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King County hosts July 9 meeting on Mercer Island about flooding

The King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks’ Water and Land Resources Division, on behalf of the Flood Control District, is meeting July 9 on Mercer Island to update the county’s management plan. The plan guides the management of regionally significant river and stream flooding to:

• Reduce risks from flood and channel migration hazards.

• Avoid or minimize the environmental impacts of flood hazard management.

• Reduce the long-term costs of flood hazard management.

A public review and comment period will be held from June 14 to July 12, and includes one public meeting.

The public meeting will be held on July 9 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center, 8236 S.E. 24th Street.

Draft update documents, including meeting information, can be found at www.kingcounty.gov/floodservices.

Comments can be sent by email to wlr-rivers@kingcounty.gov or to Attn: Flood Plan Update, King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, 201 S. Jackson St., Suite 600, Seattle, Wash., 98104.

 

 

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