File #: 2021-0044    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/12/2021 In control: Local Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 1/26/2021
Enactment date: 2/12/2021 Enactment #: 19229
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the City of North Bend Water System Plan of 2020.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert
Indexes: North Bend, City of, Planning, Water
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19229, 2. A. City of North Bend Water System Plan, 3. 2021-0044 transmittal letter, 4. 2021-0044 Summary Memo North Bend WSP, 5. 2021-0044 UTRC Matrix North Bend WSP, 6. 2021-0044 fiscal note, 7. 2021-0044 Legislative Review Form, 8. 2021-0044_SR_NorthBendWater.docx
Clerk 01/08/2021
AN ORDINANCE approving the City of North Bend Water System Plan of 2020.
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 Revised Code of Washington 70A.100.050 requires that general comprehensive plans for water districts within critical water supply service areas be submitted to, and approved by, the legislative authority of the county within which all or a portion of the water utility is located.
3. The city of North Bend's water service area is within King County and the city has adopted a comprehensive water system plan ("the plan"). The city's previous water system plan was prepared in 2010 and approved in 2011.
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 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 planning data and city's operations and has found:
a. The plan uses population and employment forecasts developed by the Puget Sound Regional Council ...

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