Meeting agendas for week of March 11

By the Tri-City HeraldMarch 10, 2013 


Columbia Basin College Board of Trustees, 4 p.m., CBC board room, Pasco: Literacy Institute, MRTE analysis of completions, nominations for emeritus and TACTC awards.

Kiona-Benton City School Board, 7 p.m., New & Lieu area of Kiona-Benton City High School, Benton City: review of timeline for grading policy, review of policy procedures and discussion of graduation credit requirement and board hearing.

Columbia School Board, 7 p.m., district administration building, 755 Maple St., Burbank: meeting cancelled.

Walla Walla County Commis-sion, 9:30 a.m., commissioners chambers, Walla Walla County Public Health and Legislative Building, 314 W. Main St.: hear an update on the remodeling of the election center and vote on approving the final plat of Dawson subdivision.

Pasco City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 525 N. Third. Ave.: workshop to discuss Pasco Municipal Code updates; contracts for Road 68 improvements design and survey, historic preservation plan, and Chapel Hill Boulevard; standards for public defender services and Pasco Little League lease; presentation from Port of Pasco on airport terminal expansion; interview candidates for Downtown Pasco Development Authority.


Benton PUD Commission: meeting canceled.

Benton County Planning Commission: canceled.

Board of Benton County Commissioners, 9 a.m., courthouse, 620 Market St., Prosser: discuss the Red Mountain Master Site Plan and recommendations of the Benton County Affordable Housing Steering Committee. A public hearing is at 1:30 p.m. on an appeal of an environmental determination.

Port of Kennewick Commission, 2 p.m., commission chambers, 350 Clover Island Drive, Suite 200: discuss the Bridge to Bridge River to Rail letter to the city of Kennewick and award a bid for the 2013 Oak Street Development Park Rehabilitation Project.

Richland Utility Advisory Committee, 3 p.m., Richland library, 955 Northgate Drive: discuss solid waste utility service franchise to annexed properties, 2014 initial COSA results, 2014 rate design considerations, customer count-I-937 and update on revenue bonding for capital improvements.

Richland Housing and Community Development Advisory Committee, 4 p.m., City Hall Annex, 975 George Washington Way: canceled.

Richland Public Library Board, 5:30 p.m., library board room, 955 Northgate Drive: discuss strategic planning.

Prosser School Board, 6 p.m., Keene-Riverview Elementary School, 832 Park Ave.: special closed-door meeting to evaluate the superintendent.

Benton County Park Board, 6:30 p.m., Benton County Justice Center, 7122 W. Okanogan Place, Kennewick: reports, discuss 2013 department overview and strategic planning and Rattlesnake Mountain shooting facility rate structure. A social is at 6 p.m.

Pasco School Board, 6:30 p.m., Booth building, 1215 W. Lewis St.: authorize the sale of bonds, hear technology update and recognize classified school employees and school retirees.

Kennewick City Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 210 W. Sixth Ave.: workshop meeting to hear update on carousel, strategic council workshop, legislative update, Comprehensive Plan follow-up.

Grandview City Council, 7 p.m., 207 W. Second St.: public hearing on Community Development Block Grant Close-Out for North Birch Area Neighborhood Improvement Project, vote on amending the 2013 budget and vote on amending the Grandview Municipal Code to prohibit the parking of certain large vehicles and equipment on city roads and rights-of-way.

Prosser City Council, 7 p.m., 601 Seventh St.: discuss spring cleanup Dumpster dates, the sewer generator maintenance program and the Poe Park irrigation system.

Prosser City Council, 7 p.m., 601 Seventh St.: vote on establishing fees for the recreation department and on an agreement between the city and the Prosser Piranhas Swim Team.


Franklin County Commission-ers, 9 a.m., commissioners' meeting room, courthouse, 1016 N. Fourth Ave., Pasco: legislative lobbyist report; open bids for bituminous surface treatment; consider contracts for on call materials testing and Pasco-Kahlotus Road reconstruction Phase I and II; award bid for asphalt purchase; consider resolution authorizing engineering design software purchase; discuss print shop closure and Libbie Wright separation agreement; closed session to discuss labor negotiations.

Kennewick School Board, 5:30 p.m., administration center, 1000 W. Fourth Ave.: third-grade reading goal update, facilities planning committee recommendation, kindergarten/ECEAP center, teacher/principal evaluation project.

Tri-Cities Regional Public Facilities District, 5:45 p.m., Kennewick City Hall, 210 W. Sixth Ave.: hear committee reports and discuss public notices for voter pamphlet pro and con advocates. A public workshop on the aquatics center concept plan follows at 6:30 p.m.

Richland School Board, 6:30 p.m., administrative service center, 615 Snow Ave.: guided language acquisition design (GLAD) update, teacher/principal evaluation process, superintendent search update, consideration of awarding district childcare contract.

Kennewick Arts Commission, 6 p.m., 2901 Southridge Blvd.: discuss unveiling of Happy Human on March 16 at Southridge.


South Columbia Basin Irrigation District Board, 9 a.m., district office, 1135 E. Hillsboro, Suite A, Pasco: reports.

Port of Pasco Commission, 10:30 a.m., 1110 Osprey Point Blvd., Pasco: take action on Green Power and Dura Plastic Products leases and discuss the terminal building design project, airport improvement program and employee parking lot improvement project.

Kennewick Parks and Recreation Commission, 6 p.m., meeting room at Southridge Pavilion, at Highway 395 and Hildebrand Road: prepare a schedule for meetings and open houses for Hansen Park and discuss completing trail at Duffy's Pond.

Richland Parks and Recreation Commission, 7 p.m., City Hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: presentations from Tri-City Kart Club and Columbia Basin BMX, consider approving a master plan for an unnamed park at the corner of Westcliffe and Gala Way, discuss Barth Park Community Gardens and parks and recreation commission position no. 7.

North Franklin School Board, 7 p.m., 1100 W. Clark St., Connell: construction updates, resolution to redraw boundaries for school board director districts.

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