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File #: 2022-0238    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/28/2022 In control: Transportation, Economy, and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/26/2022
Enactment date: 8/4/2022 Enactment #: 19471
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to existing transportation planning forums, including the SeaShore Transportation Forum, the South County Area Transportation Board and the Eastside Transportation Partnership; authorizing the executive to enter into agreements for their continuation and committing to King County staff support through 2024.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Executive, Transportation
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19471, 2. A. SeaShore Transportation Forum Agreement, 3. B. South County Area Transportation Board Agreement, 4. C. Eastside Transportation Partnership Agreement, 5. 2022-0238 transmittal letter, 6. 2022-0238 fiscal note, 7. 2022-0238 Legislative Review Form, 8. 2022-0238_SR_TranspForum-ILAs
Staff: Bourguignon, Mary
Drafter
Clerk 06/16/2022
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to existing transportation planning forums, including the SeaShore Transportation Forum, the South County Area Transportation Board and the Eastside Transportation Partnership; authorizing the executive to enter into agreements for their continuation and committing to King County staff support through 2024.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. King County and the cities in King County have a long history of multijurisdictional transportation planning and have found that benefits can be achieved by multijurisdictional coordination, including a cooperative approach to planning, financing and construction of needed transportation improvements.
2. Existing transportation planning forums, consisting of the Seashore Transportation Forum, the South County Area Transportation Board and the Eastside Transportation Partnership have served as important forums for information sharing, consensus building and coordination to develop recommendations for transportation policies, projects and programs for King County and the region.
3. Each of these forums has formed effective partnerships to meet the growing need for transportation services and facilities throughout the County.
4. Each of these forums is expected to continue to provide valuable input on numerous policy, planning and implementation decisions.
5. The agreements:
a. Commit to staff support for their continuation through 2024;
b. Confirm the forums' responsibility to provide advice to King County on Metro transit department planning, development and implementation of products and services; and
c. Acknowledge the role of the SeaShore Transportation Forum, the South County Area Transportation Board and the Eastside Transportation Partnership in providing advice to Sound Transit, the Puget Sound Regional Council, the Washington state Department of Transportation and other transportation bodies.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. The e...

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