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File #: 2020-0208    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 6/9/2020 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 6/23/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #: 15645
Title: A MOTION relating to economic recovery, requesting the executive to allow restaurants, personal services and retail services in the unincorporated areas of King County flexibility to provide additional or new outdoor dining, personal service or retail opportunities during the phased reopening allowed as part of the governor's Safe Start plan.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert, Joe McDermott
Indexes: Executive
Attachments: 1. Motion 15645.docx, 2. 2020-0208_SR_OutsideCommerce.docx, 3. 2020-0208_ATT2_Ph2Restaurant.pdf, 4. 2020-0208_ATT3_Ph2InStoreRetail.pdf, 5. 2020-0208 Amd T1, 6. 2020-0208 Amd S1
Staff: Bourguignon, Mary
Title
A MOTION relating to economic recovery, requesting the executive to allow restaurants, personal services and retail services in the unincorporated areas of King County flexibility to provide additional or new outdoor dining, personal service or retail opportunities during the phased reopening allowed as part of the governor's Safe Start plan.
Body
WHEREAS, on February 29, 2020, Governor Inslee issued Proclamation 20-05, proclaiming a state of emergency for all counties throughout the state of Washington as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 ("COVID-19") outbreak in the United States and confirmed person-to-person spread of COVID-19 in Washington state, and
WHEREAS, on March 23, 2020, Governor Inslee issued Proclamation 20-25, known as the Stay Home - Stay Healthy order, which responded to the continued worldwide spread of COVID-19, its significant progression in Washington state and the high risk it poses to vulnerable populations, by requiring that all non-essential businesses in Washington state cease operations effective midnight on March 25, 2020, allowing restaurants and food services to operate only delivery or take-away services and limiting retail to those providing essential goods after that date, and
WHEREAS, Governor Inslee adjusted and extended the Stay Home - Stay Healthy order through Proclamation 20-25.1, which was issued on April 24, 2020, and Proclamation 20-25.2, which was issued on April 27, 2020, and
WHEREAS, the closures and limitations imposed on businesses, including restaurants and retail services, that have resulted from the state of Washington's response to the COVID-19 pandemic have caused significant disruptions and economic losses to local business owners and employees, and
WHEREAS, on May 4, 2020, Governor Inslee issued Proclamation 20-25.3, which adjusted and extended the Stay Home - Stay Healthy order and initiated a four-phased approach to reopen businesses and activities in Washington state, and
WHEREAS, on Jun...

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