BOARD OF MASON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS

 

December 26, 2000

The meeting was called to order at 10:01 a.m. by Chairperson John A. Bolender. Commissioners Cynthia D. Olsen and Mary Jo Cady were in attendance.

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

EDC ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM

The Washington State University Cooperative Extension and Panhandle 4-H Association expressed appreciation for approval of the $20,000 from the Local Economic Development Advancement Plan.

 

B U S I N E S S

CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION

Cmmr. Cady presented Cmmr. John Bolender with a Certificate of Appreciation from the Washington State Associations of Counties. Cmmr. Bolender served as the Chair of the Rural Issues Committee and Co-Chair of the Timber Counties Caucus.

VETERANS ASSISTANCE

Glen R. Underberg VFW 5372 Utilities $312.02

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

Cmmr. Cady/Olsen moved and seconded to approve the Veterans' Assistance appliance for Glen Underberg, $312.02 as submitted by the Veterans Assistance Screening Committee. Motion Carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.

INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT - KITSAP COUNTY

Gary Yando, Director of Utilities/Waste Mng, requested the Board approve the interlocal agreement to provide for the collection of Household Hazardous Waste.

Cmmr. Olsen/Cady moved and seconded to approve the interlocal agreement between Mason County and Kitsap County wherein they provide the opportunity for residents of Mason County to dispose of their household hazardous waste at their approved facility in Kitsap County. The fee for disposal is $128 per documented Mason customer which is $17 less than in the previous agreement. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.

ELECTED OFFICIALS 2001 SALARY

Skip Wright, Human Resources, requested the Board approve the resolution which establishes salaries for certain elected officials effective 1-1-2001.

Cmmr. Bolender read aloud the resolution.

Cmmr. Cady/Olsen moved and seconded to adopt Resolution No. 139-00 which establishes salaries for certain elected officials effective January 1, 2001. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye. Resolution No. 139-00 (Exhibit A)

BIOLOGICAL EVALUATIONS

Jerry Hauth, Public Works Director, requested authorization to solicit proposals from up to six companies on the 2001 Consultant Roster as needed to provide biological evaluations/assessments. Public Works is in the process of hiring for this position, it has been recently vacated.

Cmmr. Olsen/Cady moved and seconded to authorize the Department of Public Works to solicit proposals (and subsequently enter into contracts) with up to six companies on the 2001 Mason County Consultant Roster. These consultants will provide biological evaluations/assessments and other services during critical and/or potentially emergency situations over the next two or three months. All contracts will be on a time and materials basis and will promptly be announced publicly at the next meeting of the Board of Commissioners. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.

HEARING - Consider the contract award for the Mason County Solid Waste Drop Box Collection.

Gary Yando requested the Board approve and sign the contract agreement between Mason County Garbage and Mason County for the period of January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2002. He also presented findings and conclusion for the Board's approval.

Cmmr. Cady/Olsen moved and seconded to approve and sign the solid waste contract agreement between Mason County Garbage and Mason County per the cost, conditions and stipulations contained in said document. Said being subject to approval of Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. Also to approve and sign the findings and conclusions as presented and required by RCW 36.58.090. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ADVISORY COUNCIL

Mary Gregory, Primary Representative for Mason County Medic One Ltd.

Christine Smith, Alternate Representative for Mason County Medic One Ltd.

Tim McKern, Primary Representative Fire Protection District No. 6

Steve Grout, Alternate Representative Fire Protection District No. 6

Cmmr. Olsen/Cady moved and seconded to appoint, to the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council, Mary Gregory as the primary representative and Christine Smith as alternate for Mason County Medic One Ltd and appoint Tim McKern as primary representative and Steve Grout as alternate representative for Fire Protection District No.6. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.

PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT

Mike Rutter, Facilities & Grounds, stated he has a purchase and sale agreement for the Board's approval.

Cmmr. Cady requested this be held to later this week so she has time to review.

TIMBERLAKES

Clayton Long, Timberlakes, stated he wanted to bring to the attention of the Board that they are having a terrible drug problem in the Timberlakes area and they do not have support from the law enforcement. He stated there were people living in their park, which is private, the Sheriff's office responded but would not arrest them although they had warrants for their arrest.

Cmmr. Cady stated she will discuss this with the Sheriff's office. She suggested they hold a community meeting at Timberlakes and will invite the Sheriff.

HEARING - Consider the contract award for the Mason County Recycling Drop Box Collection.

Mr. Yando requested the Board approve and sign the contract agreement between Mason County Garbage and Mason County. This is a two year contract for the period of January 1, 2001 though December 31, 2002.

