Liquid Natural Gas discussion at next Ferry Community Partnership meeting

This is short notice, but if you are interested in the proposal to convert ferries to liquid natural gas (LNG), you may want to Skype into this Saturday’s Ferry Community Partnership (FCP) meeting. To do this, you need a Skype account and you need to give your Skype username to Kevin Matthews by 3 p.m. Friday (tomorrow). You can reach him at 360-473-5293 or

Here is the agenda for the Saturday meeting (runs from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.). Have Skype open on your computer or mobile device about 10 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

9:30am:              Begin Meeting.

9:35am:              Legislative Update – Biennial Trans Budget – Transportation Package – Bill Status

10:00am:            Presentation – Alex Zecha on LNG Conversion

10:30am:            Lobbying Update  – Adam and Greg on Jan 30 – Rack Cards-Charlotte –no  Feb 5 Appointments yet – Check new bills

11:00am:            Planning – Possible breakfast meeting with Ferry Caucus Feb 22 – more lobbying –

Bill Status

Approved by FCP

HB1082             Ferry Fares – Appleton – ref to Transportation

HB1129             Ferry Construction – Morris – 1/31 Hearing – House Transportation at 3:30 PM

New Bills

HB 1485            Transportation Benefit District Funding – Fey

SB 5190             Transportation Funding – Eide & King

SB 5024             Transportation Budget – Eide & King

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Susan Brooks-Young has been involved in the field of instructional technology since 1979. She was one of the original technology users in the district where she taught and has continued to explore ways in which technology can be used to facilitate student learning. She has worked as computer mentor, technology trainer, and technology curriculum specialist. Prior to establishing her own consulting firm, Susan was a teacher, site administrator, and technology specialist in a county office of education in a career that spanned more than 23 years. Since 1986, she has published articles and software reviews in a variety of education journals. She is also author of a number of books which focus on how school leaders can implement the NETS*A Standards. Susan works with educators internationally, focusing on practical technology-based strategies for personal productivity and effective technology implementation in schools. Susan and her husband live on Lopez Island, WA.

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