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File #: AB2022-225    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 3/31/2022 In control: Council Finance and Administrative Services Committee
On agenda: 4/26/2022 Final action: 4/26/2022
Enactment date: 4/26/2022 Enactment #: ORD 2022-040
Title: Ordinance amending the 2022 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 7, in the amount of $6,246,353
Indexes: Administration and Personnel, Budget / Finance / Revenue, Criminal Justice, Economic Development, Floods, Health and Safety, Housing, Information Technology, Jail, Parks & Recreation, Social Services
Attachments: 1. Agenda Bill Master Report, 2. Adopted Ordinance 2022-040, 3. Proposed Ordinance, 4. Budget Summary, 5. Supplemental Requests, 6. Notice of Action Proposed on 4.12.2022, 7. Notice of Action Taken on 4.26.2022
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Primary Contact Email: mcaldwel@co.whatcom.wa.us

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Ordinance amending the 2022 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 7, in the amount of $6,246,353

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SUMMARY STATEMENT OR LEGAL NOTICE LANGUAGE:

Supplemental #7 requests funding from the General Fund:
1. To appropriate $10,000 in Non Departmental to fund support for the Climate Vulnerability Assessment.
2. To appropriate $79,000 in Public Defender to fund increased service costs related to COVID and Blake cases from grant proceeds.
3. To appropriate $100,000 in Parks to fund Lookout Mountain repairs from FEMA grant proceeds and Real Estate Excise Tax II Fund transfer.
4. To re-appropriate $123,536 in Sheriff to fund Operation Stonegarden FFY19 program from grant proceeds.
5. To appropriate $9,292 in Sheriff to fund stop stick acquisition.
6. To appropriate $3,000 in Sheriff to fund refrigeration unit acquisition from grant proceeds.
From the Whatcom County Jail Fund:
7. To appropriate $153,350 to fund Northwest Regional Council nursing service wage increase.
From the Homeless Housing Fund:
8. To appropriate $97,000 to fund housing support services expansion.
9. To appropriate $1,500,000 to fund increased housing program services from Emergency Shelter Grant proceeds.
From the Real Estate Excise Tax II Fund:
10. To appropriate $398,686 to fund transfers in support of Hovander Park and Lookout Mountain flood repairs.
From the Public Utilities Improvement Fund:
11. To re-appropriate $3,475,500 for EDI loans and grants for Port of Bellingham's Rural Broadband Project, Bellingham Housing Authority's Samish Way Project, and City of Lynden's Front Street Project.
From the Administrative Services Fund:
12. To appropriate $40,000 in Facilities to fund increase in security screening services contract for the Courthouse.
13. To appropriate $176,682 in Finance to fund increased staffing (2 FTEs) in support of the JD Edwards financial system upgrade from a project budget transfer.
14. To appro...

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Whatcom County, Washington
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