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January 2009 - March 2009

March 2009

​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download PDF
Mar 31 ​Special South Seattle Community College - Georgetown Agenda PDF​
Mar 24 Special​ Pier 69 Agenda PDF​
Mar 10​ ​Special ​Nordic Heritage Museum - Ballard Agenda PDF
Mar 10 Regular ​Pier 69 Agenda PDF
​Mar 5 Special ​Pier 69 Agenda PDF
​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download PDF
Mar 31 ​Special​ South Seattle Community College - Georgetown Minutes PDF​
Mar 24 Special​ Pier 69 Minutes PDF​
Mar 10​ ​Special ​Nordic Heritage Museum - Ballard Minutes PDF
Mar 10 ​Regular​ ​Pier 69 Minutes PDF
Mar 5 Special Pier 69​ Minutes PDF​
​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download Audio
Mar 31 ​Special​ South Seattle Community College - Georgetown Audio
Mar 24 Special​ Pier 69 Audio
Mar 10​ Special​ ​Nordic Heritage Museum - Ballard Audio
Mar 10 ​Regular​ ​Pier 69 Audio
Mar 5 Special Pier 69​ Audio
​Date Meeting Type​
Mar 31 Special​​

March 31, 2009 - Streaming Video

Mar 24 Special​

March 24, 2009 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:01:05)

3. Approval of Minutes (00:00:43)

Approval of minutes for the Special Meeting of February 3, and the Special Meeting of February 10, 2009.

5. Unanimous Consent Calendar (00:00:40)

a. Authorization for Chief Executive Officer to execute an Extension Agreement with the International Longshore & Warehouse Union, Local 9, representing Ground Transportation Agents and Guest Service Representatives at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Terminal 30 and Terminal 91 Project Construction Field Progress, Financial and Schedule Status, and Operational Update. (00:23:36)

7. Marine Items

a. Request for Chief Executive Officer to execute the Seventeenth Amendment to Lease with Seafreeze Acquisition, LLC at Terminal 115. (00:02:13)

9. Capital Development

a. Request for Commission authorization 1) To increase previous East Marginal Way Grade Separation Project by an amount of $17,200,000 for a total Project Authorization of $50,700,000, and 2) For authorization of construction and approval to advertise for bids. (00:14:05)

b. Resolution 3614. First Reading. Declaring surplus and no longer needed for Port District purposes certain personal property, specifically dog food, and authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute all documents necessary to transfer the surplus property to the City of Seattle Animal Shelter. (00:06:53)

11. General Business

a. Resolution No. 3613, First Reading. Repealing current Audit Committee Charter and replacing it with new Charter as approved by the Audit Committee. (00:10:11)

b. Resolution No. 3611, Second Reading and Final Passage. Amending Port Commission Bylaws. (00:03:12)

12. New Business

Public Speaker from Eastside Rail Now. (00:05:01)

Mar 10 Special

March 10, 2009 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:00:58)

5. Unanimous Consent Calendar (00:00:44)

a. Approval for payment of Claims and Obligations for the period of February 1 through February 28, 2009.

b. Request for approval to issue Change Order #062 for the Terminal 91 Cruise Ship Terminal Project Contract MC-0314783.

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Working Waterfront Briefing – Real Estate and Seaport Overview. (00:39:38)

7. Marine Items

a. Authorization of construction and approval to advertise dock improvements and repairs needed for barge lay berth locations at Terminal 25, Pier 28 and Terminal 46 for an estimated $250,000. (00:04:01)

10. Real Estate

a. Authorization for design, permitting and construction of temporary landscaping and flatwork improvements at the Shilshole Bay Marina restaurant pad site Not To Exceed $300,000, using existing funds from the previously approved $80,000,000 project. (00:10:02)

12. New Business

a. Policy Roundtables to be held immediately after Item 6a, the Working Waterfront Briefing – Real Estate and Seaport Overview.

1) Fishermen’s Terminal Panel Discussion. (00:46:47)

  • Fishermen's Terminal Panel Discussion Public Testimony. (00:15:08)

2) Viaduct Replacement Briefing and Panel Discussion. (01:33:23)

  • Viaduct Replacement Briefing and Panel Discussion Public Testimony. (00:22:49)
Mar 5​ ​Regular
​Mar 5 Special

March 5, 2009 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:57:00)

3. Approval of Minutes

Approval of minutes for the Special Meeting of January 27, 2009. (00:00:33)

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Briefing on Consolidated Rental Car Facility Finance Status. (01:17:37)

b. Annual Treasury and Investment Portfolio Report for 2008 (00:17:00)

c. Briefing on 2008 Year-end Financial Status. (00:34:53)

d. Briefing on proposed Audit Committee Charter changes. (00:10:00)

