Chapter 3.24
PUBLIC LANDS

3.24.000    Chapter Contents

Sections:

Article I. OLD OLYMPIA WATERSHED

3.24.010    Description.

3.24.020    City to retain ownership--Use.

3.24.030    Disposition of income.

3.24.040    Preservation.

Article II. SYLVESTER PARK

3.24.050    Description.

3.24.060    City interest to be retained.

Article I. OLD OLYMPIA WATERSHED

3.24.010 Description

The Old Olympia Watershed is best described as that property of the city now under the jurisdiction of the city water department, known as the Moxlie Creek Watershed, and consisting of one hundred sixty-six acres, more or less, within the following described area: Swan’s Addition, Cullen’s Addition, Steven’s Addition, Vacated Kasson’s Addition, Wildwood Addition, and E. H. Wilson’s D.L.C., all in Olympia, Thurston County, Washington.

(Ord. 2938 §4, 1955).

3.24.020 City to retain ownership –Use

The Old Olympia Watershed, including the timber thereon, shall be retained in the ownership of the city, and it shall never be used for other than an emergency city water supply, or other public purpose unless such other use is approved by a vote of the people.

(Ord. 2938 §1, 1955).

3.24.030 Disposition of income

Any income realized from the area, from whatever source derived, other than from the sale of water for public consumption, shall be used solely for the maintenance and development of the area itself.

(Ord. 2938 §2, 1955).

3.24.040 Preservation

Every effort shall be made to preserve the natural beauty of the area.

(Ord. 2938 §3, 1955).

Article II. SYLVESTER PARK

3.24.050 Description

Sylvester Park is best described as the public square bounded by Capitol Way, Legion Way, Washington Street and East Seventh Street, all in the city of Olympia, Thurston County, Washington.

(Ord. 2939 §2, 1955).

3.24.060 City interest to be retained

The interest of the city in Sylvester Park shall never be disposed of in any manner unless the proposal is approved by a vote of the people.

(Ord. 2939 §1, 1955).