Tom and Lin Hillman submitted a consolidated application on August 1, 2012 for setback and critical areas variances for the construction of a new single-family residence at 1139 Sierra Place. A hearing on this application was held before the Hearing Examiner on March 14, 2013. The Hearing Examiner issued an initial decision on March 28, 2013, of which the City and applicant requested reconsideration. Following an order on the reconsideration issued by the Hearing Examiner on April 16, 2013 and receipt of comments from parties of record, the Hearing Examiner issued a final decision upon reconsideration on April 24, 2013, which was mailed to all parties of record on April 25, 2013. A timely appeal by Stephen Schroeder, Cheryl Beighle, Todd Brown, and Candy Brown was received on May 8, 2013. Information regarding this application and the appeal is provided in the following sections.
Closed Record Appeal
A closed record appeal means an administrative appeal on the record to the City Council, following an open record public hearing on a development project permit application when the appeal is on the record with no new evidence or information allowed to be submitted, except as provided in ECDC 20.07.005.B, and only appeal argument allowed.
Only parties of record are allowed to testify at the closed record appeal or submit responses to the written arguments that are submitted as identified in the timeline below. ECDC 20.07.003.B defines parties of record as:
||Any person who testified at the open record public hearing on the application;|
||Any person who individually submits written comments concerning the application at the open record public hearing (or to staff if an appeal of a Type II decision). Persons who have only signed petitions are not parties of record; and/or|
||The City of Edmonds|
|Appeal File Number||Appellants|
|APL20130001||Stephen Schroeder, Cheryl Beighle, Todd Brown, and Candy Brown|
All written arguments and rebuttals must be received by the City's Development Services Department at or before 4:30 p.m. of the applicable due dates listed above. Late submittals will not be accepted. The Development Services Department is located on the second floor of City Hall at 121 5th Avenue North.
The written arguments received by the City will be posted on this page upon receipt. It is the responsibility of the parties involved to obtain for their own use copies of the written arguments, responses, rebuttals and surrebuttals submitted. This web page is intended to make that easier given the sensitive timelines involved.
Written arguments will be posted below as they are received. These arguments can be viewed by clicking on the author of the arguments.
|Appellants Written Arguments|
|Parties of Record Written Responses|
|Appellants Written Rebuttals|