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West Hayden Island Upcoming Sessions

Planning and Sustainability Commission to discuss project after closing hearing

On May 7, the Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) held a hearing on the West Hayden Island (WHI) project and took verbal and written testimony from the public.  The written record was kept open until May 14 to allow the submission of additional testimony.  The minutes from the hearing have been released.

The PSC will hold a work session on May 28, 6-9 p.m., to discuss the WHI testimony and suggested amendments to the WHI plan. The PSC will hold a final work session and plans to make a recommendation for the WHI plan on Tuesday, July 9, at the meeting beginning at 12:30pm on that date.

Please check the WHI calendar for more information.

West Hayden Island Project Focus of Planning and Sustainability Commission Worksession

Discussion sets the stage for commissioners’ vote and recommendation on July 9

After several public hearings, the Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) engaged in a robust discussion about the annexation and planning for West Hayden Island on May 28. The commissioners deliberated about issues raised during the public hearing on May 7, as well as written testimony they received from the public and other agencies. They discussed specific outstanding issues, such as environmental and floodplain mitigation, park and health funding, and amendment procedures for the Intergovernmental Agreement. And at the end of the meeting, the PSC directed staff to make final amendments to the proposal for West Hayden Island.

Bureau of Planning and Sustainability staff will release an updated version of the WHI draft proposal the week of June 17. Then the PSC will hold another worksession on July 9 at 12:30 p.m. to make a recommendation to City Council, which will likely hold a final hearing on the project later this year.

For more information and upcoming dates, please see the WHI website.

BPS Updates the Amended Proposed Draft for West Hayden Island

Document will be dicsussed at July 9th worksession and PSC recommendation

The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) released the June 2013 Amended Proposed Draft for the West Hayden Island (WHI) proposal. The draft responds to several requests made by the Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) at their work session on May 28 and updates previous proposals that were released in August and November of 2012 and April of 2013. 

The PSC will be holding their final work session and discussion on this proposal on July 9, 2013 and are expected to make a recommendation to City Council. This session is open to the public, but the hearing on the proposal was closed at the conclusion of their May 7 meeting, and no additional testimony will be taken. The PSC meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. and WHI is the second item on the PSC meeting agenda.

Read the June 2013 Amended Proposed Draft.

Read the memo sent to the PSC accompanying the draft. (Note that link works best using Internet Explorer.)