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File #: 2010-0003    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/4/2010 In control: Metropolitan King County Council
On agenda: Final action: 1/4/2010
Enactment date: Enactment #: 16743
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 nine dollars and ninety-eight cents per parcel plus one-cent per parcel for parcels between one and five acres or two cents per parcel for parcels greater than five acres, for the years 2010 through 2012, and ratifying and approving an interlocal agreement between King County and the King Conservation District, and declaring an emergency.
Sponsors: Bob Ferguson
Indexes: King Conservation District
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 16743.pdf, 2. 2010-0003 Transmittal Letter.doc, 3. A. Interlocal Agreement Between King County and the King Conservation District Relating to Natural Resource Conservation
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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 nine dollars and ninety-eight cents per parcel plus one-cent per parcel for parcels between one and five acres or two cents per parcel for parcels greater than five acres, for the years 2010 through 2012, and ratifying and approving an interlocal agreement between King County and the King Conservation District, and declaring an emergency.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings:
A. The King Conservation 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 King Conservation District provides the benefits of resource practices, programs and projects authorized by 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; coordination of intergovernmental partnerships to carry out joint projects, including the development and implementation of watershed ...

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