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File #: 2009-0577    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 10/5/2009 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: 11/23/2009 Final action: 11/23/2009
Enactment date: Enactment #: 13094
Title: A MOTION identifying a project to be funded under the re-authorization of Public Law 106-393, Title III, the Secure Rural Schools and Self-Determination Act of 2000, and allocating to that project the Title III funds to be received from the federal government for federal fiscal years 2009 and 2010, and stating King County's election for the distribution of funds for federal fiscal year 2010.
Sponsors: Larry Gossett
Indexes: Budget, Schools
Attachments: 1. Mot 13094.pdf, 2. 2009-0577 Hearing Notice.doc, 3. 2009-0577 Staff Report (11-03-09).doc, 4. 2009-0577 Transmittal Letter.doc, 5. cope 2009-0577 SRS sr khm.doc, 6. Staff Report 11-10-09, 7. A. Firewise Forests Initiative - 2010
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A MOTION identifying a project to be funded under the re-authorization of Public Law 106-393, Title III, the Secure Rural Schools and Self-Determination Act of 2000, and allocating to that project the Title III funds to be received from the federal government for federal fiscal years 2009 and 2010, and stating King County's election for the distribution of funds for federal fiscal year 2010.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
WHEREAS, on October 3, 2008, Congress enacted Public Law (P.L.) 110-343, which included reauthorization of and amendment to P.L.I06-393, the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-determination Act of 2000, and
WHEREAS, P.L. 106-393, as amended, allows transition payments to eligible counties in covered states, referred to as the full funding amount, which are calculated as a percentage of the full funding amount for 2006, and
WHEREAS, Washington is a covered state and King County is an eligible county, and
WHEREAS, if an eligible county elects to receive the full funding amount, not less than eighty percent and not more than eighty-five percent shall be expended for schools and roads, as described in Title I, and
WHEREAS, annually the county shall decide the percentage of the full payment to be expended on Title I, and the percentages to be allocated to projects in accordance with Title II, Special Projects on Federal Lands, and Title III, county funds, with not more than seven percent of the total payment allocated to Title III, and
WHEREAS, Title III of P.L. 106-393 provides for county funds to be used to carry out activities under the Firewise Communities program, to reimburse for search and rescue and other emergency services performed on federal land, or to develop community wildfire protection plans, and
WHEREAS, in Motion 12885, King County elected to receive the full funding amount, which election is effective for all subsequent federal fiscal years throug...

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