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File #: 2016-0235    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/2/2016 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/9/2016
Enactment date: 5/9/2016 Enactment #: 18282
Title: AN ORDINANCE creating lake management district No. 2 in the Lake Geneva watershed; and declaring an emergency.
Sponsors: Pete von Reichbauer
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18282.pdf, 2. A. Boundaries of the District, 3. B. Proposed Special Assessment Roll, 4. A. Boundaries of the District, 5. B. Proposed Special Assessment Roll, 6. 2016-0235_SR_LakeGeneva_050316.docx, 7. 18282 Cerification of ballot results.pdf, 8. Notice of adoption within 10 days of adoption - published in Seattle Times on 5-16-16, 9. 18282 Adoption Nortice - Seattle Times 5-16-16.pdf
Staff: Auzins, Erin
Drafter
Clerk 04/28/2016
Title
AN ORDINANCE creating lake management district No. 2 in the Lake Geneva watershed; and declaring an emergency.
Body
STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. Ordinance 18102 adopted a resolution of intention to form lake management district No. 2 in the Lake Geneva watershed and set a public hearing on the formation of the proposed district.
2. Ordinance 18228 adopted a resolution submitting the question of creating lake management district No. 2 to the owners of land within the proposed district, and adopted a lake management plan.
3. The lake management plan calls for the county to administer the lake management district, with the County to be reimbursed from the proposed assessments.
4. In accordance with state law, ballots were mailed out on March 1, 2016, and ballots received by 5:00 p.m. on March 31, 2016, were counted. 5. The county received a total of 4,565 ballots with 3,895 votes in favor of formation, and 670 votes opposed to formation; those votes in favor of formation exceed eight-five percent.
6. RCW 36.61.100 requires that when a simple majority vote in favor of creating the lake management district, the council adopt an ordinance creating the district.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings: This ordinance must be enacted as an emergency ordinance in order to allow the district to immediately begin operations so as to begin a work program and obtain funding for its work program for 2016.
SECTION 2. Lake management district No. 2 is hereby created. The boundaries of the district include all lakeside parcels to Lake Geneva, as set forth in Attachment A to this ordinance. The duration of the district shall be 2016 through 2026. The activities to be financed by the district shall be those described in the lake management plan adopted by Ordinance 18228.
SECTION 3. Special assessments of $14,500 shall be collected annually to finance the district activities for ten years, wit...

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