Mason County recently announced it is looking to fill two positions on its Planning Advisory Commission. Applicants must be from Commissioner District 1, which encompasses the Grapeview, Harstine Island, Allyn, Belfair, and Tahuya areas.

The seven-member commission advises the Board of County Commissioners on matters relating to amendments to the Comprehensive Plan, Shoreline Master Program, Resource Ordinance, and other development regulations.

Meetings usually occur at least once a month, at 6 p.m. on the third Monday. One of the open positions is a four-year term expiring in January 2022. The other is open due to vacancy and will end in January 2021.

Applications, which can be accessed at, should be submitted to the Mason County Commissioners at 411 North 5th Street, Shelton, WA, 98584.