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File #: 2015-0251    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/13/2015 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/31/2015
Enactment date: Enactment #: 18093
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the county executive to enter into an interlocal agreement with the town of Skykomish to provide landmark designation and protection services.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Interlocal Agreement, Skykomish, City of
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18093.pdf, 2. A. Interlocal Agreement for Landmark Services, 3. 2015-0251 legislative review form.pdf, 4. A. Interlocal Agreement for Landmark Services, 5. 2015-0251 Fiscal Note.xls, 6. 2015-0251 Transmittal Letter.doc, 7. 2015-0251_SR_SkykomishLandmarksILA.docx
Staff: Zoppi, Leah
Drafter
Clerk 06/30/2015
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AN ORDINANCE authorizing the county executive to enter into an interlocal agreement with the town of Skykomish to provide landmark designation and protection services.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1.  Historic properties are increasingly threatened in cities throughout the county.
2.  P-208 of the county's Comprehensive Plan states, "King County shall administer a regional historic preservation program to identify, evaluate, protect and enhance historic properties."
3.  P-215 of the county's Comprehensive Plan states, "King County shall work with the cities to protect and enhance historic resources located within city boundaries and annexation areas.  The county shall advocate for and actively market its historic preservation services to agencies and cities that could benefit from such services."
4.  The town of Skykomish recognizes that the economic, aesthetic and cultural well-being of the town cannot be maintained or enhanced by allowing the unnecessary destruction or demolition of historic properties.
5.  The town of Skykomish desires to protect and preserve such properties and wishes to retain the expertise of the county.
6.  The county is able and willing to provide landmark designation and protection services to the town, consistent with K.C.C. chapter 20.62, the Comprehensive Plan policies noted in subsections 2 and 3 of this Statement of Facts and Motion 6174.
7.  Participation in this agreement is to the benefit of the citizens of the town of Skykomish and all of King County.
      BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
      SECTION 1.  The county executive is authorized to execute an interlocal
agreement, substantially in the form of Attachment A to this ordinance, with the town of Skykomish, for the purpose of providing landmark designation and protection services.