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File #: 2020-0194    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/23/2020 In control: Local Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/1/2020
Enactment date: 9/11/2020 Enactment #: 19158
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the Water System Plan for King County Water District 123 for 2019.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Water, Water Districts
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19158, 2. 11. 2020-0194_T1, 3. 11. 2020-0194_Amd1, 4. A. Water System Plan for King County Water District 123, 5. 2020-0194 REVISED 02_KCWD123_Transmittal_Letter_033020, 6. 2020-0194 Legislative Review Form 2, 7. 2020-0194 Signed KCWD123_Transmittal_Letter, 8. 2020-0194 04_KCWD123_UTRC_Review_Matrix, 9. 2020-0194 Copy of 03_KCWD123_Fiscal_Note_033020, 10. 2020-0194_SR_WaterDistrict123.docx
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AN ORDINANCE approving the Water System Plan for King County Water District 123 for 2019.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
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. King County Water District No. 123's service area is within King County and the district has adopted a comprehensive water system plan ("the plan"). The district's previous water system plan was prepared and approved in 1998.
4. 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.
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 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 district's operations and has found:
a. The plan uses population and employment forecasts developed by the Puget Sound Regional Council for the district's service area;
b. The district's service area is in unin...

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