Update on the Port's COVID-19 response
Tonisha Simmons, an administrative assistant at the Port who is part Alaskan Native (Aleut), shares that to her, Indigenous People's Day means resilience. It’s a celebration of survival and overcoming tragedies and trauma of decades and centuries both past and present. Learn More
Maritime Accelerator startup Beam Reach has created an easier way to listen for whales. Using open source software, people all over the world can listen to live underwater noise in web browsers regardless of operating system. Learn more about how Beam Reach is using technology to help conserve the species. Learn More
The Port Commission passed a motion to promote equity and end structural racism in the Port’s workplace and operations. Over the past few years, the Port has made progress and taken important steps to become a more equitable organization and recognize its shared responsibility and commitment to fighting racism and discrimination. This motion builds on and reinforces those efforts. Learn More
Community-led groups can now apply for Port funding to improve the local environment in near-airport communities. The new South King County Fund (SKCF) Environmental Grants Program supports activities such as public space improvements, equipment or artwork installations, or neighborhood or environmental stewardship projects in Burien, Des Moines, Federal Way, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and Tukwila. Proposals must be submitted by December 4, 2020. Grants awarded will be up to $20,000. Learn More
The Port is currently reviewing its 2021 budget and 2021-2025 capital development plans for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), Maritime, and Economic Development Divisions. Join us at our October 22 at our virtual Maritime Budget and Capital Investment Program Community Briefing and Q&A Session to hear about tax levy changes, planned investments underway, and learn how we are allocating resources to help lead the COVID-19 economic recovery in our region. Learn More
Five Commissioners, elected at large by the voters of King County, serve four-year terms and establish Port policy. Port Commission meetings are normally held at 12 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at either Pier 69 or Sea-Tac Airport. Since meeting times and locations are subject to change, please visit the meetings page for the most up-to-date information. Visit the Port's Commission page to learn more.
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