Notice of City Council Public Hearing October 12

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Chapter 35A.63.220 of the Revised Code of Washington, the Covington City Council will a hold a public hearing for consideration of Ordinance No. 09-2021, interim zoning regulations related to permanent supportive housing, transitional housing, emergency housing, and emergency shelters for a period of six months in response to HB 1220; amending CMC 14.30.040, CMC 18.20.018, CMC 18.20.032, CMC 18.20.034, CMC 18.20.052, and CMC 18.25.030, CMC 18.31.120.

The public hearing will take place at the city council’s regular meeting on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The city council meeting will be held telephonically and virtually in compliance with state executive and legislative actions responding to the COVID-19 emergency.

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The purpose of this public hearing is for the city council to receive comments from the public, both written and oral, regarding the proposed interim zoning regulations related to permanent supportive housing, transitional housing, emergency housing, and emergency shelters for a period of six months in response to HB 1220. A hard copy of the application material prepared for these amendments by city staff is available at city hall.   Electronic copies are available to the public by request.

All persons desiring to comment may do so in writing to Krista Bates, City Clerk, at 16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100, Covington, Washington, 98042 (please be sure to include your name and mailing address), or by email to kbates@covingtonwa.gov, or by testifying at the public hearing on October 12, 2021.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that agenda information will be posted by the Friday prior to the above meeting at Covington City Hall, and on the city’s web site:  https://www.covingtonwa.gov/city_departments/executive/cityclerk/councilminutes.php

For further information, please contact Ryan Harriman, EMPA, AICP, Planning Manager at rharriman@covingtonwa.gov or by phone at 253-480-2451.