Mike Johnson, Mason County Garbage, noted the solid waste contract is a bit lower than the previous contract. He thanked Mason County for the business.

Cmmr. Olsen/Cady moved and seconded to approve and sign the recycling agreement between Mason County Garbage and Mason County per the cost, conditions and stipulations contained in said document. Said being subject to approval of the Prosecuting Attorney. Also to approve and sign the findings and conclusions as required by RCW 36.58.090. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.

Mr. Yando pointed out the contract awards for solid waste and recyclable collection is processed per RCW 36.58.090

RECESS

The Board recessed 4 minutes.

HEARING - Consider a $38,000 supplemental appropriation to the Current Expense Fund.

Ione Siegler, Budget Director, requested the Board approve a supplemental appropriation to the 2000 Current Expense budget. This is for $12,000 to the Auditor, Elections and $26,000 to Facilities & Grounds, Jail.

Cmmr. Cady/Olsen moved and seconded to approve the supplemental appropriation to the 2000 Current Expense budget as presented by Mason County Budget Director Ione Siegler. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye. (Exhibit B)

RECESS

The Board recessed for 1 minute.

CONTRACT AMENDMENT - DAVID EVANS AND ASSOCIATES

Bob Fink, Community Development, requested the Board approve and sign amendment no. 3 with David Evans and Associates. The amendment is necessary in order to allow the consultant to assist the county in its defense, both in the preparation of briefs and representation before the Growth Management Hearings Board (GMHB), of the Mason County comprehensive plan and development regulations. This is in response to the Orders of the GMHB.

Cmmr. Olsen/Cady moved and seconded to approve amendment no. 3 to the existing David Evans and Associates, Inc. agreement whereby they provide additional services described in the amendment no. 3 scope of work for a fee of $7,855. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.

CONTRACT AMENDMENT - MICHAEL J MCCORMICK

Mr. Fink requested the Boad approve and sign amendment no. 3 between Michael J. McCormick (consultant) and Mason County. This is in order to allow the consultant to assist the county in its defense of the Mason County comprehensive plan and development regulations.

Cmmr. Cady/Olsen moved and seconded to approve amendment no. 3 to the existing Michael J. McCormick agreement whereby he provides additional services described in the amendment no. 3 scope of work for a fee of $2,580. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.

WRIA 15 AGREEMENT

Mr. Fink requested the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Memorandum of Agreement for watershed planning in Kitsap WRIA (Water Resource Inventory Area) 15.

Cmmr. Cady asked that the signature page be reformatted.

Cmmr. Olsen/Cady moved and seconded to approve the proposed memorandum of agreement for Watershed Planning for Kitsap WRIA 15 and authorize the Chair to sign the agreement on behalf of the Board. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.

HEARING - FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION & FREQUENTLY FLOODED AREAS

Mr. Fink requested the Board schedule a public hearing to receive testimony on draft amendments to the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance and to the Frequently Flooded Areas section of the Resource Ordinance. These amendments are proposed to address the issues contained in the Order of the Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board.

Cmmr. Cady/Olsen moved and seconded to schedule a hearing on 1-16-00 at 10 a.m. to consider the draft amendments to the Mason County Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance and to the Frequently Flooded Areas section of the Mason County Resource Ordinance. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.

MASON COUNTY TREASURER

Cmmr. Bolender presented a plaque of appreciation to Dorene Rae, Treasurer, for her years of service to Mason County. Ms. Rae will be retiring December 28, 2000.

MEETING CONTINUED

Cmmr. Cady/Olsen moved and seconded to continue the meeting to 3:30 this afternoon. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.

The meeting was reconvened at 3:30 p.m. by Chair Bolender

APPOINTMENT OF MASON COUNTY TREASURER

Cmmr. Bolender stated they have interviewed three candidates to fill the position of the Mason County Treasurer. The candidates names were submitted by the Democratic Committee and they were Barry Jenkins, Brenda Rae and Lisa Frazier.

Cmmr. Olsen/Cady moved and seconded to appoint Lisa Frazier to the position of Mason County Treasurer for the year 2001, effective 12-28-00. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.

The Board explained the position will be up for election in 2001 to complete this four year unexpired term. In 2002 it will be up for election again for the next four year term.

MEETING CONTINUED

Cmmr. Cady/Olsen moved and seconded to continue the meeting to 10 a.m. on Friday, December 29, 2000. Motion carried unanimously. B-aye; O-aye; C-aye.

 

ATTEST:

 

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Rebecca S. Rogers, Clerk of the Board

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

MASON COUNTY, WASHINGTON

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John A. Bolender, Chairperson

 

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Mary Jo Cady, Commissioner

 

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Cynthia D. Olsen, Commissioner