File #: 2010-0074    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/8/2010 In control: Environment and Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 3/8/2010
Enactment date: 3/10/2010 Enactment #: 16768
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the Ames Lake Water Association 2008 Water System Plan.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips
Indexes: Water Districts
Attachments: 1. 16768.pdf, 2. A. Ames Lake Water Association Water System Plan--June 2009, 3. 2010-0074 Transmittal Letter.doc, 4. 2010-0074 Fiscal Note.xls, 5. 2010-0074 Regulatory Note.doc, 6. 2010-0074 Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Ames Lake Matrix.doc, 7. 2010-0074 Staff Report - Ames Lake H2O plan
Staff: Reed, Mike
AN ORDINANCE approving the Ames Lake Water Association 2008 Water System Plan.
1. King County has adopted K.C.C. chapter 13.24, which requires approval of comprehensive plans for water and sewer 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 70.116.050 requires that water system plans developed by purveyors within the boundaries of a critical water supply service area are to be reviewed by local governments to ensure that the plans are not inconsistent with the land use plans, shoreline master programs and developmental policies of those local governments.
3. 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, the use of reclaimed water, and water conservation, and protection of water resources.
4. The Ames Lake Water Association ("the association") has submitted its 2008 water system plan ("the plan") to King County for review and approval. 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 association operations and hereby finds:
a. The plan uses population and employment forecasts developed by the Puget Sound Regional Council for the association. The population ...

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