File #: 2013-0468    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/4/2013 In control: Transportation, Economy, and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/3/2014
Enactment date: 2/13/2014 Enactment #: 17741
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the King County Water District 45 2011 Water Comprehensive Plan Update.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips
Indexes: Comprehensive Plan, Water and Sewer Districts
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 17741.pdf, 2. 2013-0468 Legislative Review Form.pdf, 3. A. Water District 45 2011 Water Comprehensive Plan Update, 4. 2013-0468 transmittal letter.doc, 5. 2013-0468 Fiscal Note.xls, 6. 2013-0468 Matrix.docx, 7. Staff Report Proposed Ordinance 2013-0468 KCWD 45 Water Plan.docx
Staff: Reed, Mike
Clerk 10/24/2013
AN ORDINANCE approving the King County Water District 45 2011 Water Comprehensive Plan Update.
1. King County has adopted K.C.C. chapter 13.24, which requires approval of comprehensive plans for water utilities that distribute or obtain water in unincorporated King County as a prerequisite for operating in unincorporated King County, receiving approval for annexation proposals, being granted right-of-way franchises, and being given approval for right-of-way construction permits. K.C.C. 13.24.060 prescribes the requirements for approval of such plans, including consistency with state and local planning requirements.
2. RCW 57.16.010 requires that general comprehensive plans by special purpose districts be submitted to, and approved by, the legislative authority within whose boundaries all or a portion of a utility lies.
3. King County water district 45's last water system plan was prepared in 2002. Both Washington state Department of Health ("the DOH") and King County regulations require water system plans to be updated every six years.
4. The district's service area is within King County and the district has adopted a water system plan ("the plan").
5. King County has adopted a Comprehensive Plan that includes water supply policies in its provisions for facilities and services (policies F-101 through F-254) that call for consistency with other adopted plans, support for regional water supply planning, pursuit of reclaimed water, water conservation, and protection of water resources.
6. K.C.C. chapter 13.24 requires the utilities technical review committee ("the UTRC") to review and make a recommendation to the King County executive and council on the plan and the requirements under K.C.C. chapter 13.24 and consistency with the King County Comprehensive Plan. The UTRC has reviewed the planning data and district operations and has found:
a. The plan uses population and employment for...

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