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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Court Upholds Utility Tax (Issue 188)

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The Washington Supreme Court ruled that the City of Federal Way may lawfully impose an excise tax on the District. In its’ decision, issued June 18th, the Court sustained an earlier King County Superior Court ruling upholding the City’...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

COVID 19 Update (Issue 188)

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As spring has turned into summer, the impacts of the Covid-19 Emergency continue to evolve and re-define “normal” operations at the District (making it difficult to reflect the status of operations over the two-month cycle of this News...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Commissioners' Corner (Issue 188)

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Since March, things have not been “normal”, and it doesn’t look like things will be “normal” again. As outlined in Commissioner Nowicki’s Commissioners’ Corner in the May/June Newslette...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Annual Water Quality Report (Issue 187)

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Starting July 1, 2020 you will be able to view the Lakehaven Water & Sewer District Annual Water Quality Report on-line at www.lakehaven.org/CCR. This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water during 201...

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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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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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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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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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