Port votes 2-1 to pursue railroad grant application
October 10, 2019
At the Oct. 3 Port of Whitman County meeting, Chief Operating Officer Kara Riebold presented resolution to continue moving forward of the Freight Rail Assistance Program application.
The motion passed with a 2-1 vote.
According to Riebold, the resolution that is being submitted is practically identical to a resolution of a few years ago when an application was put in for the Port of Wilma.
“The resolution just authorizes the application,” Riebold said. “It’s a part of the attachments needed to move forward and the final application is due Oct. 18.”
FRAP is a grant program open to...