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PC Minutes 2021-02-24MINUTES PLANNING COMMISSION Meeting Held Virtually Port Angeles, Washington 98362 February 24, 2021 6:00 p.m. REGULAR MEETING PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Chair Schwab opened the regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. ROLL CALL Commissioners Present: Andrew Schwab (Chair), Benjamin Stanley (Vice-Chair), Richie Ahuja, Steve Luxton, Marolee Smith, Colin Young City Staff Present: Emma Bolin (Manager) Ben Braudrick (Associate Planner) Public Present: John Ralston PUBLIC COMMENT: John Ralston, City Resident Mentioned his continued interest in being interviewed by Makers, Inc. as a part of the 2021 housing related code updates. Chair Schwab closed public comments APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Commissioner Young moved to accept the minutes from the February 2, 2021 Joint City Council/Planning Commission meeting and the February 10, 2021 regular meeting. Vice Chair Stanley seconded, all were in approval ACTION ITEMS 1. Work Session: Climate Resiliency Plan Task 4 Preparation Vice Chair Stanley introduced and led the Commission through his process in evaluating the Conservation Element of the Comprehensive Plan with a SWOT analysis. Discussion followed on the SWOT contents and the timing of element review and final analysis document. It was agreed that two-three meetings to review would be appropriate in order to not rush the process and provide staff time to synthesize each Commissioner’s analysis. Commission discussion on the Housing Element followed. Commissioner Smith asked if she could work with someone else on the Housing Element. Staff responded that they could help facilitate that. STAFF UPDATES CED Manager Bolin updated the Commission on the ordinance that staff was considering bringing to the Planning Commission, the Shoreline Master Program public comment period and public DocuSign Envelope ID: 02AD491C-3DD5-4320-BEDD-A616BCE6BF06 Planning Commission Minutes February 24, 2021 Page 2 hearing, the Cascadia meeting with the Climate Action Planning Group, and Planning Commissioner Vacancies. Associate Planner Braudrick updated the Commission on the Peninsula Section Forum on Housing and the availability of the recording. He shared that he has been selected to sit on a state panel that will help local governments integrate hazard mitigation into their comprehensive plan. REPORTS OF COMMISSION MEMBERS Commission Young asked when the Planning Commissioner application process closed. Manager Bolin stated that it was open until filled. Commissioner Luxton asked what the Commissions could do concerning his comments on housing at the Joint Council/Commission meeting. Chair Schwab stated that it could be put on a future agenda. ADJOURNMENT The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m. Ben Braudrick, Secretary Andrew Schwab, Chair PREPARED BY: Ben Braudrick, Secretary DocuSign Envelope ID: 02AD491C-3DD5-4320-BEDD-A616BCE6BF06