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File #: 2019-0402    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/25/2019 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/20/2019
Enactment date: 12/4/2019 Enactment #: 19016
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the code compliance and abatement fund; amending Ordinance 13263, Section 33, as amended, and K.C.C. 4A.200.200.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Abatements, Funds
Code sections: 4A.200.200 - .
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19016, 2. 2019-0402 legislative review form, 3. 2019-0402 transmittal letter, 4. 2019-0402 fiscal note, 5. 2019-0402_SR_Abatement Fund
Staff: Hamacher, Patrick

Title

AN ORDINANCE relating to the code compliance and abatement fund; amending Ordinance 13263, Section 33, as amended, and K.C.C. 4A.200.200.

Body

                     BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:

                     SECTION 1.  Ordinance 13263, Section 33, as amended, and K.C.C. 4A.200.200 are each hereby amended to read as follows:

                     A.  There is hereby created the code compliance and abatement fund.

                      B.  The fund is a first tier fund as described in this chapter.  It is a special revenue fund.

                     C.  The director of the department of local services shall be the manager of the fund.

                     D.  All moneys collected from the assessment of civil penalties, from cleanup restitution payments to the agency, from the recovery of the costs of pursuing code compliance and abatement and from the recovery of abatement costs shall be deposited in the fund.

                     E.  The fund shall support abatement and code enforcement administrative costs, including, but not limited to, personnel costs, and shall be accounted for through either creation of a fund or other appropriate accounting mechanism in the department issuing the citation or notice and order under which the abatement occurred.

                     ((F.  Withdrawals from the moneys collected under this section for the purpose of funding administrative costs within the code enforcement section of the department of local services shall not exceed one hundred seventy-five thousand dollars in a calendar year.))