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File #: 2016-0137    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/7/2016 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 3/21/2016
Enactment date: 3/30/2016 Enactment #: 18260
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the King County Water District No.119 Water System Plan.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Water Districts
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18260.pdf, 2. 2016-0137 legislative review form.pdf, 3. A. Water System Plan - King County Water District No. 119, 4. 2016-0137 transmittal letter.docx, 5. 2016-0137 Review of the King Conty Water District No. 119 Water System Plan (the Plan).docx, 6. 2016-0137 fiscal note.xls, 7. 2016-0137_SR_WD 119 Water Plan.docx, 8. 2016-0137_ATT1_Proposed_Ordinance.pdf
Staff: Reed, Mike
Clerk 02/25/2016
AN ORDINANCE approving the King County Water District No.119 Water System Plan.
1. King County has adopted K.C.C. chapter 13.24, which requires approval of comprehensive plans for water and sewer utilities that provide service 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. chapter 13.24 prescribes the requirements for approval of such plans, including consistency with state and local planning requirements.
2. The King County Water District No. 119's last general water facility plan was prepared in 1997. Washington state Department of Health and King County regulations require water system plans to be updated every six years.
3. The district has a service area within King County and has adopted a water system plan update ("the plan").
4. King County has adopted a Comprehensive Plan that includes policies F-101 through F-254, the applicable portions of which address water policies for facilities and services; these water policies call for consistency with other adopted plans, pursuit of reclaimed water, water conservation and protection of water resources.
5. K.C.C. chapter 13.24 requires the utilities technical review committee to review and make a recommendation to the King County executive and council on the plan, the requirements under K.C.C. chapter 13.24 and consistency with the King County Comprehensive Plan. The utilities technical review committee has reviewed the planning data and system operations and has found:
a. The plan uses population and employment forecasts developed by the Puget Sound Regional Council;
b. The district's service area includes portions of unincorporated King County;
c. The capital facility plan is adequate to meet anticipated facility and service nee...

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