Thursday, April 28, 2016
By LFP City Administrator Pete Rose
I. Intergovernmental and local issues update
Northshore Emergency Management Coalition: Key staff attended a planning meeting for the newly formed coalition (Kenmore and Lake Forest Park; with supporting partners Northshore Fire District and Northshore Utility District) to outline its effort to participate in the Cascadia Rising emergency exercise, planned to be conducted statewide from June 7-10. June 9 was the date selected to exercise the Emergency Operations Center at the Northshore Fire headquarters station.
II. Internal City Information
Public Works responded to an after hours call out and conducted traffic control and installed temporary fencing along the damaged cyclone fence.
|Photo courtesy City of Lake Forest Park|
III. Council Information
FEMA Region 10 Tour: Staff from the FEMA office came to Lake Forest Park on April 13 to tour the Lyon Creek Flood Reduction project. FEMA was the base funder of this project, with a contribution of $3 million.
State Auditors: The State Auditor is currently at City Hall for the annual audit. This is the first “single audit” in recent memory, with the state auditors also checking compliance on the large federal grants that were included in the Lyon Creek Flood Control and NE 178th “Safe Routes” Sidewalks projects.