Full Meeting (03:41:30)
1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:03:05)
3. Approval of Minutes (00:00:30)
Approval of the minutes of the special meeting of July 31, 2012.
4. Special Order of Businsess
a. Commission Activities Report.
b. Acknowledgment of Representative Adam Smithís Recognition of the Port of
Seattle for Receiving the 2012 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom
5. Unanimous Consent Calendar (00:01:00)
a. Approval of the claims and obligations for the period of August 1, 2012,
and August 31, 2012, in the amount of $40,862,162.54.
b. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to authorize $1,179,000 of
tenant reimbursement budget associated with the relocation of Alaska Airlines
from Concourse D ramp spaces to Concourse C as part of the Airline Realignment
Tenant Improvement Program and to execute an airline reallocation agreement
with Alaska Air Group. The total estimated project cost for the entire
realignment is $23,285,000.
c. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to: (1) advertise and execute
a construction contract for regulated materials management (RMM) abatement for
the Zone 2 Ticket Counter and Offices; (2) use Port crews for construction to
support RMM abatement; and (3) execute a contract for moving services to
relocate airline tenants, all associated with the Airline Realignment Tenant
Improvements Project at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The cost of the
RMM and moving services is $730,000 (expense).
d. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to issue Change Order No. 113
for Contract MC-036677, Centralized Pre-Conditioned Air Project at Seattle-Tacoma
International Airport in the amount of $776,910 for changes to the pipe routing
at D Concourse.
e. Authorization for an additional project budget authorization of $75,000 for
the Pier 69 Cooling Tower Replacement project. The additional budget
authorization of $75,000 will increase the total authorized project cost to
f. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to execute an amendment to
add $2,000,000 to the AECOM professional service contract to support the
investigative work required for the Lower Duwamish Superfund Site (P-00314929)
for a total contract value of $15,500,000. In addition, this memo provides
notification to the Port of Seattle Commission in accordance with
RCW 53.19.060 that the amendment for AECOM exceeds 50% of the original
contract value. (The contract will expire on December 31, 2014.)
g. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to execute up to two Indefinite
Delivery, Indefinite Quantity consulting contracts for graphic design services
to maintain the Portís graphic identity, support brand standards and messages,
and support marketing and communications strategies, internal communications
and signage needs for a period of one year, with two one-year options, for a
total not to exceed contract value of $1,000,000.
h. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to execute a contract to
provide natural gas for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The contract will
be structured as a one-year agreement with up to four years of additional
i. Acceptance of the settlement offer from Puget Sound Energy (PSE) dated
August 22, 2012, and authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to execute
a settlement agreement with PSE resolving all claims in litigation related to
the Portís claims as an interested party against PSE in the Pacific Northwest
Refund action. The settlement agreement will be negotiated with PSE pursuant
to the terms of the settlement offer and may include additional matters
involving mutual cooperation between the Port and PSE. In exchange for agreeing
to settle the litigation, the Port would be required to dismiss all actions
against PSE currently pending before FERC.
j. Authorization of the revised Commissionís 2012 international travel plan.
PUBLIC TESTIMONY: The Commission will take public testimony at this time
consistent with the procedures noted at the bottom of this agenda.
6. Division, Corporate and Commission Action Items
a. Request (1) Second Reading and Final Passage of Resolution No. 3666:
A Resolution of the Port Commission of the Port of Seattle declaring certain
personal property surplus (Port of Seattle Cranes No. 51, 52, and 53) for
Port of Seattle purposes and authorizing its sale or disposal; and
(2) authorization of disposal cost of said cranes in an amount not to
exceed $1,500,000, provided the cranes are not able to be sold.
b. Special meeting of the Industrial Development Corporation of the Port of
c. First and Second Reading and Final Passage of Resolution No. 3667: A
Resolution of the Port Commission of the Port of Seattle approving the
issuance by the Industrial Development Corporation of the Port of Seattle
of its Special Facilities Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2012
(Delta Air Lines Inc. Project) in a principal amount not to exceed
$75,000,000 for the purpose of refunding the Development Corporationís
Special Facilities Revenue Bonds, 2001 (Northwest Airlines Inc. Project);
and approving the resolution of said Development Corporation authorizing
said bonds and other documentation in connection with the issuance of
said bonds. The Resolution also authorizes the Chief Executive Officer
or the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer to execute documents
related to the 2012 bonds on behalf of the Port.
d. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute a
lease and concession agreement with the proposer selected in the Portís
current request for proposal process to operate three duty free/duty paid
locations for a term of seven years. The draft lease (Exhibit A) is not
necessarily the final version and is subject to negotiation within the
stated parameters provided in the memorandum.
e. Motion Regarding Relief for Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business
Enterprises and Other Small Business at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Public Testimony for 6e.
f. Authorization to increase the previous Project Authorization by the
amount of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant in the
amount of $2,875,171 received after Commission authorization on
March 24, 2009, resulting in the total project authorization of $53,575,171
g. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to: (1) obligate the Port
to pay Washington State Department of Transportation a not-to-exceed amount
of $500,000 for work associated with SR-99 Trestle Replacement to allow
East Marginal Way Grade Separation (EMWGS) Phase II and Argo Yard Access
Road projects to proceed; and (2) direct staff to develop design and
prepare bidding documents for EMWGS Phase II in the amount of $350,000
(CIP #C001725). (00:06:45)
h. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to: (1) approve the scope
and $6 million budget for the creation of an airport sustainability master
plan (SMP) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport; and (2) advertise and
execute a contract for consulting services for the Airport SMP, with a
total estimated value of $6.0 million. Authorization to complete the
environmental review of the master plan will be requested in 2015 once
the scope of the master plan projects is defined and the level of
environmental review required is determined.
i. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to execute the Second
Amendment to the Cruise Facility Lease Agreement between the Port of Seattle
and Cruise Terminals of America to exercise the ìExtension Periodî set
forth in Article 3. (00:15:18)
7. Staff Briefings
a. Airport Concessions Master Plan Update.
b. Briefing on the Port Liability Insurance Renewal for the Policy Year
Beginning on October 1, 2012. (00:11:39)
8. New Business
a. The Chief Executive Officerís Appointment to the Expeditors International
Board of Directors. (00:51:10)