PSU Washougal Waterfront Convergence Project Kick-off on April 12 – News Release

PSU Washougal Waterfront Convergence Project Kick-off
The Community is Invited to the Port for April 12 Event

Washougal, Wash. – April 4, 2014 – The Port of Camas-Washougal today announced that the Kick-Off Event for the Washougal Convergence Community Planning Project led by Portland State University students will be on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 p.m. at the Port’s Main Office location, 24 South A Street, Washougal WA.

The PSU student team will host the event outside the Port Offices, weather permitting, with the option of moving indoors if needed. The event will be family friendly with activities for everyone, including a waterfront tour at 1:30, food, and more.

Representatives from the City of Washougal and the Port will also be on hand for this event. Click here to view event details and to register:   http://www.eventbrite.com/e/washougal-waterfront-kick-off-event-tickets-11112426567

The project Work Plan states: “The Kick-Off event will focus on being family-friendly while still oriented to the community as a whole. The goal will be to bring together the various groups that have been reached through the initial outreach phase as well as those that may not have been involved in those processes. Providing information will continue to be the focus, but this will mark the shift from the information phase of the engagement plan into a heavier focus on collecting input and feedback from the public.” 

 

About the Port:
The port brings jobs and recreational opportunities through a 400-acre industrial park, a 79-hangar general aviation airport and 350-slip pleasure boat marina. Grove Field is a small, general aviation airport with a state-of-the-art fueling station and 14 tie-downs in addition to the 79 hangars. The marina is the largest publicly owned marina on the Washington side of the Columbia River and has a floating restaurant, launch ramp, nearby hotel, fueling station, electricity on the breakwater/guest dock, and is homeport to the Dolphin Yacht Club. Recently acquired and in the planning stages, are 13.25 acres of Waterfront Property which connects to a 14-acre parcel of port-owned land to the east. The industrial park boasts a 90+ percent occupancy rate of more than 40 businesses with an annual payroll of $8.9 million and is adjacent to Steigerwald Commerce Center, 120+ acres of property currently under development. The port also manages Captain William Clark Park at Cottonwood Beach, the adjacent protective levee and Parkersville National Historic site. More information is found at www.portcw.com .

Contacts:
David Ripp 
Executive Director
(360) 835-5560 
david@portcw.com

Mary Murphy 
Executive Assistant 
(360) 835-8098 
mary@portcw.com

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