The commissions of the Ports of Tacoma and Seattle are scheduled to meet tomorrow in Kent.
The port just released the finalized agenda for the 2-plus hour event.
Here it is:
Phase I: Opening & Overview Session
12:30 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance— Commissioner Creighton, Port of Seattle
Welcome to the City of Kent— Mayor Suzette Cooke
Opening Remarks— Commissioner Marzano, Port of Tacoma
Opening Remarks— Commissioner Creighton, Port of Seattle
12:45 p.m. Two World Class Maritime Ports, One Region: Recognizing Our Strengths
· Port of Seattle Overview— Tay Yoshitani, Port of Seattle
· Port of Tacoma Overview— Timothy Farrell, Port of Tacoma
· Global Trade Forecast & Competitive Threats— Timothy Farrell & Tay Yoshitani
Phase II: What critical issues must be addressed for the two ports to grow and prosper as economic engines for Washington State?
1:15 p.m. Environment: Air Quality Cooperation —
Lou Paulson, Port of Tacoma
Stephanie Jones Stebbins, Port of Seattle
1:35 p.m. Commission discussion of key policy issues— Moderated by Commissioners Creighton and Marzano