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Moses Lake City Council Member Deanna Martinez at a special meeting on Tuesday. The Moses Lake City Council voted unanimously to keep the current comprehensive plan, passed by the council last November, but to withdraw from consideration any proposed changes to the city’s Urban Growth Area.

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Moses Lake council opts to keep comprehensive plan
May 31, 2022 10:01 p.m.

Moses Lake council opts to keep comprehensive plan

MOSES LAKE — At a special meeting on Tuesday, the Moses Lake City Council voted unanimously to keep the city's comprehensive plan in place but withdraw the proposed changes from consideration by the county. The special meeting was held following a vote at the council’s previous meeting on May 24 to consider repealing the plan, which several council members said had unduly removed land from the Moses Lake urban growth area and failed to adequately consider the prospects of future growth for the city. “The motion I made was in light of announcements (of major business development),” said real estate agent and City Council Member Mark Fancher, who made the repeal proposal. “It was never my intent to repeal (the comprehensive plan).” ...