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Regular Business Meeting

March 25, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Port of Port Townsend Commission Meeting 03.25.2020

Starts Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 5:30 PM  – Ends Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at approximately 7:00 PM

Due to the State of Emergency resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Port of Port Townsend is taking measures to protect staff from the spread of the virus including closing our offices to the public. Effective March 25, open public commission meetings will be held virtually through ZOOM Cloud Meetings. Please see the following for online meeting instructions.

Please note: We will no longer be providing an in-person meeting room.  This meeting will only be accessible remotely, as per Governor’s Proclamation 20-28, which will remain in effect until April 24, 2020, unless extended or sooner terminated by Governor Order.

For members of the public who do not have internet access and wish to attend and/or speak at the meeting, you may call in on any phone.  The Commissioners Meeting Room located at 333 Benedict Street in Port Townsend, will also be open to a small number of the public only during the duration of the meeting.  We will be enforcing the social distancing rule in this location.  Please keep 6 feet between you and others.

Online Meeting Instructions:

If you are new to ZOOM Cloud Meetings, you can watch this 1-minute YouTube video on how to join a meeting: https://tinyurl.com/uz9doez  

For an optimum user experience, we encourage you to use a desktop/laptop/tablet. When prompted, select “Use Internet Audio.”

A little before 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25 join our online meeting by following this link to register in advance for this webinar:


You will be asked to register, providing your name, city and email.  After registering, a confirmation page containing information about joining the webinar should appear on your screen.  Click on the link, (and, if you’ve never used it before, Zoom will be downloaded) click on the Zoom link and meeting should open.  Enter the Meeting ID:  789-140-567

If you access the meeting via your computer/laptop/tablet/smartphone (using the Zoom app), you can watch and listen through your device’s speakers.  Should you wish to speak during Public Comments, and have not yet sent in comments, click “Participants” at the bottom of your screen, then click “Raise Hand.” (Note: If you are using an iPad, touch your screen to bring up the menu. Click the three dots that says “More” in the upper right-hand corner. Then click “Raise Hand.”) Comments will be heard in the order in which they are received, or you can type in your comment and it will be read aloud by the meeting Host.

Call-in Meeting instructions:
Call-in using the number (253) 215 8782.  You will be prompted to enter the meeting ID:  789-140-567  then a unique participant ID – Press # to skip

Please be aware that calling in to the meeting will only allow you to listen, it will not allow you to participate or speak. If you have a question or comment for the Commission, please submit it by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25 by calling (360) 385-0656 or email to info@portofpt.com.


Port of Port Townsend
Meeting Agenda for Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 5:30 p.m.    

meeting will be held via Zoom – see instructions above (Click here for link to Zoom meeting)
limitations on in-person meeting – see above
Port Commission Building, 333 Benedict Street
Port Townsend, WA

—->    Click here for Meeting Materials Packet, Click here for February Ops Report , Click here for February Financials

—–>  Click here for Resolution No. 718-20 re LOC + Resolution No. 719-20 re delegation of authority

I. Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

II.  Approval of Agenda

III.  Public Comments

IV.  Consent Agenda

A.  Approval of Regular Business Meeting Minutes – March 11, 2020

B.  Approval of Warrants

C.  Resolution 717-20, Signature Authority for Executive Director Eron Berg

V.  Second Reading

A.  Recommendation for intermediate rates for yard lease tenants

VI.  First Reading

A.  Rate-setting for Fall 2020/21 Work Yard Discount

VII.  Regular Business

A.  Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

B.  Authorization to engage bank and K&L Gates for Line of Credit (LOC)

VIII.        Staff Comments

IX.  Commissioner Comments

X.  Next Public Workshop / Regular Business Meeting:

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, meeting at 1:00 p.m.
Port Commission Building, 333 Benedict Street, Port Townsend, WA

 XI.  Executive Session – none

XII.  Adjournment

Please click here for an audio recording of this meeting.


March 25, 2020
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Port Commissioners Building
355 Hudson Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368 United States
(360) 385-0656