AN ORDINANCE making a supplemental appropriation of $750,000 to several appropriation units for immigrant and refugee programs; and amending the 2017-2018 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 18409, Sections 45 and 89, as amended.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. This ordinance makes a supplemental appropriation of $750,000 to several appropriation units for immigrant and refugee programs.
SECTION 2. Ordinance 18409, Section 45, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows:
GENERAL FUND TRANSFER TO DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND HUMAN SERVICES - From the general fund there is hereby appropriated to:
General fund transfer to department of community and human
SECTION 3. Ordinance 18409, Section 89, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows:
COMMUNITY SERVICES OPERATING - From the community services fund there is hereby appropriated to:
Community services operating $750,000
ER1 EXPENDITURE RESTRICTION:
Of this appropriation, $250,000 shall be expended or encumbered solely to contract with Solid Ground for the operation of Connect Up and Homelessness Prevention programming.
ER2 EXPENDITURE RESTRICTION:
Of this appropriation, $5,021,835 shall be expended solely to contract with the following:
Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services $175,199
API Chaya $96,848
Coalition to End Gender-Based Violence $54,882
Consejo Counseling and Referral Service $206,176
Domestic Abuse Women's Network $608,634
The DOVE Project $43,043
Eastside Legal Assistance Program $142,046
Eastside Legal Assistance Program (DAWN - $118,371
South County Attorney Services)
Harborview Medical Center - Sexual Assault $274,123
King County Sexual Assault Resource Center $1,069,877
New Beginnings $31,686
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project $53,806
Northwest Network $119,163
Refugee Women's Alliance $119,163
Salvation Army $31,686
Seattle Community Law Center $43,044
Seattle Indian Health Board $119,163
Solid Ground - Broadview Shelter $56,695
Solid Ground - Family Assistance $107,590
Unemployment Law Project $60,261
ER3 EXPENDITURE RESTRICTION:
Of this appropriation, $625,000 shall be expended solely to contract with the following:
Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation $5,000
Ballard Northwest Senior Center $35,000
Bellevue Schools Foundation $2,500
Bellevue Youth Theatre $50,000
Black Diamond Historical Society $2,500
Council District 1 Organizations $7,500
Council District 2 Organizations $35,000
Council District 3 Organizations $35,000
Council District 5 Organizations $32,500
Council District 6 Organizations $35,000
Council District 7 Organizations $35,000
Council District 8 Organizations $30,000
Council District 9 Organizations $7,500
Des Moines Police Foundation $2,500
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Statue Foundation $5,000
Emergency Feeding Program $60,000
Enumclaw Plateau Historical Society $2,500
Enumclaw Schools Foundation $2,500
Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance $5,000
Food Lifeline $50,000
Friends of Renton Schools $2,500
Gourmet Grub $2,500
The Greater Maple Valley Veterans Memorial $2,500
International Community Health Services Foundation $50,000
Issaquah Schools Foundation $2,500
Kent Schools Foundation $2,500
Lake City Future First $5,000
Maple Valley Historical Society $2,500
Renton Historical Society $2,500
SnoKing Watershed Alliance $2,500
Tahoma Schools Foundation $2,500
Tenants Union $100,000
Thornton Creek Alliance $2,500
Selection of organizations by council districts shall be by future amendment of ((this appropriations ordinance)) Ordinance 18409, as amended.
ER4 EXPENDITURE RESTRICTION
Of this appropriation, $100,000 shall be expended or encumbered solely to contract with nonprofit organizations to do one or more of the following:
A. Develop education materials to share information about available community resources for immigrants and refugees;
B. Develop and provide education to the broader community about immigrant and refugee cultures;
C. Provide coordination with other nonprofit entities serving immigrant and refugee populations for distribution of those materials;
D. Provide support services, counseling and connection to other resources for immigrants and refugees; and
E. Track and report on hate and bias crimes committed against immigrant and refugee communities.
ER5 EXPENDITURE RESTRICTION:
Of this appropriation, $350,000 shall be expended or encumbered solely to contract with the Seattle Foundation to provide culturally-specific support services to immigrant and refugee communities. The contract shall provide that the Seattle Foundation shall develop and facilitate a funding collaborative called the Resilience Fund to provide timely, flexible funding to address urgent needs of marginalized populations disproportionately impacted by unanticipated and emerging challenges, through which those moneys shall be distributed as grants to or contracts with nonprofit organizations.
A.1. The contract shall require the Seattle Foundation to prepare a report to the council on the expenditure of the funding authorized in this Expenditure Restriction ER5. The report shall address:
a. the total amount of moneys distributed to nonprofit organizations for the purposes identified in this Expenditure Restriction, by source and amount;
b. identification of the organizations to which moneys were distributed, by recipient and amount;
c. a description of the activities and services performed by funding recipients; and
d. the overhead or administrative fee assessed by the Seattle Foundation.
2. The report shall be filed by January 30, 2019, in the form of a paper original and an electronic copy with the clerk of the council, who shall retain the original and provide an electronic copy to all councilmembers.
B. The Seattle Foundation shall work to generate additional funds to be distributed for this purpose, including by committing at least $125,000 of Seattle Foundation moneys and working to secure funding from other private or public sector funders. The Resilience Fund shall include a shared decision-making process facilitated by the Seattle Foundation, in which the King County executive, or the executive's designee who has knowledge of and experience with King County equity and social justice principles, shall represent King County. The executive, or the executive's designee, shall work to ensure activities and services supported by these moneys are aligned with King County's equity and social justice principles.
The support services shall include, but are not limited to:
1. Customizing "know your rights" education materials in a culturally specific way;
2. Providing outreach to immigrant and refugee communities about available resources and options for those at risk of deportation; and
3. Providing resources and guidance for immigrants and refugees in communities requiring culturally specific outreach.
4. Providing training to nonattorneys on immigration law to accredit them under the United States Department of Justice accreditation program to represent clients on immigration matters.
ER6 EXPENDITURE RESTRICTION:
Of this appropriation, $300,000 shall be expended or encumbered solely to contract with nonprofit organizations to fund legal defense for people with limited financial resources and in need of legal representation for issues related to their immigration statuses, who are:
A. Residents eligible for and on the path to naturalization; or
B. Immigrants and refugees.
SECTION 4. In administration of all contracts funded with appropriations
contained in this ordinance, the executive shall take all necessary measures to ensure compliance with state and federal law.