WRIA 8 Salmon Recovery Council Documents

Meeting Announcement:

Thursday, November 16, 2017
3:00-5:15 PM Meeting

Department of Ecology Northwest Regional Office
3190-160th Ave SE, Bellevue

Ecology Northwest Regional Office
Parking is FREE, but be sure not to park in the reserved Prius parking spots.

Packet Contents:

  1. Agenda
  2. Notes for the September 21, 2017 Meeting
  3. Updates & Announcements:
    1. 2018 Salmon Recovery Council meeting schedule
    2. Common resolution for WRIA 8 partner use in ratifying WRIA 8 Plan Update
    3. Council letter to Army Corps of Engineers supporting appropriation of funding for critical Ballard Locks facility repairs
    4. 2018 WRIA 8 federal and state legislative priorities
  4. Consent Agenda decision items memo
  5. Recommended investments in technical and programmatic priorities

Meeting Overview:

Major agenda items are: Updates and committee reports, including 2018 Salmon Recovery Council meeting schedule, common resolution for use by WRIA 8 partners to the interlocal agreement when ratifying the WRIA 8 Plan Update, draft Council letter to the Army Corps of Engineers leadership supporting critical infrastructure repairs, and consideration of draft 2018 WRIA 8 federal and state legislative priorities; review and approval of ‘consent agenda’ items including Cooperative Watershed Management grant program funding guidance for the 2018 grant round and recommended project additions and administrative updates to the Four-Year Work Plan; hear a presentation from National Marine fisheries Service and King County’s Mitigation Reserve Program about a new voluntary permitting program to promote shoreline habitat restoration, environmentally friendly pier and shoreline designs, and streamlined environmental permitting; discussion of draft technical and programmatic priorities recommended for funding using available carryforward funds in the WRIA 8 budget; and, a Success Story presentation from Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust on their Forest and Fins educations program.

Upcoming Meetings:

Salmon Recovery Council, Thursday, January 18, 2018, 3:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., Mercer Island Community Center, 8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island.

Mailing List:

If you did not receive this packet directly but would like to for future meetings, please contact Jason Mulvihill-Kuntz, at 206-477-4780, or by e-mail at jason.mulvihill-kuntz@kingcounty.gov.