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File #: 2022-0087    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/8/2022 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/3/2022
Enactment date: 5/10/2022 Enactment #: 19433
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the grant funding allocation for projects funded through the 2020-2025 parks, recreation, trails and open space levy grant program in accordance with Ordinance 18890, Motion 15378, Ordinance 19166 and the 2021-2022 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 19210, Section 93.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Grants, levy, Open Space, Parks and Recreation
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19433, 2. 2022-0087 transmittal letter, 3. 2022-0087 Fiscal Note, 4. 2022-0087 Memorandum, 5. 2022-0087 Legislative Review Form, 6. 2022-0087_SR_PCOS_&_Aquatic_Facilities_Grants, 7. 2022-0087_ATT2_AMD1_Technical_Amendment, 8. 2022-0087_ATT3_AMDT1_Title_Amendment, 9. 2022-0087_ATT4_Parks_Capital_and_Open_Space_and_Aquatic_Facilities_Advisory_Committee_Memorandum_on_Recommended_Grant_Awards, 10. 2022-0087_ATT5_Parks_Capital_and_Open_Space_Grant_Program_Implementation_Guidelines, 11. 2022-0087_ATT6_Aquatic_Facilities_Grant_Program_Implementaion_Guidelines, 12. 2022-0087_ATT9_Revised Fiscal Note_4.4.22, 13. 2022-0087_ATT10_Council Briefing_Levy Grants2, 14. 2022-0087_Revised SR_PCOS_&_Aquatic_Facilities_Grants
Related files: 2020-0306, 2020-0069, 2019-0084, 2019-0142
Staff: Tracy, Jake
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AN ORDINANCE approving the grant funding allocation for projects funded through the 2020-2025 parks, recreation, trails and open space levy grant program in accordance with Ordinance 18890, Motion 15378, Ordinance 19166 and the 2021-2022 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 19210, Section 93.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. Ordinance 19166 established grant award criteria and the process for the King County parks, recreation, trails and open space levy grant programs, as well as the proposed composition of advisory committees in accordance with Ordinance 18890, Section 6, Motion 15378, Section F.1., and Attachments A, B, D and E to Motion 15378.
2. Ordinance 18890, which took effect May 13, 2019, called for a special election to authorize the King County parks, recreation trails and open space levy. On August 6, 2019, King County voters approved the levy, which included funding for various grant programs, including parks capital and open space and aquatics facilities.
3. The parks capital and open space grant program under Attachment A to Ordinance 19166 will provide funding for a range of land improvements, including land acquisition, park and open space development, habitat conservation, community gardens and construction of passive and active recreation facilities. The goal of the program is to acquire lands that might be lost to future development pressures, and also to construct new and improved facilities to address rapid growth in urban areas.
4. The aquatic facilities grant program under Attachment C to Ordinance 19166 will provide levy proceeds for a wide range of improvements to public aquatics facilities located in King County. The projects may include feasibility studies, design, permitting and new construction or improvements to existing capital facilities. The grant program will assist communities as the region grows and existing facilities become obsolete or reach capacity.
5. The aquatic facilities grant and parks capital and open spac...

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