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File #: 2009-0592    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/2/2009 In control: Physical Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 1/19/2010
Enactment date: 1/22/2010 Enactment #: 16746
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the county executive to enter into an interlocal agreement with the city of Seattle to provide historic and archaeological resource review services.
Sponsors: Bob Ferguson
Indexes: Interlocal Agreement, Seattle, City of
Attachments: 1. 16746.pdf, 2. 2009-0592 Fiscal Note.xls, 3. 2009-0592 Transmittal Letter.doc, 4. A. Interlocal Agreement between King County and the City of Seattle relating to Historic and Archaeological Resource Review Services, 5. 2009-0592 Staff Report - Seattle ILA.doc, 6. 2009-0592 Staff Report - Seattle ILA
Drafter
Clerk 10/21/2009
Title
AN ORDINANCE authorizing the county executive to enter into an interlocal agreement with the city of Seattle to provide historic and archaeological resource review services.
Body
STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. Historic properties, including archaeological sites, are increasingly threatened in cities throughout the county.
2. P-208 of the county's Comprehensive Plan states, "King County shall administer a regional historic preservation program to identify, evaluate, protect and enhance historic properties."
3. P-215 of the county's Comprehensive Plan states, "King County shall work with cities to protect and enhance historic resources located within city boundaries and annexation areas. The county shall advocate for and actively market its historic preservation services to agencies and cities that could benefit from such services."
4. The city of Seattle recognizes that the economic, aesthetic and cultural well-being of the city cannot be maintained or enhanced by allowing the unnecessary destruction or demolition of historic properties.
5. The city of Seattle desires to protect and preserve such properties but does not have the expertise to review projects affecting archaeological resources inside the city or those affecting historic and archaeological resources outside the city.
6. The county is able and willing to provide historic and archaeological resource review services to the city, consistent with K.C.C. chapter 20.62, the Comprehensive Plan policies noted in subsections 2. and 3. of this Statement of Facts and Motion 6174.
7. Participation in this agreement is to the benefit of the citizens of the city of Seattle and all of King County.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. The county executive is authorized to execute an interlocal

agreement, substantially in the form of Attachment A to this ordinance, with the city of Seattle, for the county to provide historic and archaeological ...

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