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Port board begins budget work

DAYTON – The Columbia Port Commissioners held their regular meeting in the port conference room on August 9, 2023. Commissioners present in person were Genie Crowe, Seth Bryan, joined by the Executive Director, Jennie Dickinson. Johnny Watts participated over Zoom.

Dickinson began preliminary budget discussions by saying she anticipates an insurance rate increase of about $1,500 for additional coverage for the broadband project. An offset could come from revenue generated from broadband after it becomes operational.

Dickinson said she would have a preliminary budget for the commissioners in ne...


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