File #: 2008-0190    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 4/7/2008 In control: Capital Budget Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/27/2008
Enactment date: Enactment #: 12786
Title: A MOTION approving the work plan for a road services division operational master plan.
Sponsors: Dow Constantine
Indexes: Operational Master Plan, Roads
Attachments: 1. 12786.pdf, 2. 05-21-08 Staff Report, 3. 2008-0190 Staff Report ROMP.doc, 4. 2008-0190 Transmittal Letter.doc, 5. A. King County Department of Transportation Road Services Division Operational Master Plan Operational Master Plan Work Plan
Staff: Resha, John
A MOTION approving the work plan for a road services division operational master plan.
      WHEREAS, the county is responsible for providing road services to the citizens of unincorporated King County, and
      WHEREAS, examples of the wide range of road services provided by the county include designing, building, operating, and maintaining roads and bridges in unincorporated King County, and
      WHEREAS, over 1600 miles of roads, 175 bridges wholly-owned by King County, six bridges half-owned by King County, and 74 bridges belonging to cities that contract with the county fall under the care of the road services division, and
WHEREAS, road services are supported by property tax revenue and contracts, and
WHEREAS, property tax revenue will decline as a result of annexations and incorporations in the future, and
WHEREAS, annexations, climate change, environmental regulations and other changes impact the scope of road services, and
      WHEREAS, a road services division operational master plan will guide development of a sustainable operational and financing model for the provision of road services, and
WHEREAS, the county has successfully undertaken operational master planning processes in other major program areas that have led to system-wide operational changes resulting in annual budget savings and improved operations, and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 15975, the ordinance adopting the 2008 King County budget, contains a proviso requiring the road services division, in collaboration with staff of the council, the transportation director's office and the office of management and budget, to submit to the council for its  review and approval, a work plan for a Road Services Division Operational Master Plan (“ROMP”), and
WHEREAS, the executive has transmitted to the council with this motion, a work plan for the ROMP, developed collaboratively with staff from the department of transportation roads services division and the council;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
      The work plan for a road services division operational master plan, Attachment A to this motion, is hereby approved.