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File #: CM 20-302   
Type: Committee Memo Status: Presented
File created: 10/29/2020 In control: Committee of the Whole - Parks and Human Services
On agenda: 11/2/2020 Final action: 11/2/2020
Title: Draft City of Redmond 2021 State Legislative Agenda
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Draft 2021 State Legislative Agenda, 3. Attachment B: 2021 Legislative Agenda -Top Priorities, 9/22/20 Study Session, 4. Attachment C: 2020 Legislative Agenda, 12/3/19
TO: Committee of the Whole - Parks and Human Services
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Executive
Maxine Whattam
425-556-2310

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Executive
Nina Rivkin
Chief Policy Advisor


TITLE:
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Draft City of Redmond 2021 State Legislative Agenda


OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
Council is requested to review and provide input on the Draft City of Redmond 2021 State Legislative Agenda. As explained during the September 22, 2020 Study Session discussion of top 2021 legislative priorities, there are no study sessions available for Council review of the Draft Legislative Agenda due to budget deliberations; instead Council will have significant time at the Parks and Human Services Committee of the Whole meeting for this review.
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? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached


REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve


REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
RMC 2.80, Representation of City to Legislative Bodies
* Required:
N/A
* Council Request:
N/A
* Other Key Facts:
Council provided input on their top priority issues for the 2021 Legislative Session at a Study Session on September 22, 2020. This input formed the basis for the Draft City of Redmond 2021 Legislative Agenda. The PowerPoint from the September 22, 2020 Study Session is attached.

The State Legislative Agenda identifies the City's priorities for the upcoming State Legislative Session. The legislative agenda guides the City's work with our local legislators and day-to-day work before and during the session. The legislative agenda includes the City's top priority issues and other policy issues the City supports or opposes. In recent years, the City has worked to develop a concise and easily comprehensible legislative agenda that provides flexibility to address issues as they develop.


OUTCOMES:
The City's legislative work potentially results in state funding for projects identified in the...

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