Mason County News
The Board of Commissioners of Mason County Fire District 11 will be holding a special meeting on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6 PM. The purpose of the special meeting will be to adopt the 2020 Budget for the fire district. The meeting will be held at the fire station at 130 East Island Lake Road. The public is welcome to attend.
Kevin Shutty announced Thursday he is running for reelection to the Mason County Board of Commissioners for District 2. Shutty was first elected in 2016 and is currently serving as commission chair.Continue reading Shutty Announces Reelection Bid
There is a precautionary boil water advisory for Lake Limerick. According to a Facebook post, a cable company contractor caused a water main break on St. Andrews Drive, on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 which caused a subsequent loss of system water pressure. When water lines lose pressure, potentially harmful contaminants can enter the water system. On the advice of a Water System consultant, Lake Limerick Country Club issued a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory.Continue reading Boil Water Advisory Issued in Lake Limerick
Attorney General Bob Ferguson urges consumers to be on the lookout for websites posing as the state’s health insurance marketplace.
The Washington Health Benefit Exchange has received dozens of complaints from Washingtonians coming across websites posing as the official health insurance marketplace. Some websites are tricking Washingtonians to get their personal information. Others provide services, but charge for things that should be free.Continue reading AG Warns of Scam Health Insurance Websites
Washington’s economy lost 1,600 jobs in October and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for October fell slightly to 4.5 percent according to the Employment Security Department.Continue reading Employment Moves Lower
[VIDEO] Mason County PUD No. 1 is monitoring water flowing into Hood Canal. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC’s Dedrick Allan reports.
Click here for a link to Mason County PUD No. 1’s website.
[VIDEO] Watch the November 12, 2019 joint meeting between the Shelton City Council and the Mason County Commission. There are three ways to watch live at 6 PM: hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website (co.mason.wa.us.) You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel are Thursday at 3 PM and Saturday at 9 AM.
[VIDEO] The Mason County Commission finalized the 2020 budget Tuesday afternoon. During the final budget workshop, the Commissioners decided on several requests from departments that fall under the Current Expense which included denying a request from Public Health for two new staff. Under the Road Fund, Public Works was seeking three additional staff. The Commission decided to cut that to one.
The 2020 Current Expense Budget totals $38,004,159 Million in revenues and $37,984,456 in expenses leaving a surplus of $19,704. The total for 2020 Special Funds is $69,262,552. These numbers may be adjusted slightly before the preliminary 2020 budget is released on Monday, November 18th. A public hearing to certify property tax levies will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 9:15 AM and the public hearing on the 2020 budget is 9 AM Monday, December 2, 2019.
New ramp connections help people, fish
As MasonWebTV Powered by HCC first reported on November 7th, Shelton travelers will soon use two new ramps at the US 101 Shelton-Matlock Road interchange. The new ramps help create a more traditional diamond interchange. The changes also set the stage to better help fish get around.Continue reading Big Changes Soon for US 101 near Shelton
[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the November 12, 2019 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM: hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website (co.mason.wa.us.) You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 9 AM.
Here is the meeting’s agenda:Continue reading Watch Mason County Commission