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BOARD OF ISLAND COUNTY COMMISSIONERS – Public Hearings
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Island County Commissioners will hold a public hearing in the Commissioners Hearing Room, Coupeville, WA, on December 12, 2017 at 10 A.M. to consider three Public Benefits Rating System (PBRS) Applications:
359/16 PBRS, submitted by John Vance proposing reclassification of 38.43 acres of land on North Whidbey, parcels R23329-332-3310 and R23329-282-3640, from the Farm and Agriculture program into PBRS.
308/17 PBRS, submitted by Rucker Innes proposing reclassification of 15 acres of land on North Whidbey, parcel R23320-338-5060, from the obsolete Open Space program into PBRS.
185/07 PBRS, submitted by Shirley Swanson proposing reclassification of 35.22 acres of land, parcels R33222-140-2600, R33222-146-2350, and R33222-197-1980, located on Camano Island from the Farm and Agriculture program into PBRS.
ALL PERSONS interested in or desiring to speak on the above matter should be present at the time and place above specified, or should file written comments with the Island County Department of Planning and Community Development, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. For material or questions please contact Nathan Howard at (360) 678-7993.
NOTICE OF ADOPTION ISLAND COUNTY 2018 ANNUAL REVIEW DOCKET
On November 7, 2017, the Board of Island County Commissioners set the 2018 annual review docket with the adoption of Resolution C-110-17. The docket consists of amendments that are proposed to be made to the County's Comprehensive Plan. The 2018 docket items are roll-over items from the 2017 docket - the completion of ongoing projects.
NOTE: The Board EXCLUDED the Wright's Crossing application (CPA 252\17) from the 2018 annual review docket.
More information, including the Board's Findings of Fact, can be found online at www.islandcountywa.gov/Planning/Pages/docket.aspx.
For questions or comments, please contact CompPlan@co.island.wa.us.
GMA NOTICE OF ADOPTIONPURSUANT TO RCW 36.70A.130THE GROWTH MANAGEMENT ACT
Completion of periodic review and update of development regulations related to critical areas.
On August 15, 2017, the Board of Island County Commissioners, pursuant to RCW 36. 70A.130 which requires a periodic review and update of comprehensive plans and development regulations, through Ordinance C-86-17 [PLG-009-17], amended the Critical Areas Ordinance and repealed sections 17.02 and 17.02A ICC and amended section 17.02B ICC, other related provisions, and Agricultural Best Management Practices for Existing and Ongoing Agriculture. Additionally, the Board of Island County Commissioners, through Ordinance C-87-17 [PLG-010-17] adopted the Island County Surface Water Quality Monitoring Plan as part of the Critical Areas Ordinance Periodic review. The review and amendment of the Critical Areas Ordinance and related provisions satisfy the requirements established under RCW 36.70A.130 and the decision issued by the Growth Management Hearings Board of Western Washington on April 14, 2017, ordering completion and setting a timeline (extension granted on June 27, 2017) for a review and revision of policies and development regulations relating to critical areas.
Any appeal of the above action alleging non-compliance with the Growth Management Act must be commenced by the filing of a petition that includes a detailed statement of issues presented for resolution by the Board. The petition must be filed no later than October 22, 2017, or 60 days after the date of publication in the legal newspaper for Island County, with the following:
Western WashingtonGrowth Management Hearings Board905 – 24th Way SW, Suite B-2P.O. Box 40953Olympia, WA 98504-0953
To view a copy of the complete ordinances, please visit Island County Planning Department's website at:
TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE AUGUST 23, 2017, ISSUE OF THE WHIDBEY NEWS TIMES/SW RECORD