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File #: 2017-0323    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/14/2017 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 10/9/2017
Enactment date: 10/19/2017 Enactment #: 18577
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the solid waste division's 2017-2018 Biennial Budget; amending the 2017-2018 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 18409, Sections 107 and 107, as amended.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Budget, capital projects, Solid Waste
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18577.pdf, 2. 2017-0323 legislative review form, 3. A. Capital Improvement Program, dated 6-14-2017, 4. 2017-0323 transmittal letter, 5. 2017-0323 NERTS CAP updated, 6. 2017-0323 NERTS MPA Preliminary Design Request, 7. 2017-0323 revised Financial Plan NE TS, 8. 2017-0323 revised FN NE TS, 9. 2017-0323_SR_Demand_Management_Reallocation v3.docx, 10. 2017-0323_ATT7_July_2017_King_County_Bellevue_Joint_Letter.pdf, 11. 2017-0323_Amdt-S1-KL-NoCIP (002).docx, 12. 2017-0323_Amdt-T1-KL-NoCIP.docx, 13. 2017-0323_Amdt_A+B-09-13-17-KL.pdf, 14. 2017-0323_SR_Demand_Management_Reallocation, dated 92707.docx, 15. 2017-0323_Amdt-S1_CB_092717 Ritzen edits 09-26-17.docx, 16. 2017-0323_Amdt-T1-CB-Disapprop-09-27-17.docx, 17. DRAFT Motion to Accompany 2017-0323 updated 92717.docx, 18. 2017-0323_Revised_SR_Demand_Management_mb.docx
Staff: Rose, Terra
Drafter
Clerk 10/02/2017
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to the solid waste division's 2017-2018 Biennial Budget; amending the 2017-2018 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 18409, Sections 107 and 107, as amended.
Body
STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. The solid waste division of the department of natural resources and parks operates the Cedar Hills regional landfill, eight transfer stations and two drop boxes. It also provides innovative programs to help customers recycle and prevent waste.
2. The 2006 Transfer and Waste Management Plan ("the 2006 transfer plan"), approved in 2007 by Ordinance 15979, recommended a new Northeast recycling and transfer station ("Northeast station") to meet growing demand for solid waste services in northeast King County.
3. The 2006 transfer plan also recommended that the aging Houghton transfer station be closed when replacement capacity is available.
4. To confirm the need for new stations including a Northeast station, two reviews of the 2006 transfer plan were directed through the 2013/2014 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17696, Section 25, Proviso P1, and Motion 14145 passed in 2014.
5. While the need for a new station was under review, Ordinance 17696 adopted in 2013 removed the Northeast station project from the division's capital improvement program.
6. The second transfer plan review, completed in 2015, suggested that if the cities of Bellevue, Clyde Hill, Hunts Point, Medina and Yarrow Point leave the regional system in 2028 per existing interlocal agreements, demand management actions such as extending station hours and charging peak-hour prices could meet customer needs for many years without a Northeast station.
7. In 2015 the county auditor confirmed the conclusions from the second transfer plan review and recommended real-world testing to confirm that modeled demand management actions perform as predicted.
8. To confirm the potential effectiveness of demand management, Ordinance 18409 approved 2017-2018 appropri...

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