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File #: 2022-0100    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 3/8/2022 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 4/19/2022
Enactment date: Enactment #: 16108
Title: A MOTION requesting the executive develop a comprehensive response to the crisis in Ukraine.
Sponsors: Reagan Dunn, Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Comprehensive Plan, Executive
Attachments: 1. Motion 16108
A MOTION requesting the executive develop a comprehensive response to the crisis in Ukraine.
WHEREAS, Ukraine is an independent, sovereign country since it proclaimed its independence from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on August 24, 1991, and
WHEREAS, Ukraine has been a fully independent country since December 1991, and
WHEREAS, in 2014, Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military to invade and then annex the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in violation of international laws and agreements, and
WHEREAS, on February 24, 2022, Vladimir Putin ordered Russian military to invade Ukraine by sending Russian troops into Ukraine and firing missiles on several locations within Ukraine's borders, and
WHEREAS, the United States of America, along with European allies, has imposed sanctions on Russia's military and economy in response to its invasion of Ukraine, and
WHEREAS, the United States of America sanctions prohibit individuals and businesses from trading with Russia's central bank and freeze Russian assets within the United States, and
WHEREAS, on March 1, 2022, the King County council recognized the King County Ukrainian community and expressed support of all Ukrainians, including the 20,000 Ukranian King County residents, the estimated 62,000 Ukranian residents of the greater Puget Sound region, the citizens of Ukraine and the broader worldwide Ukrainian community, and
WHEREAS, K.C.C. chapter 2.93 is the county code related to the purchase of goods and services, K.C.C. chapter 4.10 is the county code related to investments of county funds and K.C.C. chapter 4.14 is the county code about bidding procedures for financial services contracts, and
WHEREAS, K.C.C. chapter 3.36 is the county code related to charitable contributions from county employees and establishes the annual employee giving program, and
WHEREAS, K.C.C. 3.12.222 is the county code section related to employees' donation of vacation or compensatory hours to nonprofit organiza...

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