Public Notices

CITY OF SELAH

NOTICE OF CRITICAL AREA DEVELOPMENT REVIEW &

OPPORTUNITY TO PROVIDE COMMENT

Application: On November 22, 2019, the City of Selah Planning Department received a Critical Area application from NAC Architecture on behalf of the Selah School District #119 to construct a new primary school. The construction of the school requires a Critical Area Review as the school’s location lies within a Critical Aqua Recharge Area (CARA) for one of the City’s wells, and involves excavation within an area defined as an over steepened slope.

The proposed construction constitutes 82,824 sq. ft. of building space to accommodate 736 students within 36 class rooms, 2 collaborative pods, a resource classroom, self-contained special education classroom, music room/platform, maker space, gym, library, multi-purpose/commons space, administrative offices, support space, and play areas. Additionally, the 148 stall existing parking lot will be removed and replaced with a 130-stall parking lot and off-street bus and parent drop-off areas.

Project Address: 408 N. 1st St., Selah, WA 98942

Tax Parcel Number: 181435-14037, 181435-14025, 181435-14038, and 181435-41507

Zoning District of Subject Property: One-Family Residential (R-1)

File Numbers: CAO-2019-002

The application was determined complete for processing on November 25, 2019. The decision on this application will be made within one-hundred twenty days of the determination of complete application.

Request for Written Comments on the Proposal Written comments concerning the proposed Critical Area application will be accepted during the public comment period that ends at 5:00 p.m., on December 9, 2019. You may mail your comments to Selah Planning Department, 222 So. Rushmore Road, Selah, WA 98942, send them by fax to (509) 698-7372 or by e-mail to jeff.peters@selahwa.gov. Reference File Numbers: CAO-2019-002 or “Selah School District #119” in your correspondence.

Application information, environmental information, required studies and maps detailing the proposal are available during regular business hours at the Planning Department at 222 South Rushmore Road, Selah, Washington 98942 or online here CAO-2019-002CAO Site Plan . Contact the Planning Department, 509-698-7365 with project, procedural or environmental questions.

Dated this 27th day of November 2019.

Jeff Peters, Community Development Supervisor

CITY OF SELAH

NOTICE OF CITY COUNCIL CLOSED RECORD PUBLIC HEARING

 

Application: The City of Selah Planning Department received a Class 3 Review, Nonconforming Use, Administrative Adjustment, and State Environmental Checklist applications from NAC Architecture and HLA Engineering and Land Surveying Inc. on behalf of the Selah School District #119 to construct a new primary school, increase the maximum lot coverage of the site from 35% to 45%, and provide environmental review of the proposal in its entirety.  The proposed construction constitutes 82,824 sq. ft. of building space to accommodate 736 students within 36 class rooms, 2 collaborative pods, a resource classroom, self-contained special education classroom, music room/platform, maker space, gym, library, multi-purpose/commons space, administrative offices, support space, and play areas. Additionally, the 148 stall existing parking lot will be removed and replaced with a 130-stall parking lot and off-street bus and parent drop-off areas.

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, Nonconforming Use, Administrative Adjustment, and State Environmental Checklist. The hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 5:30 PM or as soon thereafter, 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 5th day of December 2019.

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Jeff Peters, Community Development Supervisor