Department of Natural Resources

Eatonville Consolidation and Expansion

40000010

The Department of Natural Resources currently maintains a leased work center near Mineral that does not meet current or projected requirements, lacks adequate internet and cell phone connectivity, and is not proximate to fuel vendors. DNR's lease will expire in 2019 and the current owner intends to sell the property and not renew the lease. Funding is provided to construct a new, 5,500 square foot, multi-purpose building on agency owned land in the vicinity of Eatonville in order to consolidate activities from multiple locations, and expand fire suppression activities in support of the Elbe Hills and Tahoma State Forests and surrounding private timber holdings.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 3,763,000 0 3,763,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 3,763,000

Goldendale Fire Station Latrine and Shower Facility

40000014

Funding is provided to construct a new 780 square foot, tilt-up, pre-configured shower and latrine facility at the Department of Natural Resources owned fire station in Goldendale in order to support fire suppression operations and accommodate surge operations when the site serves as a forward basing location for fire crews and resources.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 277,000 0 277,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 277,000

Port Angeles Storm Water Repair

40000015

Funding is provided for design for a future stormwater management structure and plan for the Department of Natural Resources' fire station and work center in Port Angeles in order to meet state and local requirements, and set conditions for future construction at the compound.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 210,000 0 210,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 210,000

Tenanting of Commercial Real Estate Properties

40000016

Funding is provided to remodel two to three spaces within the Department of Natural Resources owned commercial buildings that will benefit the Common School Trust.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,800,000 0 1,800,000
Funds: Certificate of Participation - State 1,800,000

Belfair Fire and Work Center Replacement

40000017

This project will construct a new 2,500 square foot administrative building on agency owned land at Mission Creek Correction Center. Funding is provided to replace two 29-year-old mobile office trailers that are past the end of their life cycles and have failing systems.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,280,000 0 1,280,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,280,000

Pasco Local Improvement District

40000019

Funding is provided for the Department of Natural Resources' share of a Local Improvement District (LID) with the city of Pasco. The LID will develop access infrastructure to 110.47 acres of commercially zoned properties. The improvements will increase the value of the agency's property and increase the demand for the property from commercial real estate entities to benefit trust land beneficiaries.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 4,000,000 0 4,000,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 4,000,000

DNR Hangar Consolidation, Relocation and Expansion

40000023

Funding is provided to construct a new, purpose-built 15,000 square foot, rotary wing aircraft hangar on the Department of Natural Resources owned land adjacent to the Olympia Airport. This project consolidates one owned facility on leased land and two leased facilities into a single facility capable of housing aircrafts, aircraft parts and one complete HELETAC crew, including crew quarters. The facility will be designed to accommodate a future upgrade to larger four-blade aircraft in support of the agency's fire suppression operations.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 120,000 0 120,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 120,000

Forks Storm Water Repair

40000024

Funding is provided to design a stormwater management structure for the Department of Natural Resources' regional headquarters in Forks. This funding will allow the agency to meet state and local requirements.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 476,000 0 476,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 476,000

Airway Heights Facility Replacement

40000025

Funding is provided to replace a failing building on Department of Corrections (DOC) owned land at the Airway Heights Correction Facility with a new 3,500 square foot, multi-purpose building that can support an additional ten-man crew.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,594,000 0 1,594,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,594,000

Husum Fire Station and Work Center Expansion and Renovation

40000028

Funding is provided to construct a new 2,700 square foot addition to the Husum Fire Station shop building to support expanded fire suppression activities. This will make the existing shop suitable for year round use and provide suitable workspace for fire and forestry personnel.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,980,000 0 1,980,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,980,000

Purchase Replacement for Union Gap Fire Station

40000029

This project will purchase a 5,600 square foot, purpose-built fire station occupying a 0.5 acre yard on two parcels. Funding is provided to purchase the Yakima County Fire District #3 facility in Naches to replace the leased facility in Union Gap, which is inadequate to meet the Department of Natural Resources' needs.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 645,000 0 645,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 645,000

2019-21 Minor Works Preservation

40000030

Funding is provided for minor works preservation projects, representing the current deferred maintenance backlog of 321 Department of Natural Resources' owned facilities.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 3,000,000 0 3,000,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 3,000,000

Sedro-Woolley Storm Water Repair

40000031

Funding is provided for design for a stormwater management structure and plan for the Department of Natural Resources' regional headquarters in Sedro-Woolley to meet state and local requirements, prevent runoff damage to current facilities, and set conditions for future construction at the compound.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 331,000 0 331,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 331,000

State Forest Land Replacement

40000032

Funding is provided to identify state forest trust lands that are encumbered through the Endangered Species Act, and transfer them over to Natural Resource Conservation Areas. The timber value will then be transferred to the affected counties as revenue.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 3,000,000 24,000,000 27,000,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 27,000,000

Omak Consolidation, Expansion and Relocation

40000033

Funding is provided for predesign of a new 10,000 square foot Department of Natural Resources facility on Omak Airfield. The new construction will consolidate six leased facilities and mobile office trailers positioned at two separate locations into a single, multi-purpose facility with access to utilities.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 108,000 5,400,000 5,508,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 5,508,000

