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Record No: Res 31882    Version: 1 Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Full Council Agenda Ready
Current Controlling Legislative Body Gender Equity, Safe Communities, New Americans, and Education Committee
On agenda: 4/22/2019
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION relating to the 2018 Families, Education, Preschool, and Promise Levy; approving a partnership agreement between The City of Seattle and Seattle School District No. 1.
Sponsors: M. Lorena González
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Partnership Agreement with Seattle Public Schools
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Mayor's Letter, 3. Levy Oversight Committee (LOC) Recommendation Letter, 4. Presentation

CITY OF SEATTLE

RESOLUTION __________________

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A RESOLUTION relating to the 2018 Families, Education, Preschool, and Promise Levy; approving a partnership agreement between The City of Seattle and Seattle School District No. 1.

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WHEREAS, by Ordinance 125604, The City of Seattle (“City”) placed before voters a proposition known and the Families, Education, Preschool, and Promise Levy (“FEPP Levy”), to authorize the City to levy regular property taxes for up to seven years in excess of levy limitations in chapter 84.55 RCW; and

WHEREAS, on November 6, 2018 the City’s voters approved the FEPP Levy, which will provide Education-Support Services for Seattle students and families that are intended to achieve equity in educational outcomes through strategic, equitable investments in education; and

WHEREAS, Ordinance 125604 requires a current Partnership Agreement (“Partnership Agreement”) to be in effect between the City and Seattle School District No. 1 (“District”) for FEPP Levy funds to be used to support District programs and functions; and

WHEREAS, proceeds from the FEPP Levy are supplemental to the basic education financed by the State of Washington and the Seattle School District levies and will neither displace nor reduce State or School District funding for the Seattle School District; and

WHEREAS, collaboration between the City and the District is critically important to achieve educational equity such that Seattle students will have access to and utilize services across a continuum beginning with high-quality early learning services that prepare children for success in kindergarten, physical and mental health services that support learning, college and job readiness experiences that promote high school graduation, and post-secondary opportunities that promote attainment of a certificate, credential, or degree; and

WHEREAS, the FEPP Levy Oversight Committee has reviewed and recommended transmittal of the Partnership Agreement; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE, THE MAYOR CONCURRING, AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The City Council approves the Partnership Agreement between The City of Seattle and Seattle School District No. 1, attached to this resolution as Attachment 1.

 

Adopted by the City Council the ________ day of _________________________, 2019, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its adoption this ________ day of _________________________, 2019.

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President ____________ of the City Council

The Mayor concurred the ________ day of _________________________, 2019.

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Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2019.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attachments:

Attachment 1 - City of Seattle and Seattle School District No. 1 Partnership Agreement in Support of the Families, Education, Preschool, & Promise Levy