NWSA Regular Meeting | Port of Tacoma Special
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Call to Order 9:30 AM
Executive session pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(i) to discuss with legal counsel representing the agency litigation or potential litigation to which the agency is, or is likely to become, a party, when public knowledge regarding the discussion is likely to result in adverse legal or financial consequence to the agency.
Closed discussion pursuant to Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) regulations and related laws found at 46 U.S.C. § 40306, 46 C.F.R. § 538.608, 46 C.F.R. § 535.701(i)(1) and as authorized by the Port of Seattle/Port of Tacoma Alliance Agreement, FMC Agreement No. 201228.
Return to Order 11:30 AM
Report by the Chief Executive Officer
Public Comment In addition to in-person testimony, written comments may be submitted to the Managing Members at the meeting or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit written comments by Monday, November 6, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.
Work Group / Committee Reports
Legislative Work Group
Environmental Work Group
Internal Governance Work Group
Approval of the minutes of the October 3, 2023 regular meeting.
Approval of the payment of checks 711724 through 711831 and wire transfers during the period of September 22, 2023 through October 24, 2023 in the total amount of $23,288,094.96.
Authorization for the CEO or his delegate to increase the contract amount and spending authorization for PSA No. 071924R with Tupper Mack Wells, PLLC in the amount of $250,000 for a total authorized amount of $600,000 for on-call environmental legal and expert services.
First Reading NWSA Resolution 2023-10 Amending the Audit Committee Charter (2nd Amendment) regarding Public Comment: Upon recommendation of the Audit Committee, after first reading, request the Managing Members advance Resolution 2023-10 (superseding 2013-06 and Managing Member action of May 2, 2022) and the associated Second Amended Audit Committee Charter as set forth in Exhibit “A” attached thereto, to a second reading.
PULLED from Nov. 7 Agenda - Wooden Light Pole Replacement Program Authorization: Request project authorization in the amount $7,220,000, for a total authorized amount of $7,850,000, for the Wooden Light Pole Replacement Program project, Master Identification No. 201148.01.
Dual Action Vote: Interlocal Agreement for the East Blair One Pier and Backlands: Request the Managing Members authorize its CEO and the Port of Tacoma Commission authorize its Executive Director, or their delegates, to enter into an Interlocal Agreement, in substantially the same form as presented, between The NWSA and the Port of Tacoma regarding the use of East Blair One (EB-1) Pier and backlands from January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2036.
First Reading Resolution 2023-08 Adopt New Targets to Achieve Net Zero Scope 1 and 2 GHG Emissions by 2040: After first reading, request the Managing Members advance Resolution 2023-08, to update the NWSA’s greenhouse gas emission reduction targets to achieve net zero scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2040 to second reading.
State and Federal Government Affairs Agendas: Upon the recommendation of the NWSA Legislative Work Group, request Managing Members approve the 2024 state and federal government affairs agendas.
Budget Adoption: Request the Managing Members:
Adopt the 2024 Annual Operating Budget, including Memberships over $10,000 and Promotional Hosting
Adopt the 2024-2028 Capital Investment Plan
Authorize the NWSA CEO to enter into and execute the Service Level Agreements with the
Terminal 5 Modernization Program Quarterly Update
US – Korea Green Corridor Study