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File #: 2021-0043    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/2/2021 In control: Local Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/6/2021
Enactment date: 4/15/2021 Enactment #: 19266
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the North City Water District 2020 Water System Plan.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Water and Sewer Districts
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19266, 2. A. North City Water District 2020 Water System Plan March 2020, Amendment No. 1 October 2020, 3. A. North City Water District 2020 Water System Plan March 2020, 4. 2021-0043 transmittal letter, 5. 2021-0043 Review of the North City 2020 Water System Plan, 6. 2021-0043 fiscal note, 7. 2021-0043 Legislative Review Form, 8. 2021-0043_SR_NorthCityWater, 9. 2021-0043_ATT2_Amdt1, 10. 2021-0043_RevisedSR_NorthCityWater
Staff: Micklow, Andy
AN ORDINANCE approving the North City Water District 2020 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 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. North City Water District'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 in 2012 and approved in 2013.
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 incorporated King ...

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