Preston sworn in as newest Edmonds Port Commissioner

Newly elected Port of Edmonds Commissioner David Preston (right) takes the oath of office from Port of Edmonds attorney Brad Cattle (left). Looking on is re-elected Commissioner Jim Orvis (center), who was sworn in earlier.

The Edmonds Port Commission took the following actions during its first scheduled public meeting of the year Monday:
• Witnessed the swearing in of newly elected Port Commissioner David Preston. He replaces former Commissioner Marianne Zagorski, who chose not to run again. Re-elected Commissioner Jim Orvis was sworn earlier.
• Elected new Commissioner officers for 2012. Fred Gouge was elected president, Bruce Faires vice president and Mary Lou Block, secretary.
• Dealt with routine first-of-the-year items, such as affirming the 2012 Commission meeting schedule and discussing various committee assignments.

The Commission’s next regular meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30 in the Port Commission meeting room. Fourth quarter operating reports and financial reports will be presented.

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