Meeting agendas for Sept. 23-26

Tri-City Herald staffSeptember 22, 2013 


Port of Walla Walla Commission, 4 p.m., 310 A St.: special meeting to consider buying the Martin Archery property and entering into a lease with a new archery business.

Richland Economic Development Committee, 4 p.m., 975 George Washington Way: Commercial Improvement Program guidelines and application update, discuss the program's fall cycle applications, hear a Columbia Point update and discuss Columbia Point request for proposals.

Richland Public Facilities District, 4 p.m., city hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: construction update, consider elevator approval, exhibits update, discuss fabrication contract and hear a report from the CEO.

Columbia School Board, 7 p.m., 755 Maple St., Burbank: receive update on middle school and high school library grant and discuss enrollment.

Pasco City Council, 7 p.m., 525 N. Third. Ave.: postponed until Sept. 30.

Kiona-Benton City School Board, 7 p.m., New & Lieu area of Kiona-Benton City High School, Benton City: labor relations contract, superintendent's contract, playground grant, hiring practices.

Walla Walla County Commission, 9:30 a.m., 314 W. Main St.: hold a public hearing and then vote on allowing Justin Wylie and Business Growth capital a franchise to construct and operate a utility system within the county road right of way.


Benton PUD Commission, 9 a.m., 2721 W. 10th Ave., Kennewick: discuss proposed 2014 budget.

Board of Benton County Commissioners, 9 a.m., 620 Market St., Prosser: discuss contracted medical services at the jail, the 38th Avenue and Willamette Heights CRID, finances through August and a state Liquor Control Board application for Broken Antler Winery.

Franklin PUD Commission, 1 p.m. 1411 W. Clark St., Pasco: 2014 budget hearing.

Tri-Cities Regional Public Facilities District, 5:15 p.m., city hall annex, 975 George Washington Way: special meeting to consider approving minutes of the Aug. 14 meeting and September vouchers.

Pasco School Board, 4:30 p.m. (study session), 6:30 p.m. (regular meeting), Booth building, 1215 W. Lewis St.: review of 2013 assessment results during study session, report on policy on elections and update on Literacy Squared program during the regular meeting.

Joint Regional parks board meeting, Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Drive: presentations by the cities of Richland, West Richland, Pasco and Kennewick and Benton County.

Kennewick City Council, 6:30 p.m., 210 W. Sixth Ave.: receive an update from the Tri-Cities Visitor & Convention Bureau and discuss regional partnerships.

Richland School Board, 6:30 p.m., 615 Snow Ave.: student input to board, update on construction projects, levy development, policy on board meetings.

Richland City Council, 6 p.m., 505 Swift Blvd.: workshop to hear an annual update from the Energy Services Department and discuss a HOME program agreement and Columbia Point request for proposals for a proposed hotel site, restaurant site and mixed use site. A closed door session is planned to discuss the Richland Housing Authority.

Grandview City Council, 7 p.m., 207 W. Second St.: public hearing on passing a six-month moratorium on recreational marijuana and hear a presentation from the dog park committee.

Mesa City Council, 7 p.m., 103 Franklin St.: discuss the 2014 budget and water rates.

Prosser City Council, 7 p.m., 601 Seventh St.: public hearing and vote on requiring locking mailbox clusters in new subdivisions.


Franklin County Commission, 8:30 a.m., 1016 N. Fourth Ave., Pasco: hold public hearings on Statewide Transportation Improvement Program and withdrawal from an area from Franklin Fire District 2.

Kennewick School Board, 5:30 p.m., Cascade Elementary School, 505 S. Highland Drive: reports on human trafficking, facilities planning, Common Core, Spring 2013 test results, Fruitland Building cooling; tablets for school board members and Delta High graduation dates.

Mid-Columbia Libraries Board of Trustees, 5:30 p.m., Benton City Branch, 810 Horne Road: Staff Day, policies on circulation and facilities.

Kennewick Improvement Board, 7 p.m., 210 W. Sixth Ave.: hold seven hearings and discuss two unfinished cases.

Walla Walla City Council, 7 p.m., 15 N. Third Ave.: hold public hearings and then vote on adopting an update to the 2013 Comprehensive Water System Plan and regarding the notice given to the owner of 333 S. Third Ave. of a defective drainage pipe and its removal.


Port of Pasco, 10:30 a.m., Michael J's Restaurant, 310 Columbia, Connell: receive an update on the terminal design project and finances and receive a report from the airport director.

Educational Service District 123, 4:30 p.m., 3918 W. Court St., Pasco: updates on professional development and board of directors election, report on 2010-2014 strategic priorities.

Kennewick Public Facilities District Board, 5 p.m., Three Rivers Convention Center, 7016 W. Grandridge Blvd.: discuss financials, expansion, hotel, marquee, hear reports from the executive director and the Tri-Cities Visitor and Convention Bureau and consider approval of membership in the Cities Insurance Association of Washington.

Kennewick Public Hospital District Board of Commissioners, 5 p.m., administration conference room/Battelle Rooms: presentation on the Information Technology strategic plan, reports, KGH construction projects/expansion updates, consider a resolution dealing with the Philips Master lease schedule and discuss annual compliance program review.

Benton County Clean Air Agency, 5:30 p.m., 526 S. Clodfelter Road, Kennewick: staff reports.

Adams County Public Hospital District Board of Commissioners, 6 p.m., 315 N. 14th St., Othello: reports, discuss an application for privileges, budget hearing date, energy audit, propane mixer emergency declaration, Health Care Authority staff at the hospital, staff training for Washington Healthplanfinder and patient portal. A closed door session also is planned.

Richland Parks and Recreation Commission, 6 p.m., community center, 500 Amon Park Drive: discuss surplusing part of Heritage Hills Park, Innovation Center Park fee credit, the shoreline master program, park hours and consideration of a citizen request to purchase part of Craighill Park.

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