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File #: 2016-0163    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 3/14/2016 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 3/21/2016
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14596
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: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Transportation
Attachments: 1. Motion 14596.pdf, 2. 2016-0134_SR_ Transit Safety Motion.docx, 3. 2016--0163_REV_SR_Retired Van Donations.doc, 4. 2016-0163 AMDT 1 Van List 03-15-16.docx
Staff: Carlson, Paul
Drafter
Clerk 03/15/2016
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.
Body
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 nonprofit agencies and local governments serving individuals with limited resources and mobility options will support those goals and provide significant public benefits, and
WHEREAS, high-quality passenger vans retaining 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 transfer of a retired vanpool passenger van to each of the following agencies is hereby approved:
Alajawan Brown Foundation;
Auburn Food Bank;
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bellevue;
Boys and Girls Clubs of King County - Federal Way Branch;
CRYOUT;
Filipino Community of Seattle;
G.E.M. Glover EmpowerMentoring Program;
HERO House;
Hopelink Transportation;
International Drop-In Center;
Life Enrichment Options;
LifeWire;
Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI);
Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club;
Mount Rainier Christian Center;
Multi-Service Center;
Navos;
Neighborhood House;
Overlake Christian Church (2 vans);
Rite of Passage Journeys;
Salish Sea Expeditions;
Seattle's Union Gospel Mission;
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