In The Minutes - Walla Walla County


WATERSHED PLANNING: Approved request from the Walla Walla Watershed Management partnership for $12,500 grant from Economic Development Sales Tax Fund to partially pay for a local water plans coordinator position. Unanimous.

STOCKPILE: Declared the Three Mile gravel stockpile as surplus to allow its sale. Unanimous.

ROAD CONSTRUCTION: Adopted county Public Works Department annual road construction program for 2010. Unanimous.

CRITICAL AREAS: Approved update of the county's Critical Areas ordinance. No public testimony received during public hearing which preceded vote. Unanimous.

DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENTS: Postponed action on recommendations from county hearing examiner on development agreements for Wine Valley Golf Club and associated home sites and Langdon Commons planned unit development.

SUB AREAS: Approved a motion by Commissioner Loney to split a proposal from the city of Walla Walla to amend the county's Comprehensive Plan to change Chapter 12 from "Burbank Sub-area" to "Sub-area Plans" to allow inclusion of new sub-area plans for the the Myra Road area, Eastgate and other locations. Motion will have policy portion related to development standards considered separately from rest of proposal. Unanimous.

COMP PLAN: Approved motion to advance proposed 2009 amendments to Comprehensive Plan to final docket. Vote taken Tuesday afternoon after commissioners came back into session to finish action on amendments not taken during Monday's meeting. Unanimous.


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