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File #: 2009-0299    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/4/2009 In control: Government Accountability and Oversight Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/11/2009
Enactment date: Enactment #: 16514
Title: AN ORDINANCE establishing August 18, 2009, as the date of a special election on the question of annexation to the city of Burien of an unincorporated area known as the North Highline South annexation area; and declaring an emergency.
Sponsors: Dow Constantine
Indexes: Annexations, Burien, City of, Elections
Attachments: 1. 16514.pdf, 2. A. Legal Description of North Highline South Annexation Area as modified by the Boundary Review Board in its written decision approving annexation
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AN ORDINANCE establishing August 18, 2009, as the date of a special election on the question of annexation to the city of Burien of an unincorporated area known as the North Highline South annexation area; and declaring an emergency.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings:
A. The city of Burien, Washington, by Resolution No. 292, has determined that it is in the public interest and general welfare to provide for the annexation of an area known as the North Highline South annexation area, in accordance with chapter 35A.14 RCW.
B. City of Burien Resolution No. 292 satisfies the provisions of chapter 35A.14 RCW for qualification for annexation.
C. The city of Burien, by Resolution No. 288, initiated the annexation of the North Highline South annexation area.
D. The King County boundary review board received a request for review under chapter 36.93 RCW, and on April 16, 2009, the boundary review board, in file 2290, deemed the proposed city of Burien North Highline South annexation file approved.
E. Pursuant to chapters 29A.04 and 35A.14 RCW, the metropolitan King County council deems an emergency exists for the purpose of calling a special election to be held on the question of this annexation on August 18, 2009.
SECTION 2. A special election shall be held on the 18th day of August 2009 in accordance with chapter 35A.14 RCW within the territory of the proposed annexation, for the purpose of submitting the question of annexation of the North Highline South annexation area.
SECTION 3. The number of registered voters within the subject area is estimated at six thousand six hundred as nearly as may be determined from available records.
SECTION 4. Pursuant to RCW 29A.04.321 and 35A.14.050, it is hereby deemed that an emergency exists for purposes of calling a special election. The King County elections director is hereby requested to assume jurisdiction to call and conduct a special e...

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