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Record No: CB 118460    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118460
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/10/2015
Ordinance No: Ord 124830
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the coordination of regional green business programs; authorizing the Directors of the Office of Economic Development, Seattle Public Utilities, and the Office of Sustainability and Environment, and the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of the City Light Department, or their respective designees, to execute a memorandum of agreement between The City of Seattle, King County, by its Department of Natural Resources and Parks, the City of Bellevue, the City of Kirkland, Snohomish County, Puget Sound Energy, and Public Utility District No. 1 of Snohomish County, Washington to establish a regional green business program that coordinates and provides information about environmental sustainability services offered by all parties to the memorandum of agreement; authorizing the Director of the Office of Economic Development to accept funds under the memorandum of agreement, and appropriating and authorizing the disbursement of such funds in support of the regio...
Sponsors: John Okamoto
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Memorandum of Agreement v2
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Regional Green Business Presentation, 3. Signed Ord 124830
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the coordination of regional green business programs; authorizing the Directors of the Office of Economic Development, Seattle Public Utilities, and the Office of Sustainability and Environment, and the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of the City Light Department, or their respective designees, to execute a memorandum of agreement between The City of Seattle, King County, by its Department of Natural Resources and Parks, the City of Bellevue, the City of Kirkland, Snohomish County, Puget Sound Energy, and Public Utility District No. 1 of Snohomish County, Washington to establish a regional green business program that coordinates and provides information about environmental sustainability services offered by all parties to the memorandum of agreement; authorizing the Director of the Office of Economic Development to accept funds under the memorandum of agreement, and appropriating and authorizing the disbursement of such funds in support of the regional green business program; increasing appropriations in the 2015 Adopted Budget for The City of Seattle's Office of Economic Development; and ratifying and confirming prior acts, all by a 3/4 vote of the City Council.
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WHEREAS, multiple governmental entities and public utilities in the Seattle region provide a broad range of environmental sustainability services and programs to encourage businesses to reduce waste and operating costs, conserve resources, seek and gain community recognition, and increase their positive impacts on the environment; and
WHEREAS, the number and variety of decentralized green business services and programs offered across the region can be overwhelming and confusing to Seattle businesses and can preclude interest, engagement, and participation; and
WHEREAS, The City of Seattle (the "City") wishes to participate in a collaborative effort among governmental ent...

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