April 28, 2011
Chelan County Port District is exploring the possibility of funding part of
the Pybus Market project through a Federal economic development Grant. Jennifer Korfiatus, Executive Director for
the North Central Washington Economic Development District met with Port Commissioners on Wednesday to discuss the
grant proposal. Afterwards she talked with Wenatchee Bureau Chief Steve Hair . .
She told Commissioners
that the Pybus Project has been listed as a top priority by her board of directors.
No decision was
forthcoming at Wednesday’s meeting. At this point the Commissioners still have more questions than answers.Chelan
Port Executive Director, Mark Urdahl said he was doubtful the project would qualify for the 1.5 million dollar
grant based on his knowledge of the eligibility criteria
The Pybus Market project is a joint venture
involving the Port, City of Wenatchee and a private developer.