Port of Skamania County, Board of Commissioners

November 15, 2022, 5 p.m.
Regular Meeting

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Call to Order

Public Comment – Any written comments received before the meeting. 

Changes to the Agenda

Consent Agenda

Items will be considered and approved on a single motion. Any Commissioner may, by request, remove an item from the agenda prior to approval. 

1.      Approval of the Minutes

·         October 18, 2022,  Minutes  

2.     Approval of Pre-Issued General Fund Vouchers   $37,725.33

·         21486-21500 New Account (Checking)    

·         Electronic Fund (EFTs) 11/05/2022-01 thru 11/05/2022-08

–MOTION—to approve the consent agenda items 1 through 2 as presented.

2023 BUDGET HEARING 5:05 p.m.

 Hearing Called to Order
 Public Comment
 Hearing Closed

Commissioner & Staff Reports

·         Commission Update
·         Manager’s Report
·         Facilities Update
·         Finance Manager’s Report—  October 2022 Financial Report (updated)
·         Attorney’s Report

New Business & Administrative Approvals

·         Discussion / Action –  Exhibit A Lease Amendment – MIller Design StudioDraft Amendment Office Location Change #1   (updated)

–MOTION—to approve the Lease Amendment # 1 for Miller Design LLC, to change offices from Suite C-5  to Suite C-11 of the Discovery / Teitzel Building.  The monthly lease rate will increase to $270.00 plus Washington State Leasehold tax.  The board acknowledges there is no change to the security deposit, which the Board acknowledges is less than the 1-year statutory deposit.

·         Discussion / Action – December 20th 2022 Commission Meeting 

·         Discussion / Action – Resolution 13-2022 Surplus Red Truck            13-2022 Resolution

— MOTION–  to adopt Resolution 13-2022 authorizing the Surplus of  Port property
consisting of a 1995 Chevy GK2 Vehicle Identification Number 1GBGK24K9SE256521 and hereby authorizing Executive Director Pat Albaugh to sell or otherwise convey the surplus property in a commercially reasonable manner.

·         Discussion / Action – Grayling Engineering Contract for Wind River Water System            Grayling Engineering

–MOTION—to ratify the Professional Services agreement between the Port of Skamania and Grayling Engineers to reactivate the well/water system at the Wind River Business Park not to exceed the agreed amount of $19,783.00 without prior authorization.

·         Discussion / Action – Resolution 14-2022 Personnel Manual Update    14-2022 Resolution Amending Personnel Policy   Port Personnel Manual DRAFT  

–MOTION– to approve Resolution 14-2022 amending & adopting the 2023 Personnel   Manual as presented on November 15, 2022.

·         Discussion / Action – Skamania EDC  Personal Services Agreement

–MOTION—to authorize the correction to the Skamania EDC Personal Services Agreement for the total annual amount of $94,237.00.   

·         Discussion / Action – Resolution 15-2022 Adopting 2023 Tax Levy     

15-2022 Adopting 2023 1% Tax Levy   (updated)     

–MOTION— to adopt Resolution 15 – 2022 accepting and approving the 2023 Port ad Valorem
Tax Levy with a regular property tax levy for 2023 of  $345,421.52 which is an increase of $3,420.02 and a 1 percent over the $342,001.50 collected in 2022, plus an increase amount resulting from the addition of new construction and improvements to property, of $7,842.37 and an increasing amount in the value of state assessed property of $2,037.93.

·         Discussion / Action – Resolution 16-2022 Adopting 2023 Budget   2023 Draft Budget (updated)

–MOTION—to adopt Resolution 16-2022 accepting and approving the 2023 Budget in the amount of $3,699,069.00.

Old  Business & Administrative Approvals

Executive Session Per RCW 42.30.110  


Next Meeting: December 20,  2022, Regular Meeting 5:00 pm