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File #: 2019-0443    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/23/2019 In control: Local Services, Regional Roads and Bridges Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/4/2019
Enactment date: 12/16/2019 Enactment #: 19033
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to clarifying and streamlining county procedures in response to an emergency event; and amending Ordinance 3441, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 2.93.080, Ordinance 9206, Section 7, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.24.070, Ordinance 12077, Section 9, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.24.080, Ordinance 12163, Section 3, and K.C.C. 12.52.010 and Ordinance 1058, Section 3, as amended, and K.C.C. 12.52.030.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Emergency Management
Code sections: 12.52.010 - ., 12.52.030 - ., 2.93.080 - ., 3.24.070 - ., 3.24.080 - .
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19033, 2. 2019-0443 legislative review form, 3. 2019-0443 transmittal letter, 4. 2019-0443 Fiscal Note, 5. 2019-0443_ATT2_Amd_1, 6. 2019-0443_SR_EmergencyProcedures, 7. 2019-0443_REVISEDSR_EmergencyProcedures
Staff: Bowman, Nick
Drafter
Clerk 11/26/2019
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AN ORDINANCE relating to clarifying and streamlining county procedures in response to an emergency event; and amending Ordinance 3441, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 2.93.080, Ordinance 9206, Section 7, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.24.070, Ordinance 12077, Section 9, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.24.080, Ordinance 12163, Section 3, and K.C.C. 12.52.010 and Ordinance 1058, Section 3, as amended, and K.C.C. 12.52.030.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings: Based on past experience in using the emergency waiver procedures in the King County Code to respond to various emergencies over the years, the department of executive services, in consultation with the prosecuting attorney and legal counsel for the council, has identified amendments to K.C.C. 2.93.080, K.C.C. 3.24.070, K.C.C. 3.24.080, K.C.C. 12.50.010 and K.C.C. 12.50.030 that will clarify and streamline the county executive's ability to timely and fully respond to future emergency events and ensure that the county council receives timely notice of emergent events and the need to take appropriate legislative action as authorized by the King County Code.
SECTION 2. Ordinance 3441, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 2.93.080 are hereby amended to read as follows:
A. In the event of an emergency, as defined in RCW 39.04.280, now and as hereinafter amended, the executive may issue a ((determination)) declaration of emergency. In the event of an emergency, as defined in K.C.C. 12.52.010, the executive may proclaim an emergency in accordance with K.C.C. ((chapter 12.52)) 12.52.030.B. In either the declaration or the proclamation, the executive shall recite the facts constituting the emergency. ((Upon issuance of such a determination)) As part of the declaration or proclamation, or by separate order made in accordance with K.C.C. 12.52.030.C., the executive may issue a waiver of the public advertising and competitive procurement requirements of sta...

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