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File #: 2006-0450    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/2/2006 In control: Growth Management and Natural Resources Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/10/2007
Enactment date: 12/20/2007 Enactment #: 15979
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to approval of the Solid Waste Transfer and Waste Management Plan and findings of the independent, third party review.
Sponsors: Jane Hague, Pete von Reichbauer
Indexes: Planning, Solid Waste
Attachments: 1. 15979.pdf, 2. 2006-0450 - Attachment 3 - Amendment 1 (10-10-07).doc, 3. 2006-0450 - Attachment 4 Title Amendment T-1 (10-10-07).doc, 4. 2006-0450 - Comments on WRSI Presentation on Thermal Recycling (8-23-07).pdf, 5. 2006-0450 SW Transfer & Waste Export System Plan approval (10-11-06) sr.doc, 6. 2006-0450 Attach 2 - Summary-Solid Waste Transfer and Waste Export System Plan.pdf, 7. 2006-0450 Attachment 2 MSWMAC and SWAC letters.pdf, 8. 2006-0450 Fiscal Note.xls, 9. 2006-0450 Letters.pdf, 10. 2006-0450 Staff Report - Adoption of SW Transfer and Waste Export System Plan (10-10-07).doc, 11. 2006-0450 Staff Report - Adoption of SW Transfer and Waste Export System Plan (9-26-07).doc, 12. 2006-0450 Staff Report - Solid Waste Transfer and Waste Management Plan (11-27-07).doc, 13. 2006-0450 Transmittal Letter.doc, 14. 2006-450 Attach 3 to Staff Report (9-26-07.pdf, 15. A. Solid Waste Transfer and Waste Export System Plan, 16. A. Solid Waste Transfer and Waste Management Plan, dated October, 2007, 17. A. Solid Waste Transfer and Waste Management Plan, dated October, 2007, 18. B. Independent, Third Party Review of the Solid Waste Transfer and Waste Management Plan - dated October, 2007, 19. B. Independent, Third Party Review of the Solid Waste Transfer and Waste Management Plan - dated October, 2007
Staff: Mountsier, Beth
Drafter
Clerk 10/17/2007
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AN ORDINANCE relating to approval of the Solid Waste Transfer and Waste Management Plan and findings of the independent, third party review.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings:
A. Ordinance 14236 adopted the Final 2001 Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan on October 26, 2001.
B. Ordinance 14236 directed the county executive to begin to implement the policy to export the county's waste by developing a waste export coordination and implementation plan.
C. Ordinance 14971 was adopted August 2, 2004, to provide further direction related to the upgrade of the regional transfer system; and timing and process for planning for waste export. The process included establishment of a metropolitan solid waste management advisory committee consisting of representatives of those cities that have signed solid waste interlocal agreements with the county to review and make recommendations on the waste export system plan before transmittal to the county council.
D. Pursuant to Ordinance 14971, the county and cities formed the interjurisdictional technical staff group ("ITSG") and the metropolitan solid waste management advisory committee ("MSWMAC") to develop the Solid Waste Transfer and Waste Management Plan.
E. In accordance with Ordinance 14971, the county has worked closely with ITSG, MSWMAC, the solid waste advisory committee ("SWAC") and other potentially affected jurisdictions and other interested parties (collectively referred to as "stakeholders") to develop the Solid Waste Transfer and Waste Management Plan that contains agreed upon recommendations for solid waste export.
F. The county and its stakeholders strictly adhered to the established criteria contained in Ordinance 14971 that relate to performance of a comprehensive evaluation of transfer system capacity, public and private alternatives for transfer capacity and waste export, site evaluation criteria and siting,...

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