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File #: 2016-0196    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 3/28/2016 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 4/11/2016
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14609
Title: A MOTION adopting the King County 2016 (FY 2017) Federal Legislative Agenda and King County 2016 (FY 2017) Federal Policy Interests.
Sponsors: Joe McDermott
Attachments: 1. Motion 14609.pdf, 2. 2016-0196_Staff_Report_COW_2016-03-30 FINAL.docx, 3. 2016-0196_ATT1_Proposed_Motion.doc, 4. A. King County's 2016 Federal Agenda, 5. B. King County 2016 (FY 2017) Federal Policy Interests, 6. 14609 Amendment 1 - 4-11-16.pdf

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A MOTION adopting the King County 2016 (FY 2017) Federal Legislative Agenda and King County 2016 (FY 2017) Federal Policy Interests.

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                     WHEREAS, the King County council and the King County executive have worked together through their respective government relations staff and desire to bring their positions on federal issues to the attention of the Second Session of the 114th Congress and the First Session of the 115th Congress, and

                     WHEREAS, King County desires to work cooperatively with other local governments and other organizations to achieve its 2016 (FY 2017) federal legislative goals, and

                     WHEREAS, King County is dependent on a strong fiscal partnership with the federal government for addressing transportation and infrastructure, public health, affordable housing and homelessness, homeland security, flood control and other important needs, and

                     WHEREAS, the King County council and the King County executive will continue to review congressional developments for possible revisions of King County's 2016 (FY 2017) federal legislative goals;

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:

                     The King County council hereby adopts the King County 2016 (FY 2017) Federal Legislative Agenda, Attachment A to this motion, and King County 2016 (FY 2017)

Federal Policy Interests, Attachment B to this motion, as King County's highest priorities for federal action in the 2016 (FY 2017) congressional cycle.