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The Sawicki Group LLC chosen as Port of Vancouver USA energy project safety consultant

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA Board of Commissioners today approved selection of The Sawicki Group LLC (TSG) as the port’s safety consultant for energy projects.The contract with Blaine, Washington-based TSG is not to exceed $200,000 for up to three years of services. TSG’s initial scope of work includes review of Vancouver Energy’s… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA holding July 28 public hearing for supplemental budget

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA is holding a public hearing for its 2015 supplemental budget on Tuesday, July 28.The hearing will be part of the regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting, which begins at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the port’s administrative office, 3103 Northwest Lower River Road, Vancouver.The supplemental budget includes a… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA asks governor to require public schedule for EFSEC review of Vancouver Energy

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Port of Vancouver USA CEO Todd Coleman called on Gov. Jay Inslee yesterday to direct the Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) to issue a public schedule for its review of Vancouver Energy, the proposed crude oil transload facility at the port.Coleman’s request comes on the heels of an EFSEC announcement that… Read more »

Port hosting two waterfront project events, July 14 and 15

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Hear updates and learn more about the Port of Vancouver USA’s waterfront development project at two public events next week.What: Port of Vancouver waterfront development project eventsCommission Workshop: Noon, Tuesday, July 14 – Waterfront market analysis commission workshop at the port office, 3103 NW Lower River Road, VancouverPublic Open House: 5 to… Read more »

Port, partners and community open new section of multiuse trail along NW Lower River Road

VANCOUVER, Wash. – A crowd of about 100 state and local partners, walkers, bicyclists and Port of Vancouver USA staff converged on a spot along Northwest Lower River Road today to cut the ribbon on a new section of multiuse trail and celebrate improved connectivity for the community.The half-mile section of beautifully landscaped, asphalt trail… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA waterfront workshop scheduled for June 18

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Join the Port of Vancouver USA and its consultant, NBBJ, at a workshop for the port’s waterfront revitalization project Thursday, June 18.What:             Commission workshop for the Port of Vancouver’s waterfront projectWhen:             Noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 18Where:          Port administrative office, 3103 Northwest Lower River Road, VancouverThis commission workshop is open… Read more »

Ryan Hart to join Port of Vancouver USA as Chief External Affairs Officer

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA has hired Ryan Hart as its Chief External Affairs Officer. Hart will join the port on June 22.Hart has served as District Director for U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler since January 2011.“Ryan was one of the first people I hired for my congressional office, and he’s been… Read more »

Subaru of America Inc. adds another 10 years to lease with Port of Vancouver USA

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Longtime Port of Vancouver USA tenant Subaru of America Inc. has extended its lease with the port until at least 2030. The port’s Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the lease extension on Tuesday, May 26. Subaru’s lease would have expired August 31, 2020. The extension means Subaru will remain with the port… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA waterfront workshop scheduled for May 26

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Join the Port of Vancouver USA and its consultant, NBBJ, for a waterfront workshop on Tuesday, May 26. The board will meet at its regularly scheduled time, 9:30 a.m., to attend to action items and routine port business. The board meeting will recess at noon for a public workshop on the port’s… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA receives fifth consecutive clean audit

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA received its fifth consecutive clean audit from the Washington State Auditor’s Office (SAO) on April 27. The audit period was from Jan. 1, 2014, through Dec. 31, 2014. No deficiencies were found. In its report to the port’s Board of Commissioners, the SAO complimented port management and… Read more »