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RESOLUTION NO. VZO - <br /> RESOLUTION AMENDING 2020-30 MASON COUNTY PANDEMIC AND PUBLIC HEALTH <br /> EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND RECOVERY FOR COUNTY EMPLOYEES POLICIES AND <br /> PROCEDURES <br /> WHEREAS, Mason County Pandemic and Public Health Emergency Response and Recovery for County <br /> Employees Policies and Procedures was adopted March 24, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak; <br /> WHEREAS,the County Commissioners declared a partial County Closure effective March 23, 2020 <br /> pursuant to Proclamation 20-25 STAY HOME — STAY HEALTHY that was adopted by the Washington State <br /> Governor on March 23, 2020 proclaiming a State of Emergency for all counties throughout the state of <br /> Washington as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in the United States and <br /> confirmed person-to-person spread of COVID-19 in Washington State; <br /> WHEREAS, the Governor extended the STAY HOME— STAY HEALTHY order until May 4, 2020 and is <br /> now extended to May 31, 2020 and the partial County Closure remains in effect until the Governor's <br /> Order ends or until the County Commissioners take action to end the partial County Closure; <br /> WHEREAS, the County Commissioners consider all Mason County employees essential; <br /> WHEREAS, County Commissioners authorized Closure Pay and Extra Duty Pay effective March 23, 2020. <br /> A number of compensation alternatives are available to cover employee absences and the Commissioners <br /> wish to no longer offer the Closure and Extra Duty Pay options effective May 5, 2020; <br /> NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of Mason County to amend <br /> Mason County Code Title 2 Administration and Personnel, Mason County Pandemic and Public Health <br /> Emergency Response and Recovery for County Employees Policies and Procedures. Amendments include <br /> declaring all Mason County employees as essential (attachment A). <br /> IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED to continue the partial County Closure, pursuant to the STAY HOME-STAY <br /> HEALTHY Proclamation adopted by the Governor of Washington State and effective May 5, 2020 <br /> eliminate the Closure Pay and Extra Duty Pay and urge all employees to utilize the various compensation <br /> alternatives. The partial County Closure is in effect only until the Governor's Order ends or until the <br /> County Commissioners take action to end the partial County Closure. <br /> DATED this 5th day of May, 2020. <br /> BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br /> MASON COUNTY/, WASHINGTON <br /> : <br /> ATTEST ,.J <br /> n TraK. Cair <br /> M iss rewry, erk&the Board <br /> Ran y Neatherlin, Commissioner <br /> TO FORM: <br /> Kevin Shutty Commissioner <br /> im W <br /> Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney <br /> J:\RESOLUTIONS&ORDINANCES\RESOLUTIONS-ORDINANCES Word Files\2020\AMENDED Pandemic&Public Health Emergency <br /> Policy.doc <br />