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
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.
Paul J. White, Commission Clerk Courtney Gregoire, Commission President
Minutes approved: April 24, 2018.
Digital recordings of meeting proceedings and meeting materials are available online www.portseattle.org.