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File #: 2019-0290    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/1/2019 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 10/2/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #: 18987
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the allocation of funding within a capital improvement project in the conservation futures capital fund; making a supplemental appropriation of eleven million dollars to the conservation futures fund; and amending the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 18835, Sections 126 and 126, as amended, and Attachment A and Attachment A, as amended.
Sponsors: Dave Upthegrove, Joe McDermott, Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Appropriation, capital projects, Conservation Futures
Attachments: 1. A. 2020 CFT Bond Standalone - Disappropriation dated August 20, 2019, 2. B. 2020 CFT Bond Standalone - Appropriation dated August 20, 2019, 3. C. CFT 2020 Bond Project List dated August 20, 2019, 4. A. 2020 CFT Bond Standalone - Executive Proposal, 5. 2019-0290 transmittal letter, 6. 2019-0290 - 2019-2020 Capital Financial Plan Fund 3151 - Bond Budget, 7. 2019-0290 fiscal note, 8. 2019-0290 Recommendations for the Allocation of 2020 CFT and PL Funding, 9. 2019-0290_SR_Bond-Backed CFT, 10. 2019-0290_ATT2_AMD1_Expenditure Restriction_8.20.19khm bar, 11. 2019-0290_ATT3_AMDT1_TitleAmd_8.20.19, 12. 2019-0290_RevisedSR_Bond-Backed CFT
Staff: Tracy, Jake

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AN ORDINANCE relating to the allocation of funding within a capital improvement project in the conservation futures capital fund; making a supplemental appropriation of eleven million dollars to the conservation futures fund; and amending the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 18835, Sections 126 and 126, as amended, and Attachment A and Attachment A, as amended.

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PREAMBLE:

The King County conservation futures tax levy is collected from a dedicated portion of property taxes from throughout King County and its cities, for purchase of natural resource lands and passive open space.

Ordinance 18774 adopted in 2018 set a goal to accelerate the pace of land conservation by issuing bonds backed by conservation future revenues.  The 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Ordinance included twenty-four million dollars in spending authority in a conservation futures bond project.  The Conservation Futures Advisory Committee has issued recommendations for up to thirty five million dollars in bond projects in its "Recommendations for the Allocation of 2020 Conservation Futures Tax Levy and Parks Levy Open Space Acquisition Funding" report.  This ordinance makes a supplemental appropriation of eleven million dollars to the conservation futures fund.  This ordinance allocates the King County conservation futures tax levy appropriation to subprojects within the bond project as recommended by the committee report.

                     BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:

                     SECTION 1.  This ordinance makes a net supplemental appropriation of eleven million dollars to the conservation futures subfund.

                     SECTION 2.  Ordinance 18835, Section 126, as amended, is hereby amended by inserting the following:

                     From the several capital improvement project funds there are hereby disappropriated the following amounts for the specific projects identified in Attachment A to this ordinance (Proposed Ordinance 2019-0290).

Fund                     Fund Name                     2019-2020

3151                     CONSERVATION FUTURES LEVY SUBFUND                                                               ($24,000,000)

                     SECTION 3.  Attachment A to this ordinance hereby amends Attachment A to Ordinance 18835, as amended.

                     SECTION 4.  The council directs that sections 2 and 3 of this ordinance take effect before sections 5 and 6 of this ordinance.

                     SECTION 5.  Ordinance 18835, Section 126, as amended, is hereby amended by inserting the following:

                     From the several capital improvement project funds there are hereby appropriated and authorized to be disbursed the following amounts for the specific projects identified in Attachment B to this ordinance (Proposed Ordinance 2019-0290).

Fund                     Fund Name                     2019-2020

3151                     CONSERVATION FUTURES LEVY SUBFUND                                                               $35,000,000

                     ER1 EXPENDITURE RESTRICTION:

                     Of this appropriation, for capital project 1133918, SW Facilities Relocation, $6,000,000 shall be expended or encumbered solely for activities in the planning phase and design phase, as those terms are defined in K.C.C. 4A.10.445 and 4A.10.237, respectively.  The moneys shall not be expended or encumbered for any other phase, as defined in K.C.C. chapter 4A.10, for the capital project, including the acquisition phase related to property to site the facilities at the Cedar Hills regional landfill that are proposed to be moved or for construction or demolition of other landfill facilities.

                     ER2 EXPENDITURE RESTRICTION:

                     Of this appropriation, for capital project 1133923, SW CHRLF Area 9 NAD, $3,500,000 shall be expended or encumbered solely for activities in the planning phase and design phase, as these terms are defined in K.C.C. 4A.10.445 and 4A.10.237, respectively.  The moneys shall not be expended or encumbered for any other phase, as defined in K.C.C. chapter 4A.10, for the capital project, including the implementation phase related to construction activities to develop a new landfill area to receive refuse.

                     ER3 EXPENDITURE RESTRICTION:

                     Of this appropriation, for capital project 1033498, SW Northeast Recycling & Transfer Station, $1,900,000 shall be expended or encumbered solely for activities in the planning phase, design phase and acquisition phase, as the terms are defined in K.C.C. 4A.10.445, 4A.10.237 and 4A.10.015, respectively.  The moneys shall not be expended or encumbered for any other phase, as defined in K.C.C. chapter 4A.10, for the capital project, including the implementation phase related to the construction of a new recycling and transfer station in northeast King County.

                     ER4 EXPENDITURE RESTRICTION:

                      Of the appropriation, for fund 3292, SWM CIP Non-Bond, $2,315,718 shall be expended or encumbered solely for capital project 1129380, WLSWCAD Agricultural Drainage.

                     ER5 EXPENDITURE RESTRICTION

                     Of the appropriation for capital project 1134923, WLCF KC 2020 Master Bond, $35,000,000 shall be expended or encumbered solely for the projects and in the amounts listed in Attachment C to this ordinance (Proposed Ordinance 2019-0290).

                     P1 PROVIDED THAT:

                     Of this appropriation, for capital project 1133918, SW Facilities Relocation, $20,311,510 shall not be expended or encumbered until:  (1) the council adopts an ordinance approving a Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan ("the adopted plan") that revises the Final 2000 Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan; and (2) the adopted plan contains a goal, policy or action that in effect directs or authorizes actions to maximize the capacity and lifespan of the Cedar Hills regional landfill; otherwise, the appropriation authority shall lapse.

                     P2 PROVIDED FURTHER THAT:

                     Of this appropriation, for capital project 1133923, SW CHRLF Area 9 NAD, $6,604,943 shall not be expended or encumbered until:  (1) the council adopts an ordinance approving a Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan ("the adopted plan") that revises the Final 2000 Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan; and (2) the adopted plan contains a goal, policy or action that in effect directs or authorizes actions to maximize the capacity and lifespan of the Cedar Hills regional landfill; otherwise the appropriation authority shall lapse.

                     P3 PROVIDED FURTHER THAT:

                     Of this appropriation for capital project 1033498, SW Northeast Recycling & Transfer Station, $38,214,589 shall not be expended or encumbered until:  (1) the council adopts an ordinance approving a Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan ("the adopted plan") that revises the Final 2000 Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan; and (2) the adopted plan contains a goal, policy or action that in effect directs or authorizes the siting and construction of a new recycling and transfer station in northeast King County; otherwise, the appropriation authority shall lapse.

 

                     SECTION 6.  Attachment B to this ordinance hereby amends Attachment A to Ordinance 18835, as amended.