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File #: AB2022-275    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted as Amended
File created: 4/27/2022 In control: Council Finance and Administrative Services Committee
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action: 5/24/2022
Enactment date: 5/24/2022 Enactment #: ORD 2022-044
Title: Ordinance amending the 2022 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 8, in the amount of $11,498,022
Indexes: Administration and Personnel, Budget / Finance / Revenue, Consultant, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Ferry, Health and Safety, Housing, Information Technology, Jail, Natural Resources, Open Space, Public Safety, Social Services
Attachments: 1. Agenda Bill Master Report, 2. Adopted Ordinance 2022-044, 3. Ordinance as Amended, 4. Original Proposed Ordinance, 5. Budget Summary as Amended, 6. Budget Summary, 7. Supplemental Requests as Amended, 8. Supplemental Requests, 9. EMS Supporting Documentation, 10. Notice of Action Proposed on 5.10.2022, 11. Notice of Action Taken on 5.24.2022
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Ordinance amending the 2022 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 8, in the amount of $11,498,022


Supplemental #8 requests funding from the General Fund:
1. To appropriate $50,000 in Council to increase funding for public communications consulting for the Incarceration Prevention and Reduction Task Force.
2. To appropriate $250,000 in Non Departmental to fund transfer in support of Public Safety Building elevator replacement project.
From the Road Fund:
3. To appropriate $186,750 to fund transfer to Ferry System Fund in support of Lummi Island Terminal dolphin repair.
From the Whatcom County Jail Fund:
4. To appropriate $228,831 to fund expansion of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder program from grant proceeds.
From the Low Income Housing Projects Fund:
5. To appropriate $122,650 to fund housing facility improvements at Sun House.
From the Homeless Housing Fund:
6. To appropriate $556,000 to fund increased housing support services from Consolidated Homeless Grant increase.
From the Behavioral Health Program Fund:
7. To appropriate $1,060,729 to fund eight additional positions and equipment in support of Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program expansion and the addition of an Alternative Response Team from grant proceeds.
From the Countywide Emergency Medical Services Fund:
8. To appropriate $5,000,000 to fund Basic Life Support subsidies to all fire departments and fire districts.
9. To appropriate $1,400,000 to fund acquisition of PowerLoad gurney lift systems.
From the Solid Waste Fund:
10. To appropriate $328,400 to fund increase in Moderate Risk Waste programs, partially funded by grant proceeds.
From the Emergency Management Fund:
11. To appropriate $9,662 to fund aerial pictometry in support of natural hazard mitigation planning from grant proceeds.
From the Conservation Futures Fund:
12. To appropriate $1,500,000 to fund p...

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