As part of the update to Spokane County's Comprehensive Plan, the County is considering revisions of the Critical Areas Ordinance. The Critical Areas Ordinance includes provisions to protect wetlands, critical aquifer recharge areas, fish and wildlife conservation areas, frequently flooded areas, and geologic hazardous areas. The Planning Commission held a public hearing on the proposed changes on January 25, 2018 and subsequently scheduled March 15, 2018 to deliberate on the proposal. Deliberations will begin at 9:00 am or as soon as possible thereafter in the Public Works Hearing Room, located at 1026 W. Broadway Avenue, Spokane, WA 99260. Since the hearing has been closed, no public comment will be allowed at the deliberations, however,, the public is invited to attend the meeting and listen to the deliberations. Questions may be directed to John Pederson, phone (509) 477-3675 or [email protected].