VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA Board of Commissioners will meet to discuss the port’s 2017 budget at a workshop Tuesday, Oct. 11.

The workshop, which will immediately follow the regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting, will be held at the port administrative office, 3103 Northwest Lower River Road. The meeting is open to the public.

During the workshop, port staff will walk commissioners Jerry Oliver, Brian Wolfe and Eric LaBrant through the 2017 preliminary budget and answer their questions. The commission is expected to consider budget adoption at their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Oct. 25.

Public input on the port’s preliminary budget is welcome at the Oct. 25 commission meeting. Open forum begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Commission Room at the port’s administrative office.

Adoption of the preliminary budget is the first formal step in the public process of establishing the final 2017 Port of Vancouver budget, which will be voted on by the commission by the end of November.

For more information on the port’s budgeting process and finances, please visit

Regularly scheduled Board of Commissioner meetings are televised and live-streamed on Clark/Vancouver Television (cable channel 21) beginning at 9:30 a.m. CVTV archives meetings within 24 hours for future viewing.

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