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File #: 2020-0265    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 8/18/2020 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/1/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #: 15671
Title: A MOTION relating to parks, trails and open space; acknowledging receipt of the parks levy funding report as required by the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 18835, as amended by Ordinance 18993, Section 4, Proviso P1, as amended.
Sponsors: Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Indexes: Budget, levy, Open Space
Attachments: 1. Motion 15671, 2. A. Parks Levy Funding Report, 3. 2020-0265 Legislative Review Form, 4. 2020-0265 revised Transmittal Letter - Parks Levy Funding, 5. 2020-0265 Signed revised Transmittal Letter - Parks Levy Funding, 6. 2020-0265_SR_Parks Levy Funding Report
Staff: Tracy, Jake
Drafter
Clerk 08/12/2020
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A MOTION relating to parks, trails and open space; acknowledging receipt of the parks levy funding report as required by the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 18835, as amended by Ordinance 18993, Section 4, Proviso P1, as amended.
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WHEREAS, by the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 18835, as amended by Ordinance 18993, Section 4, Proviso P1, as amended, the King County council adopted and the executive approved a proviso encumbering a total of two hundred fifty thousand dollars from the parks recreation trails and open space levy fund and requiring a parks levy funding report and a motion acknowledging receipt of said report to be filed by June 30, 2020, and
WHEREAS, the parks and recreation division of the department of natural resources and parks has submitted the parks levy funding report including options for reducing expenditures in the 2020-2025 parks levy proceeds because the August 2019 office of economic and financial analysis forecast shows that parks levy collections are likely to be three percent lower than originally anticipated when the council adopted Ordinance 18890 and passed Motion 15378, and
WHEREAS, the attached parks levy funding report includes: (1) a summary of expenditures by eligible expenditure category through the end of 2020 with information on which projects and programs received a funding reduction from what was anticipated before the August 2019 office of economic and financial analysis forecast; (2) recommendations for expenditures for projects and programs, including those identified in Motion 15378, over the life of the levy reflecting a three-percent reduction in total anticipated collections; (3) expenditure recommendations which prioritize fully funding projects identified in Attachment C to Motion 15378 that have external partners as the lead agency, including cities, towns, and school districts; and (4) expenditure recommendations which include providing l...

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