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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
Final Action: 6/1/2017
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 tha...

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