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File #: FCD20-03    Version: 1
Type: FCD Motion Status: Passed
File created: In control: King County Flood Control District
On agenda: Final action: 1/14/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: A MOTION authorizing the chair to enter into a Letter of Agreement between the King County Flood Control District and Muckleshoot Indian Tribe regarding the Lower Russell Road Levee Setback Project in Kent, WA.
Attachments: 1. FCD20-03 Signed, 2. A. Letter of Agreement between King County Flood Control District and Muckleshoot Indian Tribe regarding the Lower Russell Road Levee Setback Project in Kent, WA, 3. Staff Report FCD2020-03 Ltr of agreement with MIT

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A MOTION authorizing the chair to enter into a Letter of Agreement between the King County Flood Control District and Muckleshoot Indian Tribe regarding the Lower Russell Road Levee Setback Project in Kent, WA.

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WHEREAS, the Lower Russell Road Levee is a key part of the Green River levee system; and

WHEREAS, the King County Flood Control District ("District") desires to improve the Levee ("the Project") to provide improved flood protection and habitat restoration; and

WHEREAS, the District started construction of Phase 1 of the Project in 2019; and

WHEREAS, the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe ("Tribe") has federal treaty rights protecting their historic fishing sites in the lower Green River; and

WHEREAS, the District and the Tribe ("the Parties") have consulted with the United States Army Corps of Engineers("Corps") regarding the permit required prior to construction of Phase 2 of the Project; and

WHEREAS, the Parties desire to proceed to Phase 2 of the Project in 2020;

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE KING COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT:

                     SECTION 1. The chair of the King County Flood Control District is authorized to enter into the " Letter of Agreement between the King County Flood Control District and Muckleshoot Indian Tribe regarding the Lower Russell Road Levee Setback Project in Kent, WA," Attachment A to this motion.