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File #: 2021-0282    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Second Reading Consent
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: A MOTION acknowledging receipt of the disability equity action plan as called for by Ordinance 19210, Section 19, Proviso P1.
Sponsors: Joe McDermott, Pete von Reichbauer
Attachments: 1. A. Disability Equity Action Plan June 30, 2021, 2. 2021-0282 transmittal letter, 3. 2021-0282 Legislative Review Form, 4. 2021-0282_SR_DisabilityEquityActionPlanProvisoResponse
Related files: 2020-0306
Staff: Sherrie Hsu

Drafter

Clerk 07/20/2021

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A MOTION acknowledging receipt of the disability equity action plan as called for by Ordinance 19210, Section 19, Proviso P1.

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                     WHEREAS, King County has declared racism as a public health crisis, and

                     WHEREAS, the executive has appointed a chief equity and inclusion officer to advance pro-equity activities and ensure that the county's commitment to equity and social and racial justice is realized in all operations, and

                     WHEREAS, the executive is committed to making King County a welcoming a community where every person can thrive, and

                     WHEREAS, equity, inclusion and belonging for people with disabilities requires moving beyond federal regulation compliance to cocreation and power sharing with the disability community, and

                     WHEREAS equity, inclusion and belonging for people with disabilities requires data-driven policy development and on-going consideration of the impacts of King County's policies and services specifically for people with disabilities, and

                     WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the lives of King County residents, families, businesses and communities, and

                     WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disproportionately impact lives of people with disabilities and King County's Black, Indigenous and Communities of Color, exacerbating existing health, social and economic inequities, and

                     WHEREAS, Ordinance 19210, Section 19, Proviso P1, required the executive to transmit a disability action plan by May 27, 2021, which is attached to this motion, and

                     WHEREAS, Ordinance 19210, Section 19, Proviso P1, further requires the executive to submit a motion that acknowledges receipt of the report;

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:

                     The receipt of the disability equity action plan, as required by Ordinance 19210, Section 19, Proviso P1, which is Attachment A to this motion, is hereby acknowledged.