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Record No: CB 119494    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119494
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 4/22/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 125810
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to King County Conservation Futures Levy proceeds; authorizing the Mayor to amend the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between The City of Seattle and King County authorized by City of Seattle Ordinance 114978 to allow for the acceptance of Conservation Futures Levy funds without City Council approval; and authorizing the use of a new amendment template for future amendments to that Agreement.
Sponsors: Debora Juarez
Attachments: 1. Att A – Amendment AF to Conservation Futures Levy Interlocal Agreement, 2. Att B – Amendment Template to Conservation Futures Levy Interlocal Agreement
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Signed Ordinance 125810, 4. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
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AN ORDINANCE relating to King County Conservation Futures Levy proceeds; authorizing the Mayor to amend the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between The City of Seattle and King County authorized by City of Seattle Ordinance 114978 to allow for the acceptance of Conservation Futures Levy funds without City Council approval; and authorizing the use of a new amendment template for future amendments to that Agreement.
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WHEREAS, King County Conservation Futures Levy (CFL) funds are collected throughout King County as a dedicated portion of property taxes for the acquisition of open space and natural resource lands; and
WHEREAS, in 1990, City Ordinance 114978 authorized the CFL Interlocal Cooperation Agreement (CFL Interlocal) with King County to govern the receipt and use of CFL proceeds, and to define the specific projects ("Projects") approved by King County for acquisition using CFL proceeds; and
WHEREAS, each year the City and King County amend the CFL Interlocal to add Projects and to provide for additional allocations of CFL proceeds; and
WHEREAS, in the past, after the King County Council appropriated money for City projects through its annual budget, the King County Executive transmitted a proposed ordinance for approval of an amendment to the CFL Interlocal, to contractually recognize the funding already appropriated by attaching a funding allocation to the Interlocal Amendment; and
WHEREAS, after the King County Council authorized the ordinance for approval of the Amendment to the CFL Interlocal, the Mayor transmitted a similar ordinance to the City Council for approval of the amendment to the Interlocal Agreement; and
WHEREAS, to reduce the duplication of King County Council review and the time necessary to reimburse the City for Projects, on November 13, 2018, the King County Council passed Ordinance 18827, which authorizes the County Executive to execute an amendment...

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