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File #: 2007-0584    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/5/2007 In control: Growth Management and Natural Resources Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/10/2007
Enactment date: 12/20/2007 Enactment #: 15989
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the King County executive to enter into interlocal cooperation agreements and amendments to interlocal cooperation agreements with the cities of Auburn, Kent, Lake Forest Park, Seattle and Shoreline for the disbursement of conservation futures tax levy funds appropriated under Ordinance 15652, as amended by Ordinances 15815 and 15898.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips, Bob Ferguson
Indexes: Auburn, City of, Conservation Futures, Funds, Interlocal Agreement, Kent, City of, Lake Forest Park, City of, levy, Seattle City Light, Shoreline, City of, Taxes
Attachments: 1. 15989.pdf, 2. 2007-0584 Fiscal Note.xls, 3. 2007-0584 Staff Report - Conservation Futures ILAs (11-27-07).doc, 4. 2007-0584 Transmittal Letter.doc, 5. A. Amendment to the Conservation Futures Interlocal Cooperation Agreement, 6. B. Conservation Futures--CFT--Project Descriptions
Staff: Reed, Mike
Drafter
Clerk 10/26/2007
Title
AN ORDINANCE authorizing the King County executive to enter into interlocal cooperation agreements and amendments to interlocal cooperation agreements with the cities of Auburn, Kent, Lake Forest Park, Seattle and Shoreline for the disbursement of conservation futures tax levy funds appropriated under Ordinance 15652, as amended by Ordinances 15815 and 15898.
Body
STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1.  Conservation futures tax levy funds are collected throughout King County as a dedicated portion of the property tax and are, by statute, available only for the acquisition of open space and resource lands.
2.  Ordinance 14714 established procedures for the annual allocation of conservation futures tax levy funds, which directs the conservation futures citizens committee to make funding recommendations to the King County executive to consider for inclusion in the annual budget ordinance.
3.  The executive has transmitted and the King County council has appropriated 2007 conservation futures funds by Ordinance 15815 and Ordinance 15898 to the open space projects listed and described in Attachment B to this ordinance.
4.  The county desires to disburse conservation futures funds to the city of Seattle and suburban cities, and must do so by amending existing, or executing new, interlocal agreements with these jurisdictions.
5.  The county and the cities are authorized to enter into an interlocal agreement pursuant to chapter 39.34 RCW, the Interlocal Cooperation Act.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
      SECTION 1.  The King County executive is hereby authorized to enter into and execute interlocal cooperation agreements or amendments to interlocal cooperation agreements, containing language substantially similar to that attached to this ordinance,
 
necessary for the disbursement of conservation futures tax levy funds appropriated under Ordinance 15815 and Ordinance 15898.