City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Nov. 3, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report
November 3, 2018

New Community Development Director Hired. Ryan Harriman will be joining the staff on November 16 as the City of Normandy Park’s new Community Development Director. David Nemens will be retiring from city service in December, after providing a brief period for transition. Ryan is currently Senior Planner for the City of Sammamish, and previously held an Associate Planner position with the City of Bonney Lake. He also served as a Land Use Planner II, administrating land use, SEPA and shorelines for Grays Harbor County. In the past, Ryan served as the Executive Director of the Willapa Harbor Chamber of Commerce. A graduate of Central Washington University, Ryan is currently enrolled in the Executive Masters of Public Administration program at the UW Evans School of Public Policy and Governance.

Diorama at Sea-Tac. Statistics on airport user interaction with the advertising diorama are attached. The Port of Seattle extended the initial quarter year of advertising for three quarters with no additional cost. The most frequent siting motivation during business relocation is a CEO who desires a lifestyle and business location. You might recall that the city paid only to create and install the diorama display, while the Port of Seattle subsidized the space, a relatively small city investment. Further, the city defrayed 2/3 of that investment, the creation and installation cost, with a different Port of Seattle economic development grant.

Download PDF of Port of Seattle SeaTac Airport “Center of Calm” Campaign here.

Mark E. Hoppen, City Manager
City of Normandy Park
801 SW 174th Street
Normandy Park, WA 98166
(206) 248-8246 (Direct Phone)

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