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Record No: CB 118908    Version: Council Bill No: CB 118908
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 5/22/2017
Ordinance No: Ord 125314
Title: AN ORDINANCE amending Ordinance 125207, which adopted the 2017 Budget, creating and revising budget control levels, modifying positions, and changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels; all by a 3/4 vote of the City Council.
Sponsors: M. Lorena González , Sally Bagshaw, Tim Burgess, Bruce Harrell, Lisa Herbold, Rob Johnson, Debora Juarez, Mike O'Brien
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note v2, 2. Summary and Fiscal Note v1, 3. Signed Ordinance 125314, 4. Amendment 1b (added 7/25/7), 5. Summary of Supplemental Budget Bill (added 7/25/17), 6. Affidavit of Publication
Related files: CB 118969

 

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL ____________________

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AN ORDINANCE amending Ordinance 125207, which adopted the 2017 Budget, creating and revising budget control levels, modifying positions, and changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels; all by a 3/4 vote of the City Council.

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WHEREAS, Council Bill 118969 revises the Seattle Municipal Code to enhance and sustain effective civilian oversight of the Seattle Police Department (SPD) through an Office of Professional Accountability, an Office of Inspector General for Public Safety, and a Community Police Commission; and

WHEREAS, Council Bill 118969 changes the name of the Office of Professional Accountability to Office of Police Accountability, creates the Office of Inspector General for Public Safety, and establishes a new permanent Community Police Commission; and

WHEREAS, Council Bill 118969 moves the Office of the Community Police Commission from the Executive Department to a free-standing office; and

WHEREAS, it is recognized by the City that more resources will be needed in the 2018 budget in order to sufficiently staff and resource all three oversight entities to be able to build an effective, sustainable oversight system that fosters constitutional policing and public accountability; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The 2017 Adopted Budget is amended with the creation of a new Office of Inspector General Public Safety budget control level (BCL) added to Attachment A of Ordinance 125207 as follows:

Item

Fund

Department

BCL Code

BCL Name

BCL Purpose

1.1

General Subfund (00100)

Office of the Inspector General for Public Safety

VI000

Office of Inspector General Public Safety

The purpose of the Office of Inspector General Public Safety BCL is to provide civilian oversight of management and operations of SPD and OPA as well as civilian review of criminal justice system operations and practices that involve SPD or OPA.

Section 2. The appropriations for the following items in the 2017 Budget are modified as follows:

Item

Fund

Department

Budget Control Level

Amount

2.1

General Subfund (00100)

Office of Inspector General for Public Safety

Office of Inspector General Public Safety (VI100)

$354,300

2.2

General Subfund (00100)

Finance General

Reserves (2QD00)

($354,300)

2.3

General Subfund (00100)

Office of the Community Police Commission

Office of the Community Police Commission (VP100)

$878,557

2.4

General Subfund (00100)

Executive Department

Office of the Community Police Commission (X1P00)

($878,557)

Total

 

 

 

$0

 

Section 3. The following new positions are created in the Office of Inspector General for Public Safety:

Item

Department

Position Title

Position Status

Number

3.1

Office of Inspector General for Public Safety

Administrative Staff Assistant

Full-time

1.0

3.2

Office of Inspector General for Public Safety

Management Systems Analyst

Full-time

1.0

 

The Inspector General is authorized to fill these positions subject to civil service and personnel rules and laws.

Section 4.  The following new positions, which are exempt from Civil Service and Public Safety Civil Service rules and laws, are created in Office of Inspector General for Public Safety:

4.1

Office of Inspector General for Public Safety

Executive 4, Exempt

Full-time

1.0

4.2

Office of Inspector General for Public Safety

Strategic Advisor 3, Exempt

Full-time

1.0

Section 5.  The 2017 Adopted Budget is amended as follows:

Item

Department

BCL Code

BCL Name

BCL Purpose

4.1

Seattle Police Department

P1300

Office of ((Professional)) Police Accountability

The purpose of the Office of ((Professional)) Police Accountability Budget Control Level is to help to ensure complaints involving department employees are handled in a thorough, professional, and expeditious manner, to retain the trust and confidence of employees and the public.

 

 

 

Section 6. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days after its approval by the Mayor, but if not approved and returned by the Mayor within ten days after presentation, it shall take effect as provided by Seattle Municipal Code Section 1.04.020.

Passed by a 3/4 vote of all the members of the City Council the ________ day of _________________________, 2017, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this _____ day of _________________________, 2017.

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President ____________ of the City Council

Approved by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2017.

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Edward B. Murray, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2017.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)