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File #: 2018-0157    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/19/2018 In control: Government Accountability and Oversight Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/18/2018
Enactment date: 6/27/2018 Enactment #: 18750
Title: AN ORDINANCE related to the purchase of sustainable goods and services; amending Ordinance 9240, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.010, Ordinance 9240, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.020, Ordinance 17074, Section 1, and K.C.C. 18.20.030, Ordinance 9240, Section 16, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.070, Ordinance 9240, Section 17, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.080, Ordinance 9240, Section 18, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.090 and Ordinance 9240, Section 19, and K.C.C. 18.20.100, adding a new section to K.C.C. chapter 18.20 and repealing Ordinance 17074, Section 1, and K.C.C. 18.20.030 and Ordinance 9240, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.040, Ordinance 17085, Section 2, and K.C.C. 18.20.050 and Ordinance 9240, Section 9, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.060.
Sponsors: Dave Upthegrove
Indexes: Purchasing
Code sections: 18.20.010 - ., 18.20.020 - ., 18.20.030 - ., 18.20.040 - ., 18.20.050 - ., 18.20.060 - ., 18.20.070 - ., 18.20.080 - ., 18.20.090 - ., 18.20.100 - .
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18750.pdf, 2. 2018-0157 legislative review form, 3. 2018-0157 transmittal letter, 4. 2018-0157 Fiscal Note, 5. 2018-0157_SR_SustainablePurchasing FINAL.docx, 6. 2018-0157_ATT3_Title Amendment.docx, 7. 2018-0157_ATT2_S1.docx, 8. 2018-0157_Revised_SR_SustainablePurchasing.docx
Drafter
Clerk 06/12/2018
Title
AN ORDINANCE related to the purchase of sustainable goods and services; amending Ordinance 9240, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.010, Ordinance 9240, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.020, Ordinance 17074, Section 1, and K.C.C. 18.20.030, Ordinance 9240, Section 16, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.070, Ordinance 9240, Section 17, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.080, Ordinance 9240, Section 18, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.090 and Ordinance 9240, Section 19, and K.C.C. 18.20.100, adding a new section to K.C.C. chapter 18.20 and repealing Ordinance 17074, Section 1, and K.C.C. 18.20.030 and Ordinance 9240, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.040, Ordinance 17085, Section 2, and K.C.C. 18.20.050 and Ordinance 9240, Section 9, as amended, and K.C.C. 18.20.060.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. In 2016, King County spent 1.5 billion dollars on purchased goods and services, including construction services.
2. Forty-six percent of the county's operational greenhouse gas emissions comes from purchasing these goods and services.
3. Purchased goods and services have inherent social, human health, environmental and economic impacts.
4. King County has required the purchase of recycled and environmentally preferable goods and services since the 1990s.
5. King County has a responsibility to make procurement decisions that promote and encourage the county's commitment to sustainability and meet the objectives of the Strategic Climate Action Plan, Equity and Social Justice Ordinance and Strategic Plan by supporting small and local businesses, considering environmental impacts including greenhouse gas emissions, and requiring fiscal sustainability of purchasing choices, including product durability and life-cycle resource use.
6. Environmental goods and services, technologies, and certification standards are rapidly changing in the marketplace.
7. The federal government provides guidance on environmental product standards and certif...

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