Agendas for week of Sept. 17

By the Tri-City HeraldSeptember 16, 2012 

Here are the agendas for public agencies in the Mid-Columbia for the week of Sept. 17:


Richland Public Facilities District, 4 p.m., City Hall, council chambers, 505 Swift Blvd.: hear the chief executive officer's update about construction on the Hanford Reach Interpretive Center project.

Connell City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 104 E. Adams St.: discussion of bank building purchase and of 2013 budget.

Finley School Board, 7 p.m., district office, 224606 E. Game Farm Road: report on budget and enrollment.

Kennewick Planning Commission, 7 p.m., City Hall, 210 W. Sixth Ave.: no agenda.

Pasco City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 525 N. Third. Ave.: canceled.


Benton County Commission, 9 a.m., Courthouse, 620 Market St., Prosser: regular meeting set a public hearing for the six-year road program, and have updates about the juvenile detention facility needs and a new position at Washington State University Cooperative regarding fruit trees.

Kennewick Irrigation District, 9 a.m., KID offices, 12 W. Kennewick Ave.: regular meeting to hear department budget proposals and the fiscal 2013 draft budget, set Oct. 23 for a special board workshop meeting and consider actions to sell district property after considering selling prices in executive session. There also will be a separate executive session to pending litigation regarding the Acquavella water rights case, and cases involving former employees Brad Wellenbrock and Joetta Rupert; and discuss potential litigation relating to the Bretz Road LID road patch.

Mid-Columbia Libraries Board of Trustees, 5:30 p.m., Keewaydin Park Branch, 405 S. Dayton St., Kennewick: executive session to discuss real estate matters.

Walla Walla School Board, 5:30 p.m. (executive session) and 6:30 p.m. (regular meeting), district board room, 364 S. Park St.: executive session to evaluate potential candidate for board appointment, announcement of board candidates finalists or selection, reports on enrollment, No Child Left Behind Act waiver.

West Richland Park Board, 6:30 p.m., 3803 W. Van Giesen St., council chambers: public hearing about amending the 2013-18 six-year transportation improvement program and then vote on amending it and vote on an ordinance relating to accessory buildings.

Kennewick City Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 210 W. Sixth Ave.: discuss creating a central business district for downtown and consider amending the zone of 1724 W. 45th Ave. from residential low to residential trailer park for Chinook Mobile Community.

Richland City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: pre-meeting at annex building to discuss agenda matters, followed by a council meeting at 7:30 p.m. to decide on a 10-acre rezone in the Meadow Hills Drive area for a condominium project, to consider amending the agreement with the Richland Public Facilities District for the Hanford Reach Interpretive Center project in Columbia Park, and an update about the Hanford Reach Interpretive Center project, and approve the Hanford Reach Interpretive Center operations plan.

Prosser School Board, 7 p.m., Keene-Riverview Elementary School, 832 Park Ave.: discussion of policy prohibiting registered sex offenders on school property, adoption of school board goals for 2012-13, update on school uniforms survey.


Franklin County Commissioners, 9 a.m., Courthouse, 1016 N. Fourth Ave., Pasco: regular meeting to hear updates about the viticulture and tree fruit programs and a report from the Franklin County Horticultural Pest and disease Board regardng the 2013 budget. Approve a resolution regarding the Energy Independence Act and hear a report from the Hanford Advisory Board.

Richland Arts Commission, 11:30 a.m., City Hall, conference room in annex, 975 George Washington Way: workshop to discuss community outreach presentations and assignments.


Port of Pasco commission, 9 a.m., 1110 Osprey Pointe Blvd.: special meeting to discuss rental car request for proposals and the airport terminal building design.

Richland Board of Adjustment, 7 p.m., council chambers, City Hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: to consider a request from the Applewood Estates Homeowners Association regarding an 8-foot-high masonry block wall in a residential neighborhood along Westcliffe Boulevard where there is a maximum limit of 6 feet in height.

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