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File #: CM 21-015   
Type: Committee Memo Status: Approved for Staff Report
File created: 1/7/2021 In control: Committee of the Whole - Planning and Public Works
On agenda: 1/12/2021 Final action:
Title: King County Growth Targets
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Presentation
TO: Members of the City Council
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Planning and Community Development
Carol Helland
425-556-2107

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Planning and Community Development
Beverly Mesa-Zendt
Deputy Director
Planning and Community Development
Caroline Chapman
Senior Planner


TITLE:
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King County Growth Targets

OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
Under the Growth Management Act, King County, in consultation with cities, is responsible for ensuring that cities plan for accommodating their share of the region's population and employment growth. To support the periodic review of the Comprehensive Plan (Redmond 2050), King County the Countywide Planning Policies, which include local housing and employment growth targets, is expected to be updated in 2021. Staff will provide an overview of the county process, staff recommendations, and the timeline for setting and adopting the local growth targets.
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REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve


REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
Redmond Comprehensive Plan and all implementing functional and strategic plans, Redmond Zoning Code, Transportation Master Plan
* Required:
RCW 36.70A.115 Growth Management Act, Vision 2050 Regional Growth Strategy Policies; King County Countywide Planning Policies
* Council Request:
N/A
* Other Key Facts:
The Growth Management Act requires counties and cities, at a minimum, to provide capacity to accommodate 20-year projected growth targets. Growth capacity is the amount of housing and jobs that could be allowed under adopted zoning. The Vision 2050 Regional Growth Strategy calls for the 16 Core Cities, which includes Redmond, to accommodate 28% of the region's population growth and 35% of its employment growth by the year 2050.


OUTCOMES:
PSRC Certification
In its review of comprehensive plans for certification, PSRC lo...

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