Kirkland man to chair King Conservation District

The King Conservation District (KCD) Board of Supervisors last week elected Kirkland resident Bill Knutsen as its new chairman.

  • Monday, June 23, 2008 4:43pm
  • News

The King Conservation District (KCD) Board of Supervisors last week elected Kirkland resident Bill Knutsen as its new chairman.

Appointed to the KCD board of supervisors in 2006 by the Washington State Conservation Commission, Knutsen had previously served as an associate supervisor. A member of a long-time family dairy operation, Bill’s Dairy, he was named a commissioner of the newly formed King County Agriculture Commission in 1998.

As chairman of the KCD’s five-member board, Knutsen’s responsibility is to ensure the district meets its legal and public trust obligations. The board conducts regular public meetings to oversee the district’s budget and provide guidance and oversight to district staff.

The Conservation District is an independent special services district encompassing most of King County. It offers landowners assistance and information on a voluntary, non-regulatory basis with conservation and environmental issues.


In consideration of how we voice our opinions in the modern world, we’ve closed comments on our websites. We value the opinions of our readers and we encourage you to keep the conversation going.

Please feel free to share your story tips by emailing editor@kirklandreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.kirklandreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 300 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it.

More in News

Screenshot from Gov. Jay Inslee’s press conference on Aug. 5, 2020.
Inslee says schools in virus hot spots should stay closed

King County among high-risk counties; several school districts will have remote learning in the fall.

King County Election headquarters in Renton on Aug. 4 for the primary election. Haley Ausbun/staff photo
Inslee and Culp lead governor race; incumbent Dems ahead for Congress | Statewide results

Early results for governor, state schools chief, attorney general and more.

Democrats dominate King County legislative races | Election results

Here are the latest results for King County legislative candidates in the… Continue reading

Inslee mask graphic
Free mask event for King County residents, Aug. 4 in Bellevue

The drive-thru distribution event will offer two masks per person

Primary election 2020: Who will emerge as Inslee’s challenger?

Voting ends Tuesday in an election without big rallies and fund-raisers and face-to-face debates

Sex ed, local control at heart of race for WA state schools chief

Incumbent Chris Reykdal faces five foes who argue he’s pushing too many state policies on school districts.

A man fishes off a dock at David E. Brink Park in Kirkland, 2018. Aaron Kunkler/Staff photo
City closes two piers due to large gatherings

Starting July 29, Kirkland will be closing piers at Houghton Beach Park and David Brink Park

Back in 2017, local youngster cools off at the sprinkler park at Lee Johnson Field in downtown Kirkland. Now amidst the pandemic, the field is being used for another alternative: after-dark, socially distanced games and activities. File photo/ Samantha Pak
City announces changes to park use, dock use due to COVID-19

Lee Johnson Field will open for evening activities, 6 to 11 p.m., waterfront parks, docks and piers will close daily at 9p.m

(files)
County Fire Marshal issues burn ban

Dry conditions and high heats are in the forecast this week

Most Read