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1 Briefing for WRIA 8 – Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed July 17, 2008.

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1 1 Briefing for WRIA 8 – Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed July 17, 2008

2 2 South Central Action Area

3 3 Action Agenda Timeline July - September Set strategic direction Draft action area profiles (comment period until 8/15) Briefing WRIAs, watershed groups, counties, cities, public Identify near/long term actions – action area workshops (7/30) September - October Present action agenda outline (9/18 Watershed Summit) Integrate feedback Finalize actions Draft agenda November - December Produce final agenda Announce final agenda (12/1)

4 4 South Central Action Area Outreach WRIAs (8, 9, 10/12, 15) Watershed councils/groups Cities and counties (staff and elected officials/managers) APWA-WA - ad hoc stormwater managers group Health departments (King and Pierce Counties) Scientific community (topic area forums, south sound forum) Public (action area workshops, , e-newsletters, etc.)

5 5 Upcoming Meetings July 18 th – Ecosystem Coordination Board – – Alderbrook Resort (Union) July 23rd – 24th - Leadership Council – – Mount Vernon July 30 th (1 pm – 5 pm) – Action Area Workshop – – Tukwila Community Center nd Ave South – Tukwila August 22 nd – Ecosystem Coordination Board – – Location TBD September 4 th and 5 th - Leadership Council – – Sequim - Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe September 18 th (1 pm – 5 pm) - Watershed Summit – – Tukwila Community Center nd Ave South - Tukwila

6 6 July 30 th Action Agenda Workshop Tukwila Community Center ( nd Ave. S., Tukwila) Workshop Agenda – – Overview of action agenda progress (15-20 min.) – – Overview/feedback re: action area profiles (20-30 min.) – – Overview of Partnerships strategic priorities (15 min.) – – Local and regional priority alignment (2 - 2½ hrs.) – – Wrap up & next steps (30 min.)

7 7 Action Area Profile Included in action agenda Action area profile - sections – – Physical description – – Land use, population, and economy – – Unique ecosystem characteristics – – Ecosystem stressors Comments due by August 15 th

8 8 Strategic Priorities for Puget Sound 1. Ensure that activities and funding are focused on most urgent and important problems facing the Sound – –Identify priority activities and investments – –Coordinate existing agencies/activities

9 9 2. Protect the intact ecosystem processes that sustain Puget Sound – –Protection costs less than restoration – –Protect critical functions Sound-wide Strategic Priorities for Puget Sound

10 10 3. Restore ecosystem processes that sustain Puget Sound – –Large projects – –Sequential projects – –Strategic projects: Link habitat, build contiguous ecosystems

11 11 Strategic Priorities for Puget Sound 4. Prevent the sources of water pollution – –Address non-point source pollution – –Improve stormwater management - system retrofitting/LID – –Improve wastewater management/on-site septic

12 12 Local and Regional Priority Alignment Existing priorities matrix – based on action area profile and inventories Key questions: – –What plans and actions currently address the regional strategic priorities? – –What other actions should be considered to help implement these priorities locally? – –What specific implementation barriers do we face? – –Are there other local priorities not captured by the regional priorities?

13 13 Key Meeting Dates July 30 th – Action Area Workshop – –1 pm – 5 pm – –Tukwila Community Center nd Ave South September 18th - Watershed Summit – –1 pm – 5 pm – –Tukwila Community Center nd Ave South

14 14 John Taylor Regional Liaison Puget Sound Partnership (206)


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