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File #: 2019-0424    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/16/2019 In control: Local Services, Regional Roads and Bridges Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/4/2019
Enactment date: 12/16/2019 Enactment #: 19032
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: Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Interlocal Agreement, King Conservation District
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19032, 2. A. ILA Between King County and the King Conservation District, 3. A. ILA Between King County and the King Conservation District dated November 13, 2019, 4. 2019-0424 Fiscal Note, 5. 2019-0424 Transmittal Letter, 6. 2019-0424_Att6_KCD Resolution 19-008 - Rates and Charges Structure, 7. 2019-0424_Att7_kCD Resolution 19-009 - Appeals, 8. 2019-0424_Att2_S1, 9. 2019-0424_Att5_KCD Resolution 19-007 - Program of Work, 10. 2019-0424_Revised SR_KCD rates, 11. 2019-0424 Public Notice #1.pdf, 12. 2019-0424 Public Notice #2.pdf, 13. 2019-0424 Affidavit of Publication Seattle Times 11-20-19 & 11-27-19 Ad #919293, 14. 2019-0424 Affidavit of Publication Seattle Times 11-20-19 & 11-27-19 Ad 919291, 15. A. Interlocal Agrement Between King County and the King Conservation District, 16. 2019-0424 Affidavit of Publication Seattle Times 12-27-19 Ad #924600, 17. 2019-0424 Affidavit of Publication Seattle Times 12-27-19 Ad #924600
Staff: Ngo, Jennifer
Drafter
Clerk 11/14/2019
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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: soil conservation; measures to address property compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations, including Clean Water Act standards and Endangered Species Act requirements; aquatic and upland habitat protection and restoration, including technical assistance; National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit support; educational and demonstration projects; water quality monitoring; rain garden programs; invasive species programs; assistance relating to stewardship of working lands, such as agricultural and forest lands; assistance to farmers; 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; cost-sharing fun...

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