April 13, 2020

Planning Commission

PUBLIC NOTICES

 

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and CDC guidelines, the April 13, 2020 meeting will not be physically open to the public.
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 Notice is hereby given that an application to vacate a utility easement in the City of Homer was received on 2/6/2020 by the Planning Department of the Kenai Peninsula Borough. Location: Vacate the following,
A) Two portions of sewer easement affected by a 2.9 foot encroachment of a house and a 1.5 foot encroachment of a deck.
B) Two portions of a 20 foot public utility easement affected by a 1.0 foot encroachment of a house and a 3.6 foot encroachment of a deck.
Easements of record are shown and/or noted on Virginia Lynn 2006 Replat, plat HM 2006-20; within Section 21, Township 6 South, Range 13 West, Seward Meridian, Alaska, within the Kenai Peninsula Borough. KPB File 2020-021V.
Purpose as stated in petition: Requesting to vacate the utility easements where the existing house and deck foot-prints encroach. The house and deck encroach into the utility easement granted by plat number HM 2006-20 to service a buried sewer line that lies about 15’ north of the house. The house and deck also encroach into a 20’ wide utility easement that is adjacent to Mattox Road right-of-way. The owner has owned this house for many years and would like to clean up some of the easement encroachment problems for a future refinance or sale.
Petitioner(s)/Owner(s): Virginia F. Tornes, of Homer, AK.

 

Public notice is hereby given that a petition was received on 2/3/2020 to vacate a public right-of-way in the Kalifornsky area. Area under consideration is described as follows:
Location and request: Vacate the easterly portion of Kayeway Road, a 60 foot right-of-way approximately 520 feet in length including the associated utility easements, as dedicated on Betty Goodrich Best Addition Phase 1, plat KN 2008-131. The right-of-way being vacated is unconstructed and located within the SW1/4 of Section 2, Township 4 North, Range 11 West, Seward Meridian, Alaska, within the Kenai Peninsula Borough. KPB File 2020-020V.
Purpose as stated in petition: Kayeway Road is a 60' right of way that is being re-designed to facilitate a new subdivision. Alternate 60 foot right of way is being dedicated to allow access to new lot configuration and a 60 foot right of way is being dedicated to better align with future extension easterly into adjacent property.
Petitioner(s): Megan Best and Amanda Best of Kenai, AK.

 

Public notice is hereby given that a petition was received on 2/6/2020 to vacate a Section Line easement in the City of Homer. Area under consideration is described as follows:
Location and request: This plat vacates a 33' Section Line Easement located within Lot 6A-1 Virginia Lynn 2006 Replat (Plat HM 2006-20) and as dedicated on 6A-1 Virginia Lynn 2006 Replat (Plat HM 2006-20). The right-of-way being vacated contains a driveway for the residence constructed on Lot 6A-1 and located within the SW1/4 of Section 16, Township 6 South, Range 13 West, Seward Meridian, Alaska, within the Kenai Peninsula Borough. KPB File 2020-021V2.
Purpose as stated in petition: The area of requested Section Line Easement Vacation is on lot 6A-1, Virginia Lynn 2006 Replat (Plat HM 2006-20). The Section Line Easement has been vacated from adjacent lots and a portion of the subject lot 6A-1 Virginia Lynn 2006 Replat (Plat HM 2006-20) by previous Section Line Easement Vacation Plat No.’s HM 2008-9 and HM 85-109. We are requesting to vacate the entire remaining Section Line Easement within Lot 6A-1 Virginia Lynn 2006 Replat (Plat HM 2006-20). The subject Section Line Easement is not used for any access nor has it been used as an access. The house encroaches 14.3’ and the deck encroaches 12.9' into the Section Line Easement, which will be vacated and finalized by Section Line Easement Vacation Plat associated with Virginia Lynn 2006 Replat, KPB 2020-021V2.
Petitioner: Virginia F Tornes of Homer, AK.

