Notice of City Council Public Hearing December 8 re Kent School District Capital Facilities Plan

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Chapter 35A.63.220 of the Revised Code of Washington, the Covington City Council will a hold a public hearing to consider and receive testimony, both written and oral, regarding the Covington City Council’s proposed ordinance adopting The Kent School District Six-Year Capital Facilities Plan for 2020–21 to 2025–26 and 2021 Kent School District Impact Fee Schedule, which will amend and update the city’s comprehensive plan.

This public hearing will take place at the regularly scheduled city council meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, and will be held telephonically and virtually to comply with Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28 (as amended and extended), which, among other things, suspended various requirements under the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 42.30 RCW, and prohibited public agencies from conducting meetings in person through at least December 7, 2020. This notice was issued prior to December 7, 2020; therefore, if Governor Inslee’s Proclamation is not extended to encompass the date of this meeting, appropriate accommodations will be made. “Appropriate accommodations” means that in addition to the meeting being held telephonically and virtually, the city will provide council chambers at 16720 SE 271st Street, Covington, WA 98042 for in-person participation in the meetings. Even if Governor Inslee’s Proclamation is not extended, the city council and staff will still participate in the meeting telephonically and virtually, and, for the safety of city staff and citizens, the city encourages all citizens to participate telephonically and virtually as well. Please check the city’s website prior to the meetings for the most up to date information regarding how citizens may participate in these meetings: (www.covingtonwa.gov).

This City Council meeting will be held telephonically and virtually on the Zoom platform as follows:

Join online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88288964919?pwd=QVVmcy9aYlVtZzUxOEZWN0hOMXBJUT09
Passcode: Council

Join by Telephone: 253-215-8782
Webinar ID: 882 8896 4919
Passcode: 6704338

The meeting login information is subject to change. Login details may need to be amended or updated for technical reasons. Please check the council meeting agenda on the city website (www.covingtonwa.gov) prior to the meeting to ensure that you are able to log in.

All persons desiring to comment may do so in writing to Krista Bates, Executive Assistant/Deputy City Clerk, at 16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100, Covington, Washington, 98042 (please be sure to include your name and mailing address), or by email to kbates@covingtonwa.gov, or by testifying at the public hearing on December 8, 2020.

A hard copy of the application material prepared by city staff is available at city hall. Electronic copies are available to the public by request.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that agenda information, including the plan information, will be posted by the Friday prior to the above meeting at Covington City Hall, and on the city’s web site: https://www.covingtonwa.gov/city_departments/executive/cityclerk/councilminutes.php

For further information, please contact Gina Estep, Community Development Director at gestep@covingtonwa.gov or by phone at 253-480-2441.