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File #: 2017-0360    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 9/18/2017 In control: Health, Housing and Human Services Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: AN ORDINANCE adopting the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy Governance Plan to create and prescribe the composition and duties of boards to oversee the expenditure of veterans, seniors and human services levy proceeds described in subsections 4.A. and B. of Ordinance 18555, contingent upon voter approval of the veterans, seniors and human services levy.
Sponsors: Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Indexes: Boards, Governance, Human Services, levy, Senior Citizens, Veterans
Attachments: 1. 2017-0360 legislative review form, 2. A. Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy Governance Plan, dated December 5, 2017, 3. A. Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy Governance Plan, 4. 2017-0360 transmittal letter.docx, 5. 2017-0360 Copy of VSHSL Governance Plan - Fiscal Note - revised.xlsx, 6. 2017-0360_SR_VSHSL Governance Plan_Final.docx, 7. ATT3_Ordinance_18555.pdf, 8. Combined amendment 1.pdf, 9. 2017-0360_SR_VSHSL Governance Plan_Dated 12.5.17.docx, 10. ATT4. Striking Amendment S1_VSHSL Governance Plan.docx, 11. ATT4A. S1_Attachment A_ VSHSL Governance Plan_Updated 12.5.17.docx, 12. ATT5_Amendment 1A to S1_VSHSL Governance Plan_Housing Stability Advisory Board.docx, 13. ATT6_Amendment 1B to S1_VSHSL Governance Plan_SLHAAB VLAB 50 Percent.docx
Staff: Aldebot-Green, Scarlett
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AN ORDINANCE adopting the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy Governance Plan to create and prescribe the composition and duties of boards to oversee the expenditure of veterans, seniors and human services levy proceeds described in subsections 4.A. and B. of Ordinance 18555, contingent upon voter approval of the veterans, seniors and human services levy.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. In 2005, Ordinance 15279 placed a six-year veterans and human services levy on the general election ballot. Ordinance 15279 provided for two citizen oversight boards to oversee and report on expenditures of levy proceeds. Voters approved the levy, enabling the creation of both boards. The veterans citizen oversight board was created to oversee funds for veterans and military servicemembers and their respective families. The regional human service board was created to oversee funds for a wide range of low-income people in need of such services.
2. In 2011, Ordinance 17072 placed a renewal of the veterans and human services levy on the primary election ballot, providing for continuation of the two oversight boards by incorporating the provision of Ordinance 15279 that created the veterans citizen oversight board and the regional human service board. Voters renewed the veterans and human services levy, effecting continuation of both boards.
3. The current veterans and human services levy will expire at the end of 2017. Unless the council otherwise provides for continuation of the veterans citizen oversight board and the regional human service board, both boards will cease to exist upon expiration of the veterans and human services levy.
4. In July 2017, Ordinance 18555 placed a six-year veterans, seniors and human services levy on the ballot for voter consideration in November 2017. If approved by voters, proceeds from the veterans, seniors and human services levy will be used to plan, provide, administer and evaluate a wide range of regional health and human serv...

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