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RES3744CITY OF RENTON,WASHINGTON RESOLUTION NO.3744 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF RENTON,WASmNGTON, RATIFYING AMENDMENTS TO THE COUNTYWIDE PLANNING POLICIES. WHEREAS,the Growth Management Act,RCW 36.70A.21 0,mandates the development and adoption of Countywide Planning Policies for King County;and WHEREAS,King County,the City of Seattle,the City of Bellevue and the Suburban Cities of King County have met jointly as the Growth Management Planning Council (GMPC)to develop and recommend Countywide Planning Policies;and WHEREAS,the City of Renton has ratified the Countywide Planning Policies and subsequent amendments;and WHEREAS,Countywide Planning Policy FW-1,Step 9,provides for an amendment process to change the Planning Policies as may be necessary from time to time;and WHEREAS,on February 14,2005,the Metropolitan King County Council ratified the proposed amendments to the King County Countywide Planning Policies,including: 1)GMPC Motion 04-01,Amendments to the Potential Annexation Area Map affecting lands within Tukwila,Redmond,Enumclaw,Bellevue,Kirkland,and Bear Creek Urban Planned Development within the existing urban growth area,and designating a new Urban Separator in Redmond; 2)GMPC Motion 04-02,Amendments to the Urban Growth Area map,adding lands in Issaquah and Renton PAAs to the Urban Growth Area and amending the Urban Growth Boundary; 1 RESOLUTION NO.3744 3)GMPC Motion 04-03,Amendment designating the Burien downtown as an Urban Center as defined in the CPPs; 4)GMPC Motion 04-04,technical corrections to growth targets for the West Hill unincorporated area,Tukwila,Kent,Pacific and Auburn;and 5)GMPC Motion 04-05,Map amendments changing the Urban Growth Areas Map and Urban Growth Area Boundary to add a 29-acre area to the Covington PAA;and WHEREAS,the amendment process requires ratification of proposed amendments by at least 30 percent of the City and County governments representing 70 percent of the population in King County; NOW,THEREFORE,THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON,DOES RESOLVE AS FOLLOWS: SECTION I. SECTIONll. The above findings are true and correct in all respects. The proposed amendments to the Countywide Planning Policies are consistent with the adopted City Comprehensive Plan and the adopted City Business Plan. SECTIONllI.The best interests and general welfare of the City of Renton would be served by ratification of Ordinance 15121, 15123,and 15122 (GMPC Motions 04-01, 04-02, 04-03, 04-04,04-05)as approved by the King County Council and the Growth Management Planning Council. PASSED BY TIffi CITY COUNCIL this 21 s t day of__M:.:..a:::.:r::.....:c:.:..h:.....-__,2005. Bonnie I.Walton,City Clerk 2 RESOLUTION NO.3744 APPROVED BY THE MAYOR this 21 s t day of_-...eM-.:ea:..:;:.r....::...c.c-h :,2005. RES.II 00:3114/05:ma 3