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ORD 18-861 ORDINANCE NO. 18-861 AN ORDINANCE of the City of Federal Way, Washington, relating to fixing the property tax amount for the year of 2019. WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Federal Way has met and reviewed all revenue sources and examined all anticipated expenses and other obligations for the 2019/20 biennium;and WHEREAS,the City Council,in the course of considering the biennium budget, conducted public meetings on September 26, September 27,October 2,October 23, and October 30,and public hearings November 6, and November 20, 2018, for the proposed property tax levy for 2019, and proposed revenues and expenditures for the biennium; and WHEREAS,the City Council, after hearing and duly considering all relevant evidence and testimony,determined that it is necessary and advisable to authorize an increase in regular property tax consistent with the limit factor prescribed by RCW 84.55.0101 to discharge the expected expenses and obligations of the City; and WHEREAS, the City Council has resolved to levy a property tax consistent with RCW 84.52.043. NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FEDERAL WAY, WASHINGTON, DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Levy. There shall be and there is hereby levied against the property in the City of tax for the year 2019 for the purpose of Federal Way, Washington, a municipal regular property p rp paying expenses and discharge obligations of the City in the amount of Eleven Million Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars and NO/100 ($11,900,000.00). Ordinance No. 18-861 Page 1 of 3 The levy amount includes(1)an increase in property tax revenue from the previous year of Forty-Nine Thousand Five Hundred and Forty-Eight Dollars and NO/100 ($49,548.00) or point Forty-Six Hundredth of a percent(0.46%), (2)new construction and improvements to property,(3) any increase in the value of state assessed property,and(4)amounts authorized by law as a result of any annexations that have occurred, as well as applicable refunds already made. Section 2. Severability. Should any section,subsection,paragraph,sentence,clause,or phrase of this ordinance,or its application to any person or situation,be declared unconstitutional or invalid for any reason,such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this ordinance or its application to any other person or situation. The City Council of the City of Federal Way hereby declares that it would have adopted this ordinance and each section, subsection, sentence, clauses,phrase,or portion thereof,irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections,subsections, sentences, clauses, phrases, or portions be declared invalid or unconstitutional. Section 3. Corrections. The City Clerk and the codifiers of this ordinance are authorized to make necessary corrections to this ordinance including, but not limited to, the correction of scrivener/clerical errors, references, ordinance numbering, section/subsection numbers and any references thereto. Section 4.Ratification.Any act consistent with the authority and prior to the effective date of this ordinance is hereby ratified and affirmed. Section 5.Effective Date. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force five(5)days from and after its passage and publication, as provided by law. Ordinance No. 18-861 Page 2 of 3 PASSED by the City Council of the City of Federal Way this 4th day of December, 2018. CITY OF FEDERAL WAY: • 'RELL, MAYOR ATTEST: • •-'H A NIE COURTNEY, C 4, CITY CLERK APPROVED AS TO FORM: rtik. J. RYAN CALL, CITY ATTORNEY FILED WITH THE CITY CLERK: 11/14/2018 PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL: 12/04/2018 PUBLISHED: 12/07/2018 EFFECTIVE DATE: 12/12/2018 ORDINANCE NO.: 18-88�n1 Ordinance No. 18- . f Page 3 o f 3