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STATE OF WASHINGTON <br />County of Jefferson <br />AN ORDINANCE APPROVING FOUR } <br />COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS, } <br />FILE NUMBERS MLA06-01 [BELL], } ORDINANCE NO. 10-1002-06 <br />MLA06-74 [AUSTIN], } <br />MLA06-77 [BROWN AND DCD], & } <br />MLA06-85 [PORT OF PORT TOWNSEND] } <br />WHEREAS, the Board of Jefferson County Commissioners ("the Board") has, as <br />required by the Growth Management Act ("the GMA"), as codified at RCW 36.70A.010 et seq., <br />set in motion and now completed the proper professional review and public notice and comment <br />with respect to any and all proposed amendments to the County's Comprehensive Plan as <br />originally adopted by Resolution No. 72-98 on August 28, 1998 and as subsequently amended, <br />and; <br />WHEREAS, as mandated by the GMA, the Board has reviewed and voted upon the <br />proposed amendments to the County's Comprehensive Plan ("CP") that composed the 2006 <br />Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket ("the Docket"), and; <br />WHEREAS, of the five (5) proposals that composed the original Docket, the Board has <br />approved or approved with conditions four (4) of those proposals—MLA 06-01 [Bell], MLA06- <br />74 [Austin], MLA06-77 [Brown & DCD] and MLA06-85 [Port of Port Townsend]—and an <br />adopting Ordinance is required to formalize the Board's legislative action, and; <br />WHEREAS, the Board makes the following Findings of Fact with respect to the 2006 <br />Comprehensive Plan Amendment Cycle and these four amendments: <br />1. The County adopted its Comprehensive Plan in August 1998 and its development <br />regulations or Unified Development Code ("UDC") in December 2000. The CP was <br />reviewed and updated in 2004. <br />2. The GMA, which mandates that Jefferson County generate and adopt a CP requires that <br />there be in place a process to amend the CP. <br />3. The amendment process for the CP must be available to the citizens of this County <br />[including corporations and other business entities] on a regular basis. In accordance <br />