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News Archive: February 2022

Our weekly PTMTA outreach


Dear Members, Due to a SCAM email surprise this week, and because legitimate member notifications are so important, we have opted all current members into this weekly email update as part of your membership. This newsletter is based on the week’s posts on our new blog. Our new PTMTA blog was created to reduce random …

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State of the City update 2022


What the City does affects us all and this may bring you up to date. This is a recording of a Chamber Cafe with Mayor David Faber and City Manager John Mauro held earlier this month. Click the image below to see the video on Youtube.

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Port Biz: Feb. 24th Hotsheet


Keep abreast of what the Port is working on and the decisions they are making. If you missed the Feb 23rd commission meeting, Here is the Port’s own synopsis. The full details are found in the Agenda and minutes and by listening to the meeting audio. The latest “Hotsheet” : https://portofpt.com/posted-ports-feb-24-hot-sheet/. Please note a correction …

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SCAM ALERT


Today an email showed up in the inboxes of our membership unbeknownst to the PTMTA board. Please DELETE IT. This scam was rather clever but it had a few red flags: The return email was not ours but looked like it could have been. Our Gmail is ptmarinetrade@ It was not signed by the secretary …

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Saturday-FEB 26th-SHIPWRIGHT’S REGATTA 2022


POSTPONED due to Gale Warning. NEW DATE: MARCH 26th Time to put your tools down and go sailing! https://ptsail.org/shipwrights-regatta-2022/ Check out the history on the special event.  

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The Next Generation


In an effort to collect all of our Marine Trades stories possible, this PT LEADER story from November 2021 is being posted here-in. Both Melanya Nordstrom and Pete Stein are on our 2022 board of trustees, as well as Jeremy Lala of Sea Marine, Sarah Kolbeck of PT Rigging and Spars, Ian Weedman who now …

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Yes-it was a mistake…


The February 16th PT LEADER Insert Working Waterfront featured a photo on its cover that, while being an interesting project, (Sail Cargo in Costa Rica) it was totally out of place in this publication. Somebody FLUBBED…Big Time. Several of our Marine Trades members wrote to the Leader * and a response from our friend at …

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Port Commission Meeting Feb.23


By Port of Port Townsend on Feb 18, 2022 12:19 pm The Agenda and Materials for the Meeting of the Port of Port Townsend Commission on February 23, 2022 have been posted. The Port Commission has a meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 23rd at 5:30 p.m.   Commissioners will be considering Airport Engineering Professional Services & …

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KPTZ February Working Waterfront


Did You Miss it? https://kptz.org/2022/02/11/our-working-waterfront-2-11/ Port Commissioner Pam Petranek and Port of Port Townsend’s Director Eron Berg wander the boatyard and meet up with brothers Tim and Mike Quant. Tim  & Mike have been commercial fishermen all their lives, and throughout their years they’ve acquired valuable skills in the maritime trades. Plus the latest updates …

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PTMTA Print Directory


The 2022 PTMTA Print Member Directory is being finalized this month. Many hundreds will be printed for distribution at local businesses, events, and in welcome bags given to Point Hudson visiting boaters. ARE YOU IN IT? If you have renewed your PT Marine Trades  Association Membership, (since October 2021 for 2022 fiscal year) you are! …

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The New Travel Lift


Wednesday Feb. 16th, 2022, the Port had a little ceremony for the new 75 ton Travel Lift. Commissioner Petranek blessed the new machine with a bottle of beer to the cheers of port staff and crew, County Commissioners, trades people and supporters. This lift is painted with The Port of Port Townsend boldly across the …

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Hazwoper 24-Hour Course


The Port of Port Townsend will be hosting DH Environmental, Inc of Seattle to conduct certified training in 24-Hour Hazwoper (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response).  Agencies with a spill response mandate are welcome to attend. Our facility of preference can seat 20 students and exceed all covid compliance standards for distancing and ventilation.  The …

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NEW 75ton Travel Lift Celebration!


You are invited!  PTMTA! Shipwrights ahoy! Our port commission and staff would like to invite you for a quick celebratory gathering on Wednesday, at noon, on February 16, at the 300 ton launch pad to celebrate the arrival of our new 75 ton lift!  Our first lift was purchased in 1974???   Please stop by and …

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Trades Scholarships & Training


Join BIAW & JCHBA as they talk about scholarship opportunities for the trades, for men and women! They will be discussing 4scholarships, with presentations by Eagle Pipe Heating & Air, Kiwanis, Elks Lodge, and more February 12, 2022 @ 11 AM Join us for our online presentation & Q&A by going to: https://us02web .zoom.us/j/86123073777

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State of the City


A free Chamber hosted ZOOM Cafe on February 18th may be an opportunity to weigh in on issues like the Poplar project or other questions you have for your City Manager and Mayor.

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Leadership Nominations Open


Our Marine Trades business leaders have been nominated and awarded in past years for making our community a better place. Who would you like to see recognized in this way, maritime or not? These awards are determined by the community who nominate and select the awardees. You may enter someone in one category or more …

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Business Classes @ the EDC


Business Planning Class Graduates Help the EDC Design New Services for 2022 & Beyond. Next series registration HERE. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf1eT5kUslu1hV_lK6lnnYKaXgarWEjZk69Fezkx1LmckY8kw/viewform

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Job Posting: Boat Building Instructor


There are several job positions open at the NW School of Woodenboat Building. See all of the PTMTA job postings HERE THIS JOB HAS BEEN FILLED: as of Feb 28, 2022 Boat Building Instructor – Full-Time The full-time Boat Building instructor fulfills the school’s core mission by providing a high-quality educational experience. Instructors teach using …

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Moderate Risk Waste at Boat Haven closing?


Port decisions that can affect you; UPDATE: 2.07.22 Responses to letters of concern indicate that the Port is working with the MRW facility to ensure there is no gap in the service. Thank you for sharing your interest in its continuation. The transition is not expected until 2025. Moderate Risk Waste Facility at Boat Haven …

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FEB. 9th Commission Meetings


  Next Commission Meetings February 9th : Page link soon to have agenda posted: https://portofpt.com/about-us/port-commission/meeting-minutes/ DATE MEETING MATERIALS AGENDA LATE ADDITIONS, notes AUDIO MINUTES 2/9/22 Regular Business Meeting, 1 pm Public Comments 2/9/22 Public Workshop, 9:30 am

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