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File #: SS 21-063   
Type: Study Session Status: Presented
File created: 7/30/2021 In control: City Council Study Session
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Cascade Water Alliance 2021 Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Annual Report
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Cascade Water Alliance Presentation, 3. Attachment B: Summary of Cascade’s Past and Present Water Supply Agreements
TO: Members of the City Council
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Public Works
Dave Juarez
425-556-2733

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Public Works
Amanda Balzer
Science and Data Analytics Supervisor


TITLE:
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Cascade Water Alliance 2021 Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Annual Report


OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
The City of Redmond - along with the Cities of Bellevue, Issaquah, Kirkland and Tukwila, and the Sammamish Plateau Water and Skyway Water & Sewer District - joined in 1999 to form Cascade Water Alliance (CWA). CWA is a municipal corporation that provides a safe, clean, reliable water supply to its 380,000 residences and more than 20,000 businesses. CWA's mission is to provide water supply to meet current and future needs of its members in a cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner through partnerships, water efficiency programs, acquiring, constructing, and managing water supply infrastructure, and fostering regional water planning.

The 2021 Cascade Water Alliance CEO presentation will cover the following:
? Overview of the formation of CWA in 1999
? Overview of supply strategy and business model
? Future water supply scenarios and CWA Board direction
? Financials
? Overview of Water Supply Development Fund (WSDF)
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? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached


REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve


REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
Utilities Strategic Plan
* Required:
N/A
* Council Request:
N/A
* Other Key Facts:
City of Redmond purchases approximately 60% of its drinking water from CWA. The other 40% is produced from the City's five municipal supply wells. Membership in CWA ensures long-term water supply for Redmond customers.

Redmond is an active member of CWA.
o Mayor Birney serves on the Board and Chairs the Public Affairs Committee.
o Councilmember Anderson serves as an alternate on the Board and on the Finance Management...

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