FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Mar. 20, 2023
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OLYMPIA – Budget leaders in the Washington State Senate proposed a capital construction budget that would invest more than $5.3 million in projects across the 30th Legislative District.
The suggested budget targets investments in behavioral health, youth recreational facilities, and local and community projects.
The following is outlined in the Senate proposal:
- Recovery Innovations Crisis Stabilization (Federal Way) – $1,600,000
- Camp Kilworth Lodges Renovation and Activation – $500,000
- Auburn Valley YMCA Health Kids Campus – $1,200,000
- Boys & Girls Club Parking Lot Renovation (Federal Way) – $168,000
- Celebration Park Synthetic Turf Upgrade (Federal Way) – $822,000
- Interurban Trail War Memorials (Pacific) – $10,000
- Redondo Fishing Pier Replacement Phase 1 (Des Moines) – $1,000,000
- Early Learning Facilities Capital Readiness Pilot Program – $350,000
- King County Sheriff’s Office Air Support Unit – $1,000,000
- Brooklake Community Center Structural Assessment and Design Study – $52,000
“The Senate capital budget invests directly in the community programs and projects that make me so proud to serve the 30th Legislative District,” Sen. Claire Wilson (D-Auburn) said. “This session, the Senate is prioritizing building healthy communities, safety for all and success for every child — that is clear through the investments outlined in this proposal. I am thrilled for our community’s future.”
The Senate Ways & Means Committee heard the budget as a proposed substitute to Senate Bill 5200 during its Monday hearing. The House will present its capital budget proposal in the coming days, then the two chambers will meet and negotiate their differences to reach agreement on a final version before the end of session on Sunday, April 23.