:: Port’s Waterfront Rec Committee Agenda for 7/18/2011

The Port’s Waterfront Recreation Committee will meet on Monday, July 18th from 3:30 – 4:45 pm to discuss short- and long-term waterfront items.  Please voice your comments by attending the meeting or emailing port director Michael McElwee (mmcelwee@portofhoodriver.com), Port President (Jon@columbiariverins.com), and CGWA (cgwa@gorge.net).

Public comments are most helpful when they clearly outline a specific incident or offer a constructive solution, and are always best heard when they are brief and to the point.

Port of Hood River

Waterfront Recreation Committee

Monday, July 18, 2011

3:30 – 4:45 PM

Marina Center Boardroom


1. Introductions/Additions to Agenda                                                   3:30 p.m.

2. Approve Minutes of April 27, 2011 Meeting 3:30 p.m.

3. Marina 3:35 p.m.

  • Floatplane Dock—Airport Advisory Committee recommendation

to maintain three slips for floatplanes

  • Upgrades:  keycard system

4.  Parking on Portway, N. 1st Street, and South of Ticket Booth 3:45 p.m.

  • Towing (3 week grace period ended July 11; towing begins)

5.  The Spit, the Sandbar, the Hook, the Marina Beach                               3:50 p.m.

6.  Event Site                                                                                                               4:00p.m.

  • Review buoy placement; i.e. distance from end of jetties
  • Long-term use of kiting year round at Event Site

7. Recommendations to Staff/Commission                                                       4:35 p.m.

  • ES buoys – modify distance from jetties?

8. Next Meetings:  October  ____ 2011 at 3:30 p.m.                               4:40p.m.

(Season wrap-up meeting unless there’s need for additional meeting)

9. Adjourn                                                                                                                  4:45 p.m.

Upcoming Events* (informational only)

  • Youth Sailing Program, July-August (Marina, floatplane dock)
  • Gorge Cup, July 23, 30 & 31 and August 6 (Event Site, non exclusive use)
  • King of the Hook, August 13 (The Hook)
  • CGWA Swap Meets, August 7 and September 4 (Expo west parking lot)

*General reminder – no event contracts are written for holiday weekends