At the end of the year, Boon will leave the commissioner seat he was elected to in 1997. From 4-6 p.m. Nov. 18, there will be a public retirement party for him.
WOODLAND — The port's 50-acre Schurman Way Industrial Park officially is full.
Some of the revenue will be used to pay off $1.8 million in debts from prior land acquisitions and construction, and the rest will be used for construction at Rose Way Industrial Park, according to a port press release.
The port designed the 16-acre park in 2017, and was granted funds to build in in 2019 and 2020. Construction started in November and is nearly finished. Plans for a new Rose Way Industrial Park nearby already are underway, financed by the sale of the Centennial lots.
The 2-acre lot was sold for $390,000. The companies plan to build a 10,000 to 20,000 square foot building on the lot that should create about 28 permanent jobs.
A $3 million federal grant awarded Thursday will help the Port of Woodland build a new industrial park, add hundreds of jobs and generate mill…