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File #: 2009-0588    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/19/2009 In control: Physical Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2009
Enactment date: 12/21/2009 Enactment #: 16729
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving King County Water District 19 2007 Water System Plan.
Sponsors: Dow Constantine
Indexes: Water Districts
Attachments: 1. 16729.pdf, 2. A. 2007 Water System Plan--Water District No. 19--Vashon Island, WA, 3. 2009-0588 Transmittal Letter.doc, 4. 2009-0588 Fiscal Note.xls, 5. 2009-0588 Staff Report - Water District 19.doc
Clerk 10/15/2009
AN ORDINANCE approving King County Water District 19 2007 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 developed by water districts be submitted to, and approved by, the legislative authority within whose boundaries all or a portion of the districts lie.
3. King County water district 19's last water system plan was prepared in 2000. 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 19 ("the district") is in King County and has adopted a 2007 comprehensive water system plan ("the plan"). The district has had a moratorium on new connections in place since February 1996. The district's existing water sources are insufficient to meet the district's service criteria for maximum day usage to allow any new connections.
5. The district's plan identifies an area-wide water service deficiency.
6. King County has adopted a comprehensive plan that includes water 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. King County comprehensive plan policy F-217 provides, in part, that if an area-wide water service deficiency i...

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