A. General. The City Council shall consider at a public meeting each recommendation transmitted by the Planning Commission and each proposal before the Council at the Council’s own direction. The Council shall take legislative action on the proposal in accordance with state law.
B. City Council Action. The City Council may take one of the following actions:
1. Adopt an ordinance or resolution adopting the proposal or adopting the proposal with modifications; or
2. Adopt a motion denying the proposal; or
3. Refer the proposal back to the Planning Commission for further proceedings, in which case the City Council shall specify the time within which the Planning Commission shall report back to the City Council with a recommendation.
C. Effect of City Council Action. The action of the City Council on a Process IV proposal may be appealed together with any SEPA Threshold Determination by filing a petition with the Growth Management Hearings Board pursuant to the requirements set forth in RCW 36.70A.290. The petition must be filed within the 60-day time period set forth in RCW 36.70A.290(2). (Ord. 4972, 3-3-97, § 3)