Welcome to the Port of Columbia

The Port of Columbia’s mission is to maximize public resources and private investment to create jobs, provide infrastructure, and maintain and improve the economic vitality of Columbia County and its communities.

The Port of Columbia serves as the lead Economic Development Agency for Columbia County and offers assistance to all businesses in the county. We also coordinate with our neighboring counties on regional initiatives.

Port of Columbia eNewsletter:
April 18, 2023

Click here to view Port Commission monthly meeting recordings.

Regular Port Commission Meeting

Hybrid Format

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 5:00 pm at Port Conference Room 


Click here for the meeting agenda.
Click here to join the meeting via Zoom

The Port Commission Meeting Schedule is listed here and on the Port Calendar here.

Recent News

Broadband Fiber Lighting Ceremony

Save the Date for our Dayton Community Broadband Fiber Lighting Ceremony taking place on September 20th at 5:00 pm at Blue Mountain Station.  Come celebrate this important milestone for our community.  Meet those who made this project possible and mingle with others in our community who are excited to have fiber optic service in our city.  Food and beverages will ...

Broadband Information Meeting 1-26-23

Join us for a Broadband Information Meeting on January 26th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm in the Pavilion at the Fairgrounds.  Ask questions, meet the Contractor and talk to the Internet Service Providers.  Light refreshments will be served ...

Notice of Public Hearing on Sale of Port Property for Business Expansion

Notice is hereby given that the Port of Columbia Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on January 11, 2023 at 5:15 pm in the Port Conference Room at 1 Port Way, Dayton, WA to consider authorizing the sale of vacant lots U & V in the Rock Hill Industrial Tracts 2 located on Cameron Street in Dayton, WA ...

Port of Columbia Awarded $2 Million Broadband Infrastructure Grant

DAYTON, WA - Port of Columbia staff, along with private partner Columbia iConnect, made a presentation to the Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) on Thursday, July 14th in Olympia and left with a $2 million award. Acceptance of the $2 million grant is contingent upon the community providing $500,000 in matching funds. The Port applied for and received $20,000 from ...