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Sept. 29 - Fire District #9 Special Meeting

Mason County Fire District #9 will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at 6:00 PM at Station 9-1, located at 2320 West Skokomish Valley Road, Shelton, WA 98584.

Purpose:Mason County Fire District #9, Board of Fire Commissioners will be holding a Special Meeting to interview two candidates, appointing one to fill Commissioner #2 position.  The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at 6:00 PM at at Station 9-1 located at 2320 West Skokomish Valley Road, Shelton, WA 98584.

This special meeting is open to anyone interested in attending.  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Sept. 30 - Thurston County Commissioners Executive Planning Session

Office of Assigned Counsel Conference Room 1, 926 24th Way SW, Olympia 98502 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


  1.     Commissioner’s Items
  2.     Budget debrief
  3.     Strategic Plan: Does the board wish to review and update the current strategic plan given the work that has been done on Thurston Thrives?
  4.     HR Director Search: Interviews will be held on October 5. This could be an opportunity to review process and prepare for the interviews.
  5.     OAC: Board had requested an opportunity to drill down on the subject of OAC staffing after the budget presentation.
  6.     Development Code: Staff is seeking board direction on the appeal process docket item.
  7.     Text message court case/policies

Sept 28 - Board Of Mason County Commissioners Draft Briefing Meeting

411 North Fifth Street, Shelton Wa 98584

Commission Chambers
 9:00 A.M.        Closed Session – RCW 42.30.140 (4) Labor Discussion
 9:30 A.M.        Department of Community Development – Barbara Adkins
10:00 A.M.        State Auditor Office Exit Conference
10:45 A.M.         BREAK
10:50 A.M.    Support Services - Bill Kenny
11:30 A.M.    Public Works - Brian Matthews & Melissa McFadden
        Utilities & Waste Management - Brian Matthews/Erika Schwender
        Commissioner Discussion – as needed

 2:00 P.M.    2016 Budget Workshops
    WSU Extension
4:00 P.M.        Superior Court
        Commissioner Discussion – as needed
The regular Commission meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 6:00 p.m. has been canceled.
The next regular Commission meeting will be held on October 6, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commission Chambers-Shelton, WA.

Sept. 29-30 - Highway Ramp Closures Scheduled For Lacey

LACEY – The southbound Interstate 5 exit to Sleater Kinney Road Northeast and the Sleater Kinney Road Northeast on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close at 10 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 29-30. Both will reopen at 5 a.m. each following morning.

From 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Sept. 28-Oct. 1, drivers may also encounter single- and double-lane closures on both directions of I-5 between Tumwater and Lacey. All lanes will reopen at 5 a.m. each following morning.

The closures will allow crews to install new lane markings. 

Drivers can get real-time traffic updates on their phone with the WSDOT traffic app. They can also follow the WSDOT regional Twitter feed. Advance information is available at the Olympic Region Weekly Construction and Traffic Updates web page.