- engineering agreements: Consider entering into an engineering agreement with J-U-B Engineers of Kennewick for Federal Aviation Administration-related projects at the Walla Walla Regional Airport. Four firms submitted proposals and went through an interview process with Port officials. J-U-B emerged as the preferred firm, according to discussions that have previously taken place in Port meetings and work sessions.
- lease termination: Consider a request from Le Chateau Winery to terminate a lease at 175 E. Aeronca Ave.
- DOT grant funds: Consider authorizing submission of an application to the U.S. Department of Transportation for Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery -- "TIGER IV" -- grant funds. According to the U.S. DOT, $500 million is available for surface transportation projects, including road, rail, transit and port projects. Of that, $120 million is specifically set aside for rural projects. To qualify, projects must be at least $10 million for an urban are or $1 million for rural areas; have a minimum 20 percent nonfederal matching requirement, which can be waived in some circumstances for rural projects; have a substantially complete environmental review; and be currently or imminently listed in the relevant state, metropolitan or local planning documents.
- return on investment: Review the Port's "Return on Investment" property notebooks.
- farming plan: Discuss a plan for the Beechinor Farm property.
- correspondence reports: Review leases entered into by administrative staff and miscellaneous reports.
- closed session: Meet in executive session to discuss potential litigation with legal counsel.