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File #: 2016-0162    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 3/7/2016 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 3/21/2016
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14592
Title: A MOTION concerning the regional policy committee work program.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Regional Policy and Planning
Attachments: 1. Motion 14592.pdf, 2. 2016-0162 and 2016-2 SR RPC Work Program (03-09-16).docx, 3. Attachment 2_ 2016_RPC_Work Program_Resolution_2.docx, 4. 2016-0162 Amendment 1-final.docx, 5. 2016-0162 and 2016-2 REVISED SR RPC Work Program (03-09-16).docx, 6. 2016-0162 SR RPC Work Program.docx, 7. 2016-0162_ATT1_Proposed_Motion.pdf
Staff: Resha, John
Drafter
Clerk 03/10/2016
Title
A MOTION concerning the regional policy committee work program.
Body
WHEREAS, the King County Charter establishes regional committees to develop, recommend and review regional policies and plans for consideration by the metropolitan county council, one of which is the regional policy committee, and
WHEREAS, the charter establishes the subject matter areas for the regional policy committee to be those countywide plans and policies included in the committee's work program, and
WHEREAS, the charter and K.C.C. 1.24.065 establish timeframes for the legislative review process for these countywide plans and policies within the subject matter adopted by the regional policy committee, and
WHEREAS, K.C.C. 1.24.065.I. and past practices have provided for the regional policy committee to consider, examine and comment on pending issues that are not countywide policies or plans within its subject matter and therefore are not subject to the mandatory review process, and
WHEREAS, the Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention and the General Implementation Plans for the Best Starts for Kids Levy and the Mental Illness and Drug Dependency Service Implementation Plan are countywide plans or policies, and
WHEREAS, if these subject matter areas were included in the regional policy committee's work program, the legislation adopting these plans would be subject to the mandatory review process, and
WHEREAS, the regional policy committee and the King County council desire to authorize the strategies associated with these implementation plans sooner than would be possible if the full time period for review of mandatory referrals were followed, so that the executive can begin implementation as soon as possible. As a result, the regional policy committee is choosing to adopt a work program that treats these plans under a nonmandatory review process in order to assure an expedited legislative review process;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by...

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