Mission and History

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Create and sustain jobs
Diversify regional economy
Provide and improve financial return for the Port district using marine, aviation, industrial, recreational, staff & financial resources with quality customers


The Port of St. Helens was created in 1940
Formed under State Law (ORS Chapter 777) to engage in public development activities
Under Oregon Law Port Districts have a broad range of economic development powers
The boundaries include Scappoose, St. Helens, Columbia City, Rainier & Clatskanie