City Council will consider Resolution 1075 during their April 10 Council meeting on Monday evening. According to the Council Memo, it is " intended to improve the public process..."
This seems incredibly disingenuous in light of the overwhelming public turn-out against Development Agreements for Gig Harbor's most vulnerable area: Downtown.
Months of "public process" against the use of DA's in the Downtown, did nothing to sway the sitting administration's position. So who DO they represent?
Remind Council Who They Serve
City Council Meeting Mon - April 10, 2017 - 5:30 pm
Gig Harbor Civic Center | 3510 Grandview Street
CA's Development Agreement "trend" faces opposition...
A Dangerous Rise in Development Agreements -- Curb your DA’s. No, we’re not talking about District Attorneys, but rather the propensity of our planning staff to negotiate Development Agreements (DAs) with the owners of substantial chunks of our fair city. These agreements invariably allow development that goes beyond zoning restrictions, i.e. heights, setbacks, buildable area (FAR), parking requirements, and has a negative impact on our City, its residents, and their quality of life, in the name of “Community Benefits. Go to Santa Monica News to read more ....