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File #: 2010-0326    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2010 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/21/2010
Enactment date: 6/21/2010 Enactment #: 16862
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the provision of regional animal services, authorizing the executive to enter into an interlocal agreement and Enhanced Control Services Contract with cities and towns in King County for the provision of regional animal services.
Sponsors: Julia Patterson
Indexes: Animals, Interlocal Agreement
Attachments: 1. 16862.pdf, 2. A. Animal Services Interlocal Agreement, 3. 2010-0326 Transmittal Letter.doc, 4. 1--Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Regional Animal Services of King County Roadmap for Reform.doc, 5. 2--Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Background/Introduction on Agreement in Priciple to Provide a Regional System.doc, 6. 3--Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Outline of Terms for Agreement in Principle--Dated May 31, 2010.doc, 7. 4--Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Animal Services Interlocal Agreement--Summary of Terms--Document Dated May 28, 2010.doc, 8. 5--Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Summary of Proposed Fee and Code Amendments for Regional Animal Services--King County Code Title 11.doc, 9. 6--Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Fees proposed in Proposed Ordinance 2010-0325.pdf, 10. 7--Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Fiscal Note.xls, 11. 8-- Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Animal Services Regional Model Expenditure and Revenue Crosswalk (1).xls, 12. 9--Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Regional Animal Services 2010 FTE Crosswalk.xls, 13. 10--Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Elements Excluded from Regional Animal Services Cost Allocation--2010 Annualized Costs.doc, 14. 11--Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Joint Cities-County Work Group on Regional Animal Services--Base-Level Animal Shelter Services Model.doc, 15. 12--Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Joint Cities-County Work Group on Regional Animal Services--Base-Level Control Service Model--Dated May 31, 2010.doc, 16. 13--Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Base-Level Pet Licensing Model--Dated May 28, 2010.doc, 17. Staff Report 06-08-10, 18. Staff Report 06-15-10.pdf, 19. 2010-0325 0326 0327 Regional Animal Services Staff Report June 21st (2).doc, 20. A. Animal Services Interlocal Agreement
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Clerk 06/01/2010
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the provision of regional animal services, authorizing the executive to enter into an interlocal agreement and Enhanced Control Services Contract with cities and towns in King County for the provision of regional animal services.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. King County animal care and control has provided services to the unincorporated areas of King County and by contract to the majority of cities and towns in the county in exchange for retention of pet licensing revenue since the mid-1980s.
2. The county general fund contribution to the provision of animal services has increased over the years culminating in a general fund contribution of nearly $3 million in recent years.
3. Motion 13092, adopted by the metropolitan King County council on November 9, 2009, directed the county executive to end the provision of animal shelter services by King County for contract cities and towns and for unincorporated King County as soon as possible but no later than January 31, 2010, and to enter into new contracts with cities and towns for animal control and licensing services by June 30, 2010.
4. The 2010 Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 16717, Section 30, provided funding for animal care and control such that sheltering services would be provided only through January 31, 2010.
5. With the adoption of Ordinance 16750, extending FTE authority for animal sheltering services through June 30, 2010, the county recognized that there is currently not sufficient sheltering capacity in the region to close the King County animal shelter. The extension of FTE authority provided for a common deadline for the county to work with cities and towns on a new regional model for animal services, inclusive of animal sheltering, animal control, and pet licensing functions.
6. A regional model for animal services enables the county and cities and towns to provide for better public health, safety, animal welfare and customer service outc...

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