Port of Vancouver USA
Commission Conference Room
3103 NW Lower River Road
Please note: All listed times are estimates only and the Commission reserves the right to move agenda items as needed.
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Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Item 1: 9:00
Chairman Welcome and Introductions
Item 2: 9:05
- Approval of May 17 & 18, 2016 Olympia meeting summary – Action
Item 3: 9:10
Presenter: Paul Parker, Deputy Director, WSTC
An overview of the fiscal and policy framework of the statewide transportation system.
- Transportation 101 (pdf 2 mb)
Item 4: 9:30
City Transportation Issues, Challenges and Successes
Presenters: Jack Burkman, Councilmember, Vancouver City Council
Eric Holmes, City Manager, City of Vancouver
Information and perspectives on transportation from the City of Vancouver.
- City of Vancouver (pdf 969 kb)
Item 5: 10:30
County Transportation Issues, Challenges and Successes
Presenters: Marc Boldt, Chair, Clark County Board of County Councilors
Heath Henderson, Public Works Director, Clark County
Information and perspectives on transportation from Clark County.
- Clark County Public Works (pdf 1 mb)
Item 6: 11:00
Public Transportation Issues, challenges and Successes
Presenters: Anne McEnerny-Ogle, Board Chair, C-Tran
Jeff Hamm, Executive Director, C-Tran
Information and perspectives on public transportation.
- C-Tran 2015 (pdf 2 mb)
Item 7: 11:30
Port Issues, Challenges and Successes
Presenters: Katy Brooks, Director of Economic Development, Port of Vancouver
Brent Grening, CEO, Port of Ridgefield
David Ripp, Executive Director, Port of Camas-Washougal
Information and perspectives from Clark County Ports, on topics including freight movement and recreation boating.
- Ports (pdf 2 mb)
Item 8: 1:00
Regional Transportation Issues, Challenges and Successes
Presenter: Matt Ransom, Executive Director, Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council
Information and perspectives on regional transportation policy and programs.
- Issues, Challenges, Successes (pdf 859 kb)
- 2015 Congestion Management Process Summary Report (pdf 496 kb)
Item 9: 1:20
Transportation Issues, Challenges and Successes in the Bi-State Region
Presenters: Jack Burkman, Councilmember, Vancouver City Council and Chair, RTC Board
Shirley Craddick, Metro Council and RTC Board Member
John McDonagh, CEO/President, Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
Mike Bomar, President, Columbia River Economic Development Council
Rob Bernardi, President/COO, Kokusai Semiconductor Equipment Corporation
Public and private sector leaders talk about how air, water, and surface transportation impacts economic opportunities in the Bi-State Region.
- Columbia River Economic Development Council (pdf 723 kb)
- Southwest Washington HTC Overview (pdf 349 kb)
Item 10: 2:10
Community Development and Transportation Initiatives in Southwest Washington
Presenters: Ron Onslow, Mayor, City of Ridgefield
Steve Stuart, City Manager, City of Ridgefield
Pete Capell, City Administrator, City of Camas
David Scott, City Administrator, City of Washougal
Scott Sawyer, Public Works Director, City of Battle Ground
Perspectives from Clark County cities on their transportation challenges, needs and opportunities.
- City of Camas (pdf 2 mb)
- City of Battle Ground (pdf 368 kb)
Item 11: 3:15
Transportation Alternatives in Healthy Communities
Presenters: Theresa Cross, Health Educator, Clark Community Public Health
Juanita Rogers, Chair, Clark Communities Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Alishia Topper, Vancouver Public Schools and Councilmember, City of Vancouver
Scott Sawyer, Public Works Director, City of Battle Ground
Walking and bicycling are primary transportation modes for young people and an increasingly popular mode choice for all ages. Many communities are working to improve and expand these healthy options.
- Clark County Public Health (pdf 2 mb)
- Transportation Alternatives in Healthy Communities (pdf 2 mb)
- City of Vancouver Public Schools (pdf 1 mb)
- City of Battle Ground – Complete Streets (pdf 1 mb)
Item 12: 4:15
State Transportation Issues, Challenges and Successes
Presenters: Bart Gernhart, Southwest Region Administrator for Engineering, WSDOT
Bart Treece, Communications Manager, WSDOT Southwest Region
State transportation facilities and programs, from highways to rail connect Southwest Washington with the world.
- WSDOT – State Challenges & Successes (pdf 2 mb)
Item 13: 4:45
Commissioner’s Dinner – Gray’s at the Park, Vancouver: 6:30
(The Commission reserves the right to take action on any item during the Commission Meeting and may make adjustments to the order of the agenda items as well as the time of adjournment.)
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