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File #: 2017-0293    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 7/10/2017 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 8/14/2017
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14922
Title: A MOTION approving a memorandum of understanding to restructure the Eastside Rail Corridor regional advisory committee.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Attachments: 1. Motion 14922.pdf, 2. A. Memorandum of Understanding dated July 19, 2017, version 2, 3. 2017-0293_SR_ERCRACMOU_071917.docx, 4. 2017-0293_ATT1_Proposed_Motion.pdf, 5. 2017.0293_ATT2_AMD_1.docx, 6. 2017.0293_Amendment1.1.docx, 7. 2017-0293_Revised_SR_ERCRACMOU_071917.docx, 8. A. Memorandum of Understanding
Title
A MOTION approving a memorandum of understanding to restructure the Eastside Rail Corridor regional advisory committee.
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WHEREAS, the Eastside Rail Corridor ("the ERC") is a forty-two-mile corridor that extends from Renton to Snohomish and from Woodinville to Redmond, and
WHEREAS, the ERC creates a direct and contiguous land use and transportation connection through the communities of Renton, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Woodinville, Snohomish county and King County, and
WHEREAS, King County has established policy emphasizing the critical importance of transportation dual-usage, transit and nonmotorized trail usage, to link the centers and cities of the Puget Sound region, and
WHEREAS, the ERC provides a regional opportunity to connect historically disadvantaged and geographically disparate communities and centers, and
WHEREAS, through a series of property transactions, King County, Snohomish county, the cities of Redmond and Kirkland, Puget Sound Energy and Sound Transit now hold property interests in the corridor, and King County and Redmond are the interim trail users under federal law, and
WHEREAS, the King County council originally established the governance structure Eastside Rail Corridor regional advisory council ("the RAC") on December 11, 2012, in accordance with Motion 13801, to create a collaborative group to carry out a regional planning process to ensure effective use of the southern portion of the ERC and the Redmond Spur, and
WHEREAS, the King County council approved the original membership of the RAC in accordance with Motion 12834 on February 11, 2013, and
WHEREAS, the RAC's original membership was comprised of owner jurisdictions and included: three King County councilmembers; the King County executive or the executive's designee; one representative from the city of Redmond; one representative from the city of Kirkland; one representative from Puget Sound Energy; and one representative from Sound Transit, and
WHEREAS, on Ju...

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