Port of Skamania County, Board of Commissioners
November 15, 2022, 5 p.m.
Meeting ID: 821 6697 2605
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Call to Order
Public Comment – Any written comments received before the meeting.
Changes to the 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
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
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
–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.
–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.
–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