The Port of Sunnyside
Organized in 1964 by a vote of the people, the Port of Sunnyside is governed by a three-member Port commission and administered by an executive director. Currently the Port employs 16 full-time employees. Included in the Port's sources of revenue are: leases of various Port properties and buildings, Industrial Waste Water Treatment Plant. Currently, there are 8 industries located at the Port of Sunnyside, employing 635 people.
“The primary objective of the Port is to enhance the economic development within the boundaries of the Port of Sunnyside. The Port is organized to aggressively enhance the local economy by providing new and expanding business and industry access to industrial land, industrial infrastructure and assistance with funding sources.”
“The mission of the Sunnyside Port Authority is to develop, diversify, broaden and strengthen an economic base throughout the District in an environmentally prudent manner.”