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File #: 2007-0543    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/15/2007 In control: Growth Management and Natural Resources Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/10/2007
Enactment date: 12/21/2007 Enactment #: 15988
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the promotion of energy efficiency and clean vehicle technology in King County's fleet; and amending Ordinance 10930, Sections 3-4, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.30.030.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips
Indexes: Climate Change, Energy, Technology, Vehicles
Code sections: 3.30.030 -
Attachments: 1. 15988.pdf, 2. 2007-0543 Staff Report - Clean Vehicles Demonstration initiative (11-27-07).doc
Staff: Reed, Mike
Drafter
Clerk 10/15/2007
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to the promotion of energy efficiency and clean vehicle technology in King County's fleet; and amending Ordinance 10930, Sections 3-4, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.30.030.
Body
PREAMBLE:
King County is a leader in clean vehicle technology with major investments in electric trolleybuses, hybrid diesel-electric buses and hybrid gasoline-electric automobiles and early conversion to ultra-low sulfur diesel and biodiesel. By Motion 12362 the metropolitan King County council initiated the development of the 2007 King County Climate Plan, which calls for the county to further increase use of clean transportation technologies in its fleets, including hybrid diesel-electric trucks and plug-in hybrid-electric automobiles and to implement electric, hybrid-electric and hydrogen fuel cell demonstration projects. By Executive Order PUT 7-6 (AEO) the King County executive initiated development of the 2007 King County Energy Plan and established targets for increased energy efficiency and renewable energy use by 2012, 2015 and 2020. On September 19, 2007, the executive announced King County's participation in the Puget Sound Regional Green Fleet Initiative.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. The executive shall report on the process for development and adoption of regional green fleet standards and the possible establishment of a regional clean vehicle certification program by King County and the other local governments participating in the Green Fleets Initiative. Eleven copies of the report shall be filed with the clerk of the council by December 1, 2007, for distribution to all councilmembers.
SECTION 2. Ordinance 10930, Sections 3-4, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.30.030 are each hereby amended to read as follows:
The ((C))council wishes to restrict the number of take-home vehicles provided to county employees. To accomplish this objective, the following policies and criteria shall be us...

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