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October 2008 - December 2008

December 2008

​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download PDF
Dec 15 Special Agenda PDF​
Dec 9 Special Agenda PDF​
Dec 2 Special Work ​Agenda PDF
​Dec 2 Audit ​Agenda PDF
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Dec 15 ​Special​ Minutes PDF​
Dec 9 Special​

Minutes PDF

Dec 2 ​Special​ Work Minutes PDF
Dec 2 Audit Minutes PDF
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Dec 15 ​Special​ Audio
Dec 9 Special​ Audio​ part 1
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Dec 2 Special​ Work Audio
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​Date Meeting Type​
Dec 15 Special​​

December 15, 2008 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:00:59)

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Briefing on the Port's Zero Tolerance Policy; Fraud Policy; the Policy related to Employee Standards of Performance and Conduct, Corrective Action and Discipline; and the Ethics Policies for Employees and Consultants. (00:27:17)

b. Terminals 30 and 91 Update. (00:05:34)

c. Capital Improvement Projects Report for Third Quarter 2008. (00:07:05)

d. Staff briefing on Pier 66 outer berth activity pier. (00:22:19)

e. Audit Response Update. (00:04:06)

7. Marine Items

a. Authorization to spend reserve funds in the amount of $10,396,000 for the environmental remediation program for Seaport, Real Estate and Airport for 2009. (00:03:21)

9. Capital Development

a. Authorization to suspend most work under the contract for construction of the Consolidated Rental Car Facility for an indefinite period, not to exceed one year. (01:37:20)

b. Authorization for three professional service contracts related to the rental car facility, including: a) Rental Car Facility Project Management Services; b) Bus Maintenance Facility Commissioning Services and c) CIP Project Controls Services. (00:06:40)

11. General Business

a. Resolution 3609, Second Reading and Final Passage. 2009 Salary and Benefit Resolution. (00:10:18)

b. 1) Request the Commission grant an exception from competition for international marketing services for Economic, Business and Trade Development (EBTD); and 2) Request Commission authorize the Chief Executive Officer to enter into service agreements with four firms for the contract duration not to exceed five years. (00:13:21)

12. New Business

a. Viaduct discussion and possible action. (00:19:23)

Pat Davis commenting on the Berlin Air Lift event. (00:03:46)

Commissioners praising one another for their work this year. (00:03:48)

Dec 9 Special​

December 9, 2008 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:01:15)

5. Unanimous Consent Calendar

a. Approval for payment of Claims and Obligations for the period of November 1 through November 30, 2008.

b. Authorization to execute a Conditional Consent of Assignment and Third Amendment to lease with Volcano, Inc., a Washington Corporation at Bell Street Pier, to HKMK, LLC.

c. Authorization to execute an Extension Agreement between the Port of Seattle and Teamsters Local 117 representing Credential Specialists.

d. Authorization to execute an Extension Agreement between the Port of Seattle and Teamsters Local 117 representing Bus Drivers and Parking Service Revenue Representatives.

e. Authorization to execute an Extension Agreement between the Port of Seattle and Teamsters Local 117 representing Police Specialists.

f. Authorization to execute an Extension Agreement between the Port of Seattle and Teamsters Local 117 representing Police and Fire Communication Specialists. (00:00:26)

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Special Investigative Committee Report. (01:15:32)

b. Alaskan Way Viaduct/Seawall Replacement Project: Central Waterfront Collaborative Process: Scenario Analysis. (01:25:43)

c. Terminals 30 and 91 Update. (00:15:05)

7. Marine Items

a. Authorization for additional $350,000 to increase current budgets for existing expense projects for continuation of contingency plan on cranes at Terminal 46. (00:11:48)

11. General Business

a. Resolution No. 3609, First Reading. 2009 Salary and Benefit Resolution. (00:17:04)

12. New Business

A discussion regarding the moorage of the ship at Pier 66. (00:09:21)

Dec 2 Special​ Work

December 2, 2008 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance. (00:00:54)

2. Presentation by Speaker Frank Chopp, Washington State Legislature, on Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement option. (00:57:20)

