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 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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