City Council Legislative Meeting


Monday, March 14, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Special Budget Ordinance C36177 - Amending Ordinance No. C36161 passed by the City Council December 13, 2021, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2022, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Public Safety & Judicial Grant Fund 1) Increase revenue by $176,381 A) $176,381 of the increased revenue is from the Department of Justice as part of the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance grant JAG21 2) Increase appropriations by $176,381 A) $97,010 is provided solely for the procurement of law enforcement equipment B) $79,371 is provided solely for the sub award amount to Spokane County to be used for prosecution services and law enforcement equipment. (This action arises from the need to procure law enforcement equipment as well as sub award to our grant partners).

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C36178 - Amending Ordinance No. C36161 passed by the City Council December 13, 2021, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2022, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: General Fund 1) Decrease the appropriation for the Administrative Specialist position in the Finance Department by $50,000. 2) Increase the appropriation for contractual services by $50,000. 3) Decrease the appropriation for the Director of Grants, Contracts & Purchasing in the Grants Management Department by $60,000. 4) Increase the appropriation for contractual services by $60,000. 5) There is no change to the overall appropriation level in the General Fund. and Accounting Fund 1) Decrease the appropriation for an Accounting Clerk in the Accounting Department position by $15,000. 2) Increase the appropriation f

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C36179 - Amending Ordinance No. C36161 passed by the City Council December 13, 2021, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2022, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: CD/HS Operations Fund 1) Transfer one (1) Grants Analyst from the CD/HS Operations Fund to the Grants Management department in the General Fund. A) Decrease salary and benefits appropriation for the Grants Analyst by$82,389 and transfer the FTE to the Grants Management department in the General Fund. This action reduces the number of Grants Analysts in the CD/HS Operations Fund from one to zero. B) Increase the salary and benefit contra accounts in the CD/HS Operations Fund by a total of $82,389 for the position. C) These adjustments offset for a net impact of $0 to the CD/HS Operations Fund. and General Fund 1)

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C36180 - Amending Ordinance No. C36161 passed by the City Council December 13, 2021, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2022, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: General Fund 1) Add 10 Police Officer positions to the Spokane Police Department. A) The 10 additional positions are to be used for temporary “hire-ahead” purposes as part of a three-year pilot project in the Spokane Police Department. Any costs associated with maintaining the “hire-ahead” positions will be covered from savings from retirements and separations. B) There is no change to the overall appropriation level in the General Fund. (This action arises from the need to mitigate the long lead time required to hire and onboard new police officers and maintain adequate staffing in the Spokane Police Department)

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C36183 - Amending Ordinance No. C36161 passed by the City Council December 13, 2021, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2022, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Continuum of Care Fund 1) Increase revenue by $134,881. A) Of the increased revenue, $134,881 is for a planning grant that will be used to create a coordinated community plan for the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) and to support ongoing implementation. 2) Increase appropriation by $134,881. A) Of the increased appropriation, $134,881 is provided solely for contractual services provided by subrecipients that will develop a coordinated community plan for the YHDP. (This action arises from the need to adjust the budget for a planning grant awarded to the City for the Youth Homelessness Demonstration

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea