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City of Tukwila <br />Washington <br />Resolution No. I c c)- 1 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br />TUKWILA, WASHINGTON, ADOPTING A CITY EQUITY POLICY. <br />WHEREAS, the City Council recognizes the great value of diversity of culture, <br />background, race, language, ability, gender, and other factors; and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council recognizes that societal, environmental, and legal factors, <br />both historic and present day, have resulted in inequitable access to opportunities and <br />services for some individuals and groups of people; and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council is committed to ensuring fair and equitable access to City <br />services, employment and other core functions; and <br />WHEREAS, an equity policy provides guidance to the community, staff and elected <br />officials as to how we work together towards economic, civic and social justice; and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council agreed to these priorities at the City Council Meeting on <br />December 4, 2017; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF TUKWILA, <br />WASHINGTON, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS: <br />The Tukwila City Council has identified the need for an equity policy to continue the City <br />of Tukwila's commitment to being an inclusive community that provides equal access to all <br />City services. The City of Tukwila Equity Policy, attached hereto as Attachment A, is hereby <br />adopted. <br />PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF TH CITY OF TUKWILA, WASHINGTON, at a <br />Regular Meeting thereof this i,1 !» day of _?e Or4 kg 1 , 2017. <br />ATTEST/AUTHENTICATED: <br />Christy O'FI: erty, MMC, City CI'-rk <br />APPROVEDJAS TO FORM BY: <br />Rachel . Turpin, City Attorney <br />Attachment A: City of Tukwila Equity Policy <br />W:\Word Processing\Resolutions\Equity Policy adopted 11-13-17 <br />MN:bjs <br />Dennis Robertson, Council President <br />Filed with the City Clerk: <br />Passed by the City Council: <br />Resolution Number: <br />Page 1 of 1 <br />