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File #: 2023-0193    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 5/23/2023 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/11/2023
Enactment date: Enactment #: 16387
Title: A MOTION authorizing the King County executive to accept a donation of five hundred thousand dollars from Kaiser Permanente of Washington, to aid the King County parks and recreation division of the department of natural resources and parks in completion of the Wilburton Trestle project of Eastrail.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Donations, King County, Natural Resources and Parks, Department of, Parks and Recreation
Attachments: 1. Motion 16387, 2. A. Eastside Rail Corridor Donation Agreement, 3. 2023-0193 transmittal letter, 4. 2023-0193 Fiscal Note, 5. 2023-0193 Support Letter, 6. 2023-0193 Legislative Review Form, 7. 2023-0193 AMD1_Remove AttA, 8. 2023-0193_SR_Wilburton Trestle Donation, 9. 2023-0193_Revised SR_Wilburton Trestle Donation
Staff: Tracy, Jake
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A MOTION authorizing the King County executive to accept a donation of five hundred thousand dollars from Kaiser Permanente of Washington, to aid the King County parks and recreation division of the department of natural resources and parks in completion of the Wilburton Trestle project of Eastrail.
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WHEREAS, the donation will help fund completion of significant regional trail project with iconic presence, skyline views, and connections to high-capacity transit and regional commercial centers, and
WHEREAS, Eastrail is a forty-two-mile nonmotorized corridor that is built on a historic railroad line connecting Renton to Snohomish County and is owned and managed by the King County parks and recreation division, the cities of Kirkland, Redmond, and Woodinville, as well as Snohomish County, Sound Transit and Puget Sound Energy, and
WHEREAS, the Eastrail's Wilburton segment is owned and operated by the parks and recreation division and includes the yet to be completed Wilburton Trestle, and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 18890, enacted May 2, 2019, called for a special election to approve a measure to renew what is popularly known as the King County Parks, Recreation, Trails and Open Space Levy for 2020-2025, which, in part, provided limited funds for the Wilburton projects of the Eastrail, and
WHEREAS, on August 6, 2019, King County voters approved the 2020-2025 King County Parks, Recreation, Trails and Open Space Levy, and
WHEREAS, under K.C.C 7.08.070, the King County parks and recreation division has the authority to solicit gifts from individuals, foundations, not-for-profit organizations, and corporate sources, and
WHEREAS, under K.C.C. 2.80.060, any and all gifts for parks and recreation purposes that exceed fifty thousand dollars require acceptance on behalf of King County by the King County council by motion, and
WHEREAS, all gifts to the King County parks and recreation division are used only for parks purposes, and
WHEREAS, the financial donor, Kaise...

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