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Regular Meeting on Aug 08, 2017 1:00pm

Minutes for the Port Of Seattle Commission meeting, held on Aug 08, 2017 1:00pm

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                            APPROVED MINUTES 
                     COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 8, 2017 
           The Port of Seattle Commission met in a regular meeting Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at Port of
              Seattle Headquarters, Commission Chambers, 2711 Alaskan Way, Seattle, Washington. 
            Commissioners Albro, Creighton, Felleman, and Gregoire were present. Commissioner Bowman
              was present until 4:15 p.m. 
                1.   CALL TO ORDER 
             The meeting was called to order at 12:02 p.m. by Commission President Tom Albro. 
                2.   EXECUTIVE SESSION pursuant to RCW 42.30.110 
             The public meeting was immediately recessed to an executive session estimated to last 60 minutes
               to discuss two matters relating to litigation and legal risk and one matter relating to national
              security. Following the executive session, which lasted approximately 60 minutes, the public
             meeting reconvened at 1:15 p.m. Commissioner Albro led the flag salute. 
                3.   SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS 
              3a.  August 8, 2017, Executive Director Report. 
              Interim Executive Director Dave Soike previewed several items on the day's agenda and made
             several announcements. 
              A recording of this part of the meeting has been made available online. 
              3b.  Addressing the homelessness crisis in King County. 
             Presentation  document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum  and photographs. 
              Presentation slides from the City of Seattle were provided at the time of the meeting. 
              Panelists: Lindsay Wolpa, Manager of Regional Government Relations, Public Affairs; Sally
           Bagshaw, Councilmember, City of Seattle; George Scarola, Director of Homelessness, City of
              Seattle, Mark Ellerbrook, Regional Housing and Community Development Manager, King County
             Department of Community and Human Services; and Mark Putnam, Executive Director, All Home. 
              The commission received a presentation on the condition of efforts in Seattle to address a growing
           homelessness crisis. One-night count and other relevant statistics were shared, and there was
             discussion about the programs and strategies for providing assistance to homeless persons.
            Commissioners commented on opportunities for port engagement on the issue and asked for

                         Digital recordings of the meeting proceedings and meeting materials are available online  www.portseattle.org.

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              information on the siting of sanctioned encampments, their organization and self-policing, and their
              relationship to the communities in which they are located. A Port action item is expected to be
              forthcoming in September on port involvement in the subject of homelessness in Seattle. 
             Without objection, the Commission advanced to consideration of  
                5.   PUBLIC TESTIMONY 
              Public comment was received from the following individual(s): 
                    Jeff Robinson, Director, Community & Economic Development, City of SeaTac. Mr.
                    Robinson submitted written materials, which are included here as minutes Exhibit A and
                      are available for public review. 
                    Candice Hoyt, Tent City 5, regarding homelessness in King County. 
                    Hailey DeVries, Tent City 5, regarding homelessness in King County. 
                    Paul Stroupe, Tent City 5, regarding homelessness in King County. 
                    Ray Pencil, Tent City 5, regarding homelessness in King County. 
                    Susan Helf, Tent City 5, regarding homelessness in King County. Ms. Helf submitted
                      written materials, which are included here as minutes Exhibit B and are available for
                      public review. 
                    Daniel Ojalvo, Tent City 5, regarding homelessness in King County. 
                    Jim Davis, Tent City 5, regarding homelessness in King County. 
                    Janis Traven, Tent City 5, regarding homelessness in King County. 
                    Reverend Marilyn Cornwell, Tent City 5, regarding homelessness in King County. 
                    Don Fornoff, Tent City 5, regarding homelessness in King County. 
                    A.J. Honor, Tent City 5, regarding homelessness in King County. 
                    James Surgi, Neighborhood Action Council, regarding homelessness in King County. 
                    Seth Armstrong, Washington State Representative, 36th District, regarding low income
                    housing. 
              Following testimony on the subject of homelessness, the Commission returned to consideration of  
                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.] 
             Agenda item 4d was removed from the Unanimous Consent Calendar for separate discussion and vote. 
               4a.  Approval of the minutes of the special meeting of June 27 and the regular meeting of
                 July 11, 2017. 
              4b.  Authorization for the Executive Director to advertise and award a major public works
                contract for replacement of 420 feet of fender system at Terminal 91 Berths G and H in
                an amount not to exceed $3,742,000 for a total estimated project cost of $4,100,000 (CIP
               #C800675). 

