Mid-Columbia meeting agendas for June 16-19

Tri-City HeraldJune 16, 2014 

MONDAY

-- Pasco City Council, 7 p.m., 525 N. Third. Ave.: Consider appointing Stan Strebel as acting city manager; preliminary plat for Madison Park development; six-year transportation improvement plan.

-- Kennewick Planning Commission, 7 p.m., 210 W. Sixth Ave.: Public hearing about changing the zoning in the bridge-to-bridge, river-to-rail area to commercial community.

-- Finley School Board, 7 p.m., 224606 E. Game Farm Road: Science, technology, engineering and technology, or STEM, presentation from Finley Elementary School; policy on asset control; information on lunch price increase.

-- Connell City Council, 6 p.m., 104 E. Adams St.: Public hearing on a community development block grant and consider applying for it; and vote on extending fire chief's contract.

-- Walla Walla County Commission, 9:30 a.m., 314 W. Main St.: Award the bid for the Walter Bridge Project and vote on leasing county office space at 1520 Kelly Place.

TUESDAY

-- Kennewick Irrigation District board, 9 a.m., 12 W. Kennewick Ave.: Consider voluntary mitigation for Cherry Glen and The Heights at Highland Ranch and hold a closed-door session about a real estate sale.

-- Benton County Commissioners, 9 a.m., 620 Market St., Prosser: Consent items, and closed-door session to discuss potential litigation.

-- Richland School Board, noon, Carmichael Middle School library, 620 Thayer Drive: Special meeting to discuss Three Rivers HomeLink site.

-- Walla Walla School Board, 2 p.m. (public work session), 4 p.m. (regular meeting), 364 S. Park St., Walla Walla: Homelink annual report; wireless technology proposal; closed-door session to review applicants for interim superintendent position followed by open session to vote for selection.

-- Mid-Columbia Libraries Board of Trustees, 5:30 p.m., Keewaydin Park branch, 405 S. Dayton St., Kennewick: Contract for videographer services; resolution to increase Payroll Imprest Account; revision to 2014 budget.

-- Kennewick City Council, 6:30 p.m., 210 W. Sixth Ave.: Consider street vacation at 2001 W. 45th Ave.; Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan; vacating a 10-foot water easement at 7171 W. Canal Drive; several code amendments.

-- Richland City Council, 7:30 p.m., 505 Swift Blvd.: Update on the Hanford Reach Interpretive Center; consider adopting the 2015-20 Transportation Improvement Program and consider an agreement with Leone and Keeble for design and construction of Richland Fire Station 74. A closed-door session is at 6:30 p.m. in the city hall annex to discuss current or potential litigation, and a pre-meeting is at 7 p.m. to discuss Richland Public Facilities District bond financing.

-- West Richland City Council, 7 p.m., 3801 W. Van Giesen St.: Consider where to locate the city's future animal shelter and whether to buy 47,475 square feet of land on the Yakima River for $25,000.

WEDNESDAY

-- Richland Arts Commission: Canceled.

-- Benton-Franklin Board of Health: Canceled.

-- Franklin County Commission, 9 a.m., 1016 N. Fourth Ave., Pasco: Review TRAC Advisory Board meeting information and consider collective bargaining agreement with sheriff's dispatchers.

-- Benton and Franklin County commissions, 2:30 p.m., Benton County Justice Center, 7122 W. Okanogan Place, Kennewick: Discuss bicounty status of judiciary and consider giving authorization to move forward with an architectural firm for juvenile justice center improvements.

-- Kennewick School Board, 5:30 p.m., 1000 W. Fourth Ave.: Reports on Delta High School; physical education competency test results; math goal update; discussion of computer labs for testing and instruction; and public hearing on 2014-15 proposed budget.

THURSDAY

-- Tri-City Regional Hotel-Motel Commission, 9 a.m., Bechtel Board Room, Tri-Cities Business & Visitor Center, 7130 W. Grandridge Blvd., Kennewick: Consider opportunity fund applications and discuss hotel marketing survey.

-- Port of Pasco Commission, 10 a.m., Osprey Pointe Building, 1100 Osprey Pointe Blvd., Suite 201: Reviews of previous lease sale guidelines and lease/sale incentives for Osprey Pointe; discuss economic development strategic community vision; discuss art in the airport; and bond rating update for Tri-Cities Airport.

-- Richland Parks and Recreation Commission, 6 p.m., community center, 500 Amon Park Drive: Presentation on public safety in parks and crime statistics; discuss dog fetch zones; rules of procedure; and proposed 2015 capital improvement projects.

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