Port to purchase shoreline property at former Hambleton Lumber site

first_imgThe Port of Camas-Washougal Commissioners plan to spend $6.07 million in reserves, to purchase 13.25 acres in shoreline property at the former Hambleton Lumber Company site.During their meeting Tuesday night, the commissioners unanimously authorized Port Executive Director David Ripp to execute a purchase and sale agreement with Killian Pacific. A portion of the land purchase at 335 S. “A” St., Washougal, includes the waterfront area to create a public trail.“This parcel will enable the port to directly connect our existing land to the east and provide a way for the community to enjoy amenities along the length of the port-owned waterfront,” Ripp said.The former lumberyard is designated commercial. In all, the property sale from Hambleton to Killian Pacific totals approximately 26.5 acres. The port is purchasing one-half of the parcel, including rights to tideland leases and the associated uplands area.Lance Killian said Killian Pacific intends to continue to collaborate with the port on the eventual development of the area.“We look forward to finding the right balance between market and community needs and contributing to enhancing the community through the development of this property,” he said in a press release.last_img