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File #: 2016-0030    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/19/2016 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/1/2016
Enactment date: 2/10/2016 Enactment #: 18228
Title: AN ORDINANCE adopting a resolution submitting the question of creating lake management district No. 2 in the Lake Geneva watershed to the owners of land within the proposed district and adopting a lake management plan.
Sponsors: Pete von Reichbauer
Indexes: Watersheds and Reservoirs
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18228.pdf, 2. A. Hearing Examiner Recommendation, 3. B. Lake Geneva Lake Management District Plan, 4. C. Proposed Boundaries of the District, 5. A. Hearing Examiner Recommendation, 6. B. Lake Geneva Lake Management District Plan, 7. C. Proposed Boundaries of the District, 8. 2016-0030 SR Lake Geneva LMD, 9. 2016-0030 ATT1 Proposed Ordinance
Staff: Auzins, Erin
Drafter
Clerk 01/05/2016
Title
AN ORDINANCE adopting a resolution submitting the question of creating lake management district No. 2 in the Lake Geneva watershed to the owners of land within the proposed district and adopting a lake management plan.
Body
STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. Ordinance 18102 adopted a resolution of intention to form lake management district No. 2 in the Lake Geneva watershed and set a public hearing on the formation of the proposed district.
2. The King County hearing examiner held the public hearing on November 4, 2015, and issued a recommendation on the formation of the district and adoption of the lake management plan on December 14, 2015.
3. RCW 36.61.070 authorizes the council to submit the question of creating the district to the property owners within the proposed boundaries of the district.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings: The council finds that creation of the lake management district is in the public interest and that the financing of the proposed lake improvement and maintenance activities is feasible. This finding is based upon the King County hearing examiner's recommendation, dated December 14, 2015, which is Attachment A to this ordinance.
SECTION 2. In accordance with RCW 36.61.070, this resolution submitting the question of creating lake management district No. 2 in the Lake Geneva watershed as described in sections 3 through 7 of this ordinance is hereby adopted.
SECTION 3. A. The Lake Geneva management plan prepared by Herrera Environmental Consultants, Inc. dated August 7, 2015, which is Attachment B to this ordinance, is hereby adopted as the lake management plan for Lake Geneva. The plan describes the proposed lake improvement and maintenance activities, which avoid adverse impacts on fish and wildlife and provide for appropriate measures to protect and enhance fish and wildlife, and includes:
1. Managing of waterfowl, such as Canada geese;
2. Surveying invas...

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