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Regular Meeting on May 09, 2017 1:00pm

Minutes for the Port Of Seattle Commission meeting, held on May 09, 2017 1:00pm

        Digital recordings of the meeting proceedings and meeting materials are available online – www.portseattle.org . APPROVED MINUTES COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING MAY 9, 2017 The Port of Seattle Commission met in a regular meeting Tuesday, May 9, 2017 , at Port of Seattle Headquarters, Commission Chambers, 2711 Alaskan Way, Seattle, Washington. Commissioner s Albro, Bowman, Creighton, Felleman, and Gregoire were present. 1. CALL TO ORDER The mee ting was called to order at 12:00 noon by Commission President Tom Albro . 2. EXECUTIVE SESSION pursuant to RCW 42.30.110 The public meeting was immediately recessed to an e xecutive s ession estimated to last 60 minutes to discuss one matter relating to litigation and legal risk, sale or lease of real estate, and performance on a publicly bid contract . Following the executive session, which lasted approximately 55 minutes, the public meeting reconvened at 1:15 p.m. Commissioner Albro led the flag salute. 3 . SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS Without objection, the following agenda item – 3a. May 9, 2017 , CEO Report. – was indefinitely postponed. 4 . UNANIMOUS CONSENT CALENDAR [Clerk’s Note: Items on the Unanimous Consent Calendar are considered routine and are not individually discussed . Port Commissioners receive the request documents prior to the meeting and may remove items from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion and vote in accordance with Commission bylaws.] At the request of Commissioner Felleman , agenda item 4e was removed from the Unanimous Consent Calendar for separate discussion and vote. 4 a. Approval of the m inutes of the regular meeting of April 11, 2017 . 4 b. Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to proceed with a budgeted expense project to repla ce outdated wall panels in the Baggage Claim area of Seattle - Tacoma International Airport in an amount not to exceed $500,000 and to use Port crews and small works contracts to perform the work . P.O. Box 1209 Seattle, Washington 98111 www.portseattle.org 206.787.3000 PORT COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES Page 2 of 4 TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017 Minutes of May 9, 2017 , submitted for review on June 9, 2017 , and proposed for approval on June 13, 2017 . Request document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum and presentation slides . 4 c . Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to (1) design and prepare construction documents for the replacement of distressed pavement and joint sealant for the 2018 Airfield Pavement portion of the 2016 - 2020 Airfield Pavement Program at the Seattle - Tacoma International Airport in the amount of $1,000,000; and (2) utilize a project labor agreement for this project . Request document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum and presentation sl ides. 4 d . Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to execute a consultant service agreement for an amount not to exceed $400,000 to provide Building Information Modeling process and standards development . Request document(s) included a Commission a genda memorandum . As noted above, agenda item 4e was temporarily postponed. The m otion for approval of consent items 4 a, 4 b, 4 c , and 4d carried by the following vote: In f avor: Albro, Creighton, Felleman, Gregoire ( 4 ) Absent for the vote: Bowman A recording of this part of the meeting has been made available online . 5. PUBLIC TESTIMONY A n opportunity for public comment was provided, but no testimony was offered at this time. In lieu of spoken testimony, Jim Mortensen, Area Manager for Macro - Z - Technology , submitted written materials regarding payment of subcontractors working on projects related to the International Arrivals Facility. His comments are attached as minutes Exhib it A . T he Commission advanced to consideration of – ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT 4 e . Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to order completion of the Shilshole Bay Marina Lighting Improvements and Controls for a total estimated project cost of $375,000 . Request document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum that was subsequently revised . Presenter(s): Lindsay Pulsifer, Managing Director, Maritime Division . Ms. Pulsifer described the energy efficiency benefits of the project . Commissioners commented on the description of the internal rate of return and net present value of the project. A revised description was provided for the record. PORT COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES Page 3 of 4 TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017 Minutes of May 9, 2017 , submitted for review on June 9, 2017 , and proposed for approval on June 13, 2017 . The m otion for approval of agenda item 4 e carried by the following vote : In f avor: Albro, Bowman, Creighton, Felleman, Gregoire ( 5 ) A recording of this part of the meeting has been made available online . 6. DIVISION, CORPORATE , AND COMMISSION ACTION ITEMS 6 a . Authorization for the Chief Executive Officer to (1) execute a ground lease with Duk e’s Shilshole Bay Chowder House LLC for an initial term of 20 years with one 10 - year option to extend, for the 6,500 square - foot restaurant development pad at Shilshole Bay Marina and (2) proceed with up to $500,000 fo r Port - completed utility extensions and site preparation . Request document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum , presentation slides , and draft lease . Presenter(s): Melinda Miller, Director, Real Estate Asset Management . The details of the competitive lease solicitation and the related construction project were described. Several innovative conservation and sustainability features of the project were noted . Key lease terms were summarized. Commissioners asked about the controls to ensure per formance on sustainability goals and commented on there being only one responsive bid. Commissioners asked about parking at the site. The m otion for approval of agenda item 6 a carried by the following vote : In f avor: Albro, Creighton, Felleman, Gregoire ( 4 ) Abstaining: Bowman A recording of this part of the meeting has been made available online . 7. STAFF BRIEFINGS 7 a . Workforce Development Briefing . Presentation document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum and presentation slides . Presenter(s): Dave McFadden, Managing Director, Economic Development; Marie Kurose, Manager, Workforce Development ; and Amberine Wilson, Human Resources Outreach Program Manager . Existing conditions and challenges for placement of skilled workers in the r egion were summarized. Workforce development priorities for port - related sectors were presented and outreach efforts and workforce pipeline challenges and solutions were described . Commissioners asked about the percentages of graduates to Journey status wh o are women or minorities. Commissioners noted a relationship between entry to skilled trades and creation of new businesses. Engagement and education of youth in multiple sectors was discussed, and the Port’s high - school internship PORT COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES Page 4 of 4 TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017 Minutes of May 9, 2017 , submitted for review on June 9, 2017 , and proposed for approval on June 13, 2017 . program was presented. Commissioners challenged private sector employers to become more active in the Port’s internship program. A recording of this part of the meeting has been made available online . 7 b . 2017 State Legislative Session – End of Regular Legislative Session Review . Presentation document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum and presentation slides . Presenter(s): Pearse Edwards, Director, Government Relations ; Eric ffitch, Manager, State Government Relations ; and Trent House, c ontract l obbyist . The leg islative status of a variety of port - related state legislation and policy priorities was summarized for a legislative session dominated by the topic of state education funding . Passage of RealID legislation and opportunities to promote the Port’s message o n protection of industrial lands were noted as positive accomplishments in 2017. A recording of this part of the meeting has been made available online . 8. ADDITIONAL NEW BUSINESS – None. 9 . ADJOURNMENT The meeting was recessed at 3:12 p.m. to an executive session estimated to last 60 minutes to discuss one matter relating to legal risk and one matter relating to qualifications for public employment. Following the executive session, which lasted approxima tely 45 minutes, the meeting was recessed at 4:28 p.m. without returning to public session . Stephanie Bowman Secretary Minutes approved: June 13, 2017 .