HOLIDAY CLOSURE – HARRY BRIDGES BIRTHDAY, JULY 28 – The Port of Vancouver USA will be closed for receipt and delivery of cargo on Friday, July 28 in observance of Harry Bridges’ Birthday. This day is a longshore holiday in accordance with applicable ILWU/PMA labor agreements, and overtime rates will apply. Vessel activity and other port business will not be interrupted. The administrative office will be open.
The Port of Vancouver taxing district encompasses an area of 111 square miles with a population of approximately 313,000. This area is divided into three separate commissioner districts, with one commissioner representing each district. Currently, Brian Wolfe represents District 1, Eric LaBrant represents District 2 and Jerry Oliver represents District 3.
As required by Washington State law (RCW Title 53.16 and Title 29A.76), the Port of Vancouver modified its commissioner districts in August 2011 to better reflect the results of the 2010 census. With assistance from the Clark County Elections Department, adjustments were made to district boundaries that reduced minor disparities in population that had occurred over time. The current district population numbers as of Jan. 2017 are as follows: