The City of North Bend and Washington Dept. of Ecology are accepting comments on a periodic review of the city’s shoreline master program under RCW 90.58.080(4). The city has prepared draft SMP amendments to keep the SMP current with changes in state law, changes in other city plans and regulations, and other changed local circumstances. The City of North Bend held an initial Public Hearing on August 23, 2018 for proposed amendments to Critical Area Regulations which are being referenced in the SMP.Public comment will be accepted from December 7, 2018 to January 7, 2019 at 5 p.m. A joint local/state public hearing is set for January 10, 2019, 7 p.m. at the North Bend City Hall 211 Main Avenue North, North Bend, WA 98045.Send comments to Senior Planner Jamie Burrell at P.O. Box 896, North Bend WA 98014 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Proposed amendments to the City’s SMP are available for review at northbendwa.gov under public notices and on the Shoreline Master Program Page and at the City Hall Annex,126 East Fourth Street, North Bend.