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Ordinance Number

707 

Ordinance Subject

Amending UPMC Chapter 12.15 relating to the City's storm drainage and surface water management

Date Adopted

8/20/2018 

Repealed By

 

Amended By

 

Ordinance

ORDINANCE NO. 707

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AMENDING CHAPTER 12.15 OF THE UNIVERSITY PLACE MUNICIPAL CODE

 

 

            WHEREAS, Chapter 12.15 of the University Place Municipal Code (UPMC) relates to the City’s storm drainage and surface water management utility and includes provisions for the collection of surface water management fees as well as credits available to property owners toward these fees; and

 

WHEREAS, it has been identified that the code language providing criteria for qualifying for credits toward the surface water management fee has outdated terminology relating to the design and performance of storm drainage facilities; and  

 

WHEREAS, it has been identified that it would be beneficial to property owners and the City to provide an additional fee credit for property owners constructing improvements to existing storm drainage facilities that have a public benefit; and

 

            WHEREAS, the City Council reviewed proposed amendments to UPMC 12.15 that included updating the design terminology and provisions for a facility improvement credit at a public meeting study session on August 6, 2018; and

 

WHEREAS, comments from this public study session have been addressed and incorporated in to the proposed revisions;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:

 

            Section 1.   Amendments to Portions of University Place Municipal Code Section 12.15.  The City of University Place Municipal Code is hereby amended as indicated in Exhibit A attached.

 

            Section 2.   Severability.  If any section, sentence, clause or phase of these sections shall be held to be invalid or unconstitutional by a court or competent jurisdiction, such invalidity or unconstitutionality shall not affect the validity or constitutionality of any other section, sentence, clause or phrase of these sections.

 

            Section 2.   Effective Date and Publication.  A summary of this Ordinance consisting of its title shall be published in the official newspaper of the City.  This Ordinance shall be in effect five (5) days after publication.

 

PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON AUGUST 20, 2018.

 

 

 

                                                                                                _________________________________
Kent Keel, Mayor

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

_____________________________

Emelita Genetia, City Clerk

 

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

 

_____________________________

Matt Kaser, City Attorney

 

Published:  08/22/18

Effective Date:  08/27/18

 

Council Minutes

Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20180820-0807 

OrdinanceID

Ordinance :707-19011207-707 
Attachments
707-Exhibit A.pdf    
Content Type: Ordinance
Created at 8/21/2018 7:56 AM  by Emelita Genetia 
Last modified at 9/5/2018 8:07 AM  by Emelita Genetia