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File #: 2014-0470    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 11/17/2014 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 1/26/2015
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14287
Title: A MOTION adopting the King County 2015 (FY 2016) Federal Legislative Agenda and King County 2015 (FY 2016) Federal Policy Interests.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips
Indexes: Legislative Program
Attachments: 1. Motion 14287.pdf, 2. Staff Report PM 2014-0470 Federal Leg Agenda.doc, 3. Attachment 2 Fed Leg Agenda Amendment 1.docx, 4. A King County 2015 Federal Legislative Agenda dated 1-26-15, 5. B. King County 2015 (FY 2016) Federal Policy Interests, 6. A. King County 2015 Federal Legislative Agenda, 7. Revised Staff Report PM 2014-0470 Federal Leg Agenda.doc, 8. 14287 amendment package.pdf
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A MOTION adopting the King County 2015 (FY 2016) Federal Legislative Agenda and King County 2015 (FY 2016) Federal Policy Interests.
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      WHEREAS, the King County council and the King County executive have worked together through their respective government relations staff and desire to bring their positions on federal issues to the attention of the Second Session of the 114th Congress, and
      WHEREAS, King County desires to work cooperatively with other local governments and other organizations to achieve its 2015 (FY 2016) federal legislative goals, and
      WHEREAS, King County is dependent on a strong fiscal partnership with the federal government for transportation, public health, homeland security, salmon recovery, flood control, affordable housing and other important needs, and
      WHEREAS, the King County council and the King County executive will continue to review congressional developments for possible revisions of King County's 2015 (FY 2016) federal legislative goals;
      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
      The King County council hereby adopts the King County 2015 (FY 2016) Federal Legislative Agenda, Attachment A to this motion, and King County 2015 (FY 2016) Federal Policy Interests, Attachment B to this motion, as King County's highest priorities for federal action in the 2015 (FY 2016) congressional cycle.