Moratorium Public Hearing

Jan 5, 2018

Update — On January 8, 2018, the GMVUAC submitted to the King County Council a written statement as its testimony in support of the six month moratorium — read our testimony here:   Testimony–6-Mo Moratorium

GMVUAC Note — The following King County Council Agenda item affects the proposed Lakeside Industries SR 169 Asphalt Plant — members of the public are welcome to participate in and at this public hearing on Monday, January 8, 2018.

Recently published for the King County Council’s January 8, 2018, meeting Agenda:

Item 63:   Proposed Ordinance No. 2017-0488
AN ORDINANCE declaring a six-month moratorium on the acceptance of applications for development of rural industrial uses in close proximity to the Cedar river; and declaring an emergency.
Sponsors: Mr. Dunn
On 11/13/2017, the Metropolitan King County Council Passed.
On 11/13/2017, the Metropolitan King County Council Hearing Held.
Advertised public Hearing to Comply with the Requirements of RCW 36.70A.390.
Ordinance 18611 enacted a six-month moratorium commencing on November 13, 2017, that prohibits the acceptance of applications for development of rural and industrial uses in close proximity to the Cedar River. Ordinance 18611 was adopted by the Council on November 13, 2017. A public hearing within sixty days of the enactment of a moratorium and the adoption of findings is required by RCW 36.70A.390. The public hearing is being held as required by RCW 36.70A.390. This hearing is only for public testimony on the moratorium.

 

IN ADDITION, PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD IS COMING TO A CLOSE:

Comments on Reserve Silica Corporation’s Remedial Investigation (RI) Report (site south of Ravensdale towards Black Diamond) regarding site clean up of materials under MTCA are to be submitted to the Department of Ecology in January 2018 (specific date has not been specified, but the earlier in January the better).

More information on both the Asphalt Plant and Reserve Silica may be found on the website in the Current Issues box.  Detailed information, including reports and applications, may be found in the respective section (documents are generally found on the agency website that may be accessed by a clickable link).

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