Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes June 28, 2012

Port of Indianola

Commissioner Special Meeting – Minutes

June 28, 2012

Present: Commissioner Jeff Henderson

Commissioner Joan Wald

Port Auditor Carol Tripp

Meeting called to order at 7:01 PM

Attendee Lee Lannoye acknowledged the two qualified and good Port of Indianola District 7, Commissioner District 2 candidates in attendance.

Commissioner Wald and Henderson proceeded to interview the two attending candidates for the existing Commission vacancy:

Judith L. Frank

Gerald L. Richards

Following the interview process Commissioner Henderson announced at 7:40 PM that the Commissioners would enter Executive Session: "We will now go into executive session to discuss the qualification of the candidates for appointment to fill the vacancy, and will reconvene the meeting in 15 minutes.."

Commission chair Henderson announced, "This special meeting of the Commissioners of the Port of Indianola is now reconvened at 8:05 PM. Is there a motion with regard to an appointment to fill the vacancy in Commission District 2?"

Commissioner Wald motioned to appoint Judith L. Frank to the vacancy in Commissioner District 2 for the remaining 2 year term.

Commissioner Henderson seconded the motion. Commissioners Wald and Henderson voted in favor of the motion and passed the motion.

Newly appointed Commissioner Judith L. Frank was administered the Oath of Office, State of Washington, County of Kitsap. Port of Indianola Auditor, Carol Tripp, administered the oath and notarized accordingly.

Commissioner Henderson will forward the notarized Oath of Office to Dolores Gilmore at the Kitsap County Elections Division.

Commissioner Henderson introduced Port of Indianola Resolution 2012-04 detailing the adoption of the following Port of Indianola Mission Statement:

In partnership with community–based organizations, the Port of Indianola will be responsive to the community taking an active role in maintaining the community culture of Indianola, while expanding the Port facilities for educational, recreational and cultural purposes working toward minimizing environmental impact on the Puget Sound.

The resolution was adopted by Commissioners Wald and Henderson, signed and attested.

Commissioner Henderson updated attendees on the status of the replacement seasonal swim float for the Indianola Dock. An unexpected delay in the arrival of required grating for the swim float deck has delayed the installation of the float for an additional 2 – 3 week period. Anticipated installation week of July 9th or July 16th. The availability of the swim float prior to Indianola Days (July 20-22) was stressed.


Commissioner Wald discussed her contact with Sheryl Brandt of Enduris (Port Insurance Carrier) regarding the existing signage at the head of the Indianola Dock stating that jumping from the dock is prohibited. Ms. Brandt provided via e-mail a suggestion to add an additional sign at the end of the Indianola Dock stressing the prohibition of jumping and advising that if someone jumps from the Indianola Dock they are doing so at their own risk. (Attached to Minutes e-mail correspondence from Sheryl Brandt to Commissioner Wald dated June 26, 2012)

Mr. Lee Lannoye, Port of Indianola web site liaison, requested preferred contact information for the Port Commissioners to be included on the Port of Indianola web site ( Mr. Lannoye will advise our web site developer with the necessary information. Mr. Lannoye also asked for Port of Indianola Commissioners Meeting Minutes in electronic format to be uploaded to the web site. Commissioner Henderson to provide the meeting minutes to Lee Lannoye.


Meeting adjourned at 8:45 PM

Jeff Henderson Joan Wald