Slide 29

Dear Commissioner, Regarding Slide 29 of today’s Tax Levy Presentation. (Where Commissioner Bowman opined that she wished the Port would do a better job explaining the benefits of the Tax Levy to the community.) Forgive me for saying so but you can’t really blame the public for having a tough time appreciating the benefits of …

Doing More Than the MDR: A Letter To The Port Commission

Dear Commissioner, Regarding my comments at the Regular Commission Meeting today. Several of you have expressed a sincere desire to do more for the airport communities. To which I have two coments: 1. Who’s stopping you? There are numerous changes that you can make without fear of opposition by the FAA or any other agency. …

Incest

I admit it. I wasn’t paying much attention during the whole 3rd Runway battle. The Des Moines Marina was my home base for sailing adventures up and down the Sound, but during the infrequent times I was on land, the thing I noticed most were all the gravel trucks slowing traffic on 509. Of course, …

300

So we’ve passed a teensy milestone: 300 subscribers. Woohoo. I smell movie! 😀 OK, maybe not. But given the dry nature of the material stored here, I think we’re doing OK. More interesting is that we’ve had three days now with over 100 hits. Again, it’s a drip. But it’s a steady drip. What I …

A reply from Fred Felleman re. the Budget Proviso (2)

A letter I received this morning from Port Commissioner Fred Felleman in reply to my letter to the Port Commissioners yesterday. >JC — if the legislators want independence from the Port, they don’t have to take its recommendations. I’ll look into the history of the issue, but like I said, I’m committed to having the …

A reply from Fred Felleman re. the Budget Proviso

A letter I received today from Port Commissioner Fred Felleman in reply to my letter to the Port Commissioners yesterday. And my reply (cc’ed to the Commissioner) follows. On 9/13/2018 2:24 PM, Felleman, Fred wrote: > > JC I have only heard of claims of port “interference” with the bill’s development from members of the …