The Port of Brownsville has a three-member Board of Commissioners that are elected for six-year terms. The Board is charged with establishing the Port district's long-term strategies and developing policies for Port of Brownsville operation, development, and growth. They develop the Port of Brownsville's annual budget, approve tax levy rates, and hire the port manager.
The Port of Brownsville covers about 6840 acres. The Port of Brownsville marina covers about 20 acres. The upland area, containing a parking lot and undeveloped land, covers about 18.5 acres. The Port of Brownsville also covers almost 13 acres of oyster lands into Burke Bay.
The Port of Brownsville has 345 slips, 25 for guests and 320 for permanent tenants. Fifty-one of the slips contain boathouses, 252 are conventional moorage slips, and 17 for larger boats are side/end tie-slips. The Port of Brownsville has berthing distance of 167.6 meters (550 feet) and ten 12.2-meter (40-foot) slips for transient boaters.
The Port of Brownsville offers a variety of amenities for users that include a fuel dock with gas, diesel, and oil; a free sanitary pump-out and potty dump; dockside holding tank pump-out services; and a RV sanitation dump. The Port of Brownsville contains a public fishing dock and a two-lane small boat launch ramp. Propane is available, and potable water and electricity are available on the docks. The Brownsville Yacht Club operates from the Port of Brownsville. Facilities serving the Port of Brownsville include accessible heated restrooms with showers, a self-service Laundromat, picnic areas with grills and tables, the waterfront pavilion added in 2000, a full-service deli, and Overlook Park.
The Port of Brownsville office is open seven days a week in the winter from 8am until 5pm. The fuel dock is open every day from 8:30am until 4:30pm. The office and fuel dock are closed on holidays.
The Port of Brownsville's main building contains the port office, the Brownsville deli, and a meeting room for the Brownsville Yacht Club (which can be rented through the club), two restrooms with showers, and a utility room. Next door is a self-service laundry room for Port of Brownsville users.
A passenger/vehicle ferry travels between Seattle and nearby Bremerton.