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January 31, 2022
10:00 AM
(360) 336-6214
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Public Hearing - Hearing Examiner (ENGR21-0216)

Monday, January 31, 2022


PROJECT DESCRIPTION: A new, three story, 60,000 s.f. medical office building to house outpatient medical services is proposed. Parking facilities for 161 vehicles and landscaping improvements will be constructed with the new building. Five single-family residential structures, one duplex structure, and four commercial structures will be demolished. There are no critical areas on or near the project site, and the site is not located in the 100-year floodplain.

Public hearings are required for this project because more than 75 PM peak hour traffic trips are being generated by the proposed development. An open record public hearing will be held before the Hearing Examiner and the Hearing Examiner’s recommendation will be forwarded to the City Council who will make a decision on this project at a closed record public hearing.

Permits and City File Nos: SEPA (PLAN21-0253), Site Plan (PLAN21-0252), and Traffic Concurrency (ENGR21-0216)

PROJECT LOCATION: The project site is comprised of 12 parcel numbers located between East Division and East Carpenter Streets (north to south) and South 12th and South 11th Streets (east to west) within the SW ¼ of Section 20, Township 34N, Range 04E, W.M. The site parcel numbers include all of the following: P53009, P53011, P53012, P53018, P53019, P53020, P53021, P53022, P53023, P53024, P53025, and P53026.


Zervas Group Architects

Attn: Jed Ballew

209 Prospect Street

Bellingham, WA 98225


Optimum Properties LLC

Craig Cammock, Governor

P.O. Box 836

Mount Vernon, WA 98273

PUBLIC HEARING: A public hearing on the above-described project will be held by the Mount Vernon Hearing Examiner on MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2022 starting at 10am via Zoom. Those wishing to participate in this virtual hearing must call 360-336-6214 or email: no later than 12 PM ON JANUARY 28, 2022 to receive information needed to participate in this virtual hearing.

Any person may comment on the application at the hearing advertised herein, receive notice and request a copy of the decision or recommendation once it is made. To receive additional information regarding this project contact the Development Services Department and ask to become a party of record.

City staff has created a page on the City’s permit portal where the site plans, technical reports, and other pertinent information can be viewed by following these directions: navigate to: once on this webpage click on the blue “GO” link under the heading “My Portal”. Type in file number ENGR21-0216 into the search bar near the top of the screen. Click on the project number listed below the search bar when it appears.


Further information can be obtained by contacting the following:

City of Mount Vernon, Development Services Department

Contact: Rebecca Lowell

910 Cleveland Ave.

Mount Vernon, WA 98273

(360) 336-6214

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