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File #: 2020-0255    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 7/21/2020 In control: Community, Health and Housing Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/18/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #: 15668
Title: A MOTION requesting the executive develop a plan to implement the recommendations in the department of community and human services and public health - Seattle & King County report on the coordination of the delivery of benefits and services for low-income King County residents and explore additional recommendations to improve the coordination of benefits for individuals held in King County jail facilities.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert
Attachments: 1. Motion 15668, 2. 2020-0255 Revised SR Coordination of Benefits.docx, 3. 2020-0255 Amendment 1.docx, 4. 2020-0255 SR Coordination of Benefits.docx
Staff: Porter, Samantha
Drafter
Clerk 07/29/2020
Title
A MOTION requesting the executive develop a plan to implement the recommendations in the department of community and human services and public health - Seattle & King County report on the coordination of the delivery of benefits and services for low-income King County residents and explore additional recommendations to improve the coordination of benefits for individuals held in King County jail facilities.
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WHEREAS, King County provides benefits and services to low-income residents for physical and behavioral health in addition to support for basic needs related to food, housing and transportation for children, youth and families, veterans, older adults and individuals experiencing homelessness, and
WHEREAS, the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 18835, Section 62, Proviso P2, regarding community and human services administration, and Ordinance 18835, Section 98, Proviso P1, regarding public health administration, requested a report on the coordination of the delivery of benefits and services to residents in poverty that includes community engagement, an assessment of the role of technology in improving the coordination of benefits and recommendations based on community engagement and technology assessments to improve the integration of the benefits and services provided to residents in poverty, and
WHEREAS, Proposed Motions 2019-0414 and 2019-0415 were transmitted in September 2019 in accordance with the provisos request for progress reports on the coordination of the delivery of benefits and services to residents in poverty and Proposed Motions 2020-0195 and 2020-0196 were transmitted in May 2020 and include the final reports on the coordination of the delivery of benefits and services to residents in poverty, and
WHEREAS, the final report included four key recommendations that the report indicates are intended to form a comprehensive approach to better coordinate the delivery of benefits and services and i...

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