Meeting agendas for May 5-8

Herald staffMay 3, 2014 

Monday

Kennewick Planning Commission, 7 p.m., city hall, 210 W. Sixth Ave.: consider zone change at former Vista Field Airport to commercial regional and consider code revisions.

Pasco City Council, 7 p.m., city hall, 525 N. Third. Ave.: consider planning commission recommendations for wireless communications tower at 9915 W. Argent Road, expansion of a mini-storage facility at 9335 Sandifur Parkway and a special permit for a preschool at 5202 Outlet Drive; hear city manager selection process committee report.

Connell City Council, 6 p.m., city hall, 104 E. Adams St.: discuss signing a contract with Red Waggin' Rescue to pick up and care for stray dogs, reduce fees for the swim team and whether to apply for a state grant to upgrade the HVAC system at the community center and switch street lights to energy efficient LED lights.

Walla Walla County Commissioners, 9:30 a.m., commissioners chambers, 314 W. Main St.: vote on awarding the contract for a pre-manufactured timber bridge deck to Wheeler Lumber of Bloomington, Minn.

Tuesday

Benton County Commissioners, 9 a.m., courthouse, 620 Market St., Prosser: discuss the Port of Benton and continue discussing jail crowding and operations. A public hearing is planned on a short plat vacation.

Kennewick Irrigation District board, 9 a.m., KID offices, 12 W. Kennewick Ave.: consider Piper Jaffrey & Co. Financial Services Agreement.

Kennewick City Council, 6:30 p.m., city hall, 210 W. Sixth Ave.: receive legislative update and hear Ble Ribbon Committee implementation plan.

West Richland City Council, 6 p.m., council meeting room, 3801 W. Van Giesen St.: discuss the animal control facility.

Walla Walla School Board, 6:30 p.m., Pioneer Middle School, 450 Bridge St.: highlights from Pioneer Middle School, approval of student out-of-state travel and extracurricular contracts.

West Richland City Council, 7 p.m., 3801 W. Van Giesen St.: hear a presentation from Mid-Columbia Libraries and the first quarter financial report.

Prosser City Council, 7 p.m., 601 Seventh St.: vote on establishing a licensing policy for nomadic vendors and on extending the moratorium on medical cannabis dispensaries and collective gardens.

Richland City Council, 7:30 p.m., city hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: presentation on the proposed public safety sales tax by a citizen's committee and consider approving grant applications to the state Recreation and Conservation office. A closed-door session is planned at 6 p.m. in the city hall annex to discuss collective bargaining negotiations. A pre-meeting in the annex starts at 7 p.m.

Wednesday

Port of Benton Commission, 8:30 a.m., 3100 George Washington Way, Richland: receive report from the Tri-City Development Council and Tri-Cities Visitor & Convention Bureau on vision for Hanford public access.

Franklin County Commission, 9 a.m., courthouse, 1016 N. Fourth Ave., Pasco: hold hearing on recreational marijuana moratorium, workshop on Franklin County Shoreline Master Program update.

Wine Science Center Development Authority, 3:30 p.m.: reports, project update. The meeting will start at 3:30 p.m. at the construction trailer at Washington State University Tri-Cities and George Washington Way and move at 4 p.m. to the university's Consolidated Information Center.

Richland Arts Commission, 5:30 p.m., city hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: special projects update, Swift Boulevard sculpture selection and recommendation and discuss opportunity zones finalization and commission member assignment.

Prosser School Board, 7 p.m. Keene-Riverview Elementary School, 832 Park Ave.: study session on Common Core State Standards.

Thursday

Port of Pasco, 10:30 a.m., 1110 Osprey Pointe Blvd.: discuss airport law officer reimbursement and consider Taxiway Delta relocation project.

Ben Franklin Transit Board, 7 p.m., 1000 Columbia Park Trail, Richland: consider establishing updated public involvement process, consider buying 32 radios.

Richland Parks and Recreation Commission, 7 p.m., city hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: presentation on bicycle friendly communities and discuss 2015-20 transportation improvement planning.

Benton-Franklin Rental Owners Association, 7 p.m., Benton PUD building, 2721 W. 10th Ave., Kennewick: Martin Barajas, a rental inspector, and Debbie Scott, a code enforcement official, will discuss "The Impacts of Code Enforcement on Landlords and How to Pass an Inspection."

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