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File #: 2021-0074    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 2/16/2021 In control: Mobility and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/6/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #: 15853
Title: A MOTION authorizing the King County executive to accept a donation of two conservation easements totaling approximately twenty-three and one-half acres of private property north of Covington, WA, appraised at one hundred sixty-seven thousand five hundred dollars, for fish and wildlife habitat conservation purposes.
Sponsors: Reagan Dunn
Indexes: Conservation Easements, Donations, Executive, Property, Wildlife
Attachments: 1. Motion 15853, 2. 2021-0074 Legislative Review Form, 3. A. Shadow Lake Prinsen Parcel A Property Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreement Easement, 4. B. Shadow Lake Prinsen Parcel C Property Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreement Easement, 5. 2021-0074 Shadow Lake - Transmittal Letter, 6. 2021-0074 Copy of Shadow Lake -Fiscal Note, 7. 2021-0074 Map 1, 8. 2021-0074 Map 2, 9. 2021-0074_SR_HabitatConservation.docx
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A MOTION authorizing the King County executive to accept a donation of two conservation easements totaling approximately twenty-three and one-half acres of private property north of Covington, WA, appraised at one hundred sixty-seven thousand five hundred dollars, for fish and wildlife habitat conservation purposes.
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WHEREAS, King County seeks to preserve open space to preserve our regional quality of life, and
WHEREAS, under Ordinance 14509, the King County parks and recreation division of the department of natural resources and parks has the authority to accept gifts from individual, foundation and corporate sources, and
WHEREAS, under K.C.C. chapter 2.80, gifts, bequests, and donations for parks and recreation purposes that exceed fifty thousand dollars require acceptance on behalf of King County by the King County council by motion, and
WHEREAS, all gifts to the King County parks and recreation division in the department of natural resources and parks are used only for park purposes, and
WHEREAS, the donor, Max Prinsen, is a land owner who would like to make the donation to King County so that the land is preserved for generations to come;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the council of King County:
The King County executive is authorized to accept two conservation easement donations that together equal approximately twenty-three and one-half acres valued at one hundred sixty-seven thousand five hundred dollars from Max Prinsen, consistent with the King County Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements, which are Attachments A and B to this motion, for King County parks and recreation division purposes. The open space acquisition unit within the water and land resources division of the department of natural resources and parks is responsible for handling the technical real estate transaction and administrative matters associated with this donation, including the closing
and recording of the easement, and is authorize...

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