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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

Notice is hereby provided that public hearings pursuant to Idaho Code Title 67, Chapter 65 and Kootenai City Code have been set for the Kootenai City Council, May 1, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Kootenai City Hall, 204 Spokane Street, Kootenai, ID to consider the following:

DAYCARE STANDARDS: Kootenai City Council has initiated an amendment to Title 8, Zoning Regulations, to: clarify the permitting processes for in-home childcare and childcare centers; restore a requirement that in-home childcare providers obtain a state basic daycare license; and require that play areas be fenced.

FENCING AND VISIBILITY STANDARDS: Kootenai City Council has initiated an amendment to Title 8, Zoning Regulations, to: define vision triangles; set standards for traffic visibility on public roads; increase the maximum height for fences from 6’ to 7’ with certain exceptions; identify fencing materials; allow for arbors; set fence height standards for front yards; advise landowners of the responsibility to call before you dig and to be aware of utility restrictions; and to provide that violations are a misdemeanor and subject to enforcement actions of Title 8.

The public is welcome to attend the hearings or provide written comment. Any written comment greater than 1 page must be submitted at least 5 days prior to the meeting.  Written material not exceeding 1 page may be read into the record the day of the hearing.  Public wishing to speak at the hearing may do so in compliance with the public hearing resolution, a copy of which is located at City Hall.

Written comment can be mailed to City of Kootenai, P.O. Box 566, Kootenai, ID 83840, or emailed to [email protected]

The proposed ordinances are available for view at Kootenai City Hall, 204 Spokane Street, Kootenai, during regular business hours.  Anyone requiring special accommodations due to disability should contact the City Clerk at (208) 265-2431 at least two days prior to the meeting.