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File #: AM No. 20-063   
Type: Staff Report Status: Presented
File created: 4/28/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action: 5/19/2020
Title: Recommended 2019-20 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo No. 20-063, 2. Attachment A: Planning Commission Report, 3. Attachment B: RZC Matrix Criteria, 4. Attachment C: Summary Descriptions of Recommended docket items rev, 5. Attachment D: Presentation
MEMO TO: Mayor and Members of the City Council
FROM: Carol Helland, Director

Recommended 2019-20 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket


Provide staff with questions, discussion topics if any, and direction on whether to hold a study session on the Planning Commission's docket recommendation. Study session time for this topic is currently scheduled for June 9, 2020.


Carol Helland, Director 425-556-2107
Beverly Mesa-Zendt, Interim Deputy Director 425-556-2423
Judy Fani, Principal Planner 425-556-2406
Planning and Community Development


The Planning Commission met during March and April 2020, to consider proposals to amend the Comprehensive Plan for inclusion in-or removal from-the scope of the 2019-20 docket. The Commissioners held a public hearing, developed an issues matrix, and applied the seven threshold criteria from RZC 21.76.070.J.2.b to determine whether six new proposals merit further consideration as docketed items. The Planning Commission Report is provided as Attachment A.

In brief, the Planning Commission concurred with the Technical Committee's recommendations which assigned proposed amendments to one of the four categories.
1. Recommended, in part, for Further Consideration on the Docket
2. Not Recommended for Further Consideration on the Docket
3. Not Recommended for Further Consideration on the Docket but Referred to an Alternate City Process
4. Recommended for Carry Over from Current Docket
5. Removed from Current Docket at Applicant's Request

Redmond Zoning Code RZC 21.76.070.J.2.b - Minimum Threshold Criteria
The criteria below are used to determine whether a proposal should be given further consideration as a docketed item. Attachment B shows at-a-glance how each of the six new proposals fares when evaluated against each criterion.
i. Amending the Comprehensive Plan is the most appropriate mechan...

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