Current Annexations

Glenwood Hills

Updated April 2013

UPDATE:   Final approval from the State Office of Financial Management in Olympia. Approximately 584 new residents were counted during the census.

CHARACTERISTICS: The  Glenwood Hills Annexation area is located in Vancouver’s unincorporated urban growth area and is contiguous to the City of Vancouver south of 58th Street between 82nd Avenue and I-205; an area 63.35 acres in size.

PUBLIC OUTREACH: Initial notification letters and information brochures to affected property owners and the surrounding Neighborhood Associations mailed Sep 5, 2012. Public meeting held before City Council on September 17, 2012. Invitations for open house meeting mailed on Nov. 26, 2012. Open house meeting held December 12, 2012. Postcard survey and public hearing notice mailed December 17th, 2012. Public hearing with City Council held January 7, 2013. Final ordinance hearing notice for January 28th mailed on January 11, 2013. Public hearing held on Monday January 28th, 2013.

TIMELINE: The line in bold indicates the current phase in the annexation process.  

GLENWOOD HILLS - PETITION METHOD ANNEXATION PROCESS:

•Council: Meeting regarding proposed Resolution (September 17, 2012)
•Staff: Collect petition signatures (Completed)
•Staff: Petition Signature Certification request to Assessor (Completed)
•Assessor: Certify petition signatures (Completed)
•Staff: Public Open House: (December 12, 2012)
•Staff: Schedule Public Hearing before City Council (Completed)
•Council: 1st public hearing on annexation ordinance (January 7, 2013)
•Council: 2ndpublic hearing on annexation ordinance (January 28, 2013)
•Notices to affected parties sent out (Completed)     
•Annexation goes into effect February 28, 2013
•Staff: Conduct full census of annexed area March 26, 2013
•Census certification received Office of Financial Management. 

CITY COUNCIL ACTION:
On Monday, January 7, 2013 City Council heard the first reading of the annexation ordinance. No persons appeared to offer testimony. The second and final public hearing date for the ordinance was held January 28, 2013, 7 PM at City Hall.

Regency Place

UPDATE: The Regency Place Annexation area property owners petitioned the City of Vancouver to be annexed, using the 60% petition method (see methods of annexations). The City Council adopted the 10% petition resolution on January 8, 2007. Staff and property owners are currently working together to resolve one hold out property owner for the purpose of converting the surrounding public roads to a private ownership.

CHARACTERISTICS: The Regency Place annexation area is located in Vancouver’s unincorporated urban growth area and is contiguous to the City of Vancouver along the Evergreen School District #114 Annexation (M-3750); an area approximately 19.47 acres in size.

PUBLIC OUTREACH: The Regency Place Homeowner Association invited Suzan Wallace to make an annexation presentation on November 28, 2006. Following the presentation, the property owners decided to support annexation. The owners then submitted a formal Notice of Intent to the City of Vancouver requesting annexation on December 12, 2006.

TIMELINE: The line in bold indicates the current phase in the annexation process.

REGENCY PLACE - PETITION METHOD ANNEXATION PROCESS:

•Council: Adopted Petition Resolution (January 8, 2007)
•Staff: Collect petition signatures (October 4, 2010) 
•Staff: Signature Certification request to Assessor (October 6, 2010)
•Assessor: Certify petition signatures (October 8, 2010)
Council: Annexation ordinance (TBD)
•Notices sent out (TBD)
•Annexation goes into effect (TBD)
•Staff: Conduct full census of annexed area (TBD)

COUNCIL ACTION: On Monday, January 8, 2007, City Council heard a presentation from city staff and had an open discussion with the property owners regarding the adoption of a resolution accepting the 10 percent Regency Place annexation area petition. First, City Council defined the area to be annexed (shown in the maps above). Second, City Council determined the appropriate zoning and comprehensive plan designations for the property, which are most similar to the zoning designations originally applied by Clark County. Finally, City Council decided whether or not to require the assumption of all or any portion of existing City indebtedness by the properties to be annexed.