UW News

March 20, 2017

Public notice: Availability of a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) — UW Bothell/Cascadia College Campus Master Plan

Public Notice University Of Washington

Pursuant to the provisions of WAC 197-11-455 Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and WAC 478-324-140, the University of Washington hereby provides public notice of the:

Availability of a draft environmental impact statement (EIS)

Project Name: University of Washington Bothell/Cascadia College Campus Master Plan

Proponent: University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College

Description of Proposal: The UW Bothell and Cascadia College Campus Master Plan will guide development, building on the
2010 (rev 2011) Campus Master Plan and extending the continuity of planning developed over the next 20 years. The Campus
Master Plan will include guidelines and policies for new development on the campus. It will be formulated to maintain and
enhance the fundamental missions of the University and College, including multiple important roles in undergraduate and
professional education and dedication to research and public service. Campus growth is needed to accommodate the
projected growth in students, faculty, and staff. The scope of the Campus Master Plan includes defining open spaces,
environmental sensitive areas, circulation patterns, development areas and campus physical capacity along with planned
growth. The City of Bothell, University and College recognize the need for coordinated development that allows the
University and College to continue to pursue instruction and service goals. At the same time, the EIS process is intended to
foresee, assess, and outline mitigation measures for the direct, indirect and cumulative impacts of development. The
anticipated outcome of the planning process is to maximize the positive impacts and minimize adverse impacts upon the City,
communities surrounding the campus and promote the health and vitality of the residential, business and academic

Location: The current UW Bothell/Cascadia College campus is generally bounded by -405 and SR-522 on the
East; SR-522 on the South; 110th Avenue NE, NE 185th Street and Beardslee Boulevard on the West; and Beardslee Boulevard
on the North. The Campus Master Plan proposes to extend the boundary to include four parcels adjacent to and West of
campus between Beardslee Boulevard to the North and 108th Avenue NE to the West.

Lead Agency: University of Washington

Public Hearing: Comments will also be taken at a meeting to be held on April 10, 2017 at the North Creek Event
Center 18225 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. If you cannot attend the meeting to make your
comments, you can e-mail them to jblakesl@uw.edu or mail them to the contact address below:

Comment Deadline: April 17, 2017

EIS availability: The Draft EIS covers all elements of the environment relevant to the project and can be found
online at: https://www.uwb.edu/campusplanning/master-plan. A copy will be available in the campus library.

SEPA Responsible Official: Julie Blakesley

Send comments in writing or by email to:
Julie Blakeslee, Environmental and Land Use Planner
Capital Planning & Development
Box 352205
Seattle, WA 98195-2205
(206) 543-2425