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RESOLUTION NO. 2019-05 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE <br /> SOUTH KING COUNTY HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS <br /> PARTNERS URGING SKHHP MEMBERS TO DECLARE <br /> THEIR INTENT TO ENACT THE PROVISIONS OF HB 1406. <br /> WHEREAS, the Washington State Legislature enacted HB 1406 during the 2019 <br /> legislative session; and, <br /> WHEREAS, HB 1406 authorizes cities and counties, for a period of 20 years, to <br /> retain a portion of sales tax that is currently collected, held and used by Washington State <br /> provided those funds are directed towards objectives that support affordable housing <br /> initiatives; and <br /> WHEREAS, HB 1406 requires a local legislative authority to declare its intent to <br /> enact the provisions of HB 1406 within 6 months of its July 28, 2019 effective date by <br /> means of a resolution adopted by its city council; and <br /> WHEREAS, a resolution adopted by a local legislative authority is not a binding <br /> action; and <br /> WHEREAS, HB 1406 requires a local legislative authority to subsequently adopt a <br /> formal ordinance by July 27, 2020 which serves as the official binding action. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, THE EXECUTIVE BOARD RESOLVES as follows: <br /> Section 1. the Executive Board of SKHHP believes that HB 1406 is a significant <br /> opportunity provided by the State Legislature and that it provides a funding source that <br /> would enable SKHHP to immediately implement the objectives of the ILA authorized by <br /> all legislative bodies of member cities and King County. <br /> Resolution No. 2019-05 <br /> July 26, 2019 <br /> Page 1 of 2 Rev.2019 <br />