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1 Local Updates to Shoreline Management Master Programs Kitsap County and Cities Discussion Meetings Informational Briefing

2 OverviewOverview All Kitsap Peninsula Cities & County required to update their Shoreline Management Master Programs (SMPs) by Requirements of all SMP updates published in WAC; Department of Ecology is funding and oversight agency County and City Planning Departments worked on areas of potential collaboration ( January 15 with Planning Directors; Feb.5 and 20 “work group” ) Discussed issues and ideas with Ecology ( present on all meeting dates )

3 Issues Kitsap County Jurisdictions required to update Shoreline Master Plans by 2011 (2012 extension) WAC has significant requirements for each jurisdiction, i.e. –Cumulative effects –Restoration requirements All jurisdictions are in same Puget Sound Partnership (PSP) Action Area, face same PSP goals and objectives Department of Ecology funding priorities –Regional approaches (preferred) –Individual jurisdictional approach Shoreline impacts do not stop at jurisdictional boundaries

4 Actions to Date January – jurisdiction planning directors and technical staff met to discuss potential regional approach –DOE present –City of Gig Harbor present –Result: Technical staff to meet to develop propose “work plan” and areas of cooperation January – Technical working group meets –Result: need to brief jurisdictional leadership on status, efforts to date –Identified potential areas of collaboration February – Technical working group meets –Solidified areas all jurisdictions could work together on –Identified areas where two or more jurisdictions may collaborate, but not all jurisdictions would be involved February – Planning Directors meet –Provided update of presentation to KRCC –Planning Directors have not formally met to discuss technical advisory groups recommendations

5 Key Principles for Collaboration Identify areas for collaboration based on DOE “rainbow” chart Establish common principles for shoreline designations Consider common approaches for public outreach/involvement Each jurisdiction would develop implementing code Each jurisdiction would adopt individual Shoreline Master Plan Resourcing this effort has not been decided at this time

6 Saltwater Shoreline Miles

7 DOE “Rainbow Chart” of all SMP Update Phases

8 Areas of potential coordination

9 Basic Outcomes from Cities/County Planning Work Group Use and Follow DOE Rainbow Chart on the SMP planning process Work Together on agreed-upon Rainbow Chart items proposed by work group Evaluate and Coordinate throughout the process on emerging areas for joint cooperation, as appropriate Consult with Each other regularly throughout our shared update timelines

10 Determine shoreline environment designations Review and revise Goals ref. Shoreline Management Act (RCW 90.58) and Shoreline Master Program Guidelines (WAC ) Conduct inventory and analysis Analyze Cumulative Impacts and Develop Restoration Plan Shoreline Master Plan Update Basic Steps Amend permit provisions; Regulations and policies on uses Local adoption and State review and adoption Public Participation and Community Involvement throughout the entire process

11 Nearshore Assessment Project History Battelle Model Best available science Shoreline inventory Assessment model Useful for Phase II

12 Nearshore Assessment Products

13 SMP Process Timeline ( with EPA proposed grant application)


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