Several projects were presented at the April 20 Planning Commission meeting. Topics included the Housing Bank Commission strategic plan, Water Resources Committee update, the Visitor Study, Flood Hazard Ordinance briefing and the Comp. Plan Vision
On April 20, 2018, Planning Commission were briefed on several major projects. The entire meeting was recorded and is available here.
Information on the briefings can be found at the following links.
HOUSING BANK COMMISSION: STRATEGIC PLAN BRIEFING
County staff from the Department of Health and Community Services (HCS) briefed the Planning Commission on the Housing Bank Commission's strategic plan. Major topics discussed include a proposed real estate excise tax (REET) for affordable housing and the status of other items from the strategic plan.
Strategic Action Plan Briefing Presentation http://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/14740
Resolution 13-2017 Adopt Affordable Housing Workgroup Strategic Action Plan http://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/14742
DRAFT SJC REET Admin Finance Plan 012418 http://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/14741
Affordable Housing FAQ 2-27-17 http://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/14743
WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
A briefing from Kyle Dodd, HCS Environmental Health Manager, and committee member Paul Kamin regarding the Water Resource Management Committee's work on the Water Resources Element of the Comprehensive Plan.
DRAFT Water Resources Element https://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/14904
VISITOR STUDY BRIEFING
Dona Wuthnow, Director of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Fair, briefed the Planning Commission on the findings of the Visitor Study the department prepared during 2017.
Visitor Study Presentation https://www.sanjuanco.com/1391/San-Juan-Islands-Visitor-Study
FLOOD HAZARD ORDINANCE BRIEFING
Colin Maycock, Department of Community Development (DCD) Planner IV, briefed the Commission on potential changes to the Flood Hazard regulations.
Staff Report http://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/14787
DRAFT Flood Hazard Ordinance http://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/14786
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE: VISION
Planning Commission resolved a hand-full of topics related to the Comp. Plan Vision and arrived at a draft Vision for public hearing on May 18.
Staff Documents https://www.sanjuanco.com/DocumentCenter/View/14761
Comprehensive Plan Update Website https://www.sanjuanco.com/1079/Comprehensive-Plan-Update
Video recordings of Planning Commission meetings can be found here: https://www.sanjuanco.com/971/Planning-Commission-Meeting-Video