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File #: 2009-0477    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/17/2009 In control: Physical Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/14/2009
Enactment date: 9/17/2009 Enactment #: 16655
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the King County Water District No. 49 2008 Water System Plan.
Sponsors: Jane Hague
Indexes: Water Districts
Attachments: 1. 16655.pdf, 2. 2009-0477 Fiscal Note.xls, 3. 2009-0477 Regulatory Note.doc, 4. 2009-0477 Staff Report - WD 49 Comp Plan.doc, 5. 2009-0477 Transmittal Letter.doc, 6. 2009-0477 UTRC Review of King County Water District No. 49--2008 Water System Plan.doc, 7. A. King County Water District No. 49--2008 Water System Plan--Updated 060509
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Clerk 08/11/2009
Title
AN ORDINANCE approving the King County Water District No. 49 2008 Water System Plan.
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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 for water districts be submitted to, and approved by the legislative authority within whose boundaries all or a portion of the district lies.
3. King County water district No. 49's last water system plan was prepared in 2002. Both Washington State Department of Health ("DOH") and King County regulations require water system plans to be updated every six years.
4. King County water district No. 49 ("the district") is in King County and has adopted a 2008 water system plan ("the plan").
5. King County has adopted a comprehensive plan that includes water supply policies in its provisions for facilities and services (policies F-213 through F-245) 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.
6. K.C.C. chapter 13.24 requires review of water system plans by the utilities technical review committee ("UTRC"), and a recommendation made 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 UTRC has reviewed the planning data and district operations and hereby finds:
a. The plan uses population a...

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