May 19, 2010
Chelan County Port District’s decision last week to purchase the Morse Steel property along Wenatchee
's waterfront came unexpectedly according to one insider. The three-member commission voted last Thursday to
proceed with the 1.33 million dollar purchase after meeting with staff in private session. The next question is if
the Wenatchee City Council will agree to partner with the Port in developing the Pybus Public Market. Port
External Affairs Director, Mike Armstrong talked at length about the latest developments in an interview with
Steve Hair . . .Meanwhile the Wenatchee City Council awaits a financial feasibility report from a three-member
subcommittee before deciding the next move.