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File #: 2019-0427    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 10/16/2019 In control: Community, Health and Housing Services Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between King County and the city of Seattle concerning the administration of the area agency on aging.
Sponsors: Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Indexes: Interlocal Agreement, King County, Seattle, City of
Attachments: 1. 2019-0427 legislative review form, 2. A. Inter Local Agreement Between King County and the City of Seattle, 3. 2019-0427 transmittal letter, 4. 2019-0427 fiscal note
Drafter
Clerk 10/07/2019
Title
AN ORDINANCE authorizing the executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between King County and the city of Seattle concerning the administration of the area agency on aging.
Body
STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. The city of Seattle, Aging and Disability Services, is the designated Area Agency on Aging for the Seattle-King County Planning and Services Area pursuant to Title III of the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended.
2. In response to Title III of the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended, Washington state Department of Social and Health Services requires Area Agencies on Aging to define local partnerships and formal collaborations.
3. For the Seattle-King County Planning and Services Area, the most-recent agreement among three partners to serve as the sponsors of the Area Agency on Aging was signed in 2001. The partners to this agreement to serve as the Seattle-King County Area Agency on Aging were the city of Seattle, King County's department of community and human services and United Way.
4. In 2018, due to changes in its strategic direction, the United Way concluded its role in the partnership.
5. Public Health - Seattle & King County has assumed the role of the third partner in place of United Way.
6. The Interlocal Agreement Concerning the Administration of the Area Agency on Aging for Seattle-King County formalizes the change in partner agencies.
7. The interlocal agreement also: includes King County as a participant rather than as a reviewing partner in the Area Agency on Aging's development of an Area Plan on Aging; replaces the word "sponsor" with "partner" when characterizing the relationship between King County and the city of Seattle; and reduces the number of Seattle-King County Aging and Disability Services Advisory Council members from twenty-seven to twenty-one, providing King County with fourteen positions to appoint from the department of community and human services and Public Health - Seattle & ...

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