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File #: 2009-0620    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Lapsed
File created: 11/23/2009 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/1/2010
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing a special assessment for resource conservation for natural resource conservation purposes on all nonexempt properties within the King Conservation District of King County of one dollar and sixty cents per parcel for the years 2010 through 2019.
Sponsors: Larry Gossett
Indexes: Assessor, King Conservation District
Attachments: 1. 2009-0620 Fiscal Note.xls, 2. 2009-0620 Transmittal Letter.doc, 3. A. King Conservation District Work Program--2010
Drafter
Clerk 11/12/2009
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AN ORDINANCE authorizing a special assessment for resource conservation for natural resource conservation purposes on all nonexempt properties within the King Conservation District of King County of one dollar and sixty cents per parcel for the years 2010 through 2019.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings:
A. The King Conservation District ("the district") is a governmental subdivision of the state of Washington, organized under chapter 89.08 RCW to protect and conserve natural resources throughout King County except within the boundaries of the incorporated cities of Enumclaw, Federal Way, Milton, Pacific and Skykomish.
B. RCW 89.08.400 authorizes special assessments for conservation districts for activities and programs to conserve natural resources to be imposed by the legislative authority of the county in which the conservation district is located.
C. The district provides the benefits of resource practices, programs and projects pursuant to chapter 89.08 RCW available to all land owners or land occupiers within the district, including, but not limited to: technical assistance to landowners to meet the requirements of state, county and municipal regulations relating to conservation; technical support for King County agricultural programs; assistance to landowners in resolving code enforcement issues relating to conservation and environmental protection; development of plans for livestock manure storage facilities; assistance to county and municipal departments with water quality coordination and protections; assistance to governments to develop livestock and agricultural laws and regulations; development of farm plans; promotion and assistance in making available locally grown produce and agricultural products; and other such natural resource conservation activities as provided for in chapter 89.08 RCW.
D. The declaration of legislative intent in establishment of conse...

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