation to the 2000 budget for the Wastewater North Bay/Case Inlet Fund in the estimated amount of $1,855,581. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent. Resolution No. 100-00 (Exhibit A)

 

ER&R VEHICLE PURCHASE

Dave Loser, ER&R, requested permission to purchase a new 2001 Ford Crown Victoria from the Washington State contract due to the damage to vehicle #21. Cost will be approximately $23,700 plus tax and fees.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to authorize the Equipment Rental & Revolving Fund Manager to purchase one new 2001 Ford Crown Victoria police car utilizing the Washington State contract. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

SKILLINGS-CONNOLLY SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT

Jerry Hauth, Public Works Director, requested the Board execute Amendment No. 2 to Supplemental Agreement No. 2 with Skillings-Connolly, Inc. for the Belfair Bypass study. This extends the completion date from September 30,2000 to February 28, 2001. There is no additional cost.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to execute Amendment No. 2 to Supplemental Agreement No. 2 with Skillings-Connolly, Inc. for the Belfair Bypass study. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

SCA ENGINEERING - SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION

Mr. Hauth, asked the Board to authorize the Chair to sign the supplemental agreement no. 3 which extends the time of completion from September 29, 2000 to March 30, 2001 and does not affect the scope of work nor the dollar amount of the agreement.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to authorize the Chairperson to execute the supplemental agreement no. 3 of the contract with SCA Engineering for CRP 1598, Old Olympic Highway/Skookum Creek Bridge which changes the time of completion from September 29, 2000 to March 30, 2001. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

CRP 1699, NORTH BAY ROAD

Mr. Hauth requested the Board execute CRP 1699, North Bay Road for preliminary engineering only for proposed drainage considerations and road repair.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to execute CRP No 1688, North Bay Road. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent. Resolution No. 101-00 (Exhibit B)

 

PASCHER CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT

Mr. Hauth requested authorization to extend the small works contract with Pascher Construction, Inc. to include equipment rental with operator, as necessary, on the Trails Road project.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to authorize the Department of Public Works to extend the small works contract with Pascher Construction, Inc., to include the rental of equipment with operator, as necessary, on the Trails Road project. Expected cost for that element is $26,800. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

PORTABLE BRIDGE

Mr. Hauth requested the Board designate Big "R" Manufacturing as a sole source vendor for an 80' long x 14' wide portable bridge structure. The Big "R" Bridge is a single unit, transportable bridge, capable of carrying heavy loads.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded designate Big "R" Manufacturing as a sole source vendor for a portable bridge, 80 feet in span and 14 feet in lane width. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

Mr. Hauth requested permission to purchase a portable bridge 80' in length and 14' in lane width, from Big "R" Manufacturing, as a sole source.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to authorize the Department of Public Works to purchase a portable bridge, new or used, 80' in span and 14' in lane width, from Big "R" Manufacturing as a sole source vendor, at a cost not to exceed $75,000. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

HEARING - Consider the moratorium on the issuance of building permits or other development permits for card rooms within the unincorporated areas of Mason County

Bob Fink, Planning, presented the staff report. On August 22, 2000 the Board adopted Ordinance 84-00 to continue a six month moratorium on the issuance of building permits or other development permits for cards rooms within the unincorporated areas of Mason County.

 

The purpose of the moratorium is to provide the necessary time for Mason County to develop and adopt appropriate regulations to govern the card rooms which were permitted by recent changes in Washington State law. Such a moratorium is permitted per RCW 36.70A.390.

 

There was no public testimony.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to prepare findings of fact for the chair's signature which explain and support the adoption of the moratorium on card rooms that was adopted on 8-22-00. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

AGREEMENT - PHILIPS SERVICES

Gary Yando, Utilities/Waste Management, requested the Chair be authorized to sign the Customer Service Agreement with Philip Services to provide hazardous waste management services.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to approve the household hazardous waste customer services agreement between Philips Services Corp. and Mason County whereby Philips will provide services specified in the agreement and that of Clallum County upon request by Mason County representatives. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION

New Application: Tradename: The Tidewaters Restaurant; Applicants: Deborah Adams, Kenneth Adams, Candace Rombokas; Privileges Applied For: Beer/Wine Rest Beer/Wine

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded there are no objections to the new liquor license application for The Tidewaters Restaurant as described. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

VETERANS ASSISTANCE APPLICATION

Dennis Hillman VFW 1694 Utilities $400.00

 

The Veterans Assistance Screening Committee is recommending approval on the above listed application.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to approve the Veterans Assistance application as submitted by the screening committee for Dennis Hillman, $400 utilities. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

