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File #: 2002-0197    Version:
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: Enactment #: 14371
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the sale of approximately one million to one million five hundred thousand cubic yards of surplus sand and gravel by negotiated direct sale, due to unique circumstances, to Vashon Sand and Gravel, Inc., located on a twenty-six-acre portion of Maury Island regional park, in council district 8.
Sponsors: Dow Constantine
Indexes: Agreement, Natural Resources, Department of, Parks and Recreation, Surplus Property, Vashon
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 14371.pdf, 2. 2002-0197 Revised Staff Report.doc, 3. 2002-0197 Staff Report.doc, 4. 2002-0197 transmittal letter.doc, 5. Letter attachments.pdf
Staff: Reed, Mike
Drafter
Clerk 04/24/2002
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AN ORDINANCE authorizing the sale of approximately one million to one million five hundred thousand cubic yards of surplus sand and gravel by negotiated direct sale, due to unique circumstances, to Vashon Sand and Gravel, Inc., located on a twenty-six-acre portion of Maury Island regional park, in council district 8.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings of fact.
A. King County department of natural resources and parks, parks and recreation division, owns a park site known as the Maury Island regional park.
B. A twenty-six-acre portion of the park is currently being mined for sand and gravel under the terms of the original purchase and sale agreement between King County and the former owner.
C. The parks and recreation division proposes to sell approximately one million to one million five hundred thousand cubic yards of sand and gravel on the twenty-six-acre portion, by negotiated direct sale, to the operator of the current mining operation, when the existing operating agreement expires.
D. The original purchase and sale agreement included provisions for the continuation of the term estate to mine local gravel for an additional ten years. The current mining agreement expires on September 1, 2004.
E. Vashon Sand and Gravel, Inc., the current operator, would like to enter into an agreement with the county to continue sand and gravel extraction on this site.
F. Ordinance 11467, adopting the master plan for the park, recognizes that the county will dedicate the twenty-six acres to park purposes, no later than September 1, 2020, or such earlier time as the county determines it is either no longer practicable or appropriate to be used for gravel mining.
G. Vashon Sand and Gravel, Inc., owns the adjacent property, providing access and a staging area for the current mining operations on the park site including structures and infrastructure necessary for the mining operation...

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