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Port of Allyn preps 2023 budget for hearing

Coppola plans to retire as port director in 2023

Port of Allyn commissioners’ discussion of its 2023 draft budget on Nov. 7 concluded with commissioners scheduling a public hearing later this month to finalize and approve the budget.Port Executive Director Lary Coppola said the budget’s only staff increases were for cost of living, at the same 8.7% rate as Social Security’s increase. The lack of revenue figures from Mason County as of Nov. 7 would mean refining those figures before the port’s budget is to be voted on on Nov. 21.

“We used last year’s property tax revenue, and added the allowed 1%,” said Coppola, who expected revenues to be hi...


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