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File #: 2014-0177    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 5/5/2014 In control: Metropolitan King County Council
On agenda: Final action: 5/12/2014
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14126
Title: A MOTION authorizing the chair of the council to enter into a contract for consulting services for the Youth Action Plan planning process.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Attachments: 1. Motion 14126.pdf, 2. A. Services Contract, 3. A. Services Contract
Drafter
Clerk 05/08/2014
Title
A MOTION authorizing the chair of the council to enter into a contract for consulting services for the Youth Action Plan planning process.
Body
WHEREAS, since the 1960s, King County has participated in and funded programs aimed at assisting children and youth, and
WHEREAS, King County spends over seventy-five million dollars annually on a wide range of programs that influence youth at all stages of development from birth to young adult and these services and programs are provided across King County government by several departments and agencies, and
WHEREAS, King County's various departments and agencies contract with dozens of community-based organizations and local nonprofit organizations that work in collaboration with each other, the county and other governments to serve children, youth and their families, and
WHEREAS, on January 21, 2014, the metropolitan King County council approved legislation calling for the development of a youth action plan that will set King County's priorities for serving infants through young adults, and
WHEREAS, the youth action plan called for by the council will guide and inform the county's annual investment in services and programs serving infants through young adults, and
WHEREAS, the youth action plan is to be developed by an appointed task force comprised of representatives from a broad range of organizations and entities with substantial expertise and knowledge relevant to children and youth and is to be accomplished transparently, collaboratively, strategically and in partnership with children- and youth-serving community providers, consumers, philanthropy, separately elected officials, other jurisdictions and school districts, and
WHEREAS, based on a competitive solicitation process, the Forum for Youth Investment was selected as the highest-ranked proposer and has been chosen to provide consulting services for Youth Action Plan planning process;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT M...

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