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CITY OF PORT TOWNSEND <br /> RESPONSIBLE OFFICIAL'S AMENDMENTS TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL CHECKLIST <br /> AND THRESHOLD DETERMINATION <br /> Proposal: 2016 Growth Management Act Periodic Update. The proposed action is the <br /> adoption of updates to the City of Port Townsend Comprehensive Plan and development <br /> regulations necessary to comply with the Growth Management Act(GMA)periodic update <br /> requirement(RCW36.70A.130). On November 16, 2015, Council adopted Resolution 15-042 <br /> setting the Final Docket identifying proposed mandatory and optional amendments. <br /> Mandatory updates include but are not limited to: Amendments to reflect a consistent population <br /> projection throughout the plan;updated inventories, forecasts and anticipated needs;updated <br /> funding capabilities and finance plan;provisions for temporary encampments for the homeless; <br /> level of service updates; permitting electric vehicle battery charging stations; timelines for <br /> approval and disapproval of preliminary plats. <br /> Optional amendments include but are not limited to: housekeeping items; updates to begin <br /> incorporating community resiliency concepts throughout the Comprehensive Plan; <br /> amendments to promote and encourage affordable housing and a wider range of housing <br /> types; amendments to parking policies as a means to support affordable housing/non- <br /> motorized transportation/transit; amendments promoting local food production as an <br /> economic strategy; a revised definition for conference center; and amendments fostering <br /> economic development in the Howard Street Corridor. <br /> You may review the complete docket on the City's website at: <br /> eg l.aspx <br /> File Reference: LUP 16-037 <br /> Proponent: City of Port Townsend <br /> City Hall <br /> 250 Madison Street, <br /> Port Townsend, Washington 98368 <br /> Location: Port Townsend's incorporated City limits, Jefferson County: Section 3, Township <br /> 30N, Range 1 W. <br /> Lead Agency: City of Port Townsend <br /> Threshold Determination: This is a Determination of Non-Significance - The lead agency for <br /> this proposal has determined that it does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the <br /> environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW <br /> 43.21C.030(2)(c). This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist <br /> and other information on file with the lead agency. This information is available to the public on <br />