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Public Meetings

On July 9, 2013 King County hosted a public meeting at the Mercer Island Community Center to present information about the Flood Plan Update and share the amendment, new appendices and the Environmental Checklist and the Determination of Nonsignificance. The environmental review and comment period was from June 14 - July 12, 2013.

In 2012, King County hosted public meetings on Dec. 4, 5 and 6 in Carnation, Renton and Auburn respectively. Below are the presentations and fact sheets from the December meeting series.

December 2012 presentations

December 2012 basin flood strategy fact sheets, including accomplishments and proposed actions

Schedule: Updated June 13, 2013

  • September 2011 - Establish citizens committee.
  • December 2011 - Begin citizens committee meetings.
  • June 2012 - Revise risk assessment.
  • August 2012 - Revise action plan.
  • September 2012 - Prepare internal and citizens committee draft plan.
  • Dec. 2012 - Public meetings to present proposed flood risk reduction strategies for each river basin.
  • June 14-July 12, 2013 - Proposed public and environmental review period for the Draft Flood Plan.
  • July 9, 2013 - Public meeting on draft plan and environmental review.
  • July 19, 2013 - Provide responses to public comments.
  • August 2013- Transmit proposed Flood Plan to the King County Flood Control District Board of Supervisors and the King County Council.
  • October 2013 - Request adoption by the King County Flood Control District Board of Supervisors and the King County Council.

For questions about the King County Flood Hazard Management Plan Update, please email wlr-rivers@kingcounty.gov.