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News Category: Port Biz

Point Hudson RE-Opens early


Point Hudson reopens early with new jetty Port Townsend’s historic 50-slip Point Hudson Marina is opening again for boaters on Wednesday, Jan. 25, weeks ahead of schedule. Port of Port Townsend Executive Director Eron Berg said efficient work by Orion Marine Contractors of Tacoma with strong support by the Port staff made the early completion …

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Understanding the Shorts Farm Acquisition Proposal


On January 17th, the Port held a special meeting at the Chimacum Grange to hear the voices of stakeholders and the Ag community on the topic of the Port’s proposal to buy the Short’s family farm. It is important to understand this proposal and the very real challenges this farm and the Short’s family have …

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REMINDER to Register: HAZMAT Collection Event JAN 20th.


Register your business to have your hazmat waste collected. Participation impacts the frequency of these Hazmat collection events. From our Environmental Officer Kimberlie Webber at the Port of Port Townsend: You might have heard that the county is organizing a moderate risk waste collection through Clean Harbors Environmental Services for small quantity generators. Unfortunately, there …

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Port Meetings Jan. 11th, 17th. & 25th


Port Meetings Page HERE January 11:          9:30 a.m. Workshop, 1 p.m. Meeting January 17:          Special Meeting regarding Short’s Family Farm 6 p.m. January 25:          5:30 p.m. Meeting 1/17/22 Special Business Meeting Packet Agenda 12/14/22 Public Workshop 9:30 a.m. Agenda Short’s Farm Presentation Video …

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January PORT REPORT pdf


In case you missed it in the LEADER:

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Flooding in Boat Haven 12/27/22


A significant King Tide event took place in Boat Haven this last week. (Photo compliments of Diana Talley) The Port of PT declared an emergency in order to deal with it urgently. The Port’s notice read:

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Port of PT Western Expansion- feedback needed


Re-posting- please send the Port your feedback via the linked survey Our marine trades are definitely stakeholders of any Port of Port Townsend expansion and proposed changes. The port has asked for our feedback and the more they hear from the marine trades community, the better. Please take a moment to fill out their survey: …

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Port special meeting: Short’s Family Farm


Posted: Notice of Special Meeting January 17, 2023 Short’s Family Farm By Port of Port Townsend on Dec 16, 2022 11:56 am Notice of Special Meeting Materials have been posted for a special meeting on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.  At 6 p.m., the Port Commission will meet in person at the Chimacum Grange #681, 9572 …

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December 14 Port of PT meetings


Commission Meeting and Workshop December 14 By Port of Port Townsend on Dec 09, 2022 03:57 pm The Agenda and Meeting Materials for the Public Workshop & Regular Meeting of the Port of Port Townsend Commission on December 14, 2022, have been posted. The Port Commission has two meetings scheduled for Wednesday, December 14.  On …

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Port meetings December 14th


There is a 9:30 Workshop and a 1PM Commission meeting on December 14th. There is likely to be discussion on the proposed purchase of the Short’s Farm. Public comment can happen at the meeting or submitted in writing beforehand, Documentation has been showing up on the meetings page the Monday before the Wednesday meetings. Meetings …

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Port Commission meeting NOV 22


Commission Meeting November 22 By Port of Port Townsend on Nov 18, 2022 04:10 pm The Agenda and Meeting Materials for the Regular Meeting of the Port of Port Townsend Commission on November 22, 2022, have been posted. The Port Commission has a meeting on Tuesday, November 22.  At 1:00 p.m. agenda topics include Updates …

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North Jetty Progress


As of Friday 11/11/2022; You can see a number of pilings in place on the new North Jetty at Point Hudson! Earlier photos:

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NOV 22 Port Commission Meeting


November 22:      1:00 p.m. Meetings page for details as posted  

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Port meetings 11/09. Did you miss the 10/26 Port Meeting?


The Next Port Meetings are on NOVEMBER 9th November 9:        9:30 a.m. Workshop, 1 p.m. Meeting You can listen to and read the documentation for the most recent Port Commission Meeting. See the meetings page or follow links for the 10/26 meeting below. 10/26/22 5:30 p.m. Regular Business Meeting Packet Agenda Additional …

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Point Hudson Jetty Night Work October 27-29, 2022


Point Hudson Jetty Night Work October 27-29, 2022 By Port of Port Townsend on Oct 24, 2022 03:45 pm UPCOMING NIGHT WORK NECESSARY FOR THE PORT OF PORT TOWNSEND POINT HUDSON BREAKWATER REPLACEMENT PROJECT The project to rebuild the existing north jetty in the historic Point Hudson Marina is on schedule. However, working nights during …

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PORTofPT PUBLIC HEARING Draft Budget


Click below to read more   October 26, 2022 Public Hearing Draft Budget

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Point Hudson History project


The below images are posters collaged from research by Rick Oltman, Ashlyn Brown, and Pam Petraneck in 2019 to create public awareness about the historical significance of the Point Hudson Jetty. At the time, the jetty had been redesigned using an inferior and inappropriate design. Community members banded together to research and make connections with …

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PORT MEETINGS October 12


The October 12th workshop at 9:30am and the 1:00 pm commissioners meeting may include discussion about property use at Point Hudson. You can listen to the 09.28.22 MEETING AUDIO HERE or see the agenda packet by following the link above. The Oct 12th Agenda is not expected to be posted before Monday the 10th. Please …

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October Port Commission Meetings + Sept. meetings & recordings


2022 MEETING AGENDAS AND MATERIALS The Port of Port Townsend Commission will meet in person on the 2nd Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. and 4th Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.  Workshops are set to be at 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  Please find below a list (in reverse chronological order) of official Port …

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North Jetty Ground Breaking


Boat festival had barely been packed up when the port of PT held a ground breaking ceremony at Point Hudson to launch the rebuilding of the North Jetty as stage one of the Point Hudson break water project. People strolled up from all directions leading to a nice turnout with a mixture of community members …

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