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Franklin County Comprehensive Plan Update Project

3/30/2021 Non-Action Public Hearing
Virtual (See agenda for details)



2018-2038 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN (Periodic Update)

 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Franklin County, WA, under Franklin County files CPA 2018-01, CPA 2018-02 and CPA 2018-03 CPA 2018-04, is updating its comprehensive plan as part of the County’s required Periodic Update.   As previously announced, Franklin County continues to move forward toward the finalization and adoption of its Comprehensive Plan (2018-2038).   The proposed changes are shown in a draft document which includes maps displaying the proposed adjustment to the Urban Growth Area for the City of Connell and an expansion of the Urban Growth Area for the City of Pasco. 

 NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Franklin County Planning Commission will be holding a non-action public hearing regarding these matters on March 30, 2021 at 6:30 PM. The purpose of the hearing is to obtain any additional and final input on the record before the Planning Commission issues a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners at a future meeting.  The Planning Commission has received many comments throughout the process and has received input in various ways including a series of workshops; it is not necessary to repeat comments previously provided. 

 NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that due to the Covid-19 emergency declaration, the public may not attend in person. Written comments will be accepted until 4:30 pm March 22, 2021, for inclusion in the staff report to the Planning Commission. Parties desiring to provide oral comment at the hearing will need to pre-register, as provided below. Further information on how to participate in the meeting is provided through the link, provided below.

 HOW TO ATTEND VIRTUAL MEETING: To participate in the meeting, you will have to pre-register by phone at 509-545-3521 or email at planninginquiry@co.franklin.wa.us before end of business day (4:00 PM) March 26, 2021. WebEx invitations will be sent out through email March 29, 2021 by 4:00 PM. You can watch the proceedings on YouTube Live, by going to the Franklin County, WA agenda page at https://www.co.franklin.wa.us/planning/agenda.html.   There you can access the virtual agenda with the YouTube Live link. Virtual agendas will be posted by the Friday before said meeting date.