The Port Commission encourages all eligible local residents interested in representing District #2 on the Kalama Port Commission to send a letter of interest to Executive Director Lanny Cawley.
Kalama, WA (PRWEB) April 14, 2012
The Port of Kalama Commission seeks to fill the commission vacancy left by the death last week of longtime Port of Kalama commissioner, Jim Lucas. Lucas served as a port commissioner from 1984 until his passing on Wednesday, April 4, 2012.
The Port Commission encourages all eligible local residents interested in representing District #2 on the Kalama Port Commission to send a letter of interest to Executive Director Lanny Cawley. The letter must include the registered voting address for the applicant. Applicants must reside and be a legally registered voter in Kalama Port District #2 and meet other legal requirements. Upon receipt of the letter of interest, the Port will provide applicants with an application packet. The completed application must be received at the Port Office no later than 5 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2012, at 380 W Marine Drive, Kalama, WA 98625.
The Board of Commissioners sets policy for the Port. Commissioners must attend Board of Commission meetings on a regular basis. Regular meetings are held each month at 5:30pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. Occasionally, special meetings are held.
According to state law, an appointment shall be made by the Port of Kalama Commission in accordance with RCW 42.12.070. The person appointed shall serve until a qualified person is elected and certified at the next general election in November 2013.
About Port of Kalama – Where rail and water meet:
The Port of Kalama is located in Southwest Washington on the Columbia River and immediately off of Interstate Highway 5. The port exists to induce capital investment in an environmentally responsible manner to create jobs and to enhance public recreational opportunities. Port of Kalama's industrial area includes five miles of riverfront property adjacent to the 43' federally-maintained deep draft navigation channel of the Columbia River. The Port is served by the Burlington Northern/Santa Fe and Union Pacific railroads. There are over 20 industries located at the Port of Kalama, employing over 830 people. Port of Kalama offers all the superior facilities businesses need to thrive, and an unsurpassed quality of life. The port offers shovel ready sites, a new Industrial Park, state of the art Marine Terminals and transportation accessibility to rail and highway all just a 30 minute drive to the Portland International Airport. Port of Kalama also offers high-bandwidth communications, with dual access fiber-optic service to Seattle and Portland. Properties currently available at the port for businesses wishing to expand and thrive: http://firstname.lastname@example.org Visit http://portofkalama.com/industrial_property.
Contact: Liz Newman, Port of Kalama, 360-673-2379