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File #: 2014-0001    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/13/2014 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 3/3/2014
Enactment date: 3/6/2014 Enactment #: 17762
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the Washington Water Service Company Satellite System Management Plan.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips
Indexes: Water and Sewer Districts
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 17762.pdf, 2. 2014-0001 Legislative Review Form.pdf, 3. A. Water System Plan for Washington Water Service Company, 4. 2014-0001 Fiscal Note.xls, 5. 2014-0001 Matrix.docx, 6. 2014-0001 Transmittal Letter.doc, 7. 2014-0001 Staff Report - Washington Water Service Company SMA Plan.docx
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Clerk 12/20/2013
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AN ORDINANCE approving the Washington Water Service Company Satellite System Management 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 public water supply 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 Washington Water Service Company Satellite System Management Plan was last prepared in 2002. Both Washington state Department of Health and King County regulations require satellite system plans to be updated every six years.
4. The company proposes to provide satellite water system management services within a critical water supply service area and has adopted the plan.
5. 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.
6. K.C.C. chapter 13.24 requires the utilities technical review committee 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 utilities technical review committee has reviewed the planni...

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