Meeting agendas for week of May 20

By the Tri-City HeraldMay 19, 2013 


Hanford Area Economic Investment Fund Advisory Committee, 4 p.m., Ben Franklin Transit main office, 1000 Columbia Park Way, Richland: discuss Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center and the Ti-Lite loan modification request.

Richland Public Facilities District, 4 p.m., city hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: construction update, discuss audio/ visual request for proposals, consider Columbia Point lease termination agreement and discuss the membership program and CREHST transition.

Kennewick Planning Commission, 6:30 p.m., city hall, 210 W. Sixth Ave.: workshop on planned residential development code revision. Regular meeting at 7 p.m. to consider what comprehensive plan amendments to recommend this year.

Pasco City Council, 7 p.m., city hall, 525 N. Third Ave.: Appointments to Parks and Recreation Advisory Council and Historic Preservation Committee, consider professional services agreement for Water Resources Plan, Traffic Signal Controller replacement plan, Planning Commission Action Plan for resolving auto repair issues.

Walla Walla County Commission, 9:30 a.m., commissioners chambers, Walla Walla County Public Health and Legislative Building, 314 W. Main St.: open bids from funeral homes to serve as the county mortuary and bids for a Railex road; vote on a grant application for a Washington Traffic Safety Commission Target Zero manager.

Finley School Board, 7 p.m., district office, 224606 E. Game Farm Road: update from career and technical education board, reports on enrollment and budget.

Columbia School Board, 7 p.m., district administration building, 755 Maple St., Burbank: career and technical education plans, donation from Blue Mountain Community Foundation, report on 2013-14 budget.


Kennewick Irrigation District, 9 a.m., 12 W. Kennewick Ave.: Presentation on the Columbia River Treaty and award contracts for the Red Mountain LID project.

Benton Fire District 1, 9 a.m., Fire Administration Center, 8656 W. Gage Blvd., Suite 302, Kennewick: discuss fire training center, mobilization payroll and levy lid lift.

Benton County Commissioners, 9 a.m., courthouse 620 Market St., Prosser: consider a bid award for the district court remodel at the courthouse, settlement agreement with The Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, agreement with the Tri-City Development Council for economic development and hear a proposed Kennewick shop update. A closed-door session is planned on potential litigation.

Mid-Columbia Libraries, 5:30 p.m., Keewaydin Park Branch, 405 S. Dayton St., Kennewick: discuss agreement with Friends of Mid-Columbia Libraries, policy on library card eligibility.

Kennewick City Council, 6:30 p.m., city hall, 210 W. Sixth Ave.: Discuss buying new police vehicles and consider amending single-family home design standards for curb-tight sidewalks.

Walla Walla School Board, 6:30 p.m., district board room, 364 S. Park St.: discuss policies on excused and unexcused absences, nondiscrimination and sexual harassment, 2013-14 Head Start grant.

Richland City Council, 7:30 p.m., city hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: consider first reading of an ordinance vacating part of Goethals Drive, approving the annexation of 137 acres along Reata Road, the Richland Public Facilities District lease termination for Columbia Point South, final subdivision of Lexington Heights Phase Five, a state Department of Ecology grant amendment supporting compost facility improvements, incorporation of community gardens into Barth Park and a grant application to the U.S. Tennis Association for construction of the Claybell Park tennis court. A pre-meeting is at 7 p.m. in the annex building.

Benton City City Council, 7 p.m., city hall, 708 Ninth St.: vote on buying a wacker plate for the public works department.

West Richland City Council, 7 p.m., council meeting room, 3801 W. Van Giesen St.: discuss interlocal agreement with the Port of Kennewick for an industrial process water treatment facility and on adjusting the urban growth area boundary with the port.

Prosser School Board, 7 p.m., Keene-Riverview Elementary School, 832 Park Ave.: agenda not available.


Franklin County Commission, 9 a.m., courthouse, first floor commissioners meeting room, 1016 N. Fourth Ave., Pasco: consider authorizing OneSolution electronic signature authorization, Route 170 bridge replacement funding contract.

Richland School Board, noon (closed-door executive session) and 7:30 p.m. (public meeting), administrative offices, 615 Snow Ave.: during public meeting: elementary school lunch schedule change, next steps on Highly Capable program changes, update on bond projects, discussion of career and technical program.

Kennewick School Board, 5:30 p.m., administration center, 1000 W. Fourth Ave.: reports on capital projects, senior parent survey results and 2013-14 preliminary budget.

Richland Planning Commission, 7 p.m., city hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: public hearing on a request to construct four private docks and consider a city of Richland request to surplus a 2,956-square-foot building on .44 acres of city-owned land at 507 Wright Ave., and amendments to the city's Transportation Improvement Program for 2014-19.


Benton County Emergency Services, 7:30 a.m., BCES Decision Conference Room, 651 Truman Ave., Richland: hear updates from managers and director.

Educational Service District 123, 4:30 p.m., 3918 W. Court St., Pasco: establish new position; notification of employee reductions, policy on acceptable use of technology.

Benton Clean Air Agency, 5:30 p.m., 526 S. Clodfelter Road, Kennewick: Public hearing and adoption of fiscal 2014 budget and consider sale of a small piece of land to Kennewick for the Steptoe Street extension.

Richland Parks and Recreation Commission, 6 p.m., community center, 500 Amon Park Drive: workshop to discuss a 2014-19 Transportation Improvement Plan amendment, update from the walkability committee, public safety in parks and commission rules of procedure.

Adams County Public Hospital District board, 6 p.m., Othello Community Hospital, 315 N. 14th Ave.: consider approving employee handbook revisions, per diem and benefit waiver pay board police, surplus resolution, interim superintendent resolution, malpractice renewal resolution and a resolution dealing with adjourning and rescheduling meetings.

Grant County Public Hospital District board, 7 p.m., Room 407 of Samaritan Hospital, 801 E. Wheeler Road, Moses Lake: discuss fiscal 2013 audit, a regionwide disaster drill, April 2013 financial report, strategic planning process, community leader engagement, patient and family centered care, Hospital Week activities and reports.

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