Port of Tacoma commissioners have scheduled two public meetings to consider the Port’s 2013 budget, business forecast, finance plan and tax levy.
The first budget meeting on Thurs., Nov. 8 will include an in-depth look at business forecasts, capital building plans, the tax levy and the 2013 budget. Commissioners will invite public comment at this meeting. Community members are encouraged to attend this meeting to hear how the Port’s budget is formed and to provide input before the budget is adopted.
The second and final meeting on Thurs., Nov. 15 is a special public hearing to formally adopt the 2013 statutory budget, tax levy and authorization to bank excess tax levy capacity.
More budget information and materials will be available by Oct. 31 on the Port’s Web site at portoftacoma.com/budget. Hard copies of the presentation also will be available at the Port administration building and at both meetings.
Both meetings will be held at noon in Room 104 of the Fabulich Center at 3600 Port of Tacoma Rd. in Tacoma. The public is encouraged to attend. Meetings also are streamed live from the Port’s Web site at portoftacoma.com/webstreaming and are later broadcast on Click! and Comcast throughout Pierce County.