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06/04/2019 13 Repealing Resolution R-2011-77; Rescission of Administrative Policy 3-200; E-Verify Program ++++,t l�oRpoR.Ev•,$ J BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 13. For Meeting of: June 4, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Resolution repealing Resolution No. R-2011-77 relating to the City's participation in the Federal E-Verify program, and rescinding Administrative Policy 3-200 SUBMITTED BY: Ryan Bleek,Assistant City Attorney SUMMARY EXPLANATION: On May 21, 2019, the City Council voted to direct staff to draft a resolution repealing Resolution No. R-2011-77, which required the City of Yakima's participation in the Federal E-Verify program. In accordance with this direction, the attached resolution repeals resolution R-2011-77 and rescinds City of Yakima Administrative Policy 3-200 (former policy number ADM 2100), the latter of which outlines the City's policy and procedures pursuant to the City's participation in the E- Verify program. ITEM BUDGETED: No STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Economic Development APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type Resolution-E-Verify 5/23/2019 Resolution 2 RESOLUTION NO. R-2019 - A RESOLUTION repealing prior Resolution No. R-2011-77, which directed the City of Yakima's participation in the Federal E-Verify program, and rescinding City of Yakima Administrative Policy 3-200 (former policy number ADM 2100) outlining the policy and procedures pursuant to the City's participation in the E-Verify program. WHEREAS, the City's participation in the Federal E-Verify program is not mandated under Federal or State law, except as to contracts with the Federal government; and WHEREAS, the E-Verify program places an undue administrative, economic, and regulatory burden on small businesses that contract with or would otherwise consider contracting with the City; and WHEREAS, it is in the City's best interest to expedite economic opportunities for new and existing small businesses to contract with the City; and, WHEREAS, it is in the City's best interest to reduce the burden for businesses that contract with the City to hire new employees; now, therefore BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF YAKIMA: Section 1. Repeal of Resolution No. R-2011-77 Resolution No. R-2011-77, enacted on June 7, 2011, by the City Council of the City of Yakima, is hereby repealed. Section 2. Rescission of City of Yakima Administrative Policy 3-200 (former policy number ADM 2100) City of Yakima Administrative Policy 3-200 (former policy number ADM 2100), first made effective on July 27, 2011 and reissued on November 1, 2012, is hereby rescinded. ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 4th day of June, 2019. Kathy Coffey, Mayor ATTEST: City Clerk 1