File #: 2023-0374    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 11/7/2023 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the veterans, seniors, and human services levy advisory board; and amending Ordinance 18792, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 2A.300.540.
Sponsors: Girmay Zahilay
Indexes: VSHSL
Attachments: 1. 2023-0374 Transmittal Letter, 2. 2023-0374 Fiscal Note, 3. 2023-0374 Legislative Review Form, 4. 2023-0374_VSHSL AB update_SR, 5. 2023-0374_SR_031324, 6. ATT2. AMD1_2023-0374.1_VSHSL AB update_final_techclarifying, 7. 2023-0374_Revised SR_031324
Related files: 2018-0297
Staff: Leskinen, Miranda
Drafter
Clerk 10/16/2023
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to the veterans, seniors, and human services levy advisory board; and amending Ordinance 18792, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 2A.300.540.
Body
STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. In July 2017, Ordinance 18555 placed a six-year veterans, seniors, and human services levy on the general ballot. King County voters approved the 2018-2023 veterans, seniors, and human services levy in November 2017 to plan, provide, administer, and evaluate a wide range of regional health and human services and capital facilities for veterans and military servicemembers and their respective families, seniors and their caregivers, and vulnerable populations.
2. In 2018, Ordinance 18722 adopted the Veterans, Seniors, and Human Services Levy Governance Plan which created and prescribed the composition and duties of the board to oversee the expenditure of the veterans, seniors, and human services levy proceeds.
3. In 2018, Ordinance 18792 adopted and established the veterans, seniors, and human services levy advisory board described in the Veterans, Seniors, and Human Services Levy Governance Plan, to oversee the distribution of the veterans, seniors, and human services levy proceeds consistent with subsections 4.A and B. of Ordinance 18555. K.C.C. 2A.300.540 codified Ordinance 18792 and will expire on July 1, 2025.
4. In 2023, Ordinance 19604 placed a renewal of the veterans, seniors, and human services levy on the ballot. King County voters approved the renewal in August 2023 by seventy-one percent to fund regional health and human services and capital facilities for veterans and military servicemembers and their respective families, seniors and their caregivers, and resilient populations, for 2024-2029. The ordinance also requires the continuation of the veterans, seniors, and human services levy advisory board to serve in its capacity in accordance with K.C.C. 2A.300.540, and for the levy's required implementation plan to make recomm...

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