8. Aviation Items

a. Authorization to execute amendment to Lease and Concessions Agreements of Prime Concessionaires Host International (Host), Seattle Restaurant Associates (SRA), Concessions International (CI), and Airport Management Services, LLC (dba Hudson News). (00:25:12)

b. Authorization to procure and execute service agreements with consultants to perform design, prepare contract documents, and perform contract administration for South Air Operations Area (AOA) Fence Replacement Project at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in the amount of $375,000. (00:09:40)

c. Resolution No. 3612, Second Reading and Final Passage. Declaring surplus and no longer needed for Port District purposes certain personal property, including eight x-ray machines; seven explosive trace detection machines and 17 walk-through metal detectors (collectively “Property”); authorizing transfer of the Property to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), including payment of one dollar per unit of equipment and the assumption of costs and liabilities associated with maintaining and disposing of the Property. (00:01:00)

d. Authorization to execute a Lease for Multifunction Document Devices for the Airport Office Building at an estimated cost of $463,251. (00:05:30)

10. Real Estate

a. Authorization to execute Fourth Amendment to Management Agreement for operation of Bell Harbor International Conference Center between Port of Seattle and Columbia Hospitality, Inc. to include the “Maritime Event Center at Bell Harbor” premises (former Odyssey space), as exclusive premises, and use those premises for events, meetings and catering. (00:05:48)

11. General Business

a. Authorization to execute a new collective bargaining agreement with International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local Union No. 117, representing Police Specialists.

b. Authorization to execute a new collective bargaining agreement with International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local Union No. 117, representing Police Officers.

c. Authorization to execute a new collective bargaining agreement with International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local Union No. 117, representing Police Sergeants. (00:15:04)

d. Recess to Annual Industrial Development Corporation Special Annual Meeting. (00:11:08)

February 2009

​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download PDF
Feb 27 Audit Pier 69 Agenda PDF​
Feb 24 Special​ Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Agenda PDF​
Feb 10 Special ​Pier 69 Agenda PDF
Feb 3 Special ​Pier 69 ​Agenda PDF
Feb 3 ​Audit ​Pier 69 Agenda PDF
​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download PDF
Feb 27 Audit Pier 69                                              Minutes PDF
Feb 24 Special​ Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Minutes PDF​
Feb 10 Special ​Pier 69 Minutes PDF
Feb 3 Special ​Pier 69 Minutes PDF
Feb 3 ​Audit ​Pier 69 Minutes PDF
​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download Audio
Feb 27​ Audit Pier 69 Audio
Feb 24 Special​ Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Audio
Feb 10 Special ​Pier 69 Audio part 1
Audio part 2
Feb 3 Special ​Pier 69 Audio
Feb 3 ​Audit ​Pier 69 Audio
​Date Meeting Type​
Feb 27 Audit

No Video​

​Feb 24 Special​

February 24, 2009 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:01:19)

3. Approval of Minutes (00:00:57)

Approval of minutes for the Special Meeting of January 6, and the Regular Meeting of January 13, 2009.

5. Unanimous Consent Calendar (00:12:38)

a. Resolution 3610, Second Reading and Final Passage. Declaring Port of Seattle Crane 54 surplus for Port purposes and authorizing its sale or disposal.

b. Authorization to bid and execute a contract for Banking Services for five years with the right to extend for two additional one-year periods at an estimated cost of $8,800,000.

c. Authorization to amend the Lease and Concessions Agreement of Concessions International.

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Briefing on progress made to fulfill the actions requested in the motion of the March 25, 2008 Regular Commission Meeting addressing support for federal and local initiatives related to aviation greenhouse gas emissions. (00:38:20)

b. Briefing on the Port of Seattle’s first emission reduction credits banked with the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency. (00:17:13)

c. Briefing on Amendments to Concession Leases of prime concessionaires: Host International, Seattle Restaurant Association and Airport Management Services. (01:09:13)

d. Briefing on Aviation Maintenance Continuous Improvement and Cost Management Efforts. (00:23:18)

e. Third Runway 16R/34L Noise Briefing. (00:25:06)

8. Aviation Items

a. Authorization to execute a professional services agreement for Airline Technical Representative to perform technical review on behalf of the airlines and airport related to Capital Projects. The winning firm that will perform this work is Airport and Aviation Professionals, Inc., and the maximum total estimated cost over the coming four years is $1,600,000. (00:05:33)

b. Authorization for construction and approval to advertise for construction bids for the Second Floor Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning Upgrades at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in the amount of $1,282,350 for a new estimated total project cost of $1,497,000. (00:06:31)

c. Authorization for additional funding for the Parking Consolidation Project in the amount of $65,000. (00:03:03)

d. Resolution No. 3612. Declaring surplus and no longer needed for Port District purposes certain personal property, including eight x-ray machines; seven explosive trace detection machines and 17 walk-through metal detectors (collectively “Property”); authorizing transfer of the Property to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), including payment of one dollar per unit of equipment and the assumption of costs and liabilities associated with maintaining and disposing of the Property (00:18:38)

