File #: 24-0505    Version: 1
Type: report Status: Filed
File created: 6/7/2024 In control: Planning Commission
Agenda date: 6/17/2024 Final action: 6/17/2024
Title: Olympia 2045 - Utilities Chapter of the City of Olympia Comprehensive Plan Update
Attachments: 1. UAC Recommended Utilities Chapter 02.01.24 final_TRACK CHANGES, 2. UAC Recommended Utilities Chapter 02.01.24 final CLEAN, 3. UAC Comprehensive Plan Subcommittee Record of Discussions
Title
Olympia 2045 - Utilities Chapter of the City of Olympia Comprehensive Plan Update

Recommended Action
Information only. No action requested.

Report
Issue:
Discussion on the draft Utilities Chapter update of the Olympia Comprehensive Plan.

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.

Members of the public were invited to attend the subcommittee meetings, and the meetings were advertised in the newspaper of record, through E-newsletters and on the Olympia 2045 website.

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

Additionally, on February 1, 2024, the full UAC moved to recommend forwarding the February 1, 2024 draft Utilities Chapter to the Planning Commission for review and a subseque...

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