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File #: AB2023-324    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 4/28/2023 In control: Council Finance and Administrative Services Committee
On agenda: 5/23/2023 Final action: 5/23/2023
Enactment date: 5/23/2023 Enactment #: ORD 2023-032
Title: Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Budget, request no. 8, in the amount of $2,557,297
Indexes: Acquisition, Budget / Finance / Revenue, Criminal Justice, Culvert, Elections, Emergency Management, Flood Damage Prevention, Health and Safety, Information Technology, Natural Resources, Property - Real, Public Safety, Salmon Recovery, Sheriff, Social Services
Attachments: 1. Agenda Bill Master Report, 2. Adopted Ordinance 2023-032, 3. Proposed Ordinance, 4. Summary Listing, 5. Supplemental Budget Requests, 6. Notice of Action Proposed on 5.9.2023, 7. Notice of Action Taken on 5.23.2023
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Primary Contact Email:    atan@co.whatcom.wa.us




Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Budget, request no. 8, in the amount of $2,557,297





Supplemental #8 requests the following in the General Fund:

1.                     To appropriate $100,000 in Non Departmental to provide additional Racial Equity Commission funding from grant proceeds.

2.                     To record $22,299 Health indirect transfer-in from the Behavioral Health Fund.

3.                     To appropriate $100,000 in Superior Court Administration to fund new JAVS court recorder system from grant proceeds.

4.                     To appropriate $9,911 in Sheriff to fund sound suppressors from a 2022 casino donation.

From the Election Reserve Fund:

5.                     To appropriate $134,731 to fund elections security improvements from grant proceeds.

From the Behavioral Health Program Fund:

6.                     To appropriate $121,141 to fund Public Health Nurse (PHN) position in the Response Systems Division.

7.                     To record Behavioral Health labor pool adjustment for PHN position.

From the Emergency Management Fund:

8.                     To appropriate $31,514 to fund State Homeland Security grant program.

From the Conservation Futures Fund:

9.                     To appropriate $1,560,000 to fund Acme floodplain acquisition.

From the Public Utilities Improvement Fund:

10.                     To appropriate $500,000 to fund Drainage Improvement District #7 Atwood Rd. Culvert Replacement Project.



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