 

Public notice is hereby given that a petition was received on 1/21/2020 to vacate a public right-of-way in the Fox River area. Area under consideration is described as follows:
Location and request: Vacate a 40 foot width of the 100 foot wide East End Road right-of-way, including associated 20 foot utility easement, adjacent to Lot 3-D Voznesenka Too (HM 2000-23), Lots 1-A and 1-B Voznesenka 2006 (HM 2008-94) as dedicated and granted by Voznesenka (HM 85-31). The right-of-way being vacated is developed.
Vacate the 10 foot utility easement adjoining the south and west boundaries of Lot 3-D Voznesenka Too (HM 2000-23), the 10 foot utility easement adjoining the north and west boundaries of Lot 1-A Voznesenka, and the 10 foot utility easement adjoining the northwest, southwest and southeast boundaries of Lot 1-B Voznesenka 2006 (HM 2008-94) as granted by Voznesenka (HM 85-31).
Right of way vacation and utility easement vacations are located within the N 1/2 of S36, T4S, R11W, S.M., KPB, Alaska. KPB File 2020-016V.
Purpose as stated in petition: (summarized) Vacating the Right-of-Way and unnecessary easements created by HM 85-31 and subsequent plats for 3 lots at the cemetery. Voznesenka Community council Inc. would like to vacate right of way for the existing encroaching cemetery, some of which may have been in existence prior to grant of right of way. We would like to vacate a 40 foot wide portion of the 100 feet wide right of way, leaving the standard 60 feet wide borough required right of way. We feel we need this extra area for remedy the cemetery encroachment and to provide adequate room for the (proposed) church, parking, and community area.
Petitioner(s): Voznesenka Community Council Inc., and Nazary and Anastasia Basargin of HOMER, AK.
Postponed from the February 24, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting. 

 

Ordinance 2020-__; An Ordinance Amending the Kenai Peninsula Borough Hazard Mitigation Plan by Deleting Existing Annex C, 2010 City of Kenai Hazard Mitigation Plan Update, and Adopting the City of Kenai Hazard Mitigation Plan 2020 Update as the New Annex C

 

Public notice is hereby given that an application for a Conditional Use Permit has been received a bank stabilization project utilizing boulders within the 50-foot Habitat Protection District of the Kenai River. Pursuant to KPB 21.18.072, this project may be allowed within the 50-foot Habitat Protection District if a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) is approved by the Planning Commission.
Petitioner: Caribou Adventures, LLC, Craig Young, San Juan Capistrano, CA
Physical Address: 1501 Barabara Drive, Kenai, AK 99611
Legal Description: T SN R 11W SEC 10 Seward Meridian, KN 2006096, Lot 1A, Coyles Landing Subdivision Miller Replat
KPB Parcel Number: 049-120-85

 

Public notice is hereby given that an application for a Conditional Use Permit has been recieved for replacing an existing pipe within the 50-foot Habitat Protection District on an unnamed tributary to the Swanson River. Pursuant to KPB 21.18.072, this project may be allowed within the 50-foot Habitat Protection District if a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) is approved by the Planning Commission.
Petitioner: Hilcorp Alaska, LLC, Anchorage, AK.
Physical Address: 46016 Marathon Road, Sterling, AK 99672
Legal Description: T7N R9W & R10W Sec 1-36 Seward Meridian, KN all of Sec 1 thru 23 & 29 & 30 & PTN Sec 24 thru 28 & 31 thru 33 lying North of North Peninsula Recreation Service Area Boundary in T7N R9W; All of T7N R10W
KPB Parcel Number: 025-110-02

 

Resolution 2020-07; A modification application of a conditional land use permit for material extraction on a parcel in the Anchor Point area.
Applicant / Landowner: Beachcomber LLC
Parcel Number: 165-012-16
Location: 74185 Anchor Point Road
Postponed from February 24, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting.  Public testimony was held and closed at the February 24, 2020 Planning Commission meeting. No public comments will be received by the Planning Commission.  Motion on Floor.