Christy L. Rasmussen

Commission President
District 2
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Roy D. Keck

Commission Vice President
District 1
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Lori Stevens

Commission Secretary
District 3
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Port of Benton’s Commission is a publicly-elected board that sets Port policies and long-term objectives. The Commission also appoints the Port’s executive director, who manages day-to-day operations.

Each Commissioner represents residents of a specific district within the Port boundaries. Port of Benton boundaries include two-thirds of Benton County encompassing North Richland, Benton City and Prosser. Commissioners serve a six-year term.

Commission meetings begin at 8:30 a.m. unless the meeting notice below specifies a different start time.

Meetings, unless otherwise noted, will be held at Port of Benton’s administration building at 3250 Port of Benton Boulevard in Richland.

Next Commission Meeting

Notice: The call-in number and broadcast link will be posted here by 7:30 a.m. on the day of the Commission meeting.

Upcoming Commission Meetings

DateTypeTimeLocationNoticeMeeting Materials
September 14, 2022Regular8:30 a.m.Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center, 2140 Wine Country Road, Prosser, WA - Hybrid Format

The call-in number and broadcast link will be posted on this webpage by 7:30 a.m. on the day of the Commission meeting.

Meeting Archive Center

DateTypeAgendaMinutesOther Meeting Materials
08/10/2022Regular & Public HearingAgenda Packet
07/13/2022RegularAgenda PacketMeeting Minutes
06/15/2022RegularAgenda PacketMeeting Minutes
05/18/2022RegularAgenda PacketMeeting Minutes
05/03/2022SpecialAgenda PacketMeeting MinutesRevised Draft Redistricting Maps
04/13/2022RegularAgenda PacketMeeting MinutesRevised Draft Redistricting Maps
03/23/2022SpecialAgendaApproved MinutesDraft Redistricting Maps
03/09/2022RegularAgenda PacketApproved MinutesDraft Airport Ground Lease Agreement
02/18/2022SpecialAgenda PacketApproved MinutesAirport Regulations and Minimum Standards (Draft)
02/16/2022RegularAgenda PacketApproved Minutes
01/12/2022RegularAgenda PacketApproved Minutes
12/14/2021RegularApproved Minutes
11/29/2021SpecialApproved Minutes
11/22/2021SpecialApproved Minutes
11/10/2021RegularApproved Minutes
10/13/2021RegularApproved Minutes
10/12/2021SpecialApproved Minutes
09/08/2021RegularApproved Minutes
08/17/2021RegularApproved Minutes
07/14/2021RegularApproved Minutes
06/16/2021RegularApproved Minutes
05/12/2021RegularApproved Minutes
04/21/2021RegularApproved Minutes
03/10/2021RegularApproved Minutes
02/10/2021RegularApproved Minutes
01/13/2021RegularApproved Minutes
01/13/2021Economic Development CorporationMinutes