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File #: 2012-0432    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/22/2012 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/13/2012
Enactment date: 11/20/2012 Enactment #: 17474
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the imposition of a natural resource conservation rate and charge in the King Conservation District and authorizing the executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between King County and the King Conservation District.
Sponsors: Julia Patterson, Reagan Dunn, Larry Gossett, Larry Phillips
Indexes: King Conservation District
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 17474.pdf, 2. 2012-0432 transmittal letter.doc, 3. A. Interlocal Agreement Between King County and the King Conservation District, dated 11-13-2012, 4. 2012-0432 Copy of KCD Fiscal Note.xls, 5. 2012-0432 KCD ad 10 15 12.doc, 6. 2012-0432 KCD ad PO 10 18 12 final.doc, 7. A. Interlocal Agreement Between King County and the King Conservation District Relating to Natural Resource Conservation, 8. 2012-0432 King Conservation Notice #1 REVISED 10-19.doc, 9. 2012-0432 King Conservation Notice #2 REV.doc, 10. 2012-0432 Staff Report (10-24-12).doc, 11. 2012-0432 Staff Report - KCD (10-31-12).doc, 12. 2012-0432 Affidavit of Publication - Notice #2 Seattle Times - 10/24 & 10/31/12.pdf, 13. 2012-0432 Affidavit of Publication - Notice #1 - Seattle Times 10-24 and 10-31-12.pdf, 14. 17474 Striking Amendment S1 - 11-13-12, 15. 17474 concurrence ltr 12-17-13.pdf
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the imposition of a natural resource conservation rate and charge in the King Conservation District and authorizing the executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between King County and the King Conservation District.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings:
A. The King Conservation District is a governmental subdivision of the state of Washington, organized under chapter 89.08 RCW to protect and conserve natural resources throughout King County except within the boundaries of the incorporated cities of Enumclaw, Federal Way, Milton, Pacific and Skykomish.
B. RCW 89.08.405 authorizes a county legislative authority to approve by resolution revenues to a conservation district by fixing a system of rates and charges to fund conservation district activities and programs to conserve natural resources.
C. The King Conservation District provides the benefits of resource practices, programs and projects authorized by chapter 89.08 RCW available to all land owners or land occupiers within the district including but not limited to: technical assistance to landowners to meet the requirements of state, county and municipal regulations relating to conservation; technical support for King County agricultural programs; assistance to landowners in resolving code enforcement issues relating to conservation and environmental protection; development of plans for livestock manure storage facilities; assistance to county and municipal departments with water quality coordination and protections; coordination of intergovernmental partnerships to carry out joint projects, including the development and implementation of water quality and habitat protection projects; assistance to governments to develop livestock and agricultural laws and regulations; research to determine and develop the most effective best management practices to improve water quality; development of farm plans; cost-sharing funding for sensi...

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