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File #: 2013-0310    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: In control: Government Accountability and Oversight Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/2/2013
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14007
Title: A MOTION accepting response to the 2013 Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17476, Section 61, Proviso P1, finance and business operations, and Section 62, Proviso P2, business resource center; and authorizing the release of $300,000 and $150,000 currently held in reserve.
Sponsors: Pete von Reichbauer
Indexes: Budget, Finance
Attachments: 1. Motion 14007.pdf, 2. A. Accountable Business Transformation 2013 Budget Proviso Report, 3. A. Accountable Business Transformation 2013 Budget Proviso Report, 4. 2013-0310 transmittal letter.doc, 5. Staff Report Proposed Motion 2013-0310 Stabilization Proviso Response.docx
Staff: Giambattista, Jenny
Drafter
Clerk 07/01/2013
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A MOTION accepting response to the 2013 Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17476, Section 61, Proviso P1, finance and business operations, and Section 62, Proviso P2, business resource center; and authorizing the release of $300,000 and $150,000 currently held in reserve.
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WHEREAS, the 2013 Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17476, contains Section 61, Proviso P1, related to the finance and business operations division, stating that $300,000 should not be expended or encumbered until the executive transmits a report and motion on the status of stabilization for the countywide financial and budget systems by June 30, 2013, and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 17476 contains a similar proviso in Section 62, Proviso P2, related to the business resource center, stating that $150,000 shall not be expended or encumber until the executive transmits a report and motion on the status of the stabilization of for the countywide financial and budget system by June 30, 2013, and
WHEREAS, the report on the stabilization of the financial and budget systems is a joint report from the finance and business operations division, the business resource renter, the human resources division and the office of performance, strategy and budget, and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 17476 contains language in Section 62, Proviso P2, directing a strategy and plan to annually inventory, assess and report on the benefits realized by the implementation of new business processes and systems resulting from the Accountable Business Transformation project, and
WHEREAS, the King County executive has transmitted to the council a report that contains the required information responding to Ordinance 17476, Section 61, Proviso P1, and Section 62, Proviso P2, including:
1. A review of each system's ability to support county business processes based on metrics for measuring stabilization;
2. A description of the 2012 year-end closing process and lessons learned for the upcoming 2013 year-en...

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