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File #: 2009-0599    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/2/2009 In control: Physical Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2009
Enactment date: 12/21/2009 Enactment #: 16730
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the county executive to enter into an interlocal agreement with the city of Sammamish to provide landmark designation and protection services.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert, Jane Hague
Indexes: Interlocal Agreement, Sammamish, City of
Attachments: 1. 16730.pdf, 2. 2009-0599 Fiscal Note.xls, 3. 2009-0599 Transmittal Letter.doc, 4. 2009-0599 Staff Report - Sammamish ILA.doc, 5. A. Interlocal Agreement for Landmark Services
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Clerk 10/27/2009
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AN ORDINANCE authorizing the county executive to enter into an interlocal agreement with the city of Sammamish to provide landmark designation and protection services.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1.  Historic properties 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 Sammamish 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 Sammamish desires to protect and preserve such properties but does not have the organization or personnel to administer an historic preservation program.
6.  The county is able and willing to provide landmark designation and protection 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 Sammamish and all of King County.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
      SECTION 1.  The county executive is hereby authorized to execute an interlocal
 
agreement, substantially in the form of Attachment A to this ordinance, with the city of Sammamish for the county to provide landmark designation and protection services.