12. New Business (00:03:45)

​Feb 10 Special

February 10, 2009 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:01:10)

5. Unanimous Consent Calendar (00:02:21)

a. Approval of Claims & Obligations for January 1 through January 31, 2009.

b. Request for authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to execute Possession and Use Agreement between Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT),the Port of Seattle, and Total Terminals International (TTI) for the partial taking of Port of Seattle Terminal 46 for the S. Holgate Street to S. King Street Viaduct Replacement Project. (00:07:25)

c. Request for Commission approval to issue Change Orders #652 and #653 for project closeout of the C-1 Baggage Handling System Project in the estimated net amount of $1,750,104 by reallocating previously authorized project contingency; therefore at no additional cost to the project.

d. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to execute easements with Holland America Line and Princess Cruise Lines for installation and maintenance of certain equipment necessary to provide shore power at the Smith Cove Cruise terminal and cost reimbursement not to exceed $710,000.

e. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to execute a new Collective Bargaining Agreement between the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local Union No. 117, representing Police Specialists.

f. Approval of revised Claims and Obligations for November 1 through November 30, 2008.

g. Approval of revised Claims and Obligations for December 1 through December 31, 2008.

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Terminal 30 and Terminal 91 Financial and Schedule Status Update. (00:04:10)

b. Briefing on the Fourth Amendment to the Management Agreement between the Port of Seattle and Columbia Hospitality, Inc. for the operation of the “Maritime Event Center” (former Odyssey space). (00:12:55)

7. Marine Items

a. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to (1) execute the Second Amendment to the Lease between Westway Feed Products and the Port of Seattle; (2) proceed with funding for design and permitting of 800 feet of replacement fender system at T18 South in the amount of $400,000, for a total current authorization of $450,000; and (3) enter into or amend service agreements for an estimated $250,000 to accomplish design and permitting. (00:12:34)

9. Capital Development

a. Resolution 3610, First Reading. Declaring Port of Seattle Crane 54 surplus for Port purposes and authorizing its sale or disposal. (00:02:20)

11. General Business a. Resolution No. 3611 and Exhibit A, First Reading. Amendment of Port of Seattle Commission Bylaws. (00:04:04)

12. New Business (00:32:31)

  • Public testimony.
  • Recess to Policy Roundtable Discussion Items – The Environment - Clean Air Strategy

1) Clean Air Strategy: Staff Briefing. (00:10:07)

2) Clean Air Strategy Panel. (02:13:08)

​Feb 3 Special

February 3, 2009 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:00:52)

3. Approval of Minutes (00:00:30)

Approval of minutes for the Special Meetings of December 9 and December 15, 2008.

5. Unanimous Consent Calendar (00:01:06)

a. Authorization to execute a four-year lease for multifunction document devices for the Airport Office Building for a total estimated cost of $402,470.

b. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to execute all documents necessary to complete the relocation of the residents of Parcel Numbers 344500-0110, 344500-0141, 044500-0145, 344500-0155 commonly known as Town and Country Mobile Home Parks in the City of SeaTac at an estimated additional cost of $5,061,110, including legal and administrative expenses. Total authorization for this project is $49,706.110.

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Briefing of the proposed Amendments to the Port Commission Bylaws. (00:34:41)

7. Marine Items

a. Authorization for the next stages of three component projects contained within the Marine Domain Awareness Program: (1) to increase project authorization by $180,000 for a total Project Authorization of $7,351,000 for the Transportation Workers Identification Credential Project; (2) to advertise major works bid package based on the design prepared and completed for the Incident and Response Communications Network and Area Surveillance Implementation Projects; and (3) to advertise major works bid package based on the design prepared and completed for the Area Surveillance Hardware Upgrade Project. (00:18:48)

10. Real Estate

a. Authorization for design, asbestos abatement and construction for an amount of $425,000 for replacement of the windows at the Fishermen’s Terminal West Wall Building. (00:04:47)

12. New Business

Recess to Policy Roundtable Discussion Items – Jobs and Competitiveness (02.21.53) 

1) Economic Impact Study. (01:04:12)

2) Jobs First for Sustainable Port. (00:14:15)

3) Competitiveness (01:03:25) *Staff Briefing *Panel Discussion​

Feb 3 Audit No Video​

January 2009

​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download PDF
Jan 27 ​Special​ Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Agenda PDF​
Jan 13 Regular ​Pier 69 Agenda PDF​
Jan 6 Special ​Pier 69 Agenda PDF
Jan 6 Audit ​Pier 69 Agenda PDF
​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download PDF
Jan 27 Special​ Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Minutes PDF​
Jan 13 Regular ​Pier 69 Minutes PDF​
Jan 6 Special ​Pier 69 Minutes PDF
Jan 6 Audit ​Pier 69 Minutes PDF
​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download Audio
Jan 27 ​Special​ Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Audio
Jan 13 Regular ​Pier 69 Audio
Jan 6 Special ​Pier 69 Audio
Jan 6 Audit ​Pier 69 ​Audio
​Date Meeting Type​
Jan 27 Special​

January 27, 2009 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:00:52)

3. Approval of Minutes (00:00:22)

Approval of minutes for the Special Meeting of November 25 and the Special Work Session of December 2, 2008.

