PORT OF SKAGIT FEASIBILITY ASSESSMENT – Skagit County, WA (2013)
Reference: Port of Skagit, Patricia Botsford-Martin: 360-757-0011
The Port of Skagit County was looking to expand their commitment to economic development within Skagit County by proposing the purchase of approximately 140 acres of light industrial land. Tuttle Engineering and Management was contracted to conduct a consolidated assessment of all key capital facilities required to position the property for Port development and long-term contractual leasing. Assessments of the viability and cost of various on- and off-site transportation, utility, and environmental facilities were conducted to create a long-term strategy that defined how installation of each facility would directly affect the timing and location of growth within the regional area.
PACIFIC HIGHWAY/ALDRICH ROAD ANNEXATION STUDY – Bellingham, WA (2011)
Reference: City of Bellingham Public Works, Rory Routhe: 360-778-7900
John Tuttle prepared a detailed evaluation of the sanitary sewer, potable water, and transportation facilities needed to validate a potential annexation by the City of Bellingham. The Pacific Highway/Northwest Drive Annexation area was studied as a means to identify to the City the economic viability of this largely undeveloped portion of northern Bellingham and to developers identifying the infrastructure costs they would bear to develop parcels with this area. The area is comprised of approximately 310 acres with zoning designations ranging from industrial to urban residential mixed. A phased methodology was created for the planning of regional facilities that would ultimately serve a much larger portion of Bellingham is currently managed by Whatcom County.