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File #: 2009-0279    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 5/4/2009 In control: Government Accountability and Oversight Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/17/2009
Enactment date: Enactment #: 13043
Title: A MOTION accepting a report on the efforts of the wastewater treatment division in the department of natural resources to analyze available alternative uses of biosolids, and approving the work program and schedule for implementation of any alternatives for managing and marketing King County's biosolids as required in the 2009 Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 16312, Proviso P2, and directing the wastewater treatment division to prepare a strategic plan for biosolids management.
Sponsors: Reagan Dunn, Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Budget, Natural Resources, Department of, Wastewater
Attachments: 1. 13043.pdf, 2. 2009-0279 Amendment 1 (7/1/09).doc, 3. 2009-0279 Amendment 2 (7/1/09).doc, 4. 2009-0279 - Biosolids Proviso Report_RWQC_60309.ppt, 5. 2009-0279 - BPI_Council_60309.ppt, 6. 2009-0279 - Cedar Grove Composting KC Council 060309.ppt, 7. 2009-0279 - EKO-Genrl-progrm-sml-4-15.pdf, 8. 2009-0279 - EnerTech.ppt, 9. 2009-0279 - NSF 6-03-09.ppt, 10. 2009-0279 Title Amendment (7/1/09).doc, 11. 2009-0279 Attachment 3 - Revised Table 2_MaxCarbonAmended.pdf, 12. 2009-0279 Attachment 3 Cost comparison graphic(7-1-09).xls, 13. 2009-0279 Attachment 3 Historical and Projected Biosolids Program Costs.xls, 14. 2009-0279 Attachment 3 Q&A from June 3 (7-1-09).doc, 15. 2009-0279 Biosolids Proviso Response report(7-21-09) staff report.doc, 16. 2009-0279 handout(1).pdf, 17. 2009-0279 handout(2).pdf, 18. 2009-0279 handout(3).pdf, 19. 2009-0279 hndoutt(4).pdf, 20. 2009-0279 Revised Staff Report - Biosolids Proviso Response report.doc, 21. 2009-0279 Staff Report - Biosolids Proviso Response report(6-3-09).doc, 22. 2009-0279 Staff Report - Biosolids Proviso Response report(7-1-09).doc, 23. 2009-0279 Transmittal Letter.doc, 24. 2009-0279.2 SR Attachment 3 Q&A from June 3 (7-21-09).doc, 25. A. Alternative Uses and Market Opportunities for Biosolids--April 2009, 26. A. Alternative Uses and Market Opportunities for Biosolids--April 2009
Staff: Mountsier, Beth
Drafter
Clerk 07/07/2009
Title
A MOTION accepting a report on the efforts of the wastewater treatment division in the department of natural resources to analyze available alternative uses of biosolids, and approving the work program and schedule for implementation of any alternatives for managing and marketing King County's biosolids as required in the 2009 Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 16312, Proviso P2, and directing the wastewater treatment division to prepare a strategic plan for biosolids management.
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WHEREAS, King County markets and manages its biosolids for environmentally beneficial purposes according to the policies in the Regional Wastewater Services Plan, and
WHEREAS, King County periodically evaluates new markets and technologies for the beneficial use of biosolids, and
WHEREAS, King County seeks to maximize reliability and environmental benefits from biosolids recycling while minimizing risk and cost of the program to ratepayers, and
WHEREAS, 2009 Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 16312, Proviso P2, requires approval by motion of a report addressing the wastewater treatment division's efforts to evaluate alternative uses of biosolids including, but not limited to, those proposed via a request for information in 2008, as well as the status of the work program, next steps and a schedule for potential implementation of biosolids alternatives;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
A. The Alternative Uses and Market Opportunities for Biosolids report, Attachment A, addressing the wastewater treatment division's analysis of available alternative uses and market opportunities for biosolids, including attributes, risk and reliability, flexibility, community support, cost and benefits, status of work program and next steps is hereby accepted.
B. The wastewater treatment division is directed to proceed with development and completion of a strategic plan within two years for future biosolids management. The strategic pl...

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