In 2021, Planning and Building Department staff in coordination with the community and businesses in the Everest Neighborhood(PDF, 2MB) is updating the existing Everest Neighborhood Plan chapter in the Kirkland Comprehensive Plan. Included in the process will be incorporating the recommendations of the NE 85th Street Station Area Plan into the neighborhood plan. For information about the scope of work, process, public outreach plan and schedule that will be used for the neighborhood plan update process review the Moss Bay-Everest Neighborhood Plan Update Framework(PDF, 296KB) document.
Neighborhood Plan Update Survey
Survey results are available in the Everest Neighborhood Plan Survey Summary(PDF, 602KB) document.
On June 8, 2021, a virtual workshop was held to gather information about participant’s future vision, priorities, challenges and opportunities for the Everest Neighborhood Plan. Workshop comments are available in the Everest Neighborhood Plan Workshop Summary(PDF, 276KB) document. See the Everest Workshop “wordle” below that participants made at the workshop.
If you have an idea for a change in land use or code amendment related to a particular property to be considered during the neighborhood plan update process, contact Senior Planner Janice Swenson.
Attend the August 26, 2021 Planning Commission meeting (virtual) or Public Hearing on September 23, 2021 on the Draft Plan. See schedule(PDF, 127KB) for tentative public meetings through the end of 2021.
View meeting packet information for Planning Commission (PC) and the City Council by clicking on the appropriate tab below
What is the Process?
A working group will be formed to work with staff on updating the Everest Neighborhood Plan which will include revisiting the vision statement and policies to determine if they are relevant for the future growth of the area. People interested in participating in the working group should contact staff below. A robust public outreach process will solicit input on revisions to the plan including public workshops, a survey and other opportunities. The community will have an opportunity to comment on the draft plans prior to the public hearing before the Planning Commission and final adoption by City Council by the end of 2021. See schedule for key steps and timing.
To learn more and how to participate, sign up to receive email announcements or contact: Janice Coogan, Senior Planner, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 425-587-3257
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How to Get Involved?
Your input on the proposed amendments is encouraged. Please attend the upcoming meetings or provide your written comments. To learn more and how to participate, sign up to receive email announcements or contact:
Janice Coogan, Senior Planner, email@example.com, or 425-587-3257
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