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The Manson Trojans have qualified for post season play.

They will face the Oroville Hornets Wednesday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m. at Manson High School.

Come support your Trojans!!!

No passes accepted. $7 adults/ $5 for students with ASB card. No free admittance

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Regular Board Meeting
142 Pedoi Street, Bumgarner Building, February 13, 2020, 4:10pm

I. Call to Order
II. Flag Salute
III. Agenda Additions and Deletions
IV. Public Comment
V. Approval of Minutes
a. January 9, 2020 regular meeting minutes
b. January 23, 2020 special meeting minutes
VI. Financial Review
a. Review Monthly Financial Report
b. Review and Approve Monthly Voucher
VII. Old Business
a. Commercial vendors
i. Sharkey and Shoreline contracts
ii. The Galley
1. Commercial Vendor application
2. Moorage at Manson Bay Marina
b. Manson Bay Marina policy update: ‘out day’ options
c. 2020 Goals and Objectives
d. Comprehensive Plan update for 2020
e. Director’s Report
VIII. New Business
a. Leffler Field
i. Pirate Carnival
b. Equipment: diesel tractor mower
c. Pacific Engineering contract amendment
d. Marina
i. WiFi
ii. Dock cleats
IX. Adjournment
Next regular meeting: March 12, 2020 at 4:10pm, 142 Pedoi Street, Manson, WA 98831

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The Manson School Board is asking our community for nominations of Manson School District Staff Members who have made a significant contribution to the lives of students and/or the greater Manson community. The Manson School Board hopes to receive nominations from parents, students, former students, and community members who have been involved in our schools.

Selection criteria is as follows: one certificated employee (grades P-12) and one support staff employee (secretaries, bus drivers, custodians, para-professionals, food services, coaches, etc.) 

Nominations will be accepted until March 25, 2020 at noon. Winning nominees will be announced at the Manson School Board meeting on March 30, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

Nominations forms are available online at the school district website www.manson.org, in both English and Spanish.

If you should have any questions, please call the Manson School District office at 687-3140.

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Monday, February 10, 2020 / 9-13:00

Long Range Planning Meeting Agenda

 

Review of Mission Statement

Review of Multi-year budget forecasting

2020 Organizational Goals:

  1. Training:

    1. Continue to improve quality and delivery of training program to meet standards and requirements for operational readiness.

    2. Regional approach to coordinating delivery of training

    3. Regional training facility

    4. Special programs:

      1. Rescue Swimmer

      2. Rope Rescue (Low Angle)

      3. Marine Operations

  1. Community Relations :

    1. Review of current programs and effectiveness

    2. Future outreach and education

  1. Staffing:

    1. Review of current staffing

    2. Staffing options for 2020 and beyond

    3. Volunteer/Reserve Recruitment and Retention

  1. Apparatus Replacement:

    1. Review of current fleet

    2. Recommendations for surplus/replacement

    3. Long range apparatus replacement plan

  1. Facilities

    1. Review of current facilities

    2. Long range capital improvement plan

    3. Regional approach to facilities sharing

  1. Measurable Goals:

    1. Turnout Time – 2 minutes

    2. Effective Work Force for Critical Tasks (SOG 010)

    3. Fire Loss ($) versus Pre-fire Valuation

    4. Fiscal Responsibility to Manage Budget

    5. Maintain clean annual audits

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Friday, January 24

All day: Find Tsilly

3pm-5pm: Live Ice Carving

5pm-8pm: Apple Bin Train Rides

5pm-10pm: Local Brewers + Distillers Night (21+)

7:30pm: Jim Basnight on the Deschutes Brewery Main Stage

Saturday, January 25

All day: Find Tsilly

10am: Wally Peterson Memorial Snowmobile Drag Races

12pm-4pm: Ice Tower Carving + Wish Papers

12pm-4pm: Mystery Mitten Walk

12:30pm: Family Magic Show

1pm-2pm: 2nd Annual Viki Downey Polar Bear Swim & Bonfire

2pm: Family Magic Show

3pm-6pm: Apple Bin Train Rides

3pm-10pm: Alefest (21+)

4pm: Glenn Snyder on the Deschutes Brewery Main Stage

6:30pm: Lighting of the Ice Tower

7pm: Kevin Jones Band on the Deschutes Brewery Main Stage

7:45pm: Gary Knowlton Memorial Water Lantern

Sunday, January 26

All day: Find Tsilly

10am-12pm: Battle of the Bloody Mary (21+)

You can purchase tickets online until midnight tonight here. See you this weekend!

