FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 10, 2010
State DNR schedules public meeting May 18 for proposed land exchange in Pasco
City and state would exchange land parcels
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will hold an open house and presentation on May 18 in Pasco for the public to learn about a proposed exchange of state trust land with the City of Pasco.
Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Time: 6:30 p.m. Open House
7 p.m. Presentation
Location: Franklin County PUD Auditorium
1411 West Clark Street
Pasco, WA 99302
DNR is proposing to exchange an agriculture parcel that it has managed for many years for K-12 school construction revenue but which is now in the path of urban development. In exchange the City of Pasco is offering a portion of a city-owned farm property used to support the Process Water Reuse Facility.
A formal public hearing for interested parties to give testimony about the proposal will be held after the proposal is more fully developed. The final decision will be made by the Pasco City Council and the Board of Natural Resources.
To download maps and descriptions of the two parcels proposed for exchange, please use the following Web link: http://www.dnr.wa.gov/BusinessPermits/Topics/LandExchanges/Pages/amp_exc_pasco_exchange.aspx
Or, go to www.dnr.wa.gov Click on the “Leasing and Land Transactions” link and then select the “Proposed Trust Land Exchanges” link under the heading: Land Exchanges.
PLEASE NOTE: The meeting facility is barrier-free. Persons with a disability who need assistance or information in a different format should call Julie Armbruster, (360) 902-1636 for alternative arrangements. The phone number for the Washington State Telecommunications Relay Service is 1-800-833-6388.
Media Contact: Bob Redling, Communications Manager, 360-902-1149, firstname.lastname@example.org
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