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File #: 2021-0073    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 2/9/2021 In control: Mobility and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/6/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #: 15895
Title: A MOTION accepting the King County-Cities Climate Collaboration (K4C) 2021 Work Plan and Budget, prepared as the annual work plan and budget requested under Motion 14449.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Budget, Climate Change
Attachments: 1. Motion 15895, 2. 2021-0073 Legislative Review Form, 3. A. King County-Cities Climate Collaboration (K4C) 2021 Annual Work Plan and Budget January 2021, 4. 2021-0073 K4C-Transmittal Letter, 5. 2021-0073_SR_K4C
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A MOTION accepting the King County-Cities Climate Collaboration (K4C) 2021 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, in August 2020, the King County executive transmitted a comprehensive update to the county's climate priorities in the 2020 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan, and
WHEREAS, both the 2015 and 2020 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan support 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 reducing health- and environment-threatening greenhouse gas emissions upon which the 2020 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan is built, and
WHEREAS, the 2020 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 2020 King County Strategic Climate Action Plan is developed with an environmental justice framework in partnership with frontline communities disproportionately impacted by climate change and in a manner consistent with Ordinance 16948, which establishes the county's fair and just principle, and
WHEREAS, consistent with Ordinance 17285, which authorized the interlocal agreement for...

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