Fire District 11 Meeting Change

Due to the passing of Commissioner Gary Volk, Mason County Fire District #11's business meeting time has been changed to Thursday October 30th at 12:00 p.m. at the District's Station located at 130 E. Island Lake Drive.

Pioneer School District No. 402 Board Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Intermediate/Middle School Library
5:30 pm
1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. ESTABLISH QUORUM
3. REVIEW, REVISE AND APPROVE AGENDA
4. SWEARING IN CEREMONY a. Pamela A. Harrell, Position 1 October 28, 2014 – November 2015
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Board Meeting – September 23, 2014 Study Session – October 14, 2014 Board Retreat – October 14, 2014 Special Board Meeting – October 21, 2014
6. CONSENT AGENDA
All matters listed within the Consent Agenda have been distributed to each member of the Pioneer School District Board of Directors to read and study, are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion of the Board of Directors with no separate discussion. If separate discussion is desired, an item may be removed from the Consent Agenda and placed on the Regular Agenda by request.
General Fund
Payroll 150800893 – 150800902 $363,627.51
Direct Deposit Nos. 900005443 - 900005558
Benefit Accounts Payable 150103802 – 150103826 $150,099.37
Accounts Payable 150103827 – 150103900 $196,480.16
Total Fund Expenditures $710,207.04
ASB
Accounts Payable 400286 – 400288 $958.92
Total Fund Expenditures $958.92
7. BUSINESS OPERATIONS
8. PERSONNEL
a. Rick Hayes, Maintenance– Letter of Resignation
b. Margie Rolfs, Food Service – Letter of Resignation
b. Kimberlee Lev, Bus Driver – Approval of Hiring
9. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT
a. Parent Teacher Conferences
b. WSSDA Annual Conference
c. Joint School Board Meeting
10. DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS
a. Future Bond Discussion Community Participation/Comments
b. School Choice Survey Result
c. Bus Surplus
11. LEGISLATIVE REPORT / STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS
12. GOOD OF THE ORDER/ COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION Community comment/participation is limited to three minutes per person in consideration of other speakers and board business.
13. ADJOURNMENT

County Planning Council To Host Water Quality Discussions

Thurston County and the Thurston Regional Planning Council will host a Black Lake Basin community workshop on Thursday, Oct. 30, giving residents an opportunity to discuss ways to protect and improve water quality. The workshop is from 6-8:00 p.m. at the Kenneydell Park Lodge, 6745 SW Fairview Rd., Olympia.

The evening will begin with an open house, followed by a formal project presentation and small-group discussions. The workshop is part of Guiding Growth-Healthy Watersheds: Science to Local Policy, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant-funded project that focuses on select basins draining into Puget Sound: McLane Creek Basin, Black Lake Basin and Woodard Creek Basin.

The project team's first step was to understand the three basins' condition by examining development growth patterns and water monitoring data. Next, the team used hydrologic modeling to test how different management actions might affect water quality and flow in the future.

Incorporating the modeling results, as well as input from other studies and community outreach, the team drafted options for how the areas could be managed in the future (e.g., changing development regulations and protecting sensitive lands). Now, residents and property owners have another chance to comment on recommendations to include in a final plan for each basin.

TRPC News Release - 27 October, 2014

 

Rock Blasting-Related Closures Finished For The Year On Snoqualmie Pass

Drivers should plan for delays due to 24 hour lane closures next week. HYAK – Drivers traveling across Interstate 90 will be happy to hear rock blasting-related closures on Snoqualmie Pass are finished for the year. However, drivers still need to plan for added travel time next week due to lane closures.

Starting Monday morning, Oct. 27 through Saturday morning, Nov. 1 contractor crews close a lane in each direction on I-90 between mileposts 56 to 61. These lane closures will be in effect 24 hours a day. Drivers may also experience delays due to daytime rolling slowdowns through the same location.

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