Application: Class 3 Review, Administrative Adjustment, Critical Area Review, and State Environmental Checklist application from NAC Architecture and HLA Engineering and Land Surveying Inc. on behalf of the Selah School District #119.  The above-identified applications request to construct a new elementary school, increase the maximum lot coverage of the site from 35% to 38%, Critical Area Review for construction within a wellhead protection area, and environmental review of the proposal in its entirety.  The proposed construction constitutes 48,164 sq. ft. of building space with 20 class rooms, a fitness room/cafeteria, music room/platform, library, administrative offices, support space play areas, 76 additional off-street parking stalls, and off-street bus and parent drop-off areas located on the subject property of the existing Selah Academy, Early Learning Center and the Selah School District Administration offices.  The project site is located at 316 W. Naches Ave. Selah, WA  98942 (Yakima County Parcel Number: 181435-44456.).

Notice of City Council Public Hearing:

The Selah City Council will hold a closed record public hearing to consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation on the above-referenced Class 3 Review. The hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 4:00 PM or as soon thereafter as possible, in the Selah City Council Chambers, 115 W. Naches Avenue, Selah, Washington. This is a closed record public hearing; no new testimony or information will be taken.

Application information and maps detailing the proposal are available for public inspection during regular business hours at the City of Selah Planning Department, 222 South Rushmore Road Selah, WA. You may call the Planning Department at (509) 698-7365 with any questions.

Dated this 25th day of February 2019.

Jeff Peters, Community Development Supervisor