October briefings set for rural land banks

first_imgClark County has updated the schedule for briefing the county commissioners and the planning commission on a proposal for a rural industrial land bank along state Highway 503. The proposal includes two sites on a total of 602 acres in the vicinity of Northeast 119th and 149th streets in the Brush Prairie area. County staff will brief the commissioners during a work session at 9 a.m. Oct. 1. Staff will brief the planning commission in a work session at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2. Both meetings will be open to the public on the sixth floor of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. If the land bank is established, zoning would change from agricultural to light industrial. No heavy industrial uses would be allowed. The land could provide work sites for local residents near the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad.More information is at www.clark.wa.gov/planning/landbank/index.html. Anyone interested can sign up to receive project updates by email, including public hearing schedules when determined.last_img

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