UTILITIES GOALS

 

UG-1 Ensure the utilities’ capacity will provide adequately for the current population and allow for growth.

 

 

UTILITIES OBJECTIVES

 

UO-1 Maintain awareness of level of electricity availability at all times.

 

UO-2 Continue to evaluate future operations and maintenance needs for Monterey and McDowell Water

          Systems.

 

UO-3 Continue to evaluate future operations and maintenance needs of the Monterey sewage system.

 

UO-4 Continue to evaluate future need for the creation of a McDowell sewage system.

 

UO-5 Plan for future needs of water and sewer through the designated growth areas of the County.

 

UO-6 Maintain awareness of level of telecommunications available, with emphasis on the expansion of

          broadband capabilities and cell phone coverage.

 

 

 

THE FOLLOWING ARE PROPOSED METHODS OF ASSISTING THE COUNTY IN ACHIEVING ITS UTILITIES GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

 

UTILITIES STRATEGIES

TARGET DATE

RESPONSIBILITY

 

US-1 Require subdivision applicants to

         provide documentation on whether or

         not their project will fall within the

         utilities current capacity. If not,

         applicants should provide a plan for

         adequate utilities.

 

 

 

 

Continuous

 

 

 

Building & Zoning Office

 

US-2 Coordinate with DEQ and pursue

         their assistance in ensuring permit

         requirements for Monterey’s

         wastewater treatment facility are met.

 

 

 

Continuous

 

 

Monterey Town Council

 

US-3 Seek innovative financing options to

         ensure appropriate improvements of

         Monterey and McDowell water

         systems are met.

 

 

 

Continuous

 

 

Monterey Town Council and Board of Supervisors

 

US-4 Respond to emerging needs of public

         water and/or sewer based on public

         safety.

 

 

 

As Needed

 

 

Highland Planning Commission

 

US-5 Pursue other potential water sources

         as required for anticipated growth.

 

 

Continuous

 

Monterey Town Council and Board of Supervisors

 

US-6 Facilitate dialogue between people

         who have needs and electricity, water,

         sewer, and telecommunications

         suppliers.

 

 

 

Ongoing

 

 

EDA

 


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