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Special Meeting on Sep 12, 2017 4:00pm

Minutes for the Port Of Seattle Commission meeting, held on Sep 12, 2017 4:00pm

        P.O. Box 1209 
                                                                Seattle, Washington 98111 
                                         APPROVED MINUTES 
                           COMMISSION SPECIAL WORK SESSION SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 
                The Port of Seattle Commission held a special meeting, Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at the
                   World Trade Center, 2200 Alaskan Way, Seattle, Washington. Commissioners Albro and Gregoire
                 were present. Commissioner Bowman was present until 6:00 p.m. Commissioner Creighton was
                    present until 6:15 p.m. Commissioner Felleman was present until 7:15 p.m. 
                    The meeting was called to order at 5:40 p.m. by Commission President Tom Albro. 
                 Commissioners engaged in discussions with executive staff on the affordability and funding
                       priorities of proposed capital programs for non-airport-related port projects. The uses of tax levy
                    funding and the methods for determining appropriate use of tax levy funding were discussed. There
               was discussion of the appropriate protocols for distinguishing between actionable direction of the
                    Port Commission and individual commissioner sentiments on various questions. Policy efforts were
                     summarized for prioritization and staff roles were described. 
                     At 7:15 p.m., with the loss of a quorum of Port Commissioners, the official work session concluded,
                    although informal discussions with the remaining commissioners and staff continued. 

                    Prepared:                                      Attest: 
                    Paul J. White, Commission Clerk                Courtney Gregoire, Commission President 
                    Minutes approved: April 24, 2018. 

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