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Record No: CB 119509    Version: Council Bill No: CB 119509
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 5/13/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 125818
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to a Mobile Integrated Health pilot; amending Ordinance 125724, which adopted the 2019 budget; changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels; lifting a proviso; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: M. Lorena González
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Green Sheet 13-40-A-3-2019, 2. Att 2 - Response to City Council Regarding Green Sheet 13-40-A-3-2019
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo, 3. Presentation, 4. Proposed Amendment 1
CITY OF SEATTLE
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AN ORDINANCE relating to a Mobile Integrated Health pilot; amending Ordinance 125724, which adopted the 2019 budget; changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels; lifting a proviso; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle's 2019 Adopted Budget included a proviso on funds in the Finance General Department concerning the implementation of a Mobile Integrated Health Response Team in the Seattle Fire Department (SFD); and
WHEREAS, the proviso in Green Sheet 13-40-A-3-2019 specifies that "The Finance General funding will not be released until the Executive provides a plan to scope the City's emergency response system to better align with the needs demonstrated by its most frequent utilizers, including estimated staffing and resource needs to launch a Mobile Integrated Health Response Team pilot program"; and
WHEREAS, the Executive's Emergency Response Inter-Departmental Team (IDT), a work group consisting of personnel from the Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Police Department, Seattle Human Services Department, Seattle-King County Public Health, and other internal and external stakeholders, submitted a Mobile Integrated Health response unit (MIH Team) pilot proposal to the Chair of the Gender Equity, Safe Communities, New Americans and Education Committee; and
WHEREAS, the Executive's Emergency Response IDT recommends the design, implementation, and evaluation of a pilot MIH Team to work in partnership with other local resources to more effectively address non-emergent healthcare, behavioral, and social crises in the context of 911 responses; and
WHEREAS, a working group made up of SFD, International Association of Fire Fighters Local 27 and necessary city, county and private partner agencies has been assembled to bring the MIH Team pilot proposal from concept to fruition and the MIH Team is expected to be in ope...

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