Here is the meeting agenda for public agencies in the Mid-Columbia for the week of Nov. 25, 2012: Monday
Port of Benton Commission, 8:30 a.m., port offices, 3100 George Washington Way, Richland: special meeting to accept apparent low bid for construction of Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center and grant executive director authority to sign construction contract.
Hanford Area Economic Investment Fund Advisory Committee, 4 p.m., Ben Franklin Transit main conference room, 1000 Columbia Park Way, Richland: hear membership recruitment update, discuss loan consultant contract, 2013 budget, draft marketing plan and secondary lending/loan rates.
Kiona-Benton City School Board, 7 p.m., New & Lieu area of Kiona-Benton City High School, Benton City: agenda not available before publication.
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Columbia School Board, 7 p.m., district administration building, 755 Maple St., Burbank: discussion of seventh grade Washington state history, Spanish III curriculum adoption, individuals with Disabilities Education Act determination, report on enrollment, WSSDA annual conference.
Benton Public Utility District Commission, 9 a.m., administration building, 2721 W. 10th Ave., Kennewick: consider final 2013 strategic plan, customer service policies, line extension and facilities construction policy; discuss 2013 budget and financial forecast, 2013 revenue requirements, cost of service analysis.
Board of Benton County Commissioners, 9 a.m., courthouse, 620 Market St., Prosser: consider certifying 2013 Benton County taxes, entrance conference with state auditor officials, appointment of fairgrounds improvement board members and budget update.
Richland City Council, 6 p.m., City Hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: public hearings on 2012-14 collective bargaining agreement for Richland Police Guild and 2013-14 compensation plan for unaffiliated staff; discuss local revitalization financing bond issue, solid waste collection franchise ordinance development, solid waste rates review.
Kennewick City Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 210 W. Sixth Ave.: workshop to discuss fees and charges, 2013-14 city manager goals, 2012 city manager accomplishments, closed-door session to discuss potential litigation.
Pasco School Board, 6:30 p.m., Booth Building, 1215 W. Lewis St.: charter schools initiative information, budget report, February 2013 bond resolution.
Richland School Board, 6:30 p.m., administrative service center, 615 Snow Ave.: February 2013 bond resolution, nutrition/fitness policy, discussion on Highly Capable policy.
Grandview City Council, 7 p.m., 207 W. Second St.: will hold public meeting on preliminary 2013 budget.
Prosser City Council, 7 p.m., 601 Seventh St.: vote on confirming Toni Yost as interim finance director, increase salaries for non-union employees by 2 percent cost-of-living allowance effective Jan. 1.
Franklin County Board of Commissioners, 9 a.m., commissioners' meeting room, courthouse, 1016 N. Fourth Ave., Pasco: public hearings on zone change near East Vineyard Drive and Highway 395, conditional-use permit application for truck storage building for Franklin Fire District 4, shoreline substantial development permit for maintenance dredging at LD Commodities terminal on Snake River.
Richland Planning Commission, 7 p.m., City Hall, 505 Swift Blvd.: public hearings on shoreline management development permit to build private dock, special-use permit to allow sale of alcohol at Fujiyama Japanese Steakhouse, amendment to city code changing standards relating to accessory dwelling units.
Kennewick Public Facilities District, 5 p.m., Three Rivers Convention Center board room, 7016 W. Grandridge Blvd.: consider Three Rivers Convention Center 2013 budget, hear several reports, including from Tri-Cities Regional Public Facilities District.