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STATE OF WASHINGTON <br />Jefferson County <br />Master Land Use Application } <br />MLA 07 -265: An Ordinance Amending) <br />Jefferson County Comprehensive Plan) <br />and the Unified Development Code for) <br />the Proposed Irondale/Hadlock } <br />Urban Growth Area } <br />ORDINANCE No. 04- 0702 -07 <br />WHEREAS, the Western Washington Growth Management Hearings <br />Board ( "Board ") issued a Final Decision Order (FDO) on May 31, 2005 in <br />response to Petitions For Review (PRF) in Case No. 04 -2 -0022, Irondale <br />Community Action Neighbors and Nancy Dorgan v. Jefferson County, and in <br />Case No. 03 -2 -0010, Irondale Community Action Neighbors v. Jefferson County, <br />WHEREAS, the Board in its May 2005 FDO finds that the plan for the <br />new UGA and its implementing regulations do not comply with the GMA because <br />the County's capital facilities plan for this area does not provide sanitary sewer <br />throughout the new UGA over the 20 -year planning period and that the plan fails <br />to show a firm funding element for sewer service within the first six years, <br />WHEREAS, the Board recognizes the high quality of the County's plans <br />and regulations, and that Jefferson County staff have done impressive work within <br />the confines of their funding capacities, <br />WHEREAS, the Board in it subsequent rulings issued May 30, 2006 and <br />April 9, 2007 again reference noncompliance in the Unified Development Code <br />and Comprehensive Plan, establishing a timeline by which legislative measures, <br />up to and including adoption, need to be taken, <br />WHEREAS, the first task, or milestone, in this new timeline is July 3, <br />2007, which expressly states that the County must make "minor corrections to <br />items identified in Conclusions of Law G through I of the 5/31/05 FDO ", <br />WHEREAS, the Planning Department of Jefferson County consisting of <br />the Planning Commission and the Department of Community Development's <br />Long Range Planning Division have made `good faith' efforts to comply thereto, <br />WHEREAS, these efforts are documented in the establishment of a <br />Planning Commission Committee, which regularly held publicly noticed meetings <br />with the assistance of Jefferson County staff, to approve changes to the Unified <br />Development Code and the Comprehensive Plan, to obtain input from the general <br />July 2, 2007 Page 1 <br />