Lake Lawrence LMD Goals, Rates and Charges
In June 2007, property owners at Lake Lawrence cast ballots on whether to reauthorize a Lake Management District for the lake. About 78% of voting property owners cast ballots in favor of reauthorizing the LMD.
In response to the favorable vote, Thurston County Commissioners adopted LMD #18 on July 16, 2007 authorizing a four-year district to begin in 2008. First authorized by residents in 1986, the Lake Lawrence LMD is one of the first and longest-standing lake management districts in Washington State.
Lake Management District Goals for 2008-2011
Lake Lawrence is a popular site for swimming, water skiing, recreational boating and fishing. The lake also supports wildlife such as bald eagles, blue herons and other species. The lake management district's goal is to safeguard the quality of water in Lake Lawrence to preserve the lake's aesthetic and recreational benefits, and to support wildlife. The lake management district plans to:
Annual charge per parcel for 2011
"Parcel" is defined as any legally established lot of record that is developed or can be developed under existing land use requirements and regulations, including nonconforming uses.
Private lakefront property
$261.00 per parcel
Private canal front property$131.00 per parcel
Private upland property with community lake access
$65.00 per parcel
Improved public boat launch property
$16,000.00 per parcel
Other public access
$8,000.00 per parcel
Staff contact: Janie Civille (360) 786-5830. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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