Notice of Planned Final Action Regarding Property Acquisition

The City of Covington intends to acquire property rights from the following parcels, all being located in Covington, Washington, for public use to facilitate the purpose of City for road widening and other improvements along 204th Ave SE between SE 272nd Street (SR516) and SE 258th Street and along SE 272nd Street (SR516) between 198th Ave SE and 207th Ave SE (Capital Improvement Project No. 1201).

Property Address:   

King County Tax Parcel Number

Property Right(s) Required

Approximate Square FootageRequired                         

26631 204th Ave SE

2922069056

Temporary Construction Easement

3,880 SF

27005 204th Ave SE

2922069126

Fee Simple

1,396 SF

27005 204th Ave SE

2922069126

Temporary Construction Easement

3,194 SF

26918 204th Ave SE

2564000060

Fee Simple

169 SF

26918 204th Ave SE

2564000060

Temporary Construction Easement

4,082 SF

20665 SE 264th St

2922069014

Fee Simple

12,842 SF

20665 SE 264th St

2922069014

Temporary Construction Easement

25,909 SF

20322 SE 262nd St

2922069142

Fee Simple

3,039 SF

20322 SE 262nd St

2922069142

Temporary Construction Easement

4,634 SF

20325 SE 259th PL

5095020280

Temporary Construction Easement

500 SF

XXXX SE 272nd St

2922069176

Temporary Construction Easement

5,336 SF

27123 203rd Ave SE

2922069010

Temporary Construction Easement

6,448 SF

XXXX SE 272nd St

3222069191

Temporary Construction Easement

13,699 SF


The City of Covington intends to acquire the above property rights through negotiation or through potential use of its power of eminent domain (condemnation). The proposed ordinance authorizing these acquisitions and use of condemnation authority will be considered and voted on (final action) by the Covington City Council during the following public meeting:

This Ordinance is scheduled for consideration and possible action by the Covington City Council at the regularly scheduled City Council meeting at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Pursuant to Governor Jay Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28, issued on March 24, 2020, and as updated or amended in response to the COVID-19 health crises, the City of Covington City Council meeting will be held telephonically and virtually. The meeting will be available on the Zoom Platform.

The call and login details for the meeting are as follows:

This City Council meeting will be held telephonically and virtually on the Zoom platform as follows:
Join via computer: https://zoom.us/j/131706685
Or telephone: 253-215-8782
Webinar ID: 131 706 685

The meeting login information is subject to change. Login details may need to be amended or updated for technical reasons. Please check the council meeting agenda on the City website (www.covingtonwa.gov) prior to the meeting to ensure that you are able to log in.

Public comment on items on the Council’s agenda may be made orally on the Zoom platform or via email. Emailed comments should be sent to: kbates@covingtonwa.gov. Comments received up to one hour before the meeting will be provided to councilmembers electronically during the meeting. Comments received after that deadline will be provided to councilmembers after the meeting.

This telephonic virtual meeting is in compliance with Proclamation 20-28, as the final action to be taken as described herein is necessary for the City of Covington to continue with its essential public facility transportation projects, and it is part of the routine business of the City of Covington City Council.

General information about the project, the time of the telephonic and virtual City Council meeting, including how to provide public comment and how to participate, can be obtained on the City’s website at www.covingtonwa.gov. Americans with Disabilities Act – reasonable accommodations provided upon request at least 24 hours in advance (253-480-2400).

For further information, please contact: Bob Lindskov, City Engineer, City of Covington, Public Works Department
253-480-2467

Published:
Seattle Times: April 15, 2020 and April 22, 2020
The Courier-Herald: April 22, 2020
Covington Reporter (online only): April 17, 2020 and April 24, 2020