3. Recognition of Bell Harbor Marina EnviroStars 5-star Award. (00:13:36)

4. Resolution No. 3609, First Reading. 2009 Salary and Benefit Resolution (00:36:05)

5. Request for authorization to execute long-term agreement with Carnival Corporation and PLC for use of the Port’s cruise facilities at Terminal 91 during the 2009 through 2018 cruise seasons. (00:47:04)

6. Request for authorization to transfer up to $500,000 to Puget Sound Clean Air Agency for At-Berth Clean (ABC) Fuels Vessel Incentive Program (00:30:28)

7. Briefing on long-term plan for Tyee Valley Golf Course (00:17:40)

Dec 2 Audit No Video​

November 2008

​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download PDF
Nov 25 ​Special Agenda PDF​
Nov 11 Regular Agenda PDF​
Nov 4 Special Work ​Agenda PDF
Nov 4 Audit ​Agenda PDF
​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download PDF
Nov 25 ​Special                                                         Minutes PDF​
Nov 11 Regular Minutes PDF​
Nov 4 Special Work Minutes PDF
Nov 4 ​Audit Minutes PDF
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Nov 25​ ​Special Audio
Nov 11 Regular Audio
Nov 4 Special Work Audio
Nov 4 ​Audit Audio
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Nov 25 Special

November 25, 2008 - Streaming Video

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

3. Approval of Minutes (00:18:00)

Approval of minutes for the Joint Special Work Session of October 8, 2008.

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Terminal 30 and Terminal 91 Update. (00:05:43)

7. Marine Items

a. Authorization to execute the Sixteenth Amendment to Lease with Seafreeze Limited Partnership at Terminal 115. (00:02:55)

8. Aviation Items

a. Authorization to separate an originally advertised $300,000 work scope into two contracts of $150,000 to two firms, for the completion of a Baggage System Master Plan study. (00:22:29)

9. Capital Development

a. Authorization to: 1) Issue Change Order #2 to Small Works Contract SW 313972 in the amount of $6,701; and 2) Authorize Small Works Contract SW 313972 to be increased to $206,700, excluding sales tax, which exceeds the Small Works contract limit of $200,000. The total payment including sales tax is $225,097. (00:05:20)

11. General Business

b. Resolution 3607 and Resolution 3608; Second Reading and Final Passage. Adopting final budget for 2009, and directing King County Council as to the specific sums to be levied on assessed property for 2009. (01:25:46)

1) Public Hearing

2) Second Reading and Final Passage​

​Nov 11 Regular

November 11, 2008 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:00:55)

4. Special Order of Business

John Creighton's comments regarding Veteran's Day (00:01:43)

Public comment regarding the rule against the carrying of firearms at the Port. (00:10:41)

Public comment regarding the shuttle bus recovery fee. (00:27:49)

5. Unanimous Consent Calendar (00:01:03)

Notice: There will be no separate discussion of Consent Calendar items as they are considered routine by the Port of Seattle Commission and will be adopted by one motion. If a Commissioner or a member of the public requests discussion on a particular item, that item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered separately.

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

c. Approval to issue change orders in the estimated net credit amount of $289,979.

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Terminals 30 and 91 Update. (00:07:23)

b. Consolidated Rental Car Facility Update. (00:13:22)

c. Update on the Performance Audit Report of the Port of Seattle Construction Management. (00:12:36)

d. Briefing on Port of Seattle Clean Truck Program. (01:19:26)

8. Aviation Items

a. Authorization to complete 100% design contract documents; execute and award outside professional services agreements; prepare and execute outside utility agreements; and perform contract administration and execution for the Off-Site Roadway Improvements as part of the Rental Car Facility Design project at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport for $552,000 which brings the total authorization to $5,411,330. (00:07:53)

b. Authorization to execute a Power Sales Agreement contract between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). (00:07:38)

c. Authorization to execute a one-year extension with Robinson Aviation for continued operation of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Ramp Control Tower Facility, for an estimated cost of $1,019,000. (00:03:03)

d. Authorization to execute all documents necessary to implement the acquisition of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in the City of Burien including administration, overhead and securing the building at an estimated cost of $1,553,500. (00:02:56)