SKOKOMISH FLOOD CONTROL ZONE DISTRICT ADVISORY BOARD - APPLICANT

Sue Sheldon

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to appoint Sue Sheldon to the Skokomish Flood Control Zone Board. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

THURSTON/MASON REGIONAL SUPPORT NETWORK (RSN) MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY BOARD

The Thurston/Mason Regional Support Network Advisory Board has recommended that Bill Bruder be appointed to serve on the advisory board.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to appoint Bill Bruder to the Thurston/Mason RSN Board as recommended by the advisory board. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION

Louis Cofoni, citizen, distributed copies of RCW 42.17.255 and RCW 84.08.210 pertaining to privacy rights. He expressed disMay that personal information is available to the public through recorded documents obtained in the Auditor's office.

 

Cmmr. Bolender referred him to Al Brotche, Auditor, as he would be better able to discuss this. He explained the Auditor is an elected official and the Commissioners have no authority over that office, other than budgetary.

 

RECESS

The Board recessed for 9 minutes.

 

SHORELINE SUBSTANTIAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT - Proposal to construct a wooden stair tower on a property along Case Inlet; Applicant: Judith Zenk

Allan Borden, Planning, presented the staff report. The property location is 142 E Pirates Drive, Grapeview and the project is to replace existing metal stairs with a wooden stair tower on a 15 ft high bluff.

 

As proposed, the design and location of the stairway is consistent with the criteria of Chapter 7.16.170. Staff finds the proposal consistent with the Shoreline Master Program criteria, subject to the following conditions:

 

1. The applicant shall comply with the policies and regulations of the Shoreline Management Act, Mason County Shoreline Master Program, and Mason County Building Department.

 

2. The use of pressure-treated wood piling is approved for use in this project, provided that the supplier certifies in writing that appropriate best management practices have been employed in its production; and the material s free of excessive surface residue prior to installation; and the material is "fixed" in the case of arsenical treated material or "cleaned and dry" in the case of other treated material. This certificate shall state the purchaser's name and shall be provided to Mason County prior to construction.

 

3. The applicant shall secure a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Hydraulic Project Approval and follow all construction specifications authorized in that permit.

 

4. The applicant shall secure an Army Corps of Engineers review ad any needed permitting and follow all construction specifications authorized in that permit.

 

5. Debris resulting from construction shall be removed from the beach area and project site, and shall not be allowed to enter the waters of the State.

 

Jeff Zenk, family member, stated their primary concern is with safety. They would like to obtain beach access for all family members and the present stairs are hard to maneuver.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to conditionally approve the Substantial Development Permit for Judith Zenk, permit #SHR2000-00028, as conditioned by staff and authorize the Chair to sign the findings of fact as presented. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

ROAD MAINTENANCE PROGRAM

Rich Geiger, Public Works, presented a proposed expanded road maintenance program for 2001. The objectives are to improve the existing road system, provide a higher level of maintenance and correct safety deficiencies more quickly. The approximate additional cost for 2001 is $300,000 for a total of $3,700,000. In the 2001 budget a request has been made for two additional Teamster positions and two additional Operator positions.

 

Rick Blake pointed out that with the additional regulations, increased population and increased usage of the road system, more help is needed.

 

AMENDMENT TO DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS

Bob Fink, Planning, presented an ordinance for the Board's consideration which allows for interim regulations for fire stations in the Rural Area.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to adopt Ordinance No. 102-00 which amends the County Development Regulations to allow the construction of fire stations in the Rural Areas of Mason County until new Development Regulations are approved by the State Hearings Board as in compliance with the GMA. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

Cmmr. Olsen/Bolender moved and seconded to set a public hearing on 10-24-00 at 7:15 p.m. in the Commissioners Chambers to take testimony on this interim measure. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-absent.

 

WARRANTS APPROVED

 

FUND NAME

WARRANT

AMOUNT

NUMBERS

Claims Clearing

 

 

 

Salary Clearing

14740

15067-15364

15365

15366-15472

15473-15614

106970-107475

107476-107516

107517-107537

($392.00)

$384,176.64

$222.00

$54,418.57

$561,152.48

$272,628.62

$906,788.78

$7,581.00

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:40 a.m.

 

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

______________________

Rebecca S. Rogers, Clerk of the Board

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

MASON COUNTY, WASHINGTON

 

 

_______________________________

John A. Bolender, Chairperson

 

Absent

_______________________________

Mary Jo Cady, Commissioner

 

 

_______________________________

Cynthia D. Olsen, Commissioner