Port Tour 2013

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Earlier this spring the KYP had the opportunity to tour the Port of Bremerton, including the Bremerton Airport.  For those of you who may not know the Port of Bremerton is home to 37+ businesses and account for over 1000 jobs in Kitsap County.  The Port also operates the Bremerton and Port Orchard marinas and is able to leverage this operation in a way that give back to the community more than double what they receive in revenue. 

We all hopped onto a tour bus and had an amazing tour all around the industrial park where we saw many of the businesses, including Safe Boats operating right here in Kitsap County.  The tour also took us all around the airport, which is much larger than it may look from Highway 3 and got a sneak peak into plans to expand airport operations.

After the tour we had the opportunity to sit in on the Commissioners meeting, which I encourage anyone to attend.  Larry Stokes and the crew are very accommodating and it is amazing to see their hearts for this community and their passion to build Kitsap into a business friendly area.