NPSEN-PL-FP SUBJECT: l-leetings
Skagit County Planning Department Regarding Flcodway Boundaries
To :m of Hamilton Regarding FIA Interr:.ediate> Coordination
City of Burlington Regarding Floodway Boundaries
ToWn of Lyman Regarding FIA Intermediate Coordination
Smith .is interested in the Corps flood warning and
for and off
Smith said Hamilton
presently has .t he i r own flood warning routes are limited and readily shut
Smith says there was local unhappiness
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:
Boudinot was not sure exactly what bUilding policies Burlington should enforce
in flood plain.
Edens explained that Burlington
has to regulate. flood plain explained that city ordinance
should spell out requirements and not simply refer to the
Boudinot explained that Burlington is below the lOa-year flood elevation and
all new construction requires the use of fill which is not restricted.
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
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.
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.
was an Study. Lyman
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. *