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RES4156CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON RESOLUTION NO. 4156 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO ENTER INTO MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE CITIES OF AUBURN, KENT, TUKWILA, ALGONA, PACIFIC, FIFE, PUYALLUP AND SUMNER FOR PLANNING, FUNDING, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A JOINT FUNDING PROGRAM. WHEREAS, the City of Renton and the cities of Auburn, Kent, Tukwila, Algona, Pacific, Fife, Puyallup and Sumner ("the Cities") are authorized, pursuant to RCW Chapter 39.34, to enter into a memorandum of understanding to provide for planning, funding, and implementation of a joint funding program("MOU"); and WHEREAS, the purpose ofthe MOU is to formalize a cooperative arrangement between the Cities and a coalition of the mayors of the Cities colloquially known as the "Valley Cities Association" for the purpose of addressing shared community issues, including, but not limited to gang prevention and intervention; and WHEREAS, the Cities engage in activities which support service providers in King County; and WHEREAS, the parties wish to make the most efficient use of their resources by cooperating to provide funding to support service providers in south King County; and WHEREAS, through the Interlocal Cooperation Act, the parties have the authority to engage in cooperative efforts which result in more efficient use of Government resources; NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON, DOES RESOLVE AS FOLLOWS: SECTION I. The above recitals are found to be true and correct in all respects. 1 RESOLUTION NO. 4156 SECTION li. The Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to enter into memorandum of understanding with the cities of Auburn, Kent, Tukwila, Algona, Pacific, Fife, Puyallup and Sumner. PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 10th day of September 2012. Bonnie I. Walton, City Clerk APPROVED BY THE MAYOR this 10th day of September 2012. Denis Law, Mayor Approved as to form: Lawrence J. Warren, City Attorney RES.1570:8/6/12:scr 2