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File #: 2002-0194    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/6/2002 In control: Natural Resources, Parks and Open Space Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/28/2002
Enactment date: 6/5/2002 Enactment #: 14369
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the executive to enter into an amendment to the Conservation Futures Interlocal Cooperation Agreement with the city of Seattle for the Leschi natural area and Georgetown open space acquisition projects, authorized under Ordinance 13678, and the Hitts hill acquisition project, authorized under Ordinance 14018.
Sponsors: Carolyn Edmonds
Indexes: Conservation Futures, Interlocal Agreement, Seattle, City of
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 14369.pdf, 2. 2002-0194 Staff Report CFT ILA Seattle.doc, 3. 2002-0194 Transmittal Letter.doc, 4. A. Amendment to the Conservation Futures Interlocal Cooperation Agreement Between King County and the City of Seattle for Open space Acquisition Projects (Hitts Hill), 5. A. Amendment to the Conservation Futures Interlocal Cooperation Agreement Between King County and the City of Seattle for Open Space Acquisition Projects (Hitts Hill), 6. B. Amendment to the Conservation Futures Interlocal Cooperation Agreement Between King County and the City of Seattle for Open Space Acquisition Projects (Leschi Natural Area and Georgetown Open Space Acquisitions), 7. B. Amendment to the Conservation Futures Interlocal Cooperation Agreement Between King County and the City of Seattle for Open Space Acquisition Projects (Leschi Natural Area and Georgetown Open Space Acquistions)
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Clerk 04/22/2002
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AN ORDINANCE authorizing the executive to enter into an amendment to the Conservation Futures Interlocal Cooperation Agreement with the city of Seattle for the Leschi natural area and Georgetown open space acquisition projects, authorized under Ordinance 13678, and the Hitts hill acquisition project, authorized under Ordinance 14018.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS
1. Conservation futures tax levy funds are collected through King County as a dedicated portion of the property tax and are, by statute, available only for the acquisition of open space and resource lands.
2. Ordinance 13717 established a process for the annual distribution of conservation futures tax levy funds, which includes an allocation of conservation futures funds by the council through the annual budget adoption process.
3. On December 3, 1999, the King County council adopted the 2000 budget by Ordinance 13678 and allocated twenty thousand dollars in conservation futures funds to the Georgetown acquisition project and fifty thousand dollars in conservation futures funds to the Leschi natural area acquisition project.
4. On December 15, 2000, the King County council adopted the 2001 budget by Ordinance 14018 and allocated two hundred thousand dollars in conservation futures funds to the Hitts hill acquisition project.
5. The county desires to disburse conservation futures funds to the city of Seattle and suburban cities and must do so by amending existing or executing new interlocal agreements with these jurisdictions.
6. King County is authorized to enter into an interlocal agreement with the cities pursuant to chapter 39.34 RCW, the Interlocal Cooperation Act.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. The King County executive is hereby authorized to enter into an amendment to the Conservation Futures Interlocal Cooperation Agreement with the city of Seattle for open space acquisition projects, in substantially the form atta...

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