LYNDEN

ORDINANCE NO. 1633

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LYNDEN, AMENDING

SECTION 12.28 SIDEWALK OBSTRUCTIONS

A complete copy of this Ordinance is available during regular business hours at the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 300 4th Street, Lynden, Washington.  The Ordinance will be mailed upon request without cost.  This publication by title is made pursuant to RCW 35A.12.160. Adopted September 20, 2021

Published September 22, 2021

ORDINANCE NO. 1635

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LYNDEN GRANTING SOUND INTERNET SERVICES, INC. (DBA POGOZONE) A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN, THROUGH, OVER AND UNDER THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF THE CITY OF LYNDEN.

A complete copy of this Ordinance is available during regular business hours at the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 300 4th Street, Lynden, Washington.  The Ordinance will be mailed upon request without cost.  This publication by title is made pursuant to RCW 35A.12.160. Adopted September 20, 2021

Published September 22, 2021

CITY OF LYNDEN

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

IN THE MATTER OF EXTENDING THE FRANCHISE TO CASCADE NATURAL GAS CORPORATION, FOR A PERIOD OF TEN YEARS PURSUANT TO STATE LAW, TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE, MAINTAIN, REMOVE, REPLACE, AND REPAIR EXISTING PIPELINE FACILITIES, TOGETHER WITH EQUIPMENT AND APPURTENANCES THERETO, FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF NATURAL GAS WITHIN AND THROUGH THE CITY OF LYNDEN.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Lynden City Council has scheduled a public hearing date to hear comments on the proposed ten year extension of the Franchise to Cascade Natural Gas Corporation. The hearing will be held at 7:00 P.M., October 4, 2021 via Microsoft Teams. Please see the City website (www.lyndenwa.org) for attendance instructions.

At such hearing, the City Council will consider any and all objections made and may correct, revise, change or modify the Franchise, and at conclusion of such hearing, may approve the Franchise through Ordinance No. 1636.

Any persons wishing to comment on the proposed Franchise may do so by submitting their written comments to Steve Banham, Public Works Director, 300 4th Street, Lynden, by October 4, 2021, or by attending the public hearing. Persons with questions regarding the project may contact Mr. Banham at (360) 354-3446.

Heather Sytsma, Office Manager

Public Works Department

Published September 22, 2021

LEGAL NOTICE OF

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT MITIGATED DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on August 13, 2021, the City of Lynden received a SEPA Checklist from Steve Banham, Lynden Public Works, regarding the project described below:

Parcels and Project Location:  

4002254503820000; 4002253884230000; 4002254914400000

West of the Guide Meridian and South of Bay-Lyn Drive across multiple properties in Lynden, WA 98264

Sec 25, T40N, R02E

Project: Guide Sewer Pump Station

Project Description:  The Guide Meridian Pump Station project consists of the construction of sanitary sewer pump station on the parcel in the southwest corner of the Guide Meridian (SR-539) and Bay-Lyn intersection, and the extension of the City’s sewer system to service properties within the current City limits on both sides of the Guide Meridian and future annexation areas.  Access roads will also be constructed to service both the pump stations and sewer mains as needed.

After reviewing the environmental checklist and other information on file with the agency, the City of Lynden has determined that this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment should certain conditions be met.  Copies of the MDNS are available from the City of Lynden, 300 4th St., WA.  The public is invited to comment on this MDNS by submitting written comments to Heidi Gudde, Planning Director, no later than October 6, 2021, at 300 4th Street, Lynden, WA  98264.

Published September 22, 2021

LEGAL NOTICE OF

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT MITIGATED DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on August 23, 2021, the City of Lynden received a SEPA checklist from Tony Freeland, agent for Alliance Freeze Dry (USA) Inc, regarding the project described below.

Description of Proposal: Alliance Freeze-Dried Pet Food Plant - The construction of a new 220,000 sq ft freeze dried pet food processing plant on 9.93 acres in the West Lynden Business Park. The new plant will include freezer storage, pre-processing, freeze drying, packaging, and warehouse storage of the product.  

Parcels, Common Address and Abbreviated Legal Descriptions:      

Parcel #: 4002240373460000; 4002440373800000

Address: 675 Redwood Road, Lynden WA 98264

Legal Description: LOT 1 AND LOT 2 WEST LYNDEN BUSINESS PARK SPECIFIC BINDING SITE PLAN NO. 1

After reviewing the environmental checklist and other information on file with the agency, the City of Lynden has determined that this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment should standard conditions and mitigating measures be met. Copies of the MDNS are available from the City of Lynden, 300 4th St., WA.  The public is invited to comment on this MDNS by submitting written comments to Heidi Gudde, Planning Director, no later than October 6, 2021, at 300 4th Street, Lynden, WA  98264.

Published September 22, 2021


SUMAS

The following is a summary of Ordinance 1782 as adopted by the Sumas City Council during the regular meeting of September 13, 2021.

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE

NO. 1782

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SUMAS, WASHINGTON, GRANTING COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT, LLC, A FRANCHISE TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A CABLE SYSTEM IN THE CITY OF SUMAS; SETTING FORTH CONDITIONS ACCOMPANYING THE GRANT OF FRANCHISE; AND PROVIDING FOR CITY REGULATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE CABLE SYSTEM.

Published September 22, 2021

City of Sumas

Notice of SEPA Availability

Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS)

Description of proposal: Proposed amendments to Chapters 14.30 and 15.20 of the Sumas Municipal Code to revise the City’s floodplain regulations and ensure continued consistency with the National Flood Insurance Program.

Proponent: City of Sumas

Location of proposal: Within the City limits of the City of Sumas.

Lead agency: City of Sumas

The lead agency for this non-project proposal has determined that it does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment.  An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c).  This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency.  This information is available to the public on request.

This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2).  The lead agency will not act on this proposal for fourteen days from the date of issuance of this determination.  Comments must be received by October 6, 2021.

There is no local agency appeal of this determination.

Responsible official:    

Mayor Kyle Christensen

Address:  433 Cherry Street,

PO Box 9, Sumas, WA  98295

Phone:  (360) 988-5711

Date of issue:  September 22, 2021

Published September 22, 2021