NOVEMBER 14, 2012
City Council Chambers
City Hall, 210 Lottie Street
The City of Bellingham Hearing Examiner will hold a public hearing to take testimony on the following proposals:
Consideration of the construction of a new 20' x 90' boathouse to be located on top of an existing parking area, relocation of an existing 12.5' x 56' float/gangway, and installation of a pervious pathway leading from the boathouse to the relocated float. The float is currently located immediately north of the boat launch. The float and boathouse are intended for use by non-motorized water-craft. The proposal is generally located at the western edge of Bloedel Donovan Park, 2114 Electric Avenue (lengthy legal). Whatcom Rowing Association, applicant; Jon Sitkin, Chmelik, Sitkin & Davis, contact person; City of Bellingham Parks Department, owner. Public, Recreational Zoning, Urban I Shoreline Designation. Silver Beach Neighborhood, Area 12.
The full applications are available for viewing at the address listed below. Staff reports will be available at the Planning Department approximately one week before the hearing.
You may comment on the proposal by sending written comments to the Planning Department, City Hall, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. All written comments should be received during office hours before the hearing, or you may submit them at the hearing if you include an additional copy for the recording secretary. You may also request a copy of the Hearing Examiner’s decision and your appeal rights.
The City of Bellingham complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The hearing assistance system is now available. If you need special accommodations please call the Hearing Examiner office 752-1149 (voice) or 676-6883 (TDD) at least one day prior to the hearing.
Note: This hearing will be recorded.