Economy

Speak up for fairness and enviro-responsibility! Comment on City-Mill Water Lease Progress by July 31, 2021

The City of Port Townsend is developing a new contract to supply water to the Port Townsend Paper Corporation, and seeks your input by July 31, 2021. So far the City has released the first five of eight white papers that explore issues around a potential contract. The process will continue beyond that date, but …

1928-2020, Year-by-year: How much did City charge mill for water?

Mill’s year-by-year water usage charges, 1928-2020 This chart: City-PTPC Water Lease, Yearly Rental 1928-2020 (rev. 07/2021) shows year-by-year from 1928-2020, how much the City charged Port Townsend Paper for full use of the Olympic Gravity Water System and unlimited, unmetered water. It is based on the four leases, 1928, 1944, 1956 and 1983, between the City of Port Townsend …

City-Mill Water Leases 1928-2020

PT AirWatchers has located and posted all four water leases between the City and the mill at http://ptairwatchers.org/data/documents/  so that you can read for yourself the evolving arrangement.  They are dated 1928, 1944, 1956 and 1983, and take us through March 15, 2020, 1904. City completes the Snow Creek pipeline which had been started by the …