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Record No: CB 118343    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118343
Type: Council Bill (CB) Status: Retired
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 3/18/2015
Ordinance No:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Seattle Preschool Program; approving an Implementation Plan as required by Ordinance 124509 and Resolution 31527; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Tim Burgess
Attachments: 1. Att A: Seattle Preschool Program Implementation Plan
Supporting documents: 1. Central Staff Memo, 2. Summary and Fiscal Note, 3. Seattle Preschool Program Tuition (added 3/18/15 at 3:30 p.m.)
Related files: Res 31741
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Seattle Preschool Program; approving an Implementation Plan as required by Ordinance 124509 and Resolution 31527; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS by Ordinance 124509, the City placed before voters a proposition to authorize the City to levy regular property taxes for up to four years in excess of the 101% limitation and any other limitations of levies in Chapter 84.55 RCW for the purpose of providing high quality preschool for some 3-year-old children and all 4-year-old children; and

WHEREAS, on November 4th, 2014, the City's voters overwhelmingly approved that proposition; and

WHEREAS, Section 8 of Ordinance 124509 requires that an Implementation Plan be approved and adopted by future ordinance prior to program implementation; and

WHEREAS, Section 4 of Resolution 31527 establishes the principles with which the City Council will review the Implementation Plan; and

WHEREAS, Section 5 of Resolution 31527 establishes the minimum requirements of the Implementation Plan to be submitted by the Mayor for Council approval; and

WHEREAS, the Levy Oversight Committee has reviewed the Implementation Plan as required by Section 7 of Ordinance 124509; NOW, THEREFORE;

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The Seattle Preschool Program Implementation Plan (Implementation Plan) attached as Attachment A is approved as required by Section 8 of Ordinance 124509. The Implementation Plan is consistent with City Council's expressed principles and requirements as established by Resolution 31527.
Section 2. As required by Section 8 of Ordinance 124509, changes to the Implementation Plan must be approved by the City Council in the following circumstances:
A. When the priorities for contracting preschool providers, or for access to preschool services by children and their families, a...

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