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NPSEN-PL-FP SUBJECT: l-leetings

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Follmdng:

  • 1.

    Skagit County Planning Department Regarding Flcodway Boundaries

  • 2.

    To :m of Hamilton Regarding FIA Interr:.ediate> Coordination

  • 3.

    City of Burlington Regarding Floodway Boundaries

  • 4.

    ToWn of Lyman Regarding FIA Intermediate Coordination

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Smith .is interested in the Corps flood warning and

for and off

Skagit Valley.

Smith said Hamilton

evacuation by

system,

but

their

escape

presently has .t he i r own flood warning routes are limited and readily shut

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p.

Smith says there was local unhappiness

with

the

Corps

flood -fighting

representative

during

the

1979

flood.

MEETING 3. ton's· flood flow in the

Edens had scheduled a meeting with Burlington to discuss Burling

plain management practices eastern part of the city.

and· their effect on Skagit River over Burlington had advised Edens that they

were going to issue

permits, which previously has. been done by Skagit

County for Burlington. DirectorJ Bob Boudinot, visor.

Burlington officials present were:

Les Holte,

City

Engineer

(consultant)J

Bob

Linrothe,

City

Permit Super

Boudinot was not sure exactly what bUilding policies Burlington should enforce

in flood plain.

development

under

Edens explained that Burlington

an

agreement

with

FEZ-tA.

Edens

has to regulate. flood plain explained that city ordinance

should spell out requirements and not simply refer to the

regulations.

Boudinot explained that Burlington is below the lOa-year flood elevation and

all new construction requires the use of fill which is not restricted.

Devel

opers are

aware

land now.'

Fill

of is

possible future restrictions readily available and cheap.

and are eager to fill their Edens said Burlington must

control filling as part of the agreement with

Gardner and Edens explained

problems with Skagit River overflow east of Burlington and the possible impacts

of obstructing the overflow into the Samish.

Gardner felt that obstructing

this overflow could aggravate flooding

legally wrong.

Burlington

doesn't see

growth

thrust

is

south

and

east.

Also

elsewhere, which this location as the east area is

would be morally and a problem since the not in Burlington.

Gardner suggested that Burlington either designate a floodway between Burlington

and Sterling Hill or else the Corps can do it.

better one.

if

the

Corps

did

it

because

Burlington

Boudinot

would

have

felt that it would be a hard time originating

Edens explained that a meeting would be called in the near future between

the Corps, and Skagit Delta.

county and city officials to discuss filling problems in the Linrothe told Edens to expect a fight from the city of Burlington.

officials in

attendance.

correct city

limits.

was an Study. Lyman

of

'4.

This meeting

Lyman

Flood

Insurance

Intermediate The'meeting provided the

Coordination meeting for began at 1010 hours with Corps with a map showing

the 3 Lyman the

Oi l perat ons, p ease note. *

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