News Flash

Posted on: January 2, 2019

Annual Lakehaven Calendar

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Conserving water is vital to the health of the entire planet.  People, plants, animals all depend on water for survival.  Humans, like fish, will not survive without an adequate supply of clean water. The only way to protect the resource...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 1, 2020

Commissioners' Corner (Issue 186)

Laura Belvin

Greetings to all Lakehaven customers and employees! I am honored to serve as your newly appointed commissioner. My term started in January, and I’ve been busy meeting employees, touring facilities, and doing commission business. I am so happy to...

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Lakehaven Links
Posted on: March 1, 2020

Lakehaven Begins Year with New Commissioner (Issue 186)

The Lakehaven Water and Sewer District begins the year with a new Board member. Laura Belvin, a longtime Federal Way resident, was appointed by the Board of Commissioners in December to fill the seat previously occupied by Tim McCLain. 

Commission...

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Lakehaven Links
Posted on: March 1, 2020

King County Franchise Rental Charge Update (Issue 186)

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As reported in the last newsletter, the Washington Supreme Court recently upheld the legality of the King County Ordinance authorizing the County to collect a rental charge from water/sewer districts and other utilities operating facilities in County righ...

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Lakehaven Links
Posted on: March 1, 2020

2020 Rate Comparison (Issue 186)

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Included in this issue of Lakehaven Links, you’ll find a (PDF) insert of the 2020 Rate Comparison. 

The comparison shows how Lakehaven’s water and sewer rates compare with rates charged by neighboring agencies.

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2020 Rate Comparision (PDF) Lakehaven Links
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Commissioners' Corner (Issue 185)

Len Englund

Among the many responsibilities assigned to the Lakehaven Board of Commissioners, the act of choosing a suitable replacement when a commissioner position becomes vacant can be one of the more somber tasks. 

There are several reasons a board positi...

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Lakehaven Links
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Board Adopts 2020 Rates and Charges (Issue 185)

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The Board of Commissioners adopted updated rates and charges for year 2020 and beyond at the December 12, 2019 Board meeting. Under the new rate plan, water rates will increase by 2.5% each year through 2029. Driven by significantly higher levels of plann...

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Lakehaven Links
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Court Sides with King County on Right of Way Rental Charge (Issue 185)

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The Washington State Supreme Court issued a ruling in early December approving the authority of King County to charge rent to utilities using the right of way for the location of utility lines. The ruling followed a lawsuit filed by King County in respons...

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