Port of Grapeview agrees to sales tax funding
January 5, 2023
The Port of Grapeview completed a hectic agenda of new business Dec. 20 as port commissioners agreed to a memorandum of understanding with Mason County for rural county 0.09 sales tax funding in 2023.
Port Commissioner Jean Farmer said the money has been available for applications “for a while,” but the Belfair sewer had precluded that money from being available to the port.
Under the memo, the port will receive a $20,000 grant it can use to pay for maintenance of its facilities. The port must submit a budget for that maintenance list to the county.
Port Manager Amanda Montgomery said t...