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Record No: CB 119595    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119595
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/12/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 125891
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Technology Matching Fund; making allocations and authorizing implementation of certain Technology Matching Fund projects in 2019; and allowing that any unspent funds from an individual project may be applied to another project that meets the goals of the Digital Equity Initiative.
Sponsors: Bruce Harrell
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Signed Ordinance 125891, 4. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Technology Matching Fund; making allocations and authorizing implementation of certain Technology Matching Fund projects in 2019; and allowing that any unspent funds from an individual project may be applied to another project that meets the goals of the Digital Equity Initiative.
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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle ("City") has determined that it is important to enable digital equity, foster broadband adoption, and provide digital opportunities for all Seattle residents, including sufficient access to electronic information, technology literacy, and the application of technology for civic engagement; and
WHEREAS, Resolution 29673 established a Technology Matching Fund program for such purposes, and identified criteria and a process for project selection; and
WHEREAS, the City has appropriated $320,000 in the 2019 Adopted Budget (Ordinance 125724) from the Information Technology Fund for the Community Technology Program to implement Technology Matching Fund projects funded by the Cable Television Franchise Fund; and
WHEREAS, the Community Technology Advisory Board has recommended projects for funding, and the Chief Technology Officer concurs with those recommendations; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The Mayor or the Mayor's designee is hereby authorized to proceed with implementation of the following 11 projects on behalf of The City of Seattle:
Item
Organization
Project
Allocation
1.1
Atlantic Street Center
Atlantic Street Center
$39,000
1.2
Computing For All
TMF 2019 - CFA
$39,770
1.3
Dress for Success Seattle
Empower Her Success
$40,000
1.4
Full Life Care
Device Integration into Assisted Living Project
$28,684
1.5
Indigenouz PlaceMakerz
Interweaving Artistic Digital Literacy
$25,000
1.6
Jack Straw Foundation
Language and Technology for Underserved Youth
$20,429
1.7
Kin On Health Care Center
Kin On Sm...

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