File #: 2019-0088    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/17/2019 In control: Local Services, Regional Roads and Bridges Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/22/2019
Enactment date: 5/30/2019 Enactment #: 18897
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the Seattle Public Utilities 2019 Water System Plan.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Planning, Water
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18897, 2. 2019-0088 legislative review form, 3. A. Seattle Public Utilities 2019 Water System Plan, 4. 2019-0088 transmittal letter, 5. 2019-0088 fiscal note, 6. 2019-0088 Matrix, 7. 2019-0088_SR_Water_Plan_SeattlePublic
Staff: Micklow, Andy
Clerk 02/25/2019
AN ORDINANCE approving the Seattle Public Utilities 2019 Water System Plan.
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 70.116.050 requires that general comprehensive plans for water within critical water supply service areas be submitted to, and approved by, the legislative authority within whose boundaries all or a portion of a utility lies.
3. The city of Seattle's last water system plan was prepared in 2013.
4. The city's service area is within a critical water supply service area and 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-107 through F-253) 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 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 utilities technical review committee has reviewed the planning data and city operations and has found:
a. The plan uses population and employment forecasts developed by the Puget Sound Regional Council for the city's service area;
b. Portions of the city's service area are in uninco...

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