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Planning Commission meets February 28, 2023. Here’s how to weigh in.

February 24, 2023 – FYI, Notices for Public Comment

The Regular Planning Commission meets February, 2023, at 7 p.m. in the Assembly Chambers.

This hybrid meeting will be held in person and by remote participation. Join the virtual meeting online https://juneau.zoom.us/j/85332637622 or call: 1-346-248-7799 or 1-669-900-6833 or 1-253-215-8782 or 1-312-626-6799 or 1-929-436-2866 or 1-301-715-8592 and enter Webinar ID: 853 3263 7622. If you’re giving public comment, you’ll be asked to state your name, place of residence, and will be asked to stay on the phone after your testimony to answer any questions from the Commission. For more information about the procedure, contact the Community Development Department at 907-586-0715.

The public is encouraged to submit written comments to [email protected] by 12 noon, February 24, 2023, or testify at the meeting. Read the Planning Commission Meeting agenda HERE.

Pederson Hill Nursery with Retail Sales (USE2022 0012)

The applicants request a Conditional Use Permit to develop an organic cut-flower and vegetable nursery with 14 hoop houses, multiple garden beds, a gravel driveway, and a parking area for customers on the southern portion of the lot. Seasonal retail sales will be open to the public May through September; or, customers may come by appointment or by ticketed sales events. Operating times when the nursery will be open to the public are tentatively planned for Monday through Sunday, 0:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Installation of new Wireless Communication Facility Tower (WCF2022 0001)

The applicant requests a Special Use Permit to develop a new 62-foot, non-concealed wireless communications tower in an Industrial zone. The tower will be located next to the Tribal Emergency Operations Center (TEOC) for the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (CCTHITA). The tower will improve communications by connecting remote Southeast Alaskan Tribal communities and emergency/first responders through the monitoring of established frequencies. The tower will also allow real time communications with the Village Public Safety Officer Program (VPSO) in Tribal communities.

Design modifications to Phase 1, including structure reorientation and drainage modifications. (ARF2023 0001)

The applicant requests relocation of Unit Lot D to accommodate geotechnical conditions encountered on the site. The proposed change includes reorienting a detention pond. The recommended approval remains subject to the conditions of the original approval. If this modification to the ARS plan is approved, the lot relocation will be shown on the final plat.

Streams & other Waterbodies Ordinance (anadromous waterbodies buffer) (AME2017 0001)

Repeal Wetland Review Board (AME2022 0047)