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THE MANIFEST JULY 1, 2019

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE LAUNCHES EFFORT TO NAME NEW WPPA DIRECTOR

The WPPA Executive Committee has formed an ad hoc search committee tasked with leading the work of replacing outgoing WPPA Executive Director Eric Johnson by October 1. The group is composed of Commissioner Don Meyer (Port of Tacoma), Commissioner Jean Ryckman (Port of Pasco), Executive Director Jim Pivarnik (Port of Port Townsend), and Kim DesMarais, Director of Talent Acquisition (Port of Seattle).

Federal Port Infrastructure Grants Available

SPOTLIGHT

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION LAUNCHES PORT INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program, which aims to support public coastal ports by improving the safety, efficiency, or reliability of goods movement in, out, or within a port.

A Monthly Column from WPPA Counsel Frank Chmelik

KNOWING THE WATERS

The mix of port district tenants is shifting from primarily industrial or commercial uses to a much wider range of uses. So, this month we look at real property taxes, real property tax exemptions, leasehold excise tax and leasehold excise tax exemptions. Many are surprised to learn that organizations and uses exempt from real property taxes may not be exempt from leasehold excise taxes... and vice versa.

Presentations from the 2019 WPPA Finance Seminar are now available to view on washingtonports.org

2019 FINANCE MEETING PRESENTATIONS AVAILABLE

Take a look at the topics covered at this year's WPPA Finance Meeyting. Download presentation PDFs at www.washingtonports.org. On our homepage, select the Members menu, and choose Past Presentations, where you'll find 2019 Finance Seminar Presentations, as well as all meeting presentations from the past three years.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

COMMISSIONERS' SEMINAR | July 22-24, 2019 Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum

ENVIRONMENTAL SEMINAR | September 26-27, 2019 | Campbell's Resort, Chelan

SMALL PORTS SEMINAR | October 24-25, 2019 | Enzian Inn, Leavenworth

ANNUAL MEETING | November 20-22, 2019 | Hotel Murano, Tacoma

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

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

TELECOM INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER | PORT OF SEATTLE

ACCOUNTING CLERK (PAYROLL) | PORT OF PORT ANGELES

ACCOUNTANT III | PORT OF SEATTLE

STUDENT JOB DESCRIPTION – SUMMER HELP FIELD MAINTENANCE 2019 | PORT OF KALAMA

FULL TIME – OPERATOR | PORT OF KALAMA

FULL TIME – FIELD MAINTENANCE | PORT OF KALAMA

PORT ASSISTANT | PORT OF KINGSTON

HARBORMASTER | PORT OF POULSBO

CONTROLLER | PORT OF KINGSTON

PEOPLESOFT BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY ANALYST II | PORT OF SEATTLE

ICT CLIENT SERVICES SUPERVISOR | PORT OF SEATTLE

ICT PROJECT MANAGER | PORT OF SEATTLE

TOUR GROUP COORDINATOR | PORT OF SEATTLE

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST | PORT OF TACOMA

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT | PORT OF TACOMA

TECHNICIAN I | PORT OF TACOMA

Find a full listing at any time here.

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

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