File #: 2013-0507    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/9/2013 In control: Transportation, Economy, and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/3/2014
Enactment date: 2/13/2014 Enactment #: 17742
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the Snoqualmie Pass Utility District Water Plan, May 2013.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips
Indexes: Water, Water Districts
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 17742.pdf, 2. 2013-0507 Legislative Review Form.pdf, 3. A. Snoqualmie Pass Utility District Water System Plan, 4. 2013-0507 transmittal letter.doc, 5. 2013-0507 fiscal note.xls, 6. 2013-0507 matrix.docx, 7. Staff Report Proposed Ordinance 2013-0507 Snoqualmie Pass water plan.docx
Staff: Reed, Mike
Clerk 11/27/2013
AN ORDINANCE approving the Snoqualmie Pass Utility District Water Plan, May 2013.
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 be approved by, the legislative authority within whose boundaries all or a portion of a utility lies.
3. The Snoqualmie Pass utility district's previous water system plan was prepared in 2003. Both Washington state Department of Health ("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 forecas...

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