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File #: 2021-0288    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 8/17/2021 In control: Regional Policy Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/8/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: AN ORDINANCE adopting the Best Start for Kids implementation plan required by Ordinance 19267, Section 7, to govern the expenditure of Best Start for Kids levy proceeds from 2022 through 2027, to promote improved health and well-being outcomes of children and youth, as well as the families and communities in which they live.
Sponsors: Joe McDermott
Indexes: Best Start for Kids (BSK), Children, Youth
Attachments: 1. A. Best Start for Kids Implementation Plan 2022-2027, July 2021, 2. 2021-0288 transmittal letter, 3. 2021-0288 fiscal note, 4. 2021-0288 2021-2022 Executive Proposed Financial Plan Best Starts For Kids - 000001480, 5. 2021-0288 Legislative Review Form, 6. 2021-0288_SR_RPC_090821, 7. 2021-0288_ATT4_AmendmentDeadlines, 8. 2021-0288_ATT4_AmendmentDeadlines, 9. 2021-0288_ATT5_COO_Map
Related files: 2021-0062
Staff: Leskinen, Miranda
drafter
CE 7/29/21
Title
AN ORDINANCE adopting the Best Start for Kids implementation plan required by Ordinance 19267, Section 7, to govern the expenditure of Best Start for Kids levy proceeds from 2022 through 2027, to promote improved health and well-being outcomes of children and youth, as well as the families and communities in which they live.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. In 2015, Ordinance 18088 placed a six-year Best Starts for Kids levy on the general election ballot. King County residents voted and approved the Best Starts for Kids Levy to fund programs and services that support promotion, prevention, and early intervention for King County's children, youth and families.
2. In 2021, Ordinance 19267 placed a six-year renewal of the Best Starts for Kids levy on the general election ballot. King County residents will vote on August 3, 2021, to approve or reject the renewal of the Best Start for Kids levy, continuing for 2022 through 2027 to fund services for King County residents in need. The levy's proceeds will be used to plan, provide, administer and evaluate a wide range of regional health promotion, prevention, early interventions and capital investments for King County children, youth and families.
3.a. Ordinance 19267, Section 7, requires the executive to develop and transmit for council review and adoption by ordinance an implementation plan for the Best Starts for Kids levy. The implementation plan, once effective, will govern the expenditure of the levy's proceeds until the levy expires in 2027. The required implementation plan is Attachment A to this ordinance.
b. The implementation plan identifies the strategies to be funded and outcomes to be achieved with the use of the levy proceeds. The Best Starts for Kids implementation plan also includes a framework to measure the performance of the levy strategies in achieving their outcomes, including annual reporting on levy expenditures, services and outcomes.
c. For the purposes of ...

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