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File #: 2020-0022    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Second Reading
File created: 1/28/2020 In control: Mobility and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: A MOTION relating to public transportation; approving an income-based fare program implementation plan, which was submitted in response to the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Ordinance 18835, Section 109, Proviso P3, as amended by Ordinance 18930, Section 75.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski, Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Joe McDermott, Claudia Balducci, Girmay Zahilay
Indexes: Budget, Fees, Metro
Attachments: 1. 2020-0022 legislative review form, 2. 2020-0022 transmittal letter, 3. A. King County Metro Income-Based Fare Program Implementation Plan, 4. 2020-002223_SR_Income-BasedFare, 5. ATT5_ORCA Subsidy Relation to ESJ, 6. 2020-0022_AMD1_ProgramEval, 7. 2020-002223_RevisedSR_Income-BasedFare
Related files: 2020-RPT0008
Staff: Zoppi, Leah
Drafter
Clerk 02/14/2020
Title
A MOTION relating to public transportation; approving an income-based fare program implementation plan, which was submitted in response to the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Ordinance 18835, Section 109, Proviso P3, as amended by Ordinance 18930, Section 75.
Body
WHEREAS, the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 18835, Section 109, Proviso P3, as amended by Ordinance 18930, Section 75, states that $1,000,000 of that appropriation shall not be expended or encumbered until the executive transmits an income-based fare program implementation plan and a motion that should approve the income-based fare program implementation plan, and the motion is passed by the council, and
WHEREAS, the income-based fare program implementation plan was to be informed by input from an income-based fare stakeholder group convened by the Metro transit department, guidance from academic or private sector experts, data and market research and King County's Equity and Social Justice Strategic Plan, and
WHEREAS, the income-based fare program implementation plan must include a description of an income-based fare program, a description of how the program will be evaluated and a discussion of how the income-based fare program will be integrated with the ORCA system, and
WHEREAS, the Metro transit department, in consultation with the office of equity and social justice, public health, the department of community and human services and the office of performance, strategy and budget, has convened an income-based fare stakeholder group and compiled the required information and the executive has transmitted the income-based fare program implementation plan, which is included as Attachment A to this motion;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
A. The council hereby approves the income-based fare program implementation plan, Attachment A to this motion, as required by Ordinance 18835, Section 109, Proviso P3, as amended by Ordinance 1...

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