A public hearing for Sound Transit Light Rail Service will be held by the Mountlake Terrace Hearing Examiner on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Interim City Hall Council Chambers at 6100 219th Street SW, Suite 220.
The public hearing is being held to consider approvals for Sound Transit to obtain a Conditional Use Permit, a Site Development Plan and Critical Areas Reasonable Use Exception to construct 2.2 miles of light rail guideway along Interstate 5. In addition, a light rail station is to be built at the 236th Street SW Transit Center, along with modifications to existing parking at the station.
Construction of power facilities for the new guideway, reconstruction of infrastructure such as roadways and sidewalks, traffic signals, stormwater facilities and retaining walls are components of the approval.
Additionally, demolition of homes on properties acquired by Sound Transit, site grading, temporary parking, utility relocations, critical area restoration, and construction staging areas will also be discussed. Additional impacts include tree removal, night construction and work on steep slopes and in wetland buffers.
For those who cannot attend the public hearing, written comments will be accepted until June 27, 2019 at 5:00 p.m., to the attention of the Hearing Examiner Secretary (6100 219th Street SW, Suite 200, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043 or to Lisa Plancich: firstname.lastname@example.org), and will become part of the permanent record.
More information is available at www.cityofmlt.com/597 or by calling the Community and Economic Development Department at (425) 744-6207.