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File #: 2016-0481    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/24/2016 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/14/2016
Enactment date: 11/17/2016 Enactment #: 18411
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to passenger ferry service, revising passenger ferry fares; and amending Ordinance 17935, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C 4A.700.820.
Sponsors: Dave Upthegrove
Indexes: Budget, Transportation
Code sections: 4A.700.820 - .
Attachments: 1. 18411.pdf, 2. 2016-0481 legislative review form.pdf, 3. 2016-0481 fiscal note.xlsx, 4. 2016-0481 transmittal letter.doc, 5. 2016-0481_SR-MarineFares.pdf, 6. 2016-0481-ATT2-AMD1.pdf, 7. 2016-0481-ATT3-AMD-T1.pdf, 8. 2016 FEE ORDINANCES readvertise Seattle Times 10-26-16.doc, 9. fee notice Affidavit of Pub Seattle Times 10-1-16.pdf, 10. 2016-0481_SR_dated_11082016_MarineFares.docx, 11. 2016-0481_ATT2_AMD2.docx, 12. 2016-0481_ATT3_TitleAmndT2.docx, 13. 2016-0481_Revised_SR_MarineFares.docx
Staff: Zoppi, Leah
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AN ORDINANCE relating to passenger ferry service, revising passenger ferry fares; and amending Ordinance 17935, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C 4A.700.820.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. The 2015/2016 Biennium Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17941, Section 94 adopted the marine division operating fund budget.
2. As part of the budget, the council adopted the marine division's financial plan, which included new revenue from a proposed fare increase to take place in 2016.
3. On November 20, 2014, Ordinance 17935 was enacted, which assumed the governance of the King County ferry district, added new sections to the King County Code, assumed the ferry fare policies of the King County ferry district, and adopted the passenger ferry fares for King County.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. A. Section 2 of this ordinance adopts fares for passenger ferries.
B. These fares are adopted pursuant to RCW 36.54.010 and RCW 36.54.120.
SECTION 2. Ordinance 17935, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C. 4A.700.820 are each hereby amended to read as follows:
A.1. Except as may otherwise be provided by ordinance, the following fare categories and rates are established for regularly scheduled passenger ferry service:
One-Way Water Taxi Fares West Seattle Vashon Island
Water Taxi Route Water Taxi Route
Cash fare $((5.25)) 5.75 $((6.25)) 6.75
Regular prepaid fare $((4.50)) 5.00 $((5.25)) 5.75
Child fare No Charge No Charge
Youth prepaid fare $((3.50)) 3.75 $((4.00)) 4.50
Senior and persons with disabilities $((2.25)) 2.50 $((2.75)) 3.00
fare
Bicycle fare No Charge No Charge
Low-income fare $((3.50)) 3.75 $((4.00)) 4.50
2. The fare categories and rates are subject to, and defined by, the following:
a. All fares shall be established only for a one-way trip;
b. All fares shall be rounded up to the next whole twenty-five cent increment;
c. The cash fare is determined by adding a fifteen-percent surcharge to the regular ...

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