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THE MANIFEST FEBRUARY 1, 2019

THE DAM ISSUE: REAL NUMBERS ON THE COLUMBIA AND SNAKE RIVERS

On Wednesday in Olympia, legislators and interested parties were provided in-depth presentations on the Northwest hydropower system, focusing on the system of 31 federal dams and the benefits those dams provide the region.

Snake River dams accomplish a 97.5% Chinook salmon survival rate

SPOTLIGHT

No Child Left Inside (NCLI) Grant Program

Washington State Parks and the Recreation and Conservation Office have launched the No Child Left Inside Grant Program (NCLI), which opened for new applications on January 2, 2019.

The Washington State Legislature created the No Child Left Inside grant program to provide underserved youth with quality opportunities to experience the outdoors.

KNOWING THE WATERS

Port opportunities lie within RCO "No Child Left Inside" grants for outdoor environmental, ecological, agricultural & other natural resource-based education and recreation for youth

- A MONTHLY COLUMN FROM FRANK CHMELIK -

A deep dive into port legal issues with Frank Chmelik

This month, we take a bit of a technical dive into the issue of public works contracting and a fall 2018 decision of the Washington Supreme Court in Nova Contracting, Inc. v. City of Olympia. This is a “good news case” for port districts and other governments that issue public works contracts.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SPRING MEETING | May 15-17, 2019 Davenport Hotel, Spokane

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION SEMINAR June 12-14,2019 | Alderbrook Inn, Union

DIRECTORS' SEMINAR | July 11-12, 2019 Skamania Lodge, Stevenson

ENVIRONMENTAL SEMINAR | September 26, 2019 | Campbell's Resort, Chelan

For further details or to RSVP to any of the events above, please find further details here.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Executive Director | Port of Tacoma

Senior IT Project Manager (Limited Duration) | Port of Tacoma

Senior Planner - Recruitment | Northwest Seaport Alliance

Project Engineer | Port of Bellingham

Airport Manager | Port of Orcas

Public Communications / Media Coordinator | Port of Whitman County

Project Manager II, Engineering | Port of Tacoma

Director, Engineering | Port of Tacoma

Find a full listing at any time here.

Have an employment listing to share? Let us know.

For more information, visit www.washingtonports.org, or email Laura Pettitt.

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