Our local economy, and that includes your and my job, is effected by the Port of Vancouver. There are over 50 tenants at the Port currently, that means hundreds of families and thousands of people depend on a well-managed port for their livelihood.
But, the truth is, the Port is useless without our tenants. The local businesses and workers that populate the Port are what give it life. A heavy-ha
Vancouver’s port represents the last deep-water port on the Columbia River. We have a unique tax advantage compared to Portland. These are advantages and conditions that I have worked with for over 30 years as a CPA and business owner.
These are things the Port needs to leverage and focus on in order to make us more competitive. Port jobs are steady jobs, and steady working-families are vital to the health and vibrancy of our community.