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November brings a multitude of actions by Commission- more to come in 2021

The month of November has been incredibly busy at the Port. Here are some of our activities: Port Commission refinanced two debts saving approximately $160,000 to the tax payer in interest savings. Port Commission approves final operations and capital budget with $8million in capital construction and planning projects slated for 2021. Port Commission approves the [...]

2020-11-23T13:17:42-08:00November 23, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Port Moves Forward with Ariel to Cougar Dark Fiber

The Port of Woodland received $750,000 from Washington State CERB on July 16 to finance the Ariel to Cougar Dark Fiber project. The Project will construct needed fiber optics expanding speeds to 1 Gig capacity. The Port is matching nearly $200,000 to the CERB funding for a total project cost close to $1 million. The [...]

2020-07-17T11:05:48-07:00July 17, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Port Commission Approves Innovation in Commodities to Address Greenhouse Emissions

The Port Commission took action and approved Resolution #485 to address new technologies and innovative approaches to traditional commodities that will reduce greenhouse gases while meeting the state and federal requirements. As the Port moves forward on preparing for waterfront industrial development at Martin Bar and Austin Point, the Port Commission determined that projects that [...]

2020-05-05T08:37:00-07:00May 5, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Port Administration Building and Commission Meetings Temporarily Closed Due to COVID-19

In an effort to meet the restrictions regarding COVID-19 and Governor Jay Inslee's Proclamation 20-28, the Commission approved Resolution 486 on March 24 (insert here). The Port Commission will not be holding Commission meetings at the Port office and will hold them online through a virtual meeting site. Information to access the Commission meetings are [...]

2020-03-25T14:41:29-07:00March 25, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Port Commission prepares final budget – tax cuts and $8 million in capital projects for 2020

The Port Commission revised the preliminary budget to remove one capital project slated to be addressed later in 2020-2021. The final budget narrative is available. The public is welcome to address any concerns or questions pertaining to the final budget on November 17 at 3 PM. Comments may also be sent to Commissioners or the [...]

2020-01-13T16:40:22-08:00October 22, 2019|Categories: Budget|

Port Commission Approved 2020 Budget

The Port of Woodland Commission approved the 2020 preliminary budget providing a two-cent reduction in port taxes from last year’s budget in balance with nearly $8 million in capital projects planned for the upcoming year. “Given our new business model, we have more tools like selling non-income producing property that will meet several goals of [...]

2020-01-13T16:42:17-08:00October 18, 2019|Categories: Budget, Press Release|

Woodland Bottoms Pheasant Release Site Information

The Port of Woodland wishes to clarify information that was released pertaining to the Woodland Bottoms Pheasant Release Site.  At this point, the Port does not own any of the properties that Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) uses for the pheasant release site, although two of the four properties are currently subject to [...]

2020-01-13T16:30:53-08:00September 23, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

Public Access, Mitigation and Habitat Planning slated for Austin Point

The Port of Woodland Commission approved moving forward on studying mitigation, wetland restoration, environmental conditions and developing public access at Austin Point beginning this fall. Earlier this summer, the Commission limited the access to the Point due to several factors. A long-standing agreement between the Port and multiple agencies for the welfare of the Point’s [...]

2020-01-13T16:31:00-08:00September 6, 2019|Categories: Press Release|
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