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File #: 20-280    Version: 1 Name: Resolution 20-15 OC Directing Water Service and Provider
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 5/26/2020 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 6/3/2020 Final action:
Title: Resolution No. 20-15, Declaring Oregon City's Position to Provide Water Service with Water Supplied by South Fork Water Board to Current and Future Citizens of Oregon City
Sponsors: John Lewis
Indexes: Goal 5: Maintain Fiscal Health and Long Term Stability.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Resolution No. 20-15, 3. Attachment 1 BC Service 2019 CIP vs Joint Eng Solution, 4. Attachment 2 Beavercreek 2019 CIP vs Joint Solution CIP, 5. Attachment 3 CRW Backbone Projects Map
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Resolution No. 20-15, Declaring Oregon City's Position to Provide Water Service with Water Supplied by South Fork Water Board to Current and Future Citizens of Oregon City

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RECOMMENDED ACTION (Motion):
Approve Resolution No. 20-15, declaring the City of Oregon City’s desire to provide water service and water supplied by South Fork Water Board to current and future citizens of Oregon City.

BACKGROUND:
In 2012, the City adopted the Citywide Water Distribution System Master Plan (WMP). The WMP was written for the entirety of the City’s distribution system for both existing and future demands within the Urban Growth Boundary (UGB), inclusive of the Beavercreek Road (Thimble Creek) Concept Area. The WMP projected a water storage deficiency to serve the Beavercreek Concept Area and identified the need for a new reservoir located beyond the City’s existing Henrici Reservoir, at a higher elevation. The 2019 CIP update confirmed this need.

In 2014, the City, Clackamas River Water (CRW), and the South Fork Water Board (SFWB) entered into a Settlement Agreement. The Agreement required the City and CRW to engage in discussions regarding the potential adjustment of service area boundaries, including possible withdrawal and annexation of certain lands, to better reflect the appropriate entity to serve certain areas based on which entity is most able to serve future development lands. In November 2016, CRW and the City entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) authorizing a Joint Engineering Study (Study) to meet the terms of the Agreement. The Study was presented in a joint work session to the City Commission and Clackamas River Water Board on March 13, 2018, and the Study was finalized June 11, 2018.

In the subject Study, the City identified the following goals:
· The City wants to be the water service provider to existing and future annexed City residents and businesses.
· The City is part owner of the SFWB and, therefore, prefers to supply the City's ...

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