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File #: 2016-0156    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/7/2016 In control: Health, Housing and Human Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/9/2016
Enactment date: 5/17/2016 Enactment #: 18285
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the best starts for kids youth and family homelessness prevention initiative implementation plan.
Sponsors: Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Indexes: Best Start for Kids (BSK), Homelessness
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18285.pdf, 2. 2016-0156 legislative review form.pdf, 3. A. Best Starts for Kids Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Initiative Implementation Plan, Updated May 9, 2016, as amended, 4. A. Best Starts for Kids Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Initiative Implementation Plan, Updated May 3, 2016 – As Adopted by HHHS, 5. A. Best Starts for Kids Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Initiative Implementation Plan, Updated April 13, 2016, 6. A. Best Starts for Kids Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Initiative Implementation Plan, 7. 2016-0156 Fiscal Note.xls, 8. 2016-0156 Transmittal Letter.docx, 9. 2016-0156_ATT2_DVHF-Pres.pdf, 10. 2016-0156_ATT3_DVHF-handout.pdf, 11. 2016-0156_SR_BSK-YFHP-Plan_RPC-03-09-16.docx, 12. 2016-0156_SR_BSK-YFHP-Plan_HHHS-03-15-16.docx, 13. 2016-0156 Amdt 1 for RPC 04-13-16.docx, 14. 2016-0156_SR_BSK-YFHP-Plan_RPC-04-13-16-v4.docx, 15. 2016-0156_SR_BSK-YFHP-Plan_HHHS-04-27-16.docx, 16. 2016-0156_Public_Comment_April_27_2016.pdf, 17. 2016-0156_2_S1_AmendmentPacket_04-27-16.pdf, 18. 2016-0156-S1 Matrix 04-27-16.pdf, 19. 2016-0156_2_Amdt1-to-S1-LG-04-27-16.docx, 20. 2016-0156_2_Amdt2-to-S1-DU-04-27-16.docx, 21. 2016-0156_2_Amdt3-to-S1-DU-04-27-16.docx, 22. 2016-0156_2_Amdt4-to-S1-DU-04-27-16.docx, 23. 2016-0156_SR_BSK-YFHP-Plan_HHHS-05-03-16.docx, 24. 2016-0156_2_S2_Packet_AS PRESENTED to HHHS on 05-03-16.pdf, 25. 2016-0156-S2 Matrix=05-03-16.pdf, 26. 2016-0156_2_Amendments 1 2 3 to S2 AS PRESENTED at HHHS 05-03-16r Kids Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Initiative Implementation Plan, Updated May 3, 2016 – As Adopted by HHHS, 27. 2016-0156_Revised_SR_BSK-YFHP-Plan_HHHS-05-03-16.docx, 28. 18285 amendment package 5-9-16.pdf
Staff: Bourguignon, Mary
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to the best starts for kids youth and family homelessness prevention initiative implementation plan.
Body
STATEMENT OF FACTS:
A. Ordinance 18088 submitted to the voters of King County a proposition known as the "best starts for kids levy," authorizing a regular property tax levy in excess of the levy limitation for six consecutive years, commencing in 2016, at a rate not to exceed fourteen cents per one thousand dollars of assessed value in the first year and with an increase of up to three percent in the five succeeding years, for the purpose of funding prevention and early intervention strategies to improve the health and well-being of children, youth and their communities.
B. The levy included nineteen million dollars to plan, provide and administer a youth and family homelessness prevention initiative.
C. Ordinance 18088 also directed the executive to submit to the metropolitan King County council for review and approval an implementation plan relating to the youth and family homelessness prevention initiative by March 1, 2016, which, to the maximum extent possible, shall be developed in collaboration with the oversight and advisory board.
D. The oversight and advisory board, referred to in this statement of facts as the children and youth advisory board, under the guidance of the department of community and human services, provided input on the development of the implementation plan, which is Attachment A to this ordinance. Before that input, the executive convened a planning group of citizens and stakeholders, several of whom are members of the children and youth advisory board, to help shape the plan.
E. The growing homelessness crisis shows the need for this youth and family homelessness prevention initiative. During the 2016 annual One Night Count of people who are experiencing homelessness, which was held on January 29, 2016, four thousand five hundred five people were unsheltered.
F. Executive Constantine...

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