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File #: 2015-0365    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/8/2015 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/9/2015
Enactment date: 11/20/2015 Enactment #: 18148
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the executive to enter into interlocal agreements for salmon conservation efforts in the Snoqualmie and South Fork Skykomish Watershed within Water Resource Inventory Area 7, the Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed also known as Water Resource Inventory Area 8, and the Green/Duwamish and Central Puget Sound Watershed also known as Water Resource Inventory Area 9.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips, Kathy Lambert, Joe McDermott
Indexes: Cedar River, Duwamish, Interlocal Agreement, Lake Washington, Salmon, Sammamish, City of, Skykomish, City of, Snoqualmie, City of, Watersheds and Reservoirs
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18148.pdf, 2. A. Interlocal Agreement for the Snoqualmie and South Fork Skykomish Watersheds within Water Resource Inventory Area 7, 3. B. Interlocal Agreement for the Watershed Basins within Water Resource Inventory Area 8, 4. C. Interlocal Agreement for the Green River, and Central Puget Sound Watersheds within the geographic planning area of Water Resource Inventory Area 9, 5. 2015-0365 legislative review form.pdf, 6. A. Interlocal Agreement for the Snoqualmie and South Fork Skykomish Watersheds within Water Resource Inventory Area 7, 7. B. Interlocal Agreement for the Watershed Basins within Water Resource Inventory Area 8, 8. C. Interlocal Agreement for the Green River, and Central Puget Sound Watersheds within the geographic planning area of Water Resource Inventory Area 9, 9. 2015-0365 fiscal note.xls, 10. 2015-0365 transmittal letter.doc, 11. 2015-0365_SR_WRIAInterlocal_102015.docx, 12. 2015-0365_ATT4_Status-of-Parties.pdf, 13. 2015-0365_ATT2_AmdtS1.docx, 14. 2015-0365_SR_WRIAInterlocal_110315.docx, 15. 2015-0365_Revised_SR_WRIAInterlocal_110315.docx
Staff: Auzins, Erin
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Clerk 11/04/2015
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AN ORDINANCE authorizing the executive to enter into interlocal agreements for salmon conservation efforts in the Snoqualmie and South Fork Skykomish Watershed within Water Resource Inventory Area 7, the Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed also known as Water Resource Inventory Area 8, and the Green/Duwamish and Central Puget Sound Watershed also known as Water Resource Inventory Area 9.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. In response to the 1999 listing of the Puget Sound Chinook salmon under the federal Endangered Species Act, King County and other affected jurisdictions determined that Water Resource Inventory Area-based ("WRIA") salmon conservation planning was a critical and necessary component of efforts to recover species listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act and of salmon recovery overall.
2. On October 16, 2000, the King County council adopted Motion 11077, authorizing the executive to enter into interlocal agreements between King County and other eligible governmental entities in, respectively, the King County portion of WRIA 7 (Snoqualmie and South Fork Skykomish Watershed), WRIA 8 (Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed) and WRIA 9 (Green/Duwamish and Central Puget Sound Watershed), for the purpose of cooperatively developing, funding and implementing watershed-based salmon conservation plans, habitat protection and restoration efforts, and other water resource management projects and programs in these watersheds.
3. Watershed-based salmon conservation plans were developed for each of the watersheds and ratified by parties to the interlocal agreements in each of the respective King County watersheds in 2005 and 2006. These plans were approved by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries as chapters in the overall Puget Sound Salmon Recovery Plan in 2007.
4. King County and affected jurisdictions and partners have been working together since 2001 to imple...

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