Mid-Columbia meeting agendas for week of Nov. 12, 2012

Compiled by the Tri-City HeraldNovember 11, 2012 

Here is the agenda of Mid-Columbia public meetings for the week of Nov. 12, 2012:


Veterans Day observance


Port of Kennewick, 2 p.m., commission chambers, 350 Clover Island Drive, Suite 200, Kennewick: discuss Vista Field Airport plans.

Pasco City Council, 6 p.m., City Hall, 525 N. Third. Ave.: workshop to discuss 2013 budget, property tax levy, Riverview annexation zoning, Municipal Court lease, Oregon Avenue corridor, police union contract.

Kennewick City Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 210 W. Sixth Ave.: no meeting.

Prosser City Council, 7 p.m. City Hall, 601 Seventh St.: public hearing on collection rates by Basin Disposal Inc., approve ordinances eliminating city administrator's post until 2015, permanently eliminating recreation director job, selecting firm to recruit finance director, hear 2013 budget presentations.

Mesa City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 103 Franklin St.: discuss 2013 budget, Energy Northwest easements, building inspector services, court system.

Franklin PUD Commission, 1 p.m., 1411 W. Clark St., Pasco: appoint officers, hearing on updated preliminary 2013 operating/capital budgets.

Benton PUD Commission, 9 a.m., 2721 W. 10th Ave., Kennewick: amend retail rate schedule for street lighting.

Kiona-Benton City School Board, 7 p.m., Kiona-Benton City High School, Benton City: surplus of portables, budget extension, capital projects, drug dog policy, information on substitutes.

Pasco School Board, 6:30 p.m., Booth building, 1215 W. Lewis St.: discuss middle school enhancement program opportunities, overview of common core state standards.

Richland School Board, 6:30 p.m., administrative service center, 615 Snow Ave.: discuss 2013 bond proposal, novel adoption, discuss after-school program Champions, policy on education of disabled students.

North Franklin School Board, 5:30 p.m., 1100 W. Clark St., Connell: construction update, transportation cooperative, discuss policy on public access to district records.

Richland Utility Advisory Committee, 3 p.m., Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Drive: Update on smart grid planning, generation source planning, discuss results of solid waste utility rate study, annexation of state-permitted solid waste franchise areas.

Richland Public Facilities District, 3 p.m., City Hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: hear design presentations for first building of Hanford Reach Interpretive Center campus.

Richland Public Library Board, 5:30 p.m., Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Drive: hear report on unique management, discuss library closing dates for 2013, board vacancy.

Benton County Park Board, 6:30 p.m., Benton County Justice Center, 7122 W. Okanogan Place, Kennewick: presentation from Columbia Basin Dog Training Club, discuss Vista Park.

Richland Code Enforcement Board, 7 p.m., City Hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: hold compliance hearings, discuss board member vacancy.

Walla Walla County Commission, 9:30 a.m., commissioners chambers, Walla Walla County Public Health and Legislative Building, 314 W. Main St.: consider 2013 business plan for public works department, request by Walla Walla Fire District 4 to annex property.


Franklin County Commission: canceled.

Richland Public Facilities District, 2:30 p.m., City Hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: Hear design presentations.

Richland Planning Commission, 7 p.m., City Hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: Workshop to discuss hillside development standards, commission priorities for 2013.

Kennewick Arts Commission, 6 p.m., City Hall, 210 W. Sixth Ave.: Discuss Richland Players Theatre, roundabout art, future art ideas for city facilities, state arts commission grant application, repair of Columbia Park Juvenile Fishing Pond art pieces.

Walla Walla City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 15 N. Third Ave., Walla Walla: 2013-14 budget, property tax levy.

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