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File #: AB2021-264    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 4/21/2021 In control: Council Finance and Administrative Services Committee
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Enactment date: 5/18/2021 Enactment #: ORD 2021-030
Title: Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Budget, request no. 7, in the amount of $5,156,985
Indexes: Budget / Finance / Revenue, Capital Facilities, Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Environment, Health and Safety, Natural Resources, Open Space, Public Safety, Social Services, Waste Management, Wetlands
Attachments: 1. Agenda Bill Master Report, 2. Adopted Ordinance 2021-030, 3. Proposed Ordinance, 4. Summary, 5. Supplemental Requests, 6. Notice of Action Proposed on 5.04.2021, 7. Notice of Action Taken on 05.18.2021
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Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Budget, request no. 7, in the amount of $5,156,985





Supplemental #7 requests funding from the General Fund:

1.                     To appropriate $28,615 in Sheriff to fund ballistic vests.

2.                     To appropriate $100,000 in Planning to fund offsite buffer mitigation program feasibility study.

3.                     To appropriate $2,171,429 in Health to fund mass vaccination site program from DOH FEMA grant proceeds.

4.                     To appropriate $1,621,652 in Health to fund COVID response efforts from DOH COVID ELC grant proceeds.

5.                     To appropriate $489,577 in Health to fund staffing for vaccination support activities from DOH grant proceeds.

From the Homeless Housing Fund:

6.                     To appropriate $309,712 to fund additional Emergency Solutions Grant program activities.

From the Solid Waste Fund:

7.                     To re-appropriate $113,000 to fund Comprehensive Solid & Hazardous Waste Management Plan update.

From the Conservation Futures Fund:

8.                     To appropriate $253,000 to fund Kiera-Duffy forestry and ecological conservation easement purchase of development rights.

From Real Estate Excise Tax I Fund:

9.                     To appropriate $70,000 to fund county share of WUECC roof replacement.

In addition, Supplemental #7 requests the addition of 5 FTE Public Health Nurse positions in Health.


Whatcom County, Washington
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