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12/12/2017: "FH Port Progress On Jensen Shipyard"

At the Wednesday (12-13-17) port meeting the commission will swear in re-elected Barbara Marrett and then approve a MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Jensen Shipyard related to the possible purchase of the property. Full agenda follows below:

Port Commission Meeting at
Spring Street Landing, 10 Front Street, Suite #105
(under Downriggers restaurant)
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 4pm
Meeting Agenda

1. Citizen comments/requests: Citizens can make a brief comment or may ask the Commission
to schedule a topic for further discussion at a future meeting.

2. Action Items:

A. Swear in District 2 Commissioner Barbara Marrett

B. Approve Memorandum of Understanding with Jensen & Son Boatyard

A proposed Memorandum of Understanding for the potential purchase of Jensen &
Sons Boatyard and Marina has been prepared by the Port Attorney with input from
Mike and Jeri Ahrenius and their counsel. The purpose of this MOU is to establish a
common understanding of (i) the due diligence necessary for and (ii) the key terms
that would be acceptable to both parties in the Port’s potential acquisition of
substantially all the real property and assets of Jensen used to operate the Albert
Jensen & Sons Boatyard and Marina. An important element of the MOU is the
Exclusivity Period wherein Jensen & Sons, Inc recognizes that the port will be
expending substantial funds in the due diligence process. Therefore, during the
term of this MOU (and any extension thereto) Jensen & Sons, Inc will not solicit,
receive, entertain or discuss any offer to sell the real property or other assets to
anyone else.

C. Approve By-Laws for Citizens Advisory Committee

The Port Commission recently appointed a Citizens Advisory Committee to advise
the Commission on due diligence matters relating to the potential purchase of
Jensen & Sons Boatyard and Marina, as well as recommendations on business and
redevelopment options. Port staff has drafted proposed bylaws for the committee
for the consideration of the Commission.

3. Discussion items

A. Development proposal from Wally Trace

Mr. Trace will be presenting a proposal to the Commission for vehicle and utility
access through the upper marina parking lot to a privat
Discuss draft Signage & Display Policy
The Executive Assistant will present an outline and preliminary information on
development work towards a unified signage and display policy that will apply across
all Port properties.

3. Regular Business

A. Approve minutes for November 28, 2017 Special Meeting, November 29, 2017
Regular Meeting, and December 4, 2017 Special Meeting (Note: Minutes are kept at
the Port Office and on the Port’s website:

B. Approve vouchers and payroll.

C. Administrative Items

4. Staff Reports

5. Port Commissioner Issues and Committee Reports

6. Citizen comments/requests: Citizens can make a brief comment or may ask the Commission
to schedule a topic for further discussion at a future meeting.

7. Adjourn

Tom Bauschke
John Evans
Mary Kalbert
Ron Keeshan
Gordy Petersen
Janice Peterson
Bruce Sallan
Terra Tamai
Amy Wynn
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