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File #: 2016-0015    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/19/2016 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/20/2016
Enactment date: 6/28/2016 Enactment #: 18302
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to reporting requirements for funds received and used by the in lieu fee mitigation program, a component of King County's critical area mitigation reserves program, in accordance with the 2015/2016 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17941, Section 77, Proviso P2, as amended; and amending Ordinance 15051, Section 151, as amended, and K.C.C. 21A.24.133.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Natural Resources, Department of, Water
Code sections: 4A.200.420 - .
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18302.pdf, 2. 2016-0015 legislative review form.pdf, 3. 2016-0015 fiscal note.xlsx, 4. 2016-0015 transmittal letter.docx, 5. 2016-0015 Staff Report Fee_in_Lieu.docx, 6. ATT2 Striking Amendment S1.docx, 7. ATT3 Title Amendment T1.docx, 8. 2016-0015 Revised Staff Report Fee_in_Lieu.docx
Staff: Soo Hoo, Wendy
Drafter
Clerk 06/09/2016
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AN ORDINANCE relating to reporting requirements for funds received and used by the in lieu fee mitigation program, a component of King County's critical area mitigation reserves program, in accordance with the 2015/2016 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17941, Section 77, Proviso P2, as amended; and amending Ordinance 15051, Section 151, as amended, and K.C.C. 21A.24.133.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. A component part of the King County critical area mitigation reserves program is an in lieu fee mitigation program that was authorized by Ordinance 17254, as amended by Ordinances 17527 and 17752, to function under applicable federal regulations.
2. The 2015/2016 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17941, Section 77, Proviso P2, requires an amendment to the King County Code to include a provision requiring biennial reporting to council on the following matters related to the in lieu fee mitigation program:
a. Information on the amount and source of revenues received by the program;
b. A description and rationale for projects selected for funding;
c. An accounting of budgeted and actual expenditures made; and
d. The status of all projects approved in the previous five years, and anticipated completion date for those projects, if not yet complete.
3. This ordinance adds a new subsection to K.C.C. 21A.24.133 in order to meet the requirements of the proviso.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Ordinance 15051, Section 151, as amended, and K.C.C. 21A.24.133 are hereby amended to read as follows:
A. To the maximum extent practical, an applicant shall mitigate adverse impacts to a wetland, aquatic area, wildlife habitat conservation area or wildlife habitat network on or contiguous to the development site. The department may approve mitigation that is off the development site if an applicant demonstrates that:
1. It is not practical to mitigate on or contiguous to the develop...

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