The Newberg Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on March 9, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Newberg Public Safety Building, 401 E. Third Street, Newberg, OR, to evaluate the following new proposals:

1. Chehalem Cultural Center patio: Consider a design review application to build an outdoor patio adjacent to the ballroom at the Chehalem Cultural Center. 415 E. Sheridan Street. Applicant: Chehalem Park and Recreation District. File: DR2-16-009.

2. Dutchman Ridge annexation: Consider an annexation application for three properties located at 25020, 25240 and 25300 North Valley Road (25.66 acres total). The zoning will change from VLDR-1 (County) to R-1 (City low density residential). This matches the city Comprehensive Plan designation of LDR on these properties. Applicant: Del Boca Vista, LLC. File: ANX-17-001

3. Cell tower at 500 E. Illinois Street: Consider a conditional use permit & design review application for a new wireless telecommunications tower and ground equipment at 500 E. Illinois Street. The tower will have a faux tree antenna support structure. Applicant: Verizon Wireless. File: CUP-17-001/DR2-17-001.

You may examine information regarding these projects at the Newberg Community Development Department, 414 E. First Street, Newberg, OR 97132, or on the city website at https://www.newbergoregon.gov/planning. The staff recommendation regarding these projects will be available one week before the hearing. If you have any questions, please call the Newberg Planning Division at 503-537-1240. All interested persons may appear and provide testimony. Any written testimony must be submitted to the Community Development Department office by noon on March 6, 2017. Written testimony received after this time will be read out loud at the hearing subject to time limits for speakers, and will be included in the record if there are further proceedings. Only those persons who participate either orally or in writing in the hearing proceedings leading to the adoption of the action may appeal the decision.

Publish: 02-22-17 NG586455