Port enacts special council for telecommunication projects
April 9, 2020
In an effort to help draft bid packages and contracts for future port telecommunication projects, the port commissioners approved the motion to allow the executive director to move forward with hiring a special council.
This recommendation was brought forth by Port of Whitman Attorney Matthew Johnson of Carpenter, McGuire & DeWulf.
Johnson said during this time of the port working on the fiber-to-the-home project and other new projects that may arise it would be helpful to engage a law firm.
The port fiber-to-the-home project received $1 million from Whitman County's .09 funds in August 201...