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File #: 2016-0516    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/24/2016 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/12/2016
Enactment date: 12/16/2016 Enactment #: 18435
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the Covington Water District Water System Plan Final May 2016.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski, Reagan Dunn
Indexes: Water Districts
Attachments: 1. 18435.pdf, 2. 2016-0516 legislative review form.pdf, 3. A. Water System Plan, 4. 2016-0516 transmittal letter.docx, 5. 2016-0516 fiscal note.xls, 6. 2016-0516 Review of the Covington Water District Water System Plan Final May 2016.docx, 7. 2016-0516_SR_CovingtonWaterDist.docx
Clerk 10/13/2016
AN ORDINANCE approving the Covington Water District Water System Plan Final May 2016.
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 those plans, including consistency with state and local planning requirements.
2. The Covington Water District's last general water facility plan was prepared in 2007. 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 needs;
d. The...

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