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             Request document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum and presentation slides. 
              4c.  Authorization for the Executive Director to (1) advertise and execute contracts for the
             second phase of construction of the Wi-Fi Enhancement Project at Seattle-Tacoma
                International Airport in an amount not to exceed $1,491,000 of a total estimated project
               cost of $10,676,000; (2) amend the Infrastructure Design Services for Wi-Fi and Video
               Surveillance System Enhancements Projects service agreement for an additional
                $200,000, for a new contract total of $2,700,000; and (3) use port crews and small works
               contracts in conjunction with major works contracts to aid in the completion of the
                project (CIP #C800585). 
             Request document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum and presentation slides. 
             As noted above, agenda item 4d was temporarily postponed. 
             The motion for approval of consent items 4a, 4b, and 4c carried by the following vote: 
             In favor: Albro, Bowman, Creighton, Felleman, Gregoire (5) 
              A recording of this part of the meeting has been made available online. 
                5.   PUBLIC TESTIMONY 
              Additional public comment was received from the following individual(s): 
                    Dawn Gearhart, Teamsters 117, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Hailu Shibeshi, Flat Rate for Hire, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Worku Belayneh, Flat Rate for Hire, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Shekur Legass, Flat Rate for Hire, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Ali A. Aden, E-Cab, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Shakil Ahmad, E-cab, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Dauud Hasan, Flat Rate for Hire, regarding ground transportation at the airport. Mr. 
                  Hasan submitted written materials, which are included here as minutes Exhibit C and
                      are available for public review. 
                    Ali Sugule, Flat Rate for Hire, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Abdirahman Esmayel, Orange Cab, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Suldan A. Mohamed, E-Cab, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Dimba Singh, E-Cab, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Mustafe Ismail, E-Cab, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Mohamad Alanle, Seattle resident, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Abdul Yusef, Eastside for Hire, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Abdirahman Elmi, Seattle resident, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Abdulkadir Irahim, Seattle resident, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Berhanu Alemayehu, Yellow Cab, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 
                    Terefe Tule, E-cab, regarding ground transportation at the airport. 


                  Minutes of August 8, 2017, proposed for approval on December 12, 2017.

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              A recording of this part of the meeting has been made available online. 
             The Commission advanced to consideration of  
          ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT 
              4d.  Authorization for the Executive Director to execute a ground lease with TC Northwest
             Development in order to develop an aviation-related, light-industrial facility in the City
               of SeaTac near the Des Moines Creek Business Park. 
             Request document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum and presentation slides. 
             Presenter(s): Jeffrey Utterback, Director, Real Estate & Economic Development. 
             The motion for approval of agenda item 4d carried by the following vote: 
             In favor: 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 
               6a.  Authorization for the Executive Director to (1) authorize an additional $550,000 for the
                South Satellite Structural Improvements project at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
                for a total estimated project cost of $4,150,000, (2) advertise and execute a major works
               construction contract, and (3) utilize Port crews to assist with the project (CIP
               #C800818). 
            Request document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum. 
              Presenter(s): Jeffrey Brown, Director, Aviation Facilities and Capital Program, Aviation Director's
               Office; Heather Bornhorst, Capital Project Manager, Aviation Project Management Group; Perry
             Welch, Senior Design Engineer, Design Services. 
             A single presentation was provided on agenda items 6a and 6b. 
             Commissioner Bowman was present until 4:15 p.m. 
              6b.  Authorize funding of $11,200,000 for South Satellite Heating, Ventilation and Air
               Conditioning Upgrade and for the Executive Director to (1) advertise, bid, and award
               the construction contract at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and (2) utilize Port
                crews to assist with the project (CIP #C800798). 
            Request document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum. 
             Presenter(s): Michael Kuhlmann, Capital Project Manager, Aviation Project Manager Group. 

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             The single motion for approval of agenda items 6a and 6b carried by the following vote: 
             In favor: Albro, Creighton, Felleman, Gregoire (4) 
            Absent for the vote: Bowman 
              A recording of this part of the meeting has been made available online. 
               6c.  Authorization for the Executive Director to: (1) complete design of the Central Terminal
             Enhancements project at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport; (2) procure furniture
                and fixtures; (3) advertise and execute a construction contract; and (4) use Port crews
                to complete the project (CIP #C800886). 
             Request document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum and presentation slides. 
              Presenter(s): Jim Schone, Director, Aviation Commercial Management, and Sean Anderson,
             Capital Program Leader, Aviation Project Management Group. 
             The motion for approval of agenda item 6c carried by the following vote: 
             In favor: Albro, Creighton, Felleman, Gregoire (4) 
            Absent for the vote: Bowman 
              A recording of this part of the meeting has been made available online. 
              6d.  Authorization for the Executive Director to (1) increase the authorized funds for the
               Security Exit Lane Breach Control Project  Phase 2 (CIP #C800605) by the amount of
                $3,393,000, and (2) advertise and execute a Building Engineering Systems contract to
               construct this project at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The total estimated
                 project cost is $11,100,000. 
             Request document(s) included a Commission agenda memorandum and presentation slides. 
              Presenter(s): Wendy Reiter, Director, Aviation Security, and Sean Anderson, Capital Program
             Leader, Aviation Project Management Group. 
             The motion for approval of agenda item 6d carried by the following vote: 
             In favor: Albro, Creighton, Felleman, Gregoire (4) 
            Absent for the vote: Bowman 
              A recording of this part of the meeting has been made available online. 
                7.   STAFF BRIEFINGS None. 


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                8.   ADDITIONAL NEW BUSINESS  None. 
                9.   RECESSED AND ADJOURNED 
           The meeting was recessed at 4:42 p.m. to an executive session estimated to last 45 minutes to
             discuss one matter relating to qualifications for public employment. Following the executive
             session, which lasted approximately 90 minutes, the Commission adjourned at 6:10 p.m. without
               returning to public session. 
            Stephanie Bowman 
             Secretary 
             Minutes approved: December 12, 2017. 














                  Minutes of August 8, 2017, proposed for approval on December 12, 2017.