SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

Description of proposal:
The City is proposing to revise the Surface Water Utilitys policies, rate adjustments, and appeals based on the approved 2017 Stormwater Utility Rate Study. The study evaluated the Citys current fiscal policies, rate structure, Capital Facilities Charges, revenue requirement forecast, and rate structure. Recommendations were made to change the following:
Fiscal policies regarding the operating and capital fund balances, debt reserve and system reinvestments.
Surface water rate structure
Surface water funding of stormwater-related components of transportation capital projects
Surface water rate credits and adjustments
The City Council will hold a public hearing regarding the Stormwater Rate Update on September 19, 2017. There will be a second reading of the proposed ordinance on October 17, 2017.
Proponent: City of Sammamish, Department of Public Works
Location of proposal: The proposal applies within the corporate boundaries of the City
Lead agency: City of Sammamish, Department of Community Development
The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030 (2)(c). This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency. This information is available to the public on request.
This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for 14 days from the date below. Comments must be submitted in writing and received by the deadline described below. Pursuant to SMC 20.15.130 there is no administrative appeal process for this action.
Further information is available at:
City of Sammamish
Department of Community Development
801 228th Ave SE
Sammamish, WA 98075
By phone at (425) 295-0500 and on the web at: www.sammamish.us
Date of issuance: September 15, 2017
Responsible official: David Pyle, Deputy Director
Department of Community Development
801 228th Ave SE
Sammamish, WA 98075
Contact person:
Tawni Dalziel, Sr. Stormwater Program Mgr
Department of Public Works
801 228th Ave SE
Sammamish, WA 98075
You may comment on this determination. Send comments to:
SEPA Responsible Official
City of Sammamish
801 228th Ave SE
Sammamish, WA 98075
Deadline: Comments must be received at the address above by September 29, 2017 at 5pm, per SMC 20.15.070.
PostedSeptember 15, 2017