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Orders

These types of Commission actions were previously referred to as ‘Motions’ however per the bylaws as amended by Resolution 3778 adopted on October 27, 2020 these actions will be referred to as Orders going forward.

Title Sort ascending Adopted Date Category Description Status See Also
Order 2021-09
  • Environment
An order of the Port of Seattle Commission to support the delivery of a plan to inventory the ecological, land use (including zoning), and recreational site conditions of the 55 (fifty-five) acres of Port-owned land within North SeaTac Park within 30 (thirty) days of this order. Active
Order 2021-08
  • Committee Appointments
An order of the Port of Seattle Commission to appoint Lara Behnert, Fulgencio Lazo and Jim Suehiro to each serve a three-year term as members of the Port Commission’s Portwide Arts and Culture Program Board, effective immediately. Active
Order 2021-07
  • Leases
An order of the Port of Seattle Commission to support the Executive Director’s negotiation and execution of a lease agreement for the property known as Tsubota with the City of Seattle. Active
Order 2021-06
  • Policy Direction
An order of the Port of Seattle Commission to direct the Executive Director to develop and implement executive policies banning Port and private sector uses of public-facing biometrics for mass surveillance, and for law enforcement and security functions; developing and implementing Port policies – within the limitations of state and federal law – related to Port, federal and private-sector uses of public-facing biometrics at Port facilities for traveler functions; and endorsing federal legislation implementing a moratorium on federal uses of biometrics not explicitly approved by the United States Congress.
Active
Order 2021-05
  • Equity and Social Justice
An order of the Port of Seattle Commission to direct the Executive Director to allocate up to $2.0 million from the COVID-19 Emergency Fund to support the Port of Seattle’s 2021 Opportunity Youth Initiative and to exempt all related contracts from the requirements of Chapter 53.19 RCW. Active
Order 2021-04
  • Policy Direction
An order of the Port of Seattle Commission to extend the on demand taxi and flat rate for hire service pilot program at Sea-Tac International Airport until September 30, 2022.
Active
Order 2021-03
  • Staff Appointments
An order of the Port of Seattle Commission to approve execution of the Executive Director employment agreement Active
Order 2021-02
  • Social Responsibility
An order of the Port of Seattle Commission to require the Executive Director to continue the indefinite postponement of the expenditure of funds for the design or construction of a cruise terminal on Terminal 46 until a reassessment of the industry is delivered to Commission, and other requirements before construction is authorized. Active
Order 2021-01 An order of the Port of Seattle Commission electing a slate of commission officers for calendar year 2021 Active
2020-21
  • Social Responsibility
An Order of the Port of Seattle Commission to authorize additional adjustments to agreements with tenants and concessionaires impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Active
2020-20
  • Social Responsibility
A motion of the Port of Seattle Commission to adopt the new names for the six Port-owned public access and shoreline habitat sites along the Duwamish River as determined through the community engagement project, "Incredible Parks Want Incredible Names." Active
2020-19
  • Social Responsibility
A Motion of the Port of Seattle Commission to direct the Executive Director to examine Port operations and policies for sources of racial bias and discrimination and to develop programs and policies eliminating inequity in all aspects of the organization. Active
2020-18
  • Policy Direction
  • Social Responsibility
A Motion of the Port of Seattle Commission directing the Executive Director that competitive solicitation is not appropriate or cost-effective for youth opportunity services and exempting such contracts from the requirements of Chapter 53.19 RCW. Active
2020-17
  • Miscellaneous
  • Social Responsibility
A Motion of the Port of Seattle Commission supporting the Executive Directors recommendation to adjust the Commission-approved 2020 Port budget and to authorize the execution of $3,000,000 in new community benefit programs to spur regional economic recovery. Active
2020-16
  • Staff Appointments
A motion of the Port of Seattle Commission appointing a Commission Chief of Staff. Active
2020-15
  • Policy Direction
  • Social Responsibility
A motion of the Port of Seattle Commission to direct a comprehensive assessment of the Port of Seattle Police Department to ensure alignment with the highest national standards and best practices related to policing; and to establish a Task Force on Port Policing and Civil Rights to lead the assessment and develop recommendations for action. Active
2020-14
  • Miscellaneous
  • Policy Direction
A motion of the Port of Seattle Commission authorizing the Executive Director to execute up to $1,500,000 (one million and five hundred thousand) dollars in contracts under the South King County Fund. Active
2020-13
  • Policy Direction
A motion of the Port of Seattle Commission to authorize adjustments to leases and other financial terms for airport dining and retail tenants. Active
2020-12
  • Policy Direction
  • Social Responsibility
To Explore short-term employment opportunities that enhance the mission of the Port of Seattle and support economic recovery for the resident of King County from the COVID-19 pandemic. Active
2020-11
  • Miscellaneous
  • Social Responsibility
A Motion of the Port of Seattle Commission to direct the Executive Director to develop and implement a plan for health screening of travelers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and to advocate for a national system of airport health screening. Active
2020-10
  • Policy Direction
  • Social Responsibility
A Motion of the Port of Seattle Commission to add economic development to the permissible uses for the South King County Fund, in support of local recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Active
2020-09
  • Policy Direction
  • Social Responsibility
A Motion of the Port of Seattle Commission to authorize short-term changes to the 2020-2024 Capital Improvement Plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; to provide direction for interim actions related to ongoing construction and deferred capital projects and readiness to aid recovery; and to delegate authority to the Executive Director to execute change orders for costs that exceed $300,000 related to construction and enhanced worker safety on Port construction sites due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Active
2020-08
  • Miscellaneous
A Motion of the Port of Seattle Commission to extend the deadlines established in Motion 2019-13 for policy recommendations on the use of public-facing biometric technology at Port facilities to June, 2020 and for policy governing the use of public-facing biometric technology at Port facilities to August 31, 2020. Active 2019-13
2020-07
  • Miscellaneous
  • Social Responsibility
A motion of the Port of Seattle Commission to provide immediate relief and support of Port employees and Port tenants and concessionaires. Active
2020-06
  • Miscellaneous
  • Social Responsibility
A Motion of the Port of Seattle Commission to provide guidance for Port leadership in prioritizing Port investments to assist local, regional, and statewide economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Active
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