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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Happy Valley Planning Commission and City Council will hold public hearings to consider an annexation and Comprehensive Plan Map/Zoning Map Amendment to annex and change the existing “Camp Withycombe” properties from their existing Clackamas County Comprehensive Plan designation/zoning district of General Industrial (I-3) to a City of Happy Valley plan/zoning designation of Institutional and Public Use (IPU).  The public hearing before the Planning Commission will be held in the City Hall Council Chambers, 16000 SE Misty Drive, Happy Valley, Oregon on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at 7:00 p.m.  The public hearing before the City Council will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. and will also occur in the City Hall Council Chambers.


The affected territory totals approximately 199.77 acres of real property and includes the following properties as listed by Clackamas County Assessor Map Number:

22E-10-00601; 22E-10-00602; 22E-09A-00900 and 22E-09A-00901.

The Planning Commission intends to make a recommendation to the City Council on the application for annexation and rezoning of the above properties at the public hearing.  The City Council will subsequently make a decision to approve, approve with conditions, or deny the subject application in accordance with the applicable policies and criteria of the Oregon Statewide Planning Goals, Oregon Revised Statutes, City of Happy Valley Comprehensive Plan, and Chapter 16.67 of the City of Happy Valley Municipal Code.  The decision will be made in accordance with said policies and criteria, and may be appealed to the Land Use Board of Appeals.

Interested parties are invited to attend this hearing or to submit comments in writing prior to the meeting time.  All written comments must be received by the City of Happy Valley by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2013 to be included in the Planning Commission packet – verbal or written testimony may also be entered into the record at the public hearing.  Those wishing to present verbal testimony, either pro, con, or to raise questions, will be asked to speak after presentation of the staff report.  Testimony should pertain to the applicable criteria.

The decision-making criteria, application, and records concerning this matter are available at the City of Happy Valley City Hall at the above address during working hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays), please call for an appointment.  For additional information, contact Justin Popilek, Associate Planner at the above address and phone number.

The meeting site is accessible to handicapped individuals.  Assistance with communications (visual, hearing) must be requested 24 hours in advance by contacting Marylee Walden, City Recorder at the above phone number.

Justin Popilek,
Associate Planner
Publish 02/27/2013.                                            CLK12767