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File #: 2021-0186    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 5/4/2021 In control: Community, Health and Housing Services Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the structure of the communities of opportunity- best starts for kids advisory board; and amending Ordinance 18442, Section 1, and K.C.C. 2A.300.520.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Best Start for Kids (BSK), Boards, Committees
Code sections: 2A.300.520 - .
Drafter
Clerk 04/29/2021
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to the structure of the communities of opportunity- best starts for kids advisory board; and amending Ordinance 18442, Section 1, and K.C.C. 2A.300.520.
Body
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Ordinance 18442, Section 1, and K.C.C. 2A.300.520 is hereby amended to read as follows:
A. The communities of opportunity-best starts for kids levy advisory board shall be the successor group to the communities of opportunity interim governance group and shall be structured as follows:
1.a. The board shall consist of a minimum of fourteen members and a maximum of eighteen members, as determined by the board, except that the initial group size of the board, also between a minimum of fourteen and a maximum of eighteen members, shall be determined by the interim governance group;
2.a. Members of the board shall possess specific context or content experience related to improving health and well-being outcomes in communities with the greatest need for improvement, and shall be committed to the communities of opportunity best starts for kids levy implementation plan, as adopted by the council by ordinance. The commitment shall include a commitment to the principles of equity and social justice articulated in the best starts for kids implementation plan as well as a commitment to evaluate and make potential decisions through the equity and social justice lens articulated in the best starts for kids implementation plan. Members shall reflect the diversity in King County and shall reflect a range of backgrounds, including living in or working in affected communities, working in a community-based organization, nonprofit agency, intermediary organization, business, or institution, and having experience in the relevant subject matter areas of housing, health, social and community connection or economic prosperity. Members shall recognize that strategies may vary for different populations and in...

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