Port of Edmonds

Port of Edmonds Commission report for Aug. 10

Port of Edmonds Commission report for Aug. 10

The Port of Edmonds Port Commission took the following actions at its Monday, Aug. 10 meeting: Heard reports on a variety of topics, including an update on the port’s long-term debt, installation of a new state-of-the-art marina camera offering real time views of the marina, the proposed meeting schedule for planning the 2016 budget, and an update on the status of the port’s state-issued boatyard ... »

Edmonds Port Commission Report for June 29

Edmonds Port Commission Report for June 29

The Port of Edmonds Port Commission took the following actions at its Monday, June 29, meeting: – Received a report on upgraded marina pump-out facilities. – Approved purchase of new restroom and shower facilities for the south marina and— in a separate motion— approved funding for supplemental engineering services related to the new facilities. – Decided to call and retire the r... »

David Preston officially announces re-election campaign for Edmonds Port Commission

David Preston officially announces re-election campaign for Edmonds Port Commission

Edmonds resident David Preston announced that he is running for re-election to the Edmonds Port Commission, where he currently serves as president. Preston is running unopposed for the District 2 seat “Public ports in Washington state play a vital role in economic development and tourism,” Preston said. “This will continue to be a major focus for the Port of Edmonds.” Preston has... »

Edmonds mayor, two councilmembers running unopposed as 2015 candidate filing ends

Edmonds mayor, two councilmembers running unopposed as 2015 candidate filing ends

Now that the filing period has closed for local elections, we have posted the results below. Of note, the following City of Edmonds positions are unopposed: Mayor Dave Earling and City Councilmembers Diana Buckshnis and Tom Mesaros. Of the remaining council races, incumbent Lora Petso is being challenged by Edmonds Planning Board Chair Neil Tibbott; QWest Executive David Teitzel will face Sister C... »

Edmonds Port Commission report for April 27

The Edmonds Port Commission at its April 27 meeting: – Approved a contract for re-roofing Buildings 3 and 4 of the Harbor Square Business Campus and received a summary of first-quarter reports on Harbor Square. – Heard a report from one of the negotiators on the salmon fishing seasons for 2015. The total Chinook (King salmon) fishing catch in the areas bordering the port will be greatl... »

Port of Edmonds to hold commission/staff workshop Wednesday

The Port of Edmonds Port Commission and staff will hold a special workshop, “Looking Forward.” on Wednesday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to noon in the commission meeting room, 336 Admiral Way. The meeting is open to the public. You can see the agenda here. The next regular commission meeting will be at 7 p.m., Monday, April 13. »

Commentary: A pragmatic approach to daylighting Willow Creek and restoring our marsh

Commentary: A pragmatic approach to daylighting Willow Creek and restoring our marsh

Since a recent informative piece was presented on My Edmonds News by Larry Vogel, I thought it might be important to provide some insight from a City Council perspective regarding the Shoreline Master Program’s (SMP) “interim 100-foot setback/buffer for Urban Mixed Use IV”. If you are not familiar with this very important document, I suggest you look at some of the links on Mr. Vogel’s... »

In comments to state, Port of Edmonds takes stand against increasing Harbor Square buffers

In comments to state, Port of Edmonds takes stand against increasing Harbor Square buffers

As the deadline nears for comments on an update to the Edmonds Shoreline Management Program, the Port of Edmonds reiterated Friday that it is strongly opposed to a City of Edmonds proposal to increase the size of setbacks and buffers around the Edmonds Marsh, located adjacent to the port-owned and -managed Harbor Square business complex. “From the port’s perspective, expanded buffers/setbacks will... »

Edmonds Port Commission report for March 9

The Port of Edmonds Commission at its regular meeting March 9: Approved the Edmonds Arts Festival to utilize overflow parking for event shuttle service, sponsorship for the Student Art Exhibit Awards and Artists In Action as a continuing summer arts program at the marina. Reviewed repairs in progress to the electrical system on T-dock after the failure of a feeder cable. Heard a report on the whal... »

City thanks Port of Edmonds for funding toward at-grade rail crossings alternatives analysis

Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling expressed his appreciation Monday to the Port of Edmonds Commission for its recent vote to contribute $25,000 toward the city’s local match of $100,000 for an alternatives analysis of at-grade rail crossings along the Edmonds waterfront. Port of Edmonds Commissioners voted unanimously Feb. 23 to support the city’s proposed study — now being considered i... »

