words that say Thurston County

Appeal of An Adminstrative Decision   

Mahan ORV Park (Cadillac Ranch)
Special Use Permit
Project No. 2011101927 
Appeal of Rainier-Vail Neighborhood Group

Hearing Examiner Decision, August 29, 2013

Project Record

Hearing Audio (.mp3 format):

July 29, 2013
    Part 1
    Part 2
    Part 3

July 30, 2013 (.mp3 format):
    Part 1            Part 5
    Part 2            Part 6
    Part 3            Part 7
    Part 4

August 1, 2013 (.mp3 format):
    Part 1            Part 4
    Part 2            Part 5
    Part 3

Thurston County List of Exhibits

Exhibit 1A    Appeal Staff Report with Witness List

Exhibit 1A-1    Appeal of an Administrative Decision April 18, 2013

Exhibit 1A-2    Photos of Public Hearing Notice Posting

Exhibit 1A-3    E-mail from Chief Mark King, S.E. Thurston Fire Authority, 7-30-13

Exhibit 1B    Special Use Permit Staff Report with Attachments

Exhibit 2    Appellant Rainier-Vail Nieghborhood Group's List of Witnesses and Exhibits

Exhibit 2A    Appellant Exhibits:
                    1.    Resume of Patrick Skillings
                    2.    Patrick Skillings outline response to Mahan technical information
                    3.    C.V. of Lucille Ryan
                    4.    Resume of Steve Craig
                    5.    Petitions signed by residents living in vicinity of Cadillac Ranch who oppose ORV track
                    6.    Declaration of Susan Ralston McLean
                    7.    Internal County email exchanges
                    8.    Impact of Noise on Health, Well-being and Quality of Life, Lucille Ryan, 7-29-13
                    9.    Declaration of Jeanne Catherine Flick, 8-1-13, including attachments
                    10.   July 2013 Thurston Regional Planning Council Memoranda regarding Thurston Prairie Habitat
                            Conservation Plan, 2-20-13 T.C. Planning Commission minutes, 1-24-13 T.C. Agriculture
                            Advisory Committee minutes

Exhibit 2B    Examples of citizen complaints to Thurston County regarding eisting ORV

Exhibit 2C    Some Additional Emails Opposing Mahan ORV Track from Residents in the Area (Nos. 1 - 143)

Exhibit 2D    1.    Appellant Rainier-Vail Neighborhood Group's Supplemental Exhibit, July 28, 2013
                     2.    Appellant Rainier-Vail Neighborhood Group's Second Supplemental to Exhibits, August 1, 2013

Exhibit 3    Applicant Mahan's Disclosure of Witnesses and Exhibits with the following attachments:

