File #: 2017-0030    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/30/2017 In control: Transportation, Economy, and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 3/6/2017
Enactment date: 3/8/2017 Enactment #: 18471
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the Highline Water District Water System Plan, Final August 2016.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Water Districts
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18471.pdf, 2. 2017-0030 Legislative Review Form, 3. A. Highline Water District Water System Plan, 4. 2017-0030 transmittal letter.docx, 5. 2017-0030 fiscal note.xls, 6. 2017-0030 Review of the Highline Water District Water System Plan - Final August 2016.docx, 7. 2017-0030_SR_Highline_Water_Plan.docx, 8. 2017-0030_SR_Highline_Water_Plan.docx
Staff: Zoppi, Leah
Clerk 01/19/2017
AN ORDINANCE approving the Highline Water District Water System Plan, Final August 2016.
1. King County has adopted K.C.C. chapter 13.24, which requires approval of comprehensive plans for water and sewer utilities that provide service 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. chapter 13.24 prescribes the requirements for approval of those plans, including consistency with state and local planning requirements.
2. RCW 57.16.010 requires that general comprehensive plans by special purpose districts be submitted to, and approved by, the legislative authority within whose boundaries all or a portion of a utility lies.
3. Highline Water District's last general water facility plan was approved in 2009. Washington state Department of Health and King County regulations require water system plans to be updated every six years.
4. The district has a service area within King County and has adopted a water system plan update ("the plan").
5. King County has adopted a Comprehensive Plan that includes policies F-101 through F-254, the applicable portions of which address water policies for facilities and services; these water policies call for consistency with other adopted plans, 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, 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 planning data and system operations and has found:
a. The plan uses population and employment forecasts developed by the Puget So...

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