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METROPOLITAN KING COUNTY COUNCIL

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

2020-0186

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held before the Metropolitan King County Council on the 26th day of May, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to consider adoption of Proposed Ordinance 2020-0186, which establishes the sewer rate and capacity charge for the year 2021. The public hearing is planned to either be held at the King County Courthouse, 516 3rd Ave, Room 1001, Seattle, Washington; or remotely to comply with the Washington State Governor's Declaration 20-28 (or as amended) regarding the Open Public Meetings Act. It is expected that the full Council will take action on this Proposed Ordinance at the May 26, 2020 meeting following the public hearing.

 

SUMMARY

King County is proposing this ordinance to:

 

  • Make a determination of the sewer rate for the year 2021 that must be charged in order to meet the monetary requirements (administration, operating, and maintenance, repair and replacement costs) of the County's sewage disposal program.  The proposed sewer rate for 2021 is $47.37 per month per residential customer equivalent (RCE).  By comparison, the sewer rate for the year 2020 is $45.33 per RCE per month.

  • Set the capacity charge for sewer connections occurring between and including January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021.  The capacity charge is the fee that is assessed against customers establishing new connections to ensure that those customers bear their equitable share of the cost of new capacity-related sewage facilities necessary to serve them.  The proposed capacity charge is $68.34 per month per RCE for fifteen years.  By comparison, the capacity charge for the year 2020 is $66.35 per RCE per month for fifteen years.

     

    A copy of Proposed Ordinance 2020-0186 is available on the internet at https://mkcclegisearch.kingcounty.gov/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=4454194&GUID=FA5A5733-3667-4DCF-A1A0-62875BB9BDF8&Options=ID|Text|&Search=2020-0186 or

    https://www.kingcounty.gov/council/clerk/ordinances_advertised.aspx.

     

                DATED at Seattle, Washington, this 12th day of May, 2020.

     

    METROPOLITAN KING COUNTY COUNCIL

    KING COUNTY, WASHINGTON

    Melani Pedroza

    Clerk of the Council

Contact the Council
Main phone:
206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Email:
council@kingcounty.gov