WRIA 8 Salmon Recovery Council Documents

Meeting Announcement:

Thursday, January 18, 2018
3:00-5:15 PM Meeting

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island

Mercer Island Community Center
Parking is FREE.

Packet Contents:

  1. Agenda
  2. Notes for the November 16, 2017 Meeting
  3. Updates & Announcements:
    1. WRIA 8 Congressional delegation letter supporting Ballard Locks repairs
  4. Recommended investments in technical and programmatic priorities
  5. 2018 WRIA 8 legislative priorities:
    1. WRIA 8 state priorities
    2. WRIA 8 state capital funding priorities update
    3. WRIA 8 federal priorities
  6. WRIA 8 Salmon Recovery Council draft meeting topics 2018
  7. WRIA 8 operating guidelines
  8. WRIA 8 commenting guidelines


  1. Presentation: Cedar River Stewardship-In-Action, by Judy Blanco, Forterra

Meeting Overview:

Major agenda items are: Updates and committee reports, including 2018 Salmon Recovery Council meeting schedule, update on Congressional delegation letter supporting Ballard Locks repairs, status of Plan update ratification, and review of the 2018 WRIA 8 grant opportunities; review and discussion of recommendations from WRIA 8 Technical Committee and Implementation Committee for investing available funds on priorities identified through the Plan Update process; update on the legislative session and review of updated legislative priorities, materials, and communication strategies; input on topics of interest for 2018 Salmon Recovery Council meetings; review of Council operating guidelines and guidelines for commenting; and, a success story on stewardship in action on the Cedar River and Bear Creek with Forterra.

Upcoming Meetings:

Salmon Recovery Council, Thursday, March 15, 2018, 3:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., Mercer Island Community Center, 8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island.

Mailing List:

If you did not receive this packet directly but would like to for future meetings, please contact Laura West, at 206-477-7574, or by e-mail lwest@kingcounty.gov.