The Port of Bremerton Commission has selected Jim Rothlin to serve as its Chief Executive Officer. Rothlin replaces Tim Thomson who is retiring from the position effective December 31, 2013.
Rothlin currently serves as Executive Director of the Port of Chehalis. Rothlin has 10 years’ experience with Chehalis and serves as the Chair of the Economic Development Committee of the State Ports Association. He is expected to begin his duties at Bremerton in mid-December.
His selection comes after an extensive search and interview process conducted by the Port Commission.
**Harper Pier is currently CLOSED for reconstruction**
*Deconstruction Update: Deconstruction of the Harper Pier is now complete.
A Public Hearing on the Shoreline Substantial Development Permit (SDAP)/Shoreline Variance was held on September 26, 2013. The permit was uncontested with Port CEO Tim Thomson speaking on behalf of the Board of Commissioners in favor of the project. The hearing examiner made a positive finding.