NOTICE OF SEASIDE CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC
On Monday, May 14, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.; a public hearing will be held by the Seaside City Council at Seaside City Hall, 989 Broadway. They will be taking testimony regarding the following item:
Amendment to the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance, Chapter 152- The Council will be considering amending Ordinance No. 2018-06 that will update the regulatory text in the City’s flood damage prevention ordinance and formally adopt the new Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) and Flood Study to comply with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requirements. The ordinance and maps apply to all property within the City of Seaside city limits and urban growth boundary that are also located within the 100 year floodplain identified by FEMA. The public is encouraged to review the maps and ordinance prior to the hearing and offer relevant testimony concerning the ordinance; however, the Council is not authorized to amend the new FIRM maps during this amendment process. Adoption of the updated maps & the study are required in order for the City to remain in the National Flood Insurance Program.
All interested persons are invited to attend the meetings and submit oral testimony in favor or in opposition to the request. During the hearing, individuals that wish to offer testimony will be called to a microphone by the Mayor and asked to state their name and address for the record before they testify. Written testimony is also welcome and will be submitted to the City Council at the time of the hearing. Comments may be delivered to the Community Development Department located at 1387 Avenue U or mailed to 989 Broadway, Seaside, Oregon 97138. A copy of the ordinance amendments, flood study, & the revised flood maps are available for review at no charge. Likewise, a staff report will be available for inspection 7 days prior to the hearing. These materials can be reviewed at the Community Development Department. Copies of these materials will be provided at a reasonable cost.
Failure to raise an issue at the meeting, in person, or in writing, or failure to provide sufficient details to afford the City Council and staff an opportunity to respond to the issue will preclude appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals on that issue. For more information, contact Seaside Planning Director, Kevin Cupples at (503) 738-7100.
Published: May 8th, 2018.