LAKE SAWYER NEWS & RESOURCES
Take a look at this LIST of resident-owned, local businesses. You'll find everything from custom closets, to face painting, to stretch ties for your pontoon snaps, to a heavy civil construction outfit. If you'd like your business added, send us an email.
Toxic Algae Web Resources
Educate yourself about toxic algae identification and safety and sign up for alerts by visiting the resources below:
Northwest Toxic Algae
Freshwater Swimming Beach Bacteria and Algal Toxin web page
GovDelivery Freshwater Beach Alerts
View King County's presentation at the 2019 Annual Meeting on toxic algae here.
Lake Sawyer Water Quality:
Read about how to manage your shoreline to protect water quality HERE. Possible shoreline pollutants include lawn fertilizers, yard waste, stormwater runoff, animal waste, pesticides, oil and gas from boats, septic system discharge and more. It is important to be proactive and take individually responsible to keep the lake clean!
Annual Monitoring Reports:
2019 Stewardship Monitoring Report
2018 Stewardship Monitoring Report
Lake Sawyer Water Quality Report December 21st, 2011 (KCLSP Water Quality Monitoring Report)
Herrera Water Quality Report
Lake Sawyer Weather
on Lake Sawyer
The speed limit on Lake Sawyer is 5 miles per hour,
except during "Fast Hours"
" Fast Hours": Vessels may exceed the posted speed limit of 5 mph, maximum 36 mph, as follows:
Fast Hours Monday through Friday are 2pm to 7pm (except on Holidays, see below)
Fast Hours on Saturday, Sunday and Holidays are 11am to 3pm
2023: Summer Winter
2022: Summer Fall Winter
2021: Spring Summer Fall Winter
2020: Spring Summer Fall Winter
2019: Spring Summer Fall Winter
2018: March June Aug Nov
2017: July Sep Dec
2016: April Oct
2013: Jan April July Oct
2012: June Sept Nov
2011: Jan May Aug Dec
2010: June July
2008: April June Sept
2001: Feb May June
2000: Feb April June Oct
1999: May June Aug
1997: May Sept
LSCC Meeting Minutes
View Minutes/Agendas 2017 - current HERE
2019: Annual Mtg PwPt.
2017: Feb Mar APR May
2015: Apr Oct
2013: Jan Feb Mar May June July Sept Oct
2013 Annual Meeting
2012: Jan Feb Mar April May June Aug Oct Nov
2011: Jan Feb Mar April May June Oct Nov
2011 Annual Meeting
2010: Jan Mar April June Sept Nov2 Nov17
2010 Annual Meeting
Black Diamond Historical Society
As residents of Lake Sawyer, I thought you and your families may be interested in supporting the Black Diamond Historical Society Museum. The Museum is open 3 days per week; Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.The Summer 2012 issue of the Black Diamond Historical Society Newsletter is focused on Lake Sawyer. To join, follow this link: BDHS and then click on "Contact" and then click on "Become a Member". Steve F.
Black Diamond Blog
Here is a link to a blog with great current and historical Black Diamond
Check your LSCC Member Status
To see if you have paid your 2023 dues and/or made a donation to the 4th of July fireworks show, click HERE. This list is current as of April 10, 2023.
Dock Plates and Stickers for Residents
If you don't already have a dock plate, we will supply blank plates that you can permanently mount on your dock. The stickers will be the size of the existing and new plates, and the colors and graphics will change annually to reflect the current year, similar to the tabs on you car license plate. If you are a member and you need a new dock plate or 2020 sticker, contact any Board Member.
Weed Surveys and Integrated Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan (IAVMP)
2013 Lake Sawyer IAVMP InformationalPowerpoint
Here is a link to King County's Aquatic Plant Management Webpage
July 2021 Weed Survey
2012 Weed Survey
LAKE AND BOATING INFORMATION
Boat Lift Resources
Local boat lift suppliers and repair services:
Sunstream in Kent: 206-601-8321 (Jeff Hart, local representative)
GATCO Marine: 253-640-5800 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Boating Regulations and Safety
Boating is fun, but before you head out on the water there are a few rules to remember; some are Lake Sawyer specific, others just make good boating sense. Here are links to useful information and the specific regulations for Lake Sawyer per Black Diamond Ordinance. It's your
responsibility to obey the rules on the lake to help make it a safe place for all to enjoy.
New State Laws Regarding