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Policy Summary

This policy provides food permit fee subsidies for school districts that meet certain nutrition standards in their school food programs and other specified requirements.

Background Information

State Washington
Jurisdiction Name Clark County
Jurisdiction Type County,
Population Size 200,000-800,000
Legal Strategies
  • Creates a fund, enables access to a funding stream
  • Creates an incentive for a change
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Distribute; Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
Yes

This policy incentivizes school food programs to serve students (children and youth) healthy food. § 24.18.020(2).

Emergency management?
No
Health-related goal?
Yes

This policy requires schools to "establish a nutrition policy," "nutrition guidelines" § 24.18.020(2).

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
No

Includes definitions?
No

Addresses implementation?
Yes

To qualify for the subsidy, a school district must demonstrate compliance with a number of requiremetns, for example, establish a nutrition policy, nutrition guidelines for all foods available on campus, and a written plan for measuring policy implementation. § 24.18.020(2)(a)(i).

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
Unclear

Part of the policy mentions "a written plan for measuring [school nutrition policy] implementation," however there is no information about assessing the county's food permit fee subsidy policy per se.

Requires extra investment?
Yes

The resource investment goes toward subsidizing permit fees. § 24.18.020.

Code context and ordinance history

This policy is located in Clark County, Washington Code, Title 24 - Public Health, Chapter 24.18 - Public Health Fees, Miscellaneous, Section 24.18.020 - Food permit fee subsidies. History: Sec. 3 of Ord. 2008-12-01.

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