United Way Reading Buddy Orientation Event

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is holding an Upcoming orientation for interested community members to support struggling elementary school students with grade level reading success! Tuesday, October 21st, 10am – 1130a at United Way of Mason County, 221 W. Railroad Avenue, Suite 12, Shelton, WA 98584. To attend, please RSVP to Jennifer Thompson, RSVP Volunteer Coordinator, at 360-943-2773, ext. 21 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Space is limited!

Public Meetings Scheduled To Discuss Willapa Bay Salmon Management

OLYMPIA - The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has scheduled seven public meetings this fall and winter to discuss and develop a new draft policy for managing salmon fisheries in Willapa Bay.  The policy, along with the previously adopted Columbia River and Grays Harbor policies, will provide regional guidance on hatchery and harvest reform and will align fishery management with conservation and economic objectives. The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission, a citizen panel appointed by the governor to set policy for WDFW, is scheduled to consider adopting the draft policy in February.

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Mason PUD 3 Commission Report – October 14, 2014 Business Meeting

Meeting Highlights

•    Status of the Budget and Treasurer’s Report.
•    Public Power Week Wrap-Up.

Consent Agenda

Mason PUD 3 Commissioners approved payment of $3.27 million in vouchers.

Action Items

Commissioners adopted Resolution No. 1630, A Resolution Declaring Distribution System Items Surplus (PCB and Non-PCB Contaminated). The resolution authorizes the surplusing of material and removing transformers and regulators from service.

Staff Reports

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Mason County PUD1 Board Meeting Changes

The November board meeting dates have changed and the commission will also hold budget workshops for electric and water. These will be held at the District board room 21971 N. Hwy 101 in Potlatch.

November 4, 2014:
Water Budget Workshop        10:00 a.m. to Noon
Regular Business Meeting      1:00 p.m.

November 18, 2014:
Electric Budget Workshop      10:00 a.m. to Noon
Regular Business Meeting      1:00 p.m.

October 15, 2014