Shoreline City Council meets Monday - here's what to expect

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Shoreline City Hall
Photo by Mike Remarcke
By Pam Cross

The first City Council Meeting of 2019 will be Monday January 7, 2019 at 7:00pm in Council Chamber at City Hall, 17500 Midvale Ave N.

It is planned to be a short public meeting followed by an Executive Meeting. The public meeting has only one Action Item:

Adopting Ordinance No. 850 - Amending Development Code Sections 20.20, 20.30, 20.40, 20.50, 20.70, and 20.230

Council is scheduled to discuss and adopt proposed Ordinance No. 850. The Council discussed the proposed amendments on December 10, 2018. This meeting presents the changes made by Staff as a result of Council’s comments and concerns.

The policy amendments include
  • #24 - exempt significant tree removal based on parcel size
  • #26 and 29 - increased fines and penalties for illegally moved trees
  • #2, 12 and 15 - homeless shelter - create a definition, add homeless shelters to the Use Table, criteria the homeless shelter would be required to meet in order to operate in the City
  • #3 New definition of landscape structures, combining such things as trellis and arbor.
  • #18 Allows height exceptions for roof type structures for commercial structures as used in MUR zones
  • #21 Allows Administrative Design Review process for single family residences, attached and multifamily, to get the into the code the City’s desire to create attractive and innovative site and building design
This will be followed by an Executive Session where Council will review Candidate qualifications for Council seat #6 vacated by Councilman Salomon, and select Council Candidates for interview.

Full agenda available HERE

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