Port Report: What happened at Monday night’s meeting

The Port Commission of the Port of Edmonds held a regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 13.

During the meeting, the Commission:

•  Heard a presentation from Boy Scout Troop 300, proposing to work with the Port to establish a no-cost lifejacket loaner program. The Commission endorsed the project and urged the Scouts to go forward with it.

•  Acknowledged and accepted the terms of current and future lease bond and security arrangements for Harbor Square tenants.

•  Adjourned to a budget workshop session to discuss (1) the proposed 2011 economic development budget and (2) policies underlying the setting of a rate for the 2011 property tax levy.

•  Announced that the executive director had been given a one-year performance evaluation of outstanding. They approved a 3-percent salary increase to bring his compensation into line with an earlier understanding.

The next regularly scheduled Port Commission meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, in the Port Commission meeting room. Scheduled agenda items include a presentation from the Cascade Land Conservancy and an update of the Commission meeting schedule. The public is welcome to attend.

  1. A 3% salary increase?? In today’s environment, you must be kidding! And don’t even think about raising moorage rates to accommodate that increase.

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