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File #: 2020-0070    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Lapsed
File created: 2/25/2020 In control: Mobility and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/1/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: A MOTION accepting the King County-Cities Climate Collaboration (K4C) 2020 Work Plan and Budget, prepared as the annual work plan and budget requested under Motion 14449.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Climate Change, King County, Planning
Attachments: 1. 2020-0070 legislative review form, 2. A. King County-Cities Climate Collaboration (K4C) 2020 Annual Work Plan and Budget, 3. 2020-0070 transmittal letter
Related files: 2020-RPT0020
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Clerk 02/04/2020
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A MOTION accepting the King County-Cities Climate Collaboration (K4C) 2020 Work Plan and Budget, prepared as the annual work plan and budget requested under Motion 14449.
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WHEREAS, confronting climate change through effective strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for the impacts of a changing climate requires an integrated countywide effort involving public, private and non-governmental partnerships, and
WHEREAS, the King County executive and council unanimously adopted the 2015 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan, and
WHEREAS, the 2015 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan presents a bold course of action that will make progress toward achieving the countywide goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by eighty percent by 2050, and
WHEREAS, King County will continue to play a key role in the King County-Cities Climate Collaboration, whose members represent more than eighty percent of the population of the county, and which lays out a shared countywide vision for confronting climate change upon which the 2015 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan is built, and
WHEREAS, the 2015 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan strengthens the county's strategy to prepare for the impacts of a changing climate on local communities, infrastructure, economy, public health and safety and the natural environment, and
WHEREAS, the 2015 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan advances King County's guiding principle of promoting fairness and opportunity and eliminating inequities by considering the equity and social justice impacts in its decision-making on climate change strategies, and
WHEREAS, consistent with Ordinance 17285, which authorized the interlocal agreement for the King County-Cities Climate Collaboration, and with Motion 14449, which adopted the 2015 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan, the executive was requested to coordinate with staff of the transportation, economy and environm...

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