Agendas for March 17-19

March 15, 2014 


Walla Walla County Commissioners, 9:30 a.m., 314 W. Main St.: vote on approving an extension of the interlocal agreement between Walla Walla County and the city for use of the adult jail facilities and on funding for an upgrade of the heating, ventilation and air condition systems in the Community Service Center.

Prosser City Council, 6 p.m., 601 Seventh St.: discuss the police chief's contract and the park and recreation director's job description.

Pasco City Council, 7 p.m., city hall, 525 N. Third Ave: approve an agreement for recruitment services for a city manager and consider policies for council electronic tablet uses.


Benton County Commissioners, 9 a.m., 622 Market St., Prosser: discuss a request to transfer the Solid Waste Advisory Committee administration to the Benton-Franklin Council of Governments, current expense four-year forecast and animal control update. A closed-door session is planned to discuss pending and potential litigation and a grievance position.

Kennewick Irrigation District, 9 a.m., 12 W. Kennewick Ave: discuss financial reports for February, a drought plan policy, Brantingham Heights pipeline upsizing surplus funds, Sherman/Ridgeline pipeline uprising, city of Richland easement request, affirm comment letter for Richland mitigated determination of nonsignificance for Beer Falls and consider resolutions.

Mid-Columbia Libraries Board of Trustees, 5:30 p.m., Keewaydin Park branch, 405 S. Dayton St., Kennewick: AmeriCorps contract renewal, Prosser interlocal agreement, executive session to discuss personnel matters.

Prosser School Board, 6 p.m. (study session) 7 p.m. (regular meeting), Keene-Riverview Elementary School, 832 Park Ave.: discussion of state requirements for survey and study of district facilities long-range facility needs during study session, information on Housel Middle School building condition.

Walla Walla School Board, 6:30 p.m., district offices, 364 S. Park St.: executive session to discuss personnel matters, asset preservation annual review, LEAP conference/Gear Up report, AFS intercultural programs recognition.

Richland City Council, 7:30 p.m., 505 Swift Blvd.: parks and recreation commission and police department annual reports, hearing on sale of surplus equipment and discuss parking agreements for the Columbia Playfield parking lot. A pre-meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the annex will include discussion of the meeting agenda, a household hazardous waste facility and program update and a staff recommendation regarding a hearing examiner.

Benton City Council, 7 p.m., 708 Ninth St.: vote on signing an interlocal agreement with Solid Waste Management and discuss fencing requirements.

West Richland City Council, 7 p.m., 3801 W. Van Giesen St.: vote on adopting the 2013 Comprehensive Plan amendments and area wide rezone and on approving the collective bargaining agreement with the West Richland Police Officer's Association.


Richland Arts Commission: canceled.

Franklin County Commissioners, 9 a.m., courthouse, 1016 N. Fourth Ave., Pasco: public hearing on the county commissioner redistricting plan, consider a resolution setting the District 3 commissioner salary for 2015-18, discuss the 2013 annual report and 2014 strategic plan for the bicounty Office of Public Defense and discuss some change orders for the jail. A closed-door session is planned to discuss labor negotiations and litigation.

Benton-Franklin Board of Health, 1:30 p.m., 7102 W. Okanogan Place, Kennewick: consider a lease with an option to buy agreement for New World Systems software, medical and environmental health updates and discuss recruitment of a finance manager. A closed-door session is planned to review a complaint against an employee.

Benton and Franklin County Commissioners, 3 p.m., 7102 W. Okanogan Place, Kennewick: discuss a tentative improvement change order for the Crisis Response Unit building, electronic health records for the unit and transition of the Human Services administrator.

Port of Benton Commission, 8:30 a.m., conference room, 3100 George Washington Way, Richland: hear updates on the Benton City and Prosser economic development associations, on the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center and on the Crow Butte Master Plan.

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