Trust Land Transfer Program

40000034

This item will fund the ongoing Trust Land Transfer program, which allows the Department of Natural Resources to transfer trust lands with significant ecologic or recreation features into other ownerships, typically to natural areas or other government agencies. A portion of the appraised value of each land transfer provides revenue to the Common School Construction fund. The remainder is deposited into the Real Property Replacement Account, where it is used to purchase replacement trust land.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 14,800,000 0 14,800,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 14,800,000

Road Maintenance and Abandonment Plan (RMAP)

40000037

Funding is provided for the Road Maintenance and Abandonment Planning project. This capital project will replace fish passage barriers and bring road segments up to salmon recovery and clean water standards on state grant lands and state forest lands statewide.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 3,766,000 0 3,766,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 3,766,000

Teanaway

40000038

Funding is provided to implement the recreation, management and grazing cooperative management plan for the Teanaway Community Forest that was purchased in 2013 to protect and restore a key segment of the Yakima River Basin watershed.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,000,000 0 1,000,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,000,000

Land Acquisition Grants

40000039

Expenditure authority is provided for the Department of Natural Resources to administer federal land acquisition grants and all costs of the acquisition of the conservation land required by the program.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 18,000,000 40,000,000 58,000,000
Funds: General Fund - Federal 58,000,000

Puget Sound Corps

40000041

Funding is provided for the Puget SoundCorps project to use Puget SoundCorps crews of youth and military veterans through the Department of Ecology to complete water quality, habitat protection and restoration projects that benefit Puget Sound recovery.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 5,500,000 0 5,500,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 5,500,000

Sunshine Mine

40000042

Funding is provided for cleanup of an expired mine on Common School State Trust Lands to avoid contamination and potential hazmat cleanup.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 130,000 0 130,000
Funds: State Toxics Control Account - State 130,000

Trust Land Replacement

40000043

Funding and authority are provided for land acquisitions that improve the performance of trust holdings, and to sell trust lands deemed no longer suitable for management by the Department of Natural Resources.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 61,000,000 0 61,000,000
Funds: Resources Management Cost Account - State 30,000,000
Funds: Nat Res Real Property Replacement - State 30,000,000
Funds: Comm/Tech College Forest Reserve Account - State 1,000,000

Sustainable Recreation

40000044

Funding is provided for a series of facilities renovation and preservation, and new development of recreational trails facilities throughout the state.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 2,500,000 0 2,500,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 2,500,000

Forest Legacy 2019-21

40000045

Funding is provided, from a U.S. Forest Service grant program, to acquire development rights (conservation easements) from landowners to keep forest lands working without the economic pressure to sell for residential or commercial use.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 15,000,000 0 15,000,000
Funds: General Fund - Federal 15,000,000

Natural Areas Facilities 2019-21

40000046

Funding is provided to preserve and construct public access facilities and infrastructure at natural area preserves and natural resources conservation areas.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 2,000,000 0 2,000,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 2,000,000

School Seismic Safety Assessments

40000047

Funding is provided for a statewide assessment of seismic safety at public schools in high-risk zones. This project continues the work begun last biennium, and will conduct comprehensive seismic assessments on approximately 400 school buildings in high-risk areas all across Washington state.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,200,000 0 1,200,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,200,000

Forest Hazard Reduction

40000049

Forest health conditions in Washington state have been in decline for decades. The consequences have contributed to catastrophic and uncharacteristically severe wildfires, such as in Eastern Washington. Funding is provided for forest health pre-commercial thinning or forest improvement treatments on state lands, and on some private lands when those treatments protect state trust lands and mitigate the risks of large-scale damage.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 14,200,000 60,000,000 74,200,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 74,200,000

Large Vessel Removals

40000051

Funding is provided to remove derelict vessels over 75 feet in length to avoid hazards to human health and the environment.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,000,000 4,000,000 5,000,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 5,000,000

Forest Riparian Easement Program (FREP)

40000052

Funding is provided for the Forest Riparian Easement Program that allows for the purchase of easements from family forest landowners along riparian and other areas of value.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 2,500,000 20,000,000 22,500,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 22,500,000

Rivers and Habitat Open Space Program (RHOSP)

40000053

Funding is provided to implement the Rivers and Habitat Open Space Program that provides financial compensation to forest landowners for permanent conservation easements on riparian forest land buffers to protect channel migration zones; and for forested critical habitat for state-threatened or endangered species that are protected by Forest Practices rules.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,500,000 0 1,500,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 1,500,000

Cultural Resources Conservation Easement Program (CRCEP)

40000054

Funding is provided for purchase of permanent conservation easements from forest landowners for Forest Practices Applications associated with protected tribal cultural resources sites. This funding will reimburse forest landowners for the value of eligible timber within eligible conservation areas. To establish value, the eligible timber needs to be identified, and the Department of Natural Resources must determine timber quality and volume, and appraise the value of the eligible timber within the CRCEP area.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,000,000 4,000,000 5,000,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 5,000,000