4. Special Order of Business (00:05:19)

Announcements by Commissioner Bill Bryant and comments by Tay Yoshitani

5. Unanimous Consent Calendar (00:09:02)

a. Authorization to execute relocation agreement for moving and re-establishment expenses incurred for relocation of Inspiration Media, Inc, located within T18 expansion area for an amount of $1,741,688.

b. Annual authorization for sale of Port Personal Property by Chief Executive Officer.

c. Authorization for Commission International Travel.

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Monthly briefing – Update on the Consolidated Rental Car Facility Program. (00:29:46)

b. Terminal 30 and Terminal 91 Financial and Schedule Status Update (00:08:17)

c. Alaskan Way Viaduct/Seawall Replacement. (00:52:33)

7. Marine Items

a. Resolution No. 3210, Second Reading/Final Passage. Naming the new cruise facility at Terminal 91 the “Smith Cove Cruise Terminal”. (00:02:20)

12. New Business (00:07:21)

Briefings on upcoming action items regarding Airline Technical Representative contract and Relocation of residents at Town & Country Mobile Home Park.

Jan 13 Regular

January 13, 2009 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:00:50)

3. Approval of Minutes (00:00:30)

Approval of minutes for the Special Work Session of November 4, the Regular Meeting of November 11 and the Special Meeting of November 15, 2008.

5. Unanimous Consent Calendar (00:02:00)

a. Approval for payment of Claims and Obligations for the period of December 1 through December 31, 2008.

b. Authorization to 1) execute and administer a sole source one-year Marketing Agreement with the Seattle Convention and Visitors Bureau at a cost not to exceed $225,031 in 2009, and 2) renew the Marketing Agreement for three one-year periods for a total estimated cost amount of $900,124.

c. Authorization for the Enhanced SharePoint Infrastructure Project in an amount not to exceed$500,000.

d. Authorization for Website Redesign Project for an amount not to exceed $500,000.

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. 2008 Port Awards. (00:04:38)

b. Terminals 30 and 91 Update – Construction Field Progress. (00:03:47)

c. Information and Communication Technology Briefing. (00:26:11)

d. Briefing on East Marginal Way Separation. (00:16:32)

7. Marine Items

a. Resolution 3210, First Reading. Naming the new cruise terminal facility located on the southern portion of Pier 91 at Terminal 91 the “Smith Cove Cruise Terminal”. (00:06:49)

8. Aviation Items

a. Authorization to perform design totaling $3,770,000 for the Pre-conditioned Air Project at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. (00:06:49)

b. Authorization to award the contract for Janitorial Service for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, for a three-year period effective February 1, 2009 through January 31, 2012, for an initial annual contract amount of $7,988,737, and a total estimated value of $39,943,685 for the five-year term. (00:10:02)

9. Capital Development

a. Authorization for permitting, design, and project management of replacement of steel sheet pile bulkhead between the West and Central Piers at the Maritime Industrial Center. (00:09:38)

11. General Business

a. Authorization to execute three-year renewal of existing Microsoft Enterprise Agreement for software licensing and services for an estimated cost of $2,045,000. (00:02:36)

Jan 6 Special

January 6, 2009 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:00:58)

3. Approval of Minutes (00:00:34)

Approval of Minutes for the Special Work Session of October 21, the Special Meeting of October 27, and the Regular Meeting of October 28, 2008.

4. Special Order of Business

Election of Officers. (00:23:13)

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Airport response to Snow Emergency. (00:24:52)

b. Alaskan Way Viaduct/Seawall Replacement Project: Process Update. (00:09:37)

c. Update on Cruise Vessel Biomass Study and Phase 1 Draft Report. (00:43:24)

d. Legislative Update. (00:21:49)

e. 2008 Audit Committee Accomplishments. (00:22:13)

f. Matson Ship Moorage Update. (00:16:59)

g. Briefing on Declaration of Emergency. (00:03:05)

7. Marine Items

a. Resolution 3210, First Reading. Naming the new cruise terminal facility located on the southern portion of Pier 91 at Terminal 91 the “Smith Cove Cruise Terminal”. (00:09:51)

12. New Business

a. Ethics Advisory Committee Discussion and possible motion. (00:09:08)

Jan 6 Audit

No Video​