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12/04/2012 04E Withdrawing Comprehensive Plan Amendment #003-12 and Rezone #003-12 BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. I-I , For Meeting of: December 4, 2012 ITEM TITLE: Resolution withdrawing Comprehensive Plan Amendment and Rezone from further Council consideration and rescinding the Council's direction to remand this matter back to the City of Yakima's Planning Commission SUBMITTED BY: Steve Osguthorpe, Community Development Director 575 -3533 CONTACT Bruce Benson, Supervising Planner PERSON /TELEPHONE: 575 - 6042 SUMMARY EXPLANATION: ® On October 2, 2012 the Yakima Planning Commission's recommendation to not approve this Comprehensive Plan amendment and rezone was not accepted and the matter was remanded back to the Planning Commission for a second hearing. When informed that a second hearing was to be held the applicants chose not to proceed with the second hearing. This resolution withdraws the application and rescinds the direction for a second hearing. Resolution X Ordinance Other (specify) Contract: Mail to: Contract Term: Amount: Expiration Date: Insurance Required? No Funding Source: Phone: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: i City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends that the application be withdrawn from further consideration and that the remand decision be rescinded. • BOARD /COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: No recommendation ATTACHMENTS: Click to download ❑ Resolution 411 RESOLUTION NO. R -2012- A RESOLUTION Withdrawing Comprehensive Plan Amendment #003 -12 and Rezone #003 -12 from further Council consideration and rescinding the Council's direction to remand this matter back to the City of Yakima's Planning Commission. WHEREAS, Comprehensive Plan and the rezone applications were submitted, for property located at 1021 S 31 Avenue during the City of Yakima's annual Comprehensive Plan amendment and rezone process. Requested was a Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map Amendment from Low Density Residential to Neighborhood Commercial and a concurrent rezone request from R -1, Single family residential to B -2, Local Business; and WHEREAS, The City of Yakima's Planning Commission held an open record public hearing to consider this amendment and rezone request on August 8, 2012; and WHEREAS, On September 27, 2012 the City ..of Yakima Planning Commission voted four in favor, one against and with one 1111 abstention not to recommend to the Yakima City Council that this comprehensive plan amendment and rezone application be approved; and WHEREAS, On October 2, 2012 the Yakima City Council held a closed record public hearing to consider the Yakima Planning Commission's recommendation on this amendment and rezone application, at the conclusion of which they voted unanimously to remand this matter back to the Yakima Planning Commission for further fact finding and deliberations; and WHEREAS, The applicants, herein, having been informed of the remand decision, have chosen to not proceed with a new public hearing before the Planning Commission, and WHEREAS, The Yakima City Council deems it to be in the best interests of the City of Yakima that the applicant's decision not to proceed with a new hearing before the Planning Commission should be honored, now, therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF YAKIMA: • Comprehensive Plan Amendment #003 -12 and Rezone #003 -12 are • hereby withdrawn from any further consideration and the Council's remand of this matter back to the City of Yakima Planning Commission is hereby rescinded. ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this day of , 2012. Micah Cawley, Mayor ATTEST: City Clerk •