1.  Stormwater Site Plan, April 26, 2012

2.  Site Access Analysis, April 19, 2012

3.  Septic Design, April 19, 2012

4.  Traffic Impact Analysis, April 19, 2012

5.  Pollution Prevention Plan, April 24, 2012

6.  Hydrogeologic Assessment and Nitrate Loading Study, January 21, 2013

7.  DPS Technical, Inc., Sound Study, August 15, 2012

8.  Olympian, Rainier Track Record, July 13, 2012

9.   CV, Ainsworth, PE, July 15, 2013

10. CV, Real, July 15, 2013

11. CV, Halbert, July 15 2013

12. California OHV Noise Study, September 1, 2005

13. Wyle , CA OHV Noise Study, Real, et al. Dec 1, 2004

14. American Motorcyclist, article, How To Conduct a Sound Test, Jan 1, 2010

15. DPS Technical Projects, July 15, 2013

16. Development of Motorcycle Sound Test Procedure, SAE, Real et al., Aug 1, 2011

17. Understanding and Controlling Vehicle Sound in Env, Motorcycle Noise Control, Jan 14, 2012

18.  Real, Site Measurement Locations, Appendix 4, July 14, 2012

19.  Real, Site Map, July 14, 2012

20.  Dirt Rider, Dropping in on Chris Real, June 2008

21.  Overview, Sound Study, July 7, 2013

22.  Hearing Range, Real, July 15, 2013

23. Sound Resources, Real, July 15, 2013

24. Acoustic Terms, Real, Jan 1, 2012

25. Bio, Real, Jan 1, 2013

26. Sound Advice July 1998

27. Sound Measurements of Helicopters During Logging Operations April 16 2007

28. Appendix 5 Sound Propagation in the Open Air July 5, 2013

29. Acknowledgements July 5, 2013

30. Appendix 1 Noice Reduction Policy July 2012

31.  Support Letters from Close Neighbors July 2010

32.  Support from Rainier Community July 15, 2013

33.  Letter from Senator Dan Swecker July 15, 2013

34.  Map; Neighborhood July 15, 2013

35.  Neighborhood Business Support June 2013

36. Native Plant Map, Site Map and Dept. of Ecology, Jan. 23, 2013

37.  Letter from Randy Schleis, Mayor of Rainier, dated July 26, 2013

38.  Sound Study Appendix 4, Addendum - Measurement Locations, July 26, 2013

39.  Article from the Olympian titled "Farm Family, Neighbors at Odds Over Rainier Motocross Track," July 28, 2013

40.  Letter from Chris Real, DPS Techinical, July 31, 2013

41.  State of Washington, Off Road Vehicle Noise Study and Recommendation, November 2006

42.       A.    Applicant's 1st Supplemental Witness/Exhibit List, dated July 15, 2013
            B.    Applicant's 2nd Supplemental Exhibit List, received July 23, 2013
            C.    Applicant's 3rd Supplemental Witness and Exhibit List, dated July 26, 2013
            D.    Applicant's 4th Supplemental Witness and Exhibit List, dated July 26, 2013
            E.    Applicant's 5th Supplemental Witness and Exhibit List, dated July 28, 2013
            F.    Applicant's 6th Supplemental Witness and Exhibit List, dated July 28, 2013

Exhibit 4    SEPA Appeal Briefs:
                      A.    Appellant Rainier-Vail Neighborhood Group Brief for Hearing, July 29, 2013
                      B.    Brief of Applicant in Support of MDNS and SUP, July 29, 2013

Exhibit 5    Environmental Checklist, received 2-7-12

Exhibit 6    Native Plant Survey, 1-23-12

Exhibit 7    Site Access Analysis, 4-19-13

Exhibit 8    Level 1 Traffic Impact Analysis, 4-19-13

Exhibit 9    Pollution Prevention Plan, 10-3-12

Exhibit 10    Stormwater Site Plan, 4-26-12

Exhibit 11    Hydrogeologic Assessment & Nitrate Loading Study, 1-21-13

Exhibit 12    12-12-12 Thurston County Public Works Comment Memorandum

Exhibit 13    2-27-12 Department of Ecology Comment Letter

Exhibit 14    Full Size Site Plan, received 1-24-13

Exhibit 15    Public Comment Letters, various dates:
                  A.  Public Hearing Comments
                  B.  MDNS Comments
                  C.  Project Comments

Exhibit 16    Comment Letter from Andrew Deffobis, Associate Planner, 8-1-13

Exhibit 17    Map titled "Nearby Property Owners Exhibit," submitted by Applicant, August 7, 2013

Exhibit 18    Post Hearing Briefs:
                   A.    Rainier-Vail Neighborhood Group's Memo in Response to Public Comment, August 15, 2013
                   B.    Appellant Rainier-Vail Neighborhood Group's Post Hearing Brief, August 15, 2013
                   C.    Applicant's Post-Hearing Brief in Support of SUP and MDNS, August 15, 2013

The record also includes:

A.    Prehearing Order Setting Submission Schedule May 7, 2013

B.    Appellant Motion for Order Dismissing SUP and Withdrawing MDNS June 27, 2013

C.    Mahan's Response to Appellant Motion to Dismiss and Withdrawing MDNS July 8, 2013 including the following attachments:
            1.     Declaration of Jeff Mahan July 6, 2013
            2.     Declaration of Jay Goldstein July 8, 2013
           

D.    Thurston County Response to Appellant Motion to Dismiss and Withdrawing MDNS July 8, 2013

E.    Appellant Reply in Support of Motion for Order Dismissing SUP and Withdrawing MDNS July 9, 2013

F.    Post Hearing Order Setting Submission Schedule, August 2, 2013

G.    Prehearing Order on Motion to Dismiss, July 10, 2013

 

 

Contact Us

Cami Petersen, Land Use Clerk. Phone: 360-754-3355 ext. 6348. Fax: 360-754-2939. TDD Phone: (360) 754-2933. Email: peterscs@co.thurston.wa.us.  Address: Thurston County Office of the Hearing Examiner, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Building One, Second Floor, Olympia, WA 98502.

This page last updated: