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File #: 2013-0467    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/4/2013 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/3/2014
Enactment date: 2/12/2014 Enactment #: 17740
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the City of Kent 2011 Water System Plan.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips
Indexes: Water Districts
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 17740.pdf, 2. 2013-0467 Legislative Review Form.pdf, 3. A. City of Kent 2011 Water System Plan, 4. 2013-0467 transmittal letter.doc, 5. 2013-0467 fiscal note.xls, 6. 2013-0467 Review of the City of Kent 2011 Water System Plan.docx, 7. Staff Report Proposed Ordinance 2013-0467 Kent Water Plan.docx
Staff: Reed, Mike
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Clerk 10/24/2013
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AN ORDINANCE approving the City of Kent 2011 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 70.116.050 requires that general comprehensive plans for water within critical water supply service areas be submitted to, and approved by, the legislative authority within whose boundaries all or a portion of a utility lies.
3. The city's service area is within a critical water supply service area and has adopted a 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-101 through F-254) 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.
5. K.C.C. chapter 13.24 requires the utilities technical review committee ("the UTRC") to review 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 city operations and has found:
a. The plan uses population and employment forecasts developed by the Puget Sound Regional Council for the city's service area;
b. Portions of the city's service area are in unincorporated King County;
c. The capital facility plan is adequate to meet anticipated fa...

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