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File #: 2009-0320    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 5/11/2009 In control: Physical Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/26/2009
Enactment date: Enactment #: 12999
Title: A MOTION related to the transfer of retired vanpool vans to nonprofit organizations and local governments to meet the needs of low-income, elderly, disabled and young county citizens.
Sponsors: Jane Hague
Indexes: Transportation
Attachments: 1. 12999.pdf, 2. 2009-0320 Revised Staff Report.doc, 3. 2009-0320 Staff Report.doc
Staff: Carlson, Paul
Drafter
Clerk 05/19/2009
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A MOTION related to the transfer of retired vanpool vans to nonprofit organizations and local governments to meet the needs of low-income, elderly, disabled and young county citizens.
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WHEREAS, King County provides transit services to its citizens to increase mobility options and reduce traffic congestion and related environmental degradation, and
WHEREAS, the provision of passenger vans to groups serving individuals with limited resources and mobility options will support those goals and provide significant public benefits, and
WHEREAS, high-quality passenger vans retaining substantial value and utility are periodically retired from the county's vanpool program, and
WHEREAS, the metropolitan King County council has previously transferred retired vans to agencies serving low-income, elderly, disabled and young people, and
WHEREAS, K.C.C. 4.56.100 states that "each year the transit division shall make available retired passenger vans for exclusive use by nonprofit organizations or local governments that are able to address the mobility needs of low-income, elderly or young people or people with disabilities";
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
The donation of a retired vanpool passenger van to each of the following agencies is hereby approved:
Austin Foundation
Bellevue Boys and Girls Club
City of Shoreline
Community Schools Collaboration
Consejo Counseling and Referral Service
Enumclaw High School Transition
Federal Way School District
Friends of Youth
Friends of Youth (Youth Haven Kenmore)
Greater Maple Valley Community Center
Kent Youth and Families
Kirkland Boys and Girls Club
Mercer Island Boys and Girls Club
Moontown Foundation
Northshore Senior Center
Pacific Algona Community Center
Providence Elizabeth Center
Real Life Cares
Redmond/Sammamish Boys and Girls Club
Rite of Passage Journeys
Seattle Children's Home
Solid Ground
Somali Community Services Coali...

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