FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PORTLAND, ORE. (Nov. 11, 2013) – PDX
Rental Car Customer Facility Charge Considered
customer facility charge paid by rental car customers is proposed at Portland
International Airport to fund future rental car related projects and
initial project planned is a new quick turnaround facility where returned
rental cars are quickly fueled, washed and readied for future rentals. The new
facility, estimated at $25 million, would provide the much needed replacement
of an existing, undersized, 24-year-old facility.
of the ordinance would allow the Port of Portland to set a charge that will go
into effect on Jan. 15. The first reading of the proposal is planned at the
Port Commission meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. The meeting is in the
Chinook Conference Room on the eighth floor of the Port headquarters building
at 7200 NE Airport Way. The Commission could consider adopting the ordinance at
their Dec. 11 meeting.