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By Lane Gwinn
The Times 

Port of Columbia Commissioners meeting update

New businesses in town, TVT comments and questions, and broadband infrastructure discussed at May 12 meeting.

 

Beka Compton

Three trail protestors standing just below the Port of Columbia's office during the May 12 meeting

DAYTON-Chair of the Board of Commissioners, Earle Marvin, opened the May 12 meeting with public comment. Betty Longren spoke, urging the commissioners to respect all community members and get behind local businesses. She wanted the Port to listen to businesses and those in the community who are against the trail project.

Dayton Chronicle reporter, Melissa Gemmell, asked if the commissioners had any comments they would like to make to those protesting the trail.

Commissioner Sean Milligan answered by saying the port had released numerous formal statements addressing many topics raised by th...



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