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File #: 2016-0415    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 8/22/2016 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/6/2016
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14716
Title: A MOTION nominating Apprenticeships & Nontraditional Employment for Women as an in-need organization under WAC 468-300-010.
Sponsors: Dave Upthegrove, Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Attachments: 1. Motion 14716.pdf, 2. 2016-0415_SR_ANEW.docx, 3. ATT1_Signature Report.docx, 4. ATT2_ANEW-Application.pdf
Staff: Bourguignon, Mary

Title

A MOTION nominating Apprenticeships & Nontraditional Employment for Women as an in-need organization under WAC 468-300-010.

Body

                     WHEREAS, in the Washington Administrative Code, WAC 468-300-010 provides for qualifying in-need organizations to receive discounted rates for transportation on Washington State Ferries, and

                     WHEREAS, qualifying in-need organizations must be nominated by the local body that appoints state Ferry Advisory Committees, and

                     WHEREAS, the Washington state Transportation Commission reviews the nominations to certify that organizations qualify, and

                     WHEREAS, Apprenticeship & Nontraditional Employment for Women ("ANEW") has applied to be considered an in-need organization, and

                     WHEREAS, ANEW is a public benefit corporation based in Renton, Washington, and

                     WHEREAS, ANEW provides preapprenticeship training to help women enter nontraditional careers in construction trades and manufacturing, and

                     WHEREAS, ANEW provides employment-seeking services to help King County residents who are unemployed or under-employed and seeking work in livable wage jobs or apprenticeships;

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

                     Apprenticeship & Nontraditional Employment for Women is nominated to the Washington state Transportation Commission as an in-need organization under WAC 468-300-010.