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Special Board Meeting

142 Pedoi Street, Bumgarner Building, January 23, 2020, 4:00pm

I. Call to Order

II. Flag Salute

III. Leffler Field financing

IV. Adjournment

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The American Legion was founded in 1919 on four pillars: Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation, National Security, Americanism, and Children and Youth. Each of these pillars encompasses a variety of programs that benefit our nation’s veterans, its service members, their families, the youth of America and ordinary citizens.

On January 13 the Manson American Legion, Post 108 made special presentations of two 4x6 foot American flags, one for Manson High and the second Manson Elementary, addressing two of the four pillars. Post 108 was recognized in 2019 by the Manson Chamber of Commerce with a Community Recognition Award for their assistance in the Lake Chelan Valley, helping youth and programs in our community.

Commander Clyde McCullough represented Post 108 at Manson Elementary School. Receiving the flag were Elementary Principal Ben Riippi with a group of elementary students.

Vice Commander Brian Strausbaugh and Post Service Officer Norm Manly took the lead at the High School. Manson High Senior Class President Parker Schoenwald, Manson Schools Superintendent, Matt Charlton and Principal Dr. Heather Ireland received the flag, representing all students, staff and teachers.

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The Washington State Legislature will ultimately decide if a road usage charge will be implemented in Washington

OLYMPIA – People who are interested in how a Road Usage Charge might work in Washington can now download the full report from the Washington Road Usage Charge Pilot Project website. On Jan. 13, the Washington State Transportation Commission transmitted their final report to the governor, state Legislature and Federal Highway Administration on how Washington can begin a transition away from the state gas tax and toward a road usage charge system.

In collaboration with the Washington Road Usage Charge Steering Committee, the WSTC’S report includes analysis and findings of the legal, fiscal, operational, and policy impacts of a road usage charge and provides recommendations and options on how RUC could be implemented in Washington.

The state legislature will ultimately decide if a road usage charge will be implemented in Washington. Should the Legislature move forward with a road usage charge, it must consider several key topics, all of which the commission’s final report addressed. Those include how to: gradually transition to a RUC system, determine what vehicles should be subject to paying a RUC, determine the per-mile rate policy, set forth the allowable use of RUC revenue, and determine details around how a RUC program would be implemented.

“We thank the steering committee and volunteer pilot project participants for contributing to years of research and analysis on this innovative transportation funding policy,” said Jerry Litt, chair of the Washington State Transportation Commission. “We believe road usage charging is a promising and viable option for Washington, and we look forward to having the Legislature consider a gradual but necessary transition away from relying on the consumption of fossil fuel to fund our roads.”

The 29-member Road Usage Charge Steering Committee has guided Washington’s assessment of road usage charging since 2012. The committee supported and advised on the development of the RUC pilot project and submitted its final report on its road usage charging findings to the commission in October 2019. Based upon the findings of the steering committee, the commission determined its final set of recommendations and their final report, which details the results of the 7-year-long assessment of road usage charging. It includes the 12-month-long test drive portion of the pilot project that involved more than 2,000 statewide drivers who logged 15 million miles from February 2018 to January 2019.

As vehicles become more fuel-efficient or switch to electric power, gas tax revenue is expected to decline by as much as 45 percent by 2035. In 2012, the Legislature directed the commission to assess the potential of a road usage charge to replace the gas tax. A road usage charge is a per-mile charge drivers would pay for the use of the roads, as opposed to paying by the gallon of gas.

CC sheriff logo 2018Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on January 11th, 2020 at approximately 2:05 am, a female called RiverCom dispatch from the 400 block of Pioneer Avenue in Cashmere, WA. The caller, a 70 year old Cashmere woman later identified as Anita Jones said she had just killed her mother.

Deputies responded to the scene and detained Jones without incident. She was transported to the Chelan County Sheriff’s office where she was interviewed by detectives. Jones has been booked into the Chelan County Regional Justice Center for Murder 1st Degree.

Jones is believed to have acted alone and there is no threat to the public.

Detectives are currently on scene in Cashmere continuing the investigation.