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--t <br /> O.fItG4C f `G Tlx P4 - <br /> AGREEMENT TO FINANCE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PERSONNEL <br /> This Agreement To Finance Economic Development Personnel (the Agreement) is entered into <br /> by Jefferson County, a political subdivision and municipal corporation of the State of Washington, <br /> having its principal offices at P.O. Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368 (hereinafter "County"); <br /> and Economic Development Council Team Jefferson, a 501(c)(6) tax exempt organization <br /> designated as the Jefferson County / Washington State Department of Commerce's Associate <br /> Development Organization, registered with Washington State as a non-profit corporation and <br /> having its principal offices at 2409 Jefferson Street, Suite A; Port Townsend, WA 98368 <br /> (hereinafter "Contractor"); together referred to as "the Parties." <br /> WHEREAS, RCW 82.14.370 authorizes certain counties to impose a sales and use tax state that is <br /> deducted from the amount of tax otherwise paid to the state under chapter 82.08 or 82.12 RCW; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, Jefferson County Code has imposed the sales and use tax authorized by RCW <br /> 82.14.370 since 1998, most recently codified by Jefferson County Ordinance No. 13-1119-18 and <br /> Chapter 3.28 JCC; and <br /> WHEREAS,Jefferson County Ordinance No. 13-1119-18 and JCC 3.28.020 direct that such monies <br /> shall be deposited in the Public Infrastructure Fund by the county treasurer; and <br /> WHEREAS, RCW 82.14.370 stipulates that moneys collected under RCW 82.14.370 may only be <br /> used to finance public facilities serving economic development purposes in rural counties and <br /> finance personnel in economic development offices; and Jefferson County Ordinance No. 13- <br /> 1119-18 and JCC 3.28.030(2)(d) also state that Public Infrastructure Funds may be used "to <br /> finance personnel in economic development offices...;" and <br /> WHEREAS,the Contractor is an economic development office; and <br /> WHEREAS, it is in the public interest to support economic development throughout Jefferson <br /> County by utilizing a portion of Public Infrastructure Funds to help finance personnel in EDC Team <br /> Jefferson,thereby stabilizing the Contractor and enhancing its capacity; <br /> NOW,THEREFORE,the Parties hereby agree as follows: <br /> SECTION 1. EFFECTIVE DATE OF AGREEMENT <br /> The Agreement is effective on January 1, 2019 and terminates on December 31, 2021, unless <br /> terminated earlier pursuant to Section 8 of this Agreement; however Section 2.2A. and Section <br /> 4.4 shall each survive such termination until fulfilled. Work within the scope of work performed <br /> by the Contractor beginning January 1, 2019 through execution of this Agreement is hereby <br /> ratified. <br /> 1 of 11 <br />