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File #: 2010-0072    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/8/2010 In control: Environment and Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 3/22/2010
Enactment date: 3/31/2010 Enactment #: 16773
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the Heights Water Association 2005 Water System Plan.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips, Jan Drago
Indexes: Water Districts
Attachments: 1. 16773.pdf, 2. A. Heights Water Association Water System Plan--August 2005--Revised December 2005, 3. 2010-0017 Transmittal Letter.doc, 4. 2010-0072 Fiscal Note.xls, 5. 2010-0017 Regulatory Note.doc, 6. 2010-0017 Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Heights Matrix.doc, 7. 2010-0072 Staff Report - Heights water plan
Staff: Reed, Mike
Clerk 01/26/2010
AN ORDINANCE approving the Heights Water Association 2005 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. The Heights Water Association ("the association") water system plan was last approved in 1999. Both Washington state Department of Health and King County regulations require water system plans to be updated every six years.
3. The association is in King County and has adopted a 2005 water system plan ("the plan").
4. 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 and water conservation, and protection of water resources.
5. K.C.C. chapter 13.24 requires the utilities technical review committee ("UTRC") to review plans and make a recommendation 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 association operations and hereby finds:
a. The plan uses population and employment forecasts developed by the Puget Sound Regional Council for the association's service area, which are consistent with population targets under the growth management act, with a customized forecast appropriately used;
b. The plan uses King County l...

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