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File #: 2007-0630    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 12/10/2007 In control: External Affairs Committee
On agenda: Final action: 1/7/2008
Enactment date: Enactment #: 12669
Title: A MOTION establishing the 2008 (FY 2009) Federal Agenda for King County.
Sponsors: Larry Gossett, Larry Phillips, Bob Ferguson, Julia Patterson, Dow Constantine, Pete von Reichbauer, Jane Hague, Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Legislative Program
Attachments: 1. 12669.pdf, 2. 2007-0630 Transmittal Letter.doc, 3. A. King County, Washington 2008 (FY 2009) Federal Agenda Appropriations Requests, dated January 7, 2008, 4. A. 2008 (FY 2009) Federal Agenda--Appropriations Request, 5. B. King County, Washington 2008 (FY 2009) Federal Agenda Legislative Interests, dated January 7, 2008, 6. B. 2008 (FY2009) Federal Agenda--Legislative Interests
Staff: Mountsier, Beth
Drafter
Clerk 01/08/2008
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A MOTION establishing the 2008 (FY 2009) Federal Agenda for King County.
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      WHEREAS, the metropolitan King County council and the King County executive have worked through the joint King County legislative steering committee to develop a federal agenda and desire to bring their positions on issues to the attention of the United States Congress, and
      WHEREAS, King County desires to work cooperatively with other local governments and other organizations to achieve its 2008 (FY 2009) federal legislative goals, and
      WHEREAS, King County is dependent on a strong fiscal partnership with the federal government for transportation, public health, homeland security, salmon recovery, flood control, affordable housing and other important needs, and
      WHEREAS, if King County is going to be able to continue delivering basic government services to our residents, it needs a preservation, if not an expansion, of federal support, and
      WHEREAS, the King County council and the King County executive will continue to review congressional developments for possible revisions of King County's 2008 (FY 2009) federal legislative program;
      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
      The King County council hereby adopts the attached 2008 (FY 2009) Federal Agenda for King County, including both the Appropriations Requests attached hereto as Attachment A and the Legislative Interests attached hereto as Attachment B, as King
 
County's highest priorities for federal action in the 2008 (FY 2009) congressional appropriations cycle.