PUBLICATIONS

A collection of resources for WPPA members and associate members.

 

The Manifest

The bi-weekly publication focuses on updates from Executive Director Eric Johnson, WPPA Counsel Chmelik, Sitkin & Davis, along with of-the-moment issues, port employment opportunities and upcoming events. 

LEgislative Reports

This weekly edition reflects on action taken in the week prior on legislation interest areas that affects ports. 

 

NewS ROundups

A daily edition of industry and port news to stay as informed as possible. 

BILL TrACKING

A daily update during the legislative session on bill progress. 

 

ENVIRONMENT & LAND USE HANDBOOK

A general overview of the primary federal, state, and local environmental and land use laws and programs that apply to ports in Washington State.

PORT JOBS REPORT

An annual study of Washington’s public ports, examining the impacts of Washington’s public ports system on the state economy.

 

KNOWING THE WATERS 

Basic legal guidelines for Port District officials

Marine Cargo Forecast

A bi-annual report looking at marine cargo trends, providing a forecast of future activity. 

 

Local Shoreline Master Program Manual

A manual outlining how to navigate your city or county shoreline master program.

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN GUIDELINE

A guideline providing the current statutory requirements for port district comprehensive planning, current port district planning practices, comprehensive planning by other governments, and planning basics. 

 

Port Management Agreement (PMA) Handbook

This document is designed to help public officials understand and implement Port Management Agreements, a document signed by both the port and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).