Mason County PUD 1 Has Another Clean Audit & Adopts 2014 Budget

Potlatch, Washington- The Washington State Auditor’s Office presented their annual audit report for Mason County PUD No. 1 for the year 2012. Results showed a clean audit report of the district’s financials with no findings or letters to management. PUD commissioner Ron Gold attended the State Auditor’s exit conference and reported the excellent news to the board at the November 12, 2013 commissioner meeting. District auditor and director of finance Greg Kester commended his team for their high level of accountability in financial practices and reporting. PUD 1 preserves its status of never having received a negative finding from the State Auditor’s Office in its history.

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Road Usage Charge Options And Tolling Being Discussed Next Week

Washington State Transportation Commission meets Dec. 10 and 11.   OLYMPIA – Transportation revenue options are a focus of the Washington State Transportation Commission’s meeting next week in Olympia. The commission is completing an evaluation of the business case for ways to replace the gas tax with a road usage charge system. Commissioners also will hear a SR 520 tolling update and discuss the future Interstate 405 express toll lanes.

The meeting will start at 9 a.m. each day, Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 10 and 11, at the Transportation Building, 310 Maple Park Ave. SE, on the Capitol Campus in Olympia. The meeting is open to the public and persons wishing to speak to the commission may do so during the public comment period scheduled at the end of each day.

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Washington State Patrol Seeks Additional Witnesses

The Washington State Patrol’s Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) is investigating a collision that occurred on November 29, 2013 at 4:36 PM in the afternoon. This collision involved three vehicles and happened on State Route 101 east of Port Angeles in Clallam County. One of the involved parties was an on-duty Washington State Trooper. Detectives are seeking witnesses that may have seen any events leading to or the actual crash. If you have any information or know someone who does, please contact Detective Sergeant Jerry Cooper at (360) 805-1192.

Central Mason Fire & EMS Board Meeting Dec. 18

The Board of Commissioners for Central Mason Fire & EMS will be meeting once in December on the 18th. The meeting will be at 4:00PM at Station 5-8 located at 122 Franklin St in Shelton. For information please call 426-5533.

December 2, 2013/Central Mason Fire & EMS Public Notice