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Port proceeds with piping water lines

Port of Sunnyside commissioners on Wednesday approved two easements to the Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District (SVID).

The easements stem from the fact there are two SVID irrigation drain lines on port property. One parcel impacted is on the north side of Alexander Road and the other is on the south side of Alexander, noted Port Manager Amber Hansen.

"We're going to have SVID pipe those lines," she said. As part of the project, the port will provide two easements to SVID in order to have the lines piped right on the property boundary line.

PW Eagle contract approved

Revisions to an ongoing wastewater contract between the Port of Sunnyside and PW Eagle, a plastic pipe manufacturing company, was approved by port commissioners Wednesday night.

Port Manager Amber Hansen said PW Eagle has been using the port's wastewater system since 1974. The minor contract changes approved Wednesday, she added. reflect revisions in storage dates for wastewater.

Port okays demolition change order

Demolition of the dilapidated Darling Delaware structure on property the Port of Sunnyside owns is complete. On Wednesday night, commissioners approved a change order reflecting an unanticipated $28,902 in additional costs.

The building, which used to sit just off of Midvale Road, south of the port's operations office, was torn down by the firm of Russell Crane. In the process of removing the building, however, contractors found a significant amount of concrete that had to be removed.

"The concrete was an unknown at the time of the bid," said Port Manager Amber Hansen.

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