Port Successfully Defends Lawsuit Against RiverWalk
Friday, May 29, 2009
Washougal, Wash. — May 29, 2009 — The Port of Camas-Washougal today announced the conclusion of the liability phase of the arbitration process between the Port and Riverwalk on the Columbia, LLC. The arbitration panel has notified both parties of a decision that finds on behalf of the Port of Camas-Washougal.
“We’re very pleased with the outcome and felt from the beginning that our position was solid, defensible and we have been responsible to the mission of the Port and to the citizens,” said Port of Camas-Washougal Executive Director David Ripp. “We put forth a vigorous defense against the claim brought by RiverWalk. It is unfortunate we had to defend this lawsuit in the first place, yet we have the responsibility to protect the taxpayers. It’s now behind us and we’re moving forward.”
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