The results are in! King Conservation District is pleased to announce that Jim Haack is KCD’s newest elected Board Supervisor
His election for a three-year term on the Board will be certified in May by the Washington State Conservation Commission. Jim is the President of Momentum Design-Build and owns a small cattle ranch in King County. He has served on the KCD Advisory Committee since March, 2014 and has contributed significantly to our organization’s direction and goals. See Jim’s candidate statement to learn more about his background and interests. We look forward to his guidance as Supervisor!
King Conservation District calls for applicants for appointed Board of Supervisors Position - Board Chair
The King Conservation District is governed by a Board of five Supervisors. Three Supervisor positions are elected by the general voting public, and two positions are appointed by the Washington State Conservation Commission. This spring, KCD’s Board Chair position is open for appointment. Supervisors serve as a voluntary Board, without compensation, and set policy and direction for the conservation district. Interested applicants must be registered to vote in the state of Washington. Interested parties may obtain an application from the Washington State Conservation Commission. Completed applications are due to the Washington State Conservation Commission in Lacey, Washington no later than March 31, 2015. For more information or to receive an application, contact the Washington State Conservation Commission at scc.wa.gov.
It’s with gratitude and appreciation that I reflect on the year King Conservation District just closed and opportunities that lie ahead. Read more here.
The 2015 season of Farm Tours, Classes and Workshops is upon us! Take a look at what we have coming up here.
We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Project Coordinator. View job description.
On Monday, November 17th, the Metropolitan King County Council voted 8-0 to authorize the King Conservation District’s 2015 program of work and budget. The Council’s action crowned more than 18 months of roundtable discussions among the full-range of the District’s constituents. Read more here.
Following 18 months of intensive community involvement, on July 31st the King Conservation District submitted its 2015 Program of Work to King County. The Metropolitan King County Council will vote on the proposal later this fall. The submittal documents, including letters of support and focus area fact sheets, are available
The King County Council passed an ordinance authorizing the King Conservation District to institute a new system of rates & charges. For details click here.
Read about the 2013 - 2014 accomplishments of the King Conservation District.
View the entire Washington State Conservation Commission’s Annual Report here
Now available! The KCD/King County Conservation Panel & Task force Common Set of Recommendations Final Report
For a full report on the task force click here.
In June, 2014, the King Conservation District hosted two free Marine Shoreline Workshops for property owners along the marine shorelines of King County. Learn about the ecological, geological, and vegetation management issues associated with owning a property Where the Water Begins. Learn more
On April 25, 2014, the King Conservation District hosted a ground breaking conference on Climate Change and Horse Keeping. The conference was videotaped and is available for viewing. Learn more
The King Conservation District has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Rose Foundation to help enhance an urban stream running through the North Creek Business Park and community sports fields.