Port of Grapeview prepares budget, centennial
August 24, 2023
The Port of Grapeview’s Aug. 15 meeting saw commissioners consider renovations and spending, and as the port’s 100th anniversary approaches, celebrations.
Port commissioners Jean Farmer and Mike Blaisdell agreed the anniversary in November isn’t the best time to mark the centennial because they prefer an outdoor open house that could take advantage of pleasant weather and draw “big names” to the festivities.
Farmer and commissioner Art Whitson agreed such an occasion should also use the marina space, so it’s possible the ceremonies might be observed next summer.
Moving onto the...