Edmonds Port Commission report for Feb. 23

The Port of Edmonds Port Commission during its Monday, Feb. 23 meeting: Authorized bid solicitations to replace 12 HVAC units on Building 3 and to replace the roof on Building 4 of the Harbor Square Business Campus. Agreed to join with the City of Edmonds in seeking a state grant to study the long-standing railroad grade crossing problem in Edmonds. Authorized a letter from the Port Commission to ... »

Port of Edmonds meeting report for Jan. 26

The Port of Edmonds Port Commission took the following actions during its Monday, Jan. 26 meeting: Accepted the Port’s fuel dock supply line replacement as complete. Approved business moorage for Puget Sound Express, which is planning to operate wildlife excursions from the Port aboard the 63-foot Chilkat Express, mainly between the months of May and September. The next commission meeting will be ... »

Edmonds Port Commission Report for Jan. 12

At its regular meeting Monday, Jan. 12, the Port of Edmonds Commission: Reconfirmed the schedule and location of 2015 Port of Edmonds commission meetings. Made and approved Port committee assignments for 2015. Heard a first-of-the year report of the Port’s long term investments. Heard announcements of Washington Public Ports day with state legislators in Olympia and the 2015 Seattle International ... »

David Preston elected Port of Edmonds Commission president

David Preston elected Port of Edmonds Commission president

David Preston was elected president of the Port of Edmonds Port Commission during its regular meeting Monday night. Other officers elected were Bruce Faires, vice president, and Fred Gouge, secretary. The commission also: — heard a presentation from the president of Puget Sound Express, a Port Townsend-based tour boat excursion firm, regarding a business proposal to operate environmental tou... »

Edmonds Port Commission meeting report for Nov. 24

The Port of Edmonds Commission at its Nov. 24 meeting: Heard a report on various port projects completed at the marina and the Harbor Square Business Campus during the preceding year. Received an update on the Port’s Weather Center. Built in 2006, its technology has become somewhat outdated. Plans are being made to upgrade it to a more state-of-the art facility. The next commission meeting will be... »

Port of Edmonds Commission report for Nov. 10

The Port of Edmonds Port Commission at its regular meeting Nov. 10: Heard a brief presentation on the summertime music performance event at the Port: Sea Jazz. The event is a cooperative effort between the Port of Edmonds, Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary, Seattle Teen Music and the Edmonds School District. The 2015 season will mark the third successful season for the Wednesday and Sunday live performan... »

Students interview Port officials about future of Edmonds Marsh

Students interview Port officials about future of Edmonds Marsh

Vienna Sebasstian and Nathan Filosi, both Edmonds-Woodway High School seniors, interviewed Port of Edmonds Commissioner Mary Lou Block and Port Director Bob McChesney Oct. 10 to learn more about the Port of Edmonds’ view on restoration of the Edmonds Marsh. Both Sebasstian and Filosi are members of “Students Saving Salmon,” a student-run organization at Edmonds-Woodway High School that striv... »

Edmonds Port Commission Report for Oct. 13

The Port of Edmonds Commission took the following actions at its Monday, Oct. 13 meeting: Reviewed the 2015 preliminary budget. A public hearing on the preliminary budget will be held at the next commission meeting on Oct. 27; the budget is scheduled for approval on Nov. 10. Major items to be voted on at that time include the 2015 Operating and Capital budgets, new rates and fees, and the 2015 tax... »

Edmonds Port Commission report for Sept. 29

The Port of Edmonds Commission at its Monday, Sept. 29 meeting: Heard an optimistic growth report from the Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Alliance of Snohomish County. Reviewed the status of potential fuel dock upgrades. The latest plan is to proceed on a phased basis, largely in recognition of availability and cost issues. All existing bids were formally rejected. The next public commiss... »

Edmonds Port Commission report for Sept. 8

The Edmonds Port Commission at its Monday, Sept. 8 meeting took the following actions: Announced the meeting schedule for preparing the Port’s 2015 budgets, which are scheduled to be approved on Nov. 10. Public comments are set to be heard at the regular commission meeting on Oct. 13, with a formal public hearing on Oct. 27. Both meetings will be held in the Port Commission meeting room at 7 p.m. ... »

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