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Resolution No. 2008-12

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City Council meeting minutes of April 7 2008

RESOLUTION NO. 2008-12

A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Lakewood, Washington, setting a public fact finding hearing for April 21, 2008, regarding Interim Zoning Controls Upon Eating and Drinking Establishments

WHEREAS, on March 17, 2008, the City of Lakewood City Council passed Ordinance No. 472, establishing a system of Interim Zoning Controls upon Eating and Drinking Establishments; and,

WHEREAS, an interim zoning Ordinance, such as Ordinance No. 472, is specifically authorized under RCW sections 35A.63.220 and 36.70A.390; and,

WHEREAS, because Ordinance No. 472 was adopted without a public hearing, a public hearing must be held within sixty (60) days after its adoption and the interim zoning controls must be supported by findings of fact made immediately after this public hearing; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to the legal requirements stated above, the City Council of the City of Lakewood does find it appropriate to schedule a public hearing as set forth below.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKEWOOD, WASHINGTON DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:


Section 1. Public Hearing Set. That a public hearing shall be held regarding the Interim Zoning Controls Upon Eating and Drinking Establishments created through Ordinance No. 472, and this hearing is hereby set for Monday, April 21, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. in the City of Lakewood City Council Chambers.

Section 2. Purpose of Public Hearing. The public hearing will be held for the purpose of determining whether facts exist to support the interim controls created through Ordinance No. 472.

Section 3. Severability. If any sections, sentence, clause or phrase of this Resolution shall be held to be invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, or its application held inapplicable to any person, property or circumstance, such invalidity or unconstitutionality or inapplicability shall not effect the validity or constitutionality of any other section, sentence, clause or phrase of this Resolution or its application to any other person, property or circumstance.

Section 4. This Resolution shall be in full force and effect upon passage and signatures hereon.

PASSED by the City Council this 7th day of April, 2008.

Attest: _______________________________________

Douglas G. Richardson, Mayor

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Alice M. Bush, MMC, City Clerk

Approved as to Form:

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Heidi Ann Wachter, City Attorney