The City of Lakewood Community Development Department will be holding a public hearing on June 14, 2021 at 10 am for LU20-00199: Emerald City Enhanced Services Facility Conditional Use Permit for the proposed development of new single story, +/-10,400sf building for Enhanced Services Facility which would provide health and mental health care services to a maximum of 16 residents that may stay in the facility for a duration of up to 24 months. The project is proposed to be located at 11435 and 11417 Pacific Hwy SW (APN#0219122136; 0219122135) which is within the Transit Oriented Commercial (TOC) zoning district.
All persons wishing to submit written comment on this project prior to the public hearing may do so between May 27, 2021 and June 10, 2021. Written comments may also be submitted at the hearing and interested parties may testify at the public hearing.
The project files are available upon request. A copy of the staff report will be available for review through the Community Development Department five calendar days prior to the public hearing.
COVID-19 Meeting Notice: The state Legislature passed a concurrent Resolution extending the Governor’s emergency orders issued via Proclamation 20-28 modifying the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) during the COVID-19 pandemic until the end of the emergency; as a result City Hall will NOT be open for this public hearing.
Until further notice, residents can virtually attend the referenced Public Hearing by watching it live on the city’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/cityoflakewoodwa. Those who do not have access to YouTube can call in to listen by telephone at +1(253) 215- 8782 and by entering Webinar ID: 969 9875 7836 and Passcode: 695731.
To participate in Public Comment and/or Public Testimony:
Public Comments and Public Testimony on Public Hearings will be accepted by mail, email or by live virtual comment. Send comments by mail or email to Andrea Bell, Associate Planner, at 6000 Main Street SW Lakewood, WA 98499 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments received up to one hour before the meeting will be provided to the Hearing Examiner electronically.
Virtual Comments: If you would like to provide live Public Comments or Public Testimony during the meeting, you will need to join the Zoom meeting as an attendee by calling by telephone Dial +1(253) 215- 8782 and enter participant ID: 969 9875 7836 and Passcode: 695731or by visiting (zoom.us/j/96998757836?pwd=WnlMbnc3YlppNVRseDdqQU55eDlCdz09)
By Phone: For those participating by calling in by telephone (+1(253) 215- 8782 and enter participant ID: 969 9875 7836 and Passcode: 695731, the Project Planner will call on you during the Public Comment portion of the Public Hearing. When you are unmuted please provide your name and city of residence. Each speaker will be allowed (3) three minutes to speak during the Public Comment and at each Public Hearing.
By ZOOM: For those using the ZOOM link zoom.us/j/96998757836?pwd=WnlMbnc3YlppNVRseDdqQU55eDlCdz09 upon entering the meeting, please enter your name or other chosen identifier. Use the “Raise Hand” feature to be called upon by the Project Planner during the Public Comment portion of the Public Hearing. When you are unmuted, please provide your name and city of residence. Each speaker will be allowed (3) three minutes to speak during the Public Comment and at each Public Hearing.
Outside of Public Comments and Public Hearings, all attendees on ZOOM will continue to have the ability to virtually raise your hand for the duration of the meeting. You will not be acknowledged and your microphone will remain muted except for when you are called upon.