Notice of Environmental Review and Public Hearing

Application: On May 4, 2020, the City of Selah Community Development Department prepared a State Environmental Policy Act Checklist for the adoption of the City’s 2021-2026 Six Year Transportation Improvement Program.   

Project Location: City wide

Complete Application: May 4, 2020

File Number: SEPA-2020-004

 Approvals, Actions and Required Studies: City Council public hearing and adoption.

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 process in WAC 197-11-355 is being used. The lead agency will not act on this proposal for 14 days. After all comments have been received and considered, a threshold determination will be made. Comments received by 5:00 P.M. May 20, 2020, 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. 

Open Record Public Hearing: Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, commencing at 5:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as practical, the City of Selah City Council will conduct a public hearing in the Council Chambers, City Hall Bldg, 115 W. Naches Ave., Selah, WA. to consider adoption of the City of Selah 2021-2026 Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program (T.I.P.).

A copy of the proposed 2021-2026 T.I.P. is on file and available for public inspection during regular business hours at the City of Selah Public Works Department, 222 S. Rushmore Rd, Selah, WA.

Any person desiring to express his/her views or submit written comments on the proposed 2021-2026 T.I.P. is encouraged to attend the public hearing. Written comments received prior to 5:00 p.m. the day of the public hearing will be considered in the City Council deliberations.

Changes to the proposed T.I.P. raised during the hearing by the public, Council members or staff will be considered and may be adopted and included in the City of Selah 2021-2026 T.I.P. without further public hearings.

Dated this 4th day of May 2020.

Jeff Peters, City Planner, Community Development Supervisor