CITY OF SELAH

NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW

Application: On April 25, 2018, the City of Selah Community Development Department received a State Environmental Policy Act Checklist from the City’s Public Works Department for the expansion of the city’s Civic Center Park & Ride Lot by adding approximately 37,000 sq. ft. of combined hot mix asphalt, landscaping, excavation, grading, concrete curb, storm water drainage, and lighting.

The Project Location:    216 S. 1st St., Selah, WA

Parcel Nos.:  18143544429, 18143544409, 18143544408, 18143544407 & 18143544410

File Number:  SEPA#003-18

Complete Application: April 30, 2018

Approvals, Actions and Required Studies: Environmental Determination & Construction Permits.

Environmental Review: The City of Selah is the lead agency for this proposal under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA). The City has reviewed the proposal for probable adverse environmental impacts and expects to issue a Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS). The optional DNS process in WAC 197-11-355 is being used. This may be your only opportunity to comment on the environmental impacts of the proposal. The proposal may include mitigation measures regardless of whether an EIS is prepared. After all comments have been received and considered, a threshold determination will be made without an additional comment period. Comments received by 5:00 PM May 16, 2018, will be considered in making the determination. A copy will be sent to those who comment or may be obtained upon request. The determination will have specific appeal information and may be appealed within five business days of issuance.

Request for Written Comments on the Proposal Written comments concerning the proposed Environmental Checklist will be accepted during the public comment period that ends at 5:00.p.m, on May 16, 2018. You may mail your comments to Selah Planning Department, 222 So. Rushmore Road, Selah, WA 98942, send them by fax at 1 (509) 698-7372 or by e-mail at jeff.peters@selahwa.gov.  Reference a file number stated in this notice or “Civic Center Parking Lot” in your correspondence.

Application information including the SEPA Environmental Checklist and maps detailing the proposal are available during regular business hours at the Planning Department at 222 South Rushmore Road, Selah, Washington 98942. Contact the Planning Department with project, procedural or environmental questions.

Dated this 30th day of April 2018.

Jeff Peters, City Planner, Community Development Supervisor