File #: 24-0103    Version: 1
Type: discussion Status: Filed
File created: 1/19/2024 In control: Utility Advisory Committee
Agenda date: 2/1/2024 Final action: 2/1/2024
Title: Utilities Chapter of the City of Olympia Comprehensive Plan Update
Attachments: 1. UAC Comprehensive Plan Subcommittee Record of Discussions, 2. UAC Recommended Utilities Chapter – February 1, 2024 draft
Title
Utilities Chapter of the City of Olympia Comprehensive Plan Update

Recommended Action
Discuss and recommend moving the "Utility Advisory Committee Recommended" Utilities Chapter forward to the Planning Commission for a briefing and subsequent public hearing.

Report
Issue:
Whether to accept or revise the recommended changes to the Utilities Chapter as developed by a subcommittee of the UAC working with utilities staff and consider recommending moving the Utilities Chapter forward to the Planning Commission for a briefing and subsequent public hearing.

Staff Contact:
Susan Clark, Engineering and Planning Supervisor, Public Works Water Resources and Drinking Water Utility, 360.753.8321
Ron Jones, Senior Planner, Public Works Waste Resources, 360.753.8509

Presenters:
Susan Clark, Engineering and Planning Supervisor
Ron Jones, Senior Planner

Background and Analysis:

Utilities Chapter Update
A subcommittee of the Utility Advisory Committee (UAC) met five times in 2023 to review and provide feedback on staff recommended updates to the Utilities Chapter of the City's Comprehensive Plan. Dates and subjects covered were as follows:

* August 3, 2023: Utilities Chapter general introductory text, goals and policies.
* September 7, 2023: Drinking Water introductory text, goals and policies.
* October 5, 2023: Waste ReSources (garbage/recycling) introductory text, goals and policies and the Utilities Chapter's vision and values statements.
* November 2, 2023: Wastewater introductory text, goals and policies and general utilities financial policies.
* December 7, 2023: Storm and Surface Water Utility introductory text, goals and policies.

The subcommittee's discussion and recommendations were captured for each meeting and made available on the Comprehensive Plan Update's "Olympia 2045" website. The complete record of discussion has been attached to this staff report, titled "UAC Comprehensive Plan Subcommittee Record of Discussions".


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