NMSD Special School Board Meeting May 20

The North Mason School District Board of Directors will be having a special board meeting on May 20, 2014 to take action as a result of the superintendent candidate interviews. The meeting will be held at the District Administration Office, 71 E Campus Drive, in Belfair. The agenda is available by clicking here School Board Meeting Material or you may request them at the district office.

Night Lane Closures Planned For SR 510

YELM – Motorists traveling on State Route 510 near Yelm will encounter alternating, one-way traffic over several nights next week as crews continue construction related to two new roundabouts.Crews early next month will permanently stripe the roundabouts and highway in their final configuration. The final configuration will be two lanes through both roundabouts and two lanes in each direction of SR 510 between the roundabouts.

May 16, 2014

Kitsap County Troopers Seeking Witnesses To Bike Vs. Bus Collision

Poulsbo—Troopers investigating a bicycle vs transit bus collision on SR-305 at Totten Rd are seeking any additional witnesses to the collision that occurred on May 7, 2014. At approximately 6:30 A.M. a Kitsap Transit bus, traveling north bound on SR-305, collided with a bicyclist, in the north bound lane of SR-305 at the intersection with Totten Rd. Witnesses driving behind the bus believe there may have been another vehicle directly behind the bus at the time of the collision. This vehicle is described as possibly a dark colored Audi SUV and troopers would like to speak with the driver of this potential witness vehicle. Anyone having either observed the collision or who may have information about the event is encouraged to call Trooper Kyle Dahl at 360-473-0300.

Olympic Peninsula Resource Advisory Committee Meeting Announced

Olympia, WA – The Olympic Peninsula Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet on May 28, 2014, from 9:00 am until approximately 5:00 pm at the USDA Service Center, Olympic National Forest, 1835 Black Lake Blvd SW, Olympia, WA.

The RAC operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act, which was reauthorized for one year as part of HR 527 Helium Stewardship Act in October 2013. Title II of the Secure Rural Schools Act provides funding for: fish and wildlife habitat; infrastructure maintenance; ecosystem management; and land health and water quality improvements, on Federal land and on non-Federal land where projects would benefit the resources on Federal land.

The purpose of this meeting is to review the seventeen 2014 Title II project proposals and for the RAC to provide the Designated Federal Official a list of projects recommended for funding. More information can be found on the Olympic National Forest website at http://www.fs.usda.gov/olympic under the Quick Link – Secure Rural Schools.

The RAC meeting is open to the public. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement, of three minutes or less, should request in writing to be scheduled on the agenda by May 23, 2014. Comments and requests to make oral statements must be sent to Bill Shelmerdine by: mail to Olympic National Forest, 1835 Black Lake Blvd SW, Olympia, WA 98512; email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or fax to 360-956-2330. The following phone line will be available for those who would like to call in: 1-888-844-9904, access code 7389463.

A summary of the meeting will be posted within 21 days of the meeting on www.fs.usda.gov/goto/olympic/Advisory.

For additional information or if you have special meeting participation needs, please contact Bill Shelmerdine, Title II Program Coordinator, at 360-956-2282.

May 16, 2014