March 14, 2017 Bill Mahan Conference Room
6:00 PM Port Administration Offices
Bremerton Nat’l Airport Terminal Bldg
8850 SW State Hwy 3, Bremerton
Call to Order
President Strakeljahn called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Commissioners and Staff Present
Gordon Walgren, Atty
Jim Ryan, Atty
Approval of Agenda
It was moved by STOKES, seconded by BOZEMAN to:
Approve the Agenda as presented.
MOTION CARRIES, 3-0
A. Minutes of the regular business meeting and executive session of February 28, 2017.
B. Payment of checks #102188 through #102215 and #75518 through #75522 and #75528 through #75603 from the General Fund for $156,031.24; #75523 through #75527 from the Construction Fund for $28,369.48 and the payment of payroll taxes for $16,049.72.
It was moved by BOZEMAN, seconded by STOKES to:
Approve the Consent Items as presented.
MOTION CARRIES, 3-0
Soroptimist International of Port Orchard (SIPO) Check Presentation – Soroptimist Members Leslie Burnett, President, and Sharron King, President-Elect.
Commissioner Stokes stated SIPO was instrumental in the building of the Overlook in Port Orchard with a donation of $10,000. He noted they have previously donated over $100,000 to the Port of Bremerton Marina Park in Port Orchard including the children’s playground. They also recently donated $4,811 for the Airport children’s playground fence. He personally thanked SIPO for all they do for the community and youth. He introduced Ms. Burnett and Ms. King who presented the $10,000 check and provided information on SIPO and their fundraising events. Commissioner Strakeljahn noted SIPO was represented at today’s legislative luncheon via photos of Port facilities they have financially supported. The entire Board thanked SIPO for all their support.
2. Seeds of Grace Garden Build – Karole Johnson, Founder
Ms. Johnson shared a Seeds of Grace video highlighting a local garden harvest and an international garden build. Ms. Johnson provided a short history on Seeds of Grace and recapped how the Port and Seeds of Grace came into partnership. Seeds of Grace now has a team leader, Shawna Oien, who will lead the build for the Airport Garden on Sentinel Peak Way in Olympic View Industrial Park. Ms. Johnson introduced Sharon Pastor, a member of the garden team, who provided detail, including plans and drawings, on the forthcoming sustainable and organic garden. The build is scheduled for April 8, 2017 with a dedication of the garden the afternoon of June 9. There was discussion with the Board on details of the program agreement. The Board expressed support of Seeds of Grace mission and congratulated them on their accomplishments over the last four years. Ms. Johnson provided the website address of www.dreambigaskbold for anyone that would like to more information or would like to volunteer to help.
Work Study Session- None
Citizen Comments- None
1. Final Acceptance of the FedEx Laydown Area Fencing and Automatic Gates Project with Viking Fence Company.
Presented by Steven Sparks, Director of Facilities & Planning
It was moved by STRAKELJAHN, seconded by BOZEMAN to:
Accept as final the construction contracts for the fencing and automatic gates project with Viking Fence Company for $56,450.69.
MOTION CARRIES, 3-0
New Business- None
Jim Rothlin, Chief Executive Officer
Reported on the “Day-on-the-Hill” event today with the Port’s legislators in Olympia. This event was introduced by Port Attorney Gordon Walgren and has been a great success. He described the process of the open house luncheon stating it works well with legislator schedules.
Reported that the ad is out for the Airport Manager position and can be found on the Port’s website. Several applications of suitable candidates have already been received.
Thanked staff for their efforts on the “Day-on-the-Hill” with kudos to Victoria Peters, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, for her organization of the event. He said attendance seemed to be doubled from last year and he would like to see it continue.
Also thanked staff for efforts on today’s legislative event stating it is time well invested. He was able to share the West Sound Alliance list of transportation projects with legislators.
Reported on the Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council (KRCC) Executive Board meeting in which John Wynands, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Olympic Region Administration discussed transportation projects affecting KRCC.
Executive Session- None
There being no further business before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 6:55 p.m.
Jim Rothlin Cary Bozeman
Chief Executive Officer Commission Secretary
March 23, 2017 March 28, 2017