11. General Business

a. Resolution No. 3607 and Resolution No. 3608. Adopting the final budget of the Port of Seattle for the Year 2009 and to direct the King County Council as to the specific sums to be levied on all of the assessed property of the Port of Seattle District in the year 2009. (01:41:29)

​Nov 4 Special Work

November 4, 2008 - Streaming Video

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

Approval of Minutes

2. Approval of minutes for the Special Work Session of October 9; and the Special Joint Work Session of October 8, 2008. (00:00:24)

3. Recognition of Fishermen’s Terminal receiving the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Clean Marina/EnviroStars Award. (00:18:29)

2008 Cruise Season Report (00:04:49)

4. Briefing on the Lower Duwamish Waterway Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study. (00:44:12)

5. Audit Response Update. (00:19:37)

6. Preliminary Draft Plan of Finance and Tax Levy Discussion for Seaport and Real Estate. (01:14:16)

7. Briefing on “Jobs First: Clean Trade for Green Jobs”. (00:29:41)

Nov 4 Audit No Video​

October 2008

​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download PDF
Oct 28 Regular Agenda PDF​
Oct 27 Special​ Agenda PDF​
Oct 21 Special Work ​Agenda PDF
Oct 14 ​​Regular ​Agenda PDF
Oct 9 Special Work ​Agenda PDF
Oct 7​ Audit
​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download PDF
Oct 28 Regular Minutes PDF​
Oct 27 Special​ Minutes PDF​
Oct 21 Special Work Minutes PDF
Oct 14 ​Regular Minutes PDF
Oct 9 Special Work Minutes PDF
Oct 7​ ​Audit Minutes PDF
​Date ​Meeting Type ​Meeting Place ​Download Audio
Oct 28 Regular Audio
Oct 27 Special​ Audio
Oct 21 Special Work Audio
Oct 14 ​​Regular Audio
​Oct 9 ​Special Work Audio
Oct 7 ​Audit Audio
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Oct 28 Regular

October 28, 2008 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:01:03)

3. Approval of Minutes (00:00:24)

Approval of minutes of the Regular Meeting of October 14, 2008.

Tay Yoshitani comments on the acquisition of the Burlington Northern Eastside Corridor. (00:03:02)

John Creighton gives a report on the Annual Tourism Promotion Trip. (00:04:55)

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Preliminary Draft Plan of Finance and Tax Levy Discussion for Seaport and Real Estate. (00:51:11)

b. Monthly Rental Car Facility Project Update. (00:11:14)

8. Aviation Items

b. Authorization to execute a professional services agreement, for a maximum term of three years or a maximum spending limit of $2,200,000 for the purpose of contracting Surface Water Monitoring Support Services in support of mandatory requirements of the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit for the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. (00:02:25)

c. Authorization to execute a professional services agreement for a maximum term of three years or a maximum spending limit of $660,000 for the purpose of contracting Toxicological Monitoring, Testing, Reporting, and Planning Services in support of mandatory requirements of the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System Permit (NPDES) for the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. (00:02:47)

d. Authorization for the reconstruction of Runway 16L/34R at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport for an additional $83,000,000, bringing the total project authorization to $85,000,000. (00:25:36)

Oct 27 Special​

October 27, 2008 - Streaming Video

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

Pat Davis report on the kickoff of SR519 project on October 23. (00:06:24)

5. Unanimous Consent Calendar

Notice: There will be no separate discussion of Consent Calendar items as they are considered routine by the Port of Seattle Commission and will be adopted by one motion. If a Commissioner or a member of the public requests discussion on a particular item, that item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered separately.

a. Authorization to execute a contract for Financial Statement, Single Audit (federal grant compliance) and Passenger Facility Charge auditing services of the Port’s 2008 operating period with Moss Adams in the amount of $608,000. (00:00:55)

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Terminal 30 and Terminal 91 Update. (00:08:21)

b. Briefing on Seaport Capital Budget and Real Estate Operating and Capital Budget. (01:41:00)

