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Record No: CB 119824    Version: Council Bill No: CB 119824
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/10/2020
Ordinance No: Ord 126130
Title: AN ORDINANCE related to the City's response to the 2020 COVID-19 crisis; amending Ordinance 126000, which adopted the 2020 Budget; accepting funding from non-City sources; changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels, and from various funds in the Budget; declaring an emergency; and establishing an immediate effective date; all by a 3/4 vote of the City Council.
Sponsors: Teresa Mosqueda
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A - Table of Appropriations by Guiding Principle, 3. Consent Package of Amendments to Council Bill 119824 (Amendments 1 & 4), 4. Amendment 5 - Technical Amendment, 5. Signed Ordinance 126130
CITY OF SEATTLE
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AN ORDINANCE related to the City's response to the 2020 COVID-19 crisis; amending Ordinance 126000, which adopted the 2020 Budget; accepting funding from non-City sources; changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels, and from various funds in the Budget; declaring an emergency; and establishing an immediate effective date; all by a 3/4 vote of the City Council.
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WHEREAS, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that COVID-19 disease is a global pandemic, which is particularly severe in high risk populations such as people with underlying medical conditions and the elderly, and the WHO has raised the health emergency to the highest level requiring dramatic interventions to disrupt the spread of this disease; and
WHEREAS, on February 29, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee declared a statewide state of emergency in response to outbreaks of the COVID-19 disease in Washington; and
WHEREAS, in response to outbreaks of the COVID-19 disease in Seattle, Mayor Jenny Durkan proclaimed a civil emergency exists in the City of Seattle in the Mayoral Proclamation of Civil Emergency dated March 3, 2020, modified by Resolution 31937; and
WHEREAS, on March 23, 2020, the Governor issued a "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order, which, combined with other measures taken to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, effectively closed many businesses in the state of Washington; and
WHEREAS, on April 2, 2020, the Governor extended the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order through May 4, 2020; and
WHEREAS, on May 1, 2020, the Governor extended the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order through May 31, 2020; and
WHEREAS on May 31, 2020, Governor Inslee issued a Proclamation transitioning from "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" to "Safe Start, Stay Healthy," a county-by-county phased approach to reopening through July 1, 2020; and
WHEREAS, many people in Seattle are struggling with the impacts of the COVID...

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