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Public Communications (MS-11)
614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA
Phone: 360.337.4598
Date: August 12, 2013
Contact: Heather Ballash, Washington Department of Commerce
360.725.3044 or
No: 13-078


State partnering with local Counties to improve Minter Creek watershed
Open House set for August 27

(Kitsap County, WA) The Washington State Department of Commerce, with funding from the National Estuary Program, is partnering with Kitsap and Pierce Counties to address regional planning for the Minter Creek watershed basin. The purpose of this effort is to look at land use within the watershed basin, and provide recommendations for upcoming Comprehensive Plan updates. This is part of the counties’ efforts to implement the Puget Sound Partnership’s Action Agenda to restore Puget Sound.

The open house will take place at Gateway Park on August 27, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., and is intended for the public to learn about the Minter Creek basin.

Gateway Park is located on the Key Peninsula about 3.2 miles west of Purdy on Highway 302/Gig Harbor-Longbranch Highway. The entrance is located at 10215 State Route 302 NW, on the north side of the highway 0.2 miles west of Creviston Drive NW.

For more information and directions, go to or contact: Heather Ballash, Washington Department of Commerce,, (360) 725-3044.

The Washington State Department of Commerce is committed to providing equal access for all attendees of this event. Persons with a disability desiring an accommodation are encouraged to contact Heather Ballash. TTY number: 360-586-0772


 Doug Bear, Public Communication Manager
360-337-4598 or email

Last Updated:  May 27, 2014