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File #: 2016-0119    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/22/2016 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 12/12/2016
Enactment date: Enactment #: 18441
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving an agreement between King County and 4Culture on how the preservation action fund will be administered and governed in accordance with the 2015/2016 Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17941, Section 74, as amended by Ordinance 18179, Section 2, Proviso P1.
Sponsors: Dave Upthegrove, Claudia Balducci, Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Indexes: Culture
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18441.pdf, 2. A. Agreement for Administration and Governance of the Preservation Action Fund Program By and Between King County and 4Culture, Updated December 12, 2016, 3. 2016-0119 legislative review form.pdf, 4. A. Agreement for Administration and Governance of the Preservation Action Fund Program By and Between King County and 4 Culture, 5. 2016-0119 fiscal note.xls, 6. 2016-0119 transmittal letter.docx, 7. 2016-0119-SR-4Culture-PAF.docx, 8. 2016-0119_ATT2_AMD1-11-22-16.docx, 9. 2016-0119_ATT2A_AMD1_ATTA_Upd-11-22-16.docx, 10. 2016-0119_ATT3_AMDT1-11-09-16.docx, 11. 2016-0119_ATT4_HistSeattleLtr.pdf, 12. 18441 amendment package 12-12-16
Staff: Bourguignon, Mary
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AN ORDINANCE approving an agreement between King County and 4Culture on how the preservation action fund will be administered and governed in accordance with the 2015/2016 Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17941, Section 74, as amended by Ordinance 18179, Section 2, Proviso P1.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. Through Ordinance 18181, the King County council authorized the executive to enter into the Agreement for Implementation of the Building for Culture Program by and between King County and 4Culture, which was executed on December 2, 2015.
2. Through Ordinance 18179, the King County council amended Ordinance 17941, Sections 74 and 92 to make a supplemental budget appropriation of $28,000,000 to the cultural development authority, which is also known as 4Culture, and $500,000 to the historic preservation program for the building for culture program.
3. Ordinance 18179, which amended the 2015/2016 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 17941, Sections 74 and 92, stated in Section 2, Proviso P1, that $2,000,000 of the $28,000,000 budget appropriation shall be expended or encumbered solely for the preservation action fund. Of that amount, funds shall not be encumbered or expended until the executive transmits an agreement between the county and 4Culture on how the preservation action fund will be administered and governed.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings:
A. Saving and preserving threatened buildings or sites of historic or architectural significance provides important benefits to the preservation of the arts and cultural heritage of King County and promotes tourism.
B. Long-standing local examples of historic and architectural heritage preservation that have successfully promoted significant tourism include Pioneer Square and the Pike Place Market.
C. The preservation action fund will make it possible to provide similar public benefits through heritage preservation in additional communities in King County.
SECTION 2. ...

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