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File #: AB2019-201    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 3/26/2019 In control: Council Finance and Administrative Services Committee
On agenda: 4/23/2019 Final action: 4/23/2019
Enactment date: 4/23/2019 Enactment #: ORD 2019-035
Title: Ordinance amending the 2019 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 5, in the amount of $1,613,991
Attachments: 1. Agenda Bill Master Report, 2. Proposed Ordinance, 3. Notice of Introduction 4.9.19, 4. Notice of Adoption 4.23.19, 5. Adopted Ordinance 2019-035
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Ordinance amending the 2019 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 5, in the amount of $1,613,991





Supplemental No. 5 requests funding from the General Fund:

1.                     To appropriate $15,393 in Sheriff’s Office to fund Boating Safety Program from grant proceeds

2.                     To appropriate $272,221 in Health to fund various marijuana prevention and substance use disorder programs from grant proceeds

From the Behavioral Health Programs Fund:

3.                     To appropriate $785,395 in Health to fund additional behavioral health programs and supportive housing services

4.                     To appropriate $96,500 in Health to fund the GRACE Program from Peace Health and North Sound Accountable Community of Health funding

From the Countywide Emergency Medical Services Fund:

5.                     To appropriate $438,482 to fund increased dispatch costs and other unanticipated expenses from Ground Emergency Medical Transportation (GEMT) payment proceeds

From the Community Development Fund:

6.                     To appropriate $6,000 to fund additional support for the On-Site Septic System (OSS) and Operations &Maintenance rebate and incentives program


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