Port considers capital projects

List includes work at marina, airport and industrial park

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The construction of two rows in the Port of Camas-Washougal marina could be the largest capital projects expenditure in the port’s 2011 budget.

“G” and “H” rows would be located near the Puffin Cafe. The construction of eight covered and 16 uncovered slips is listed at $615,000. The permitting and design process is expected to be completed this year.

Other marina projects include a new launch ramp ticket machine that will process debit and credit cards ($15,000) and energy efficient lighting ($7,500). Capital projects under consideration at Grove Field Airport include concrete paving in front of the fixed base operator building ($36,000) and an upgrade of the fuel system ($22,500).

Industrial park projects include the installation of a wash rack area for trucks, as well as an asphalt yard and construction of a pole barn ($56,000); installation of three cameras and a DVR in the shop yard ($6,000); and rail replacement ($50,000).

Potential vehicle purchases include a levee mowing tractor ($35,000), a mini excavator and trailer ($40,000) and a maintenance van ($25,000).

Port commissioners are expected to discuss the potential capital projects and rank them with “high,” “medium” and “low” ratings during their next meeting Sept. 21, at 5 p.m., at 24 S. “A” St., Washougal.