11. General Business

a. Authorization to sign a Settlement Agreement with the Malarkey Parties, the Duwamish Parties, the City of Seattle and King County regarding T-117 Site and Lower Duwamish Site Cleanup Costs, and Natural Resource Damage Liability. (00:15:06)

b. Authorization to retain consultant services for Federal Government Relations. (00:04:30)

c. Authorization to execute a Memorandum of Agreement between the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, AFL-CIO, District Council No. 5 and the Port of Seattle. (00:00:58)

d. Authorization to execute a new Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Port of Seattle and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 46 representing Electricians. (00:04:03)

Oct 21 Special Work

October 21, 2008 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:00:53)

2. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting of September 9, 2008 (00:00:27)

3. FOR ACTION: Request for approval to use general Airport funds to provide temporary funding of the Consolidated Rental Car Facility (CRCF) project and, along with Customer Facility Charge (CFC) revenue, allow for continuation of project construction on schedule. (00:32:09)

5. Briefing on Airport, Seaport, and Real Estate Operating and Capital Budgets. (02:02:03)

Oct 14 ​Regular

October 14, 2008 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:00:53)

3. Approval of Minutes (00:00:27)

Approval of Minutes for the Work Session of September 2; the Regular Meeting of September 9; and the Special Meeting of September 23, 2008.

5. Unanimous Consent Calendar (00:01:53)

Notice: There will be no separate discussion of Consent Calendar items as they are considered routine by the Port of Seattle Commission and will be adopted by one motion. If a Commissioner or a member of the public requests discussion on a particular item, that item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered separately.

a. Approval for payment of Claims and Obligations for the period of September 1 through 30, 2008.

b. Authorization for Phase 2 of the Safety Management System Pilot Study for an estimated cost of $500,000, supported by a reimbursable FAA grant of $375,000. Total cost to the Port is $125,000 from the Aviation Division expense funds.

c. Approval to issue Change Order #54 in the amount of $483,967.77 for the Terminal 18 North Apron Upgrade Project. The Change Order was required to accommodate ongoing operational berth space requirements. The Change Order settles the last outstanding issue related to the closeout of this project. Funds are part of previously-approved project contingency funds. No additional project funds are requested.

d. Authorization to advertise, bid and perform contract administration to install permanent upgraded booms, spouts, rigging and related equipment for Terminal 86 spouts #1 and #4 in the amount of $1,700,259. Funding for this project was included in the 2008 Plan of Finance Capital Plan. Some additional construction funding will be required in 2009; the amount will be determined after the bid process is completed.

e. Authorization for a contract with Watson Wyatt to provide insurance broker/consulting services for one year at $100,000 with four options exercisable by the Port for a possible total contract of $500,000.

6. Policy and Staff Briefing

a. Construction Safety Recognition. (00:13:24)

b. Terminal 30 and Terminal 91 Project Construction Field Progress Update. (00:06:53)

c. Audit Response Update. (00:10:49)

d. Capital Funding Briefing. (00:51:15)

8. Aviation Items

a. Authorization to prepare design documents; award, execute and amend service agreements; execute and award purchasing contracts; specify a sole source manufacturer for passenger loading bridges; solicit bids and award contracts for the Passenger Loading Bridge Project in the amount of $1,917,000. (00:04:31)

b. Request for approval to use general Airport funds to provide temporary funding of the Consolidated Rental Car Facility (CRCF) project and, along with Customer Facility Charge (CFC) revenue, allow for continuation of project construction on schedule. (00:12:12)

9. Capital Development

a. Authorization for: 1) Change Order to the T30 upgrade contract for upland disposal in the amount of $4,099,664; and 2) Authorization of funds in the amount of $4,818,886 bringing the new project total authorization to $126,343,886. (00:19:35)

b. Authorization for design and permitting of barge lay berth improvements at Terminal 25, Pier 28 and Terminal 46. (00:03:30)

11. General Business

a. Authorization to execute a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Port of Seattle and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, representing Electronic Technicians. (00:04:44)

12. New Business

"Call to Action for the Port of Seattle" - An Idea Paper by Gael Tarleton (00:05:50)

​Oct 9 ​Special Work

October 9, 2008 - Streaming Video

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (00:01:22)

2. Briefing on Corporate and Capital Development Budgets. (01:43:03)

Oct 7 Audit No Video