The following is a summation of Council actions at today’s 2:00 p.m. Full Council meeting.
All Councilmembers Present.
GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE:
1. COUNCIL BILL 117434 PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to the City Employees’ Retirement System; amending Chapter 4.36 of the Seattle Municipal Code to clarify eligibility for membership consistent with past practice and interpretation; making technical changes; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE:
2. RESOLUTION 31351 HELD FOR TWO WEEKS
Adopting a policy framework for City Light rate setting objectives, rate design policies, and marginal cost allocation among customer classes.
PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:
3. COUNCIL BILL 117435 PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to land use and zoning, amending Seattle Municipal Code sections 23.42.030, 23.47A.004, 23.47A.006, 23.50.012, 23.50.014, 23.54.030, and 23.84A.040 to allow a recycling use in a Commercial 2 zone to be located on the same development site as a solid waste management use through administrative conditional use review, to allow access to a solid waste management use through a Commercial 2 zone or Industrial Buffer zone, and to allow limited uses associated with a solid waste management use to be located in Commercial 2 zones and Industrial Buffer zones through administrative conditional use review.
4. RESOLUTION 31366 ADOPTED (9 – 0)
Providing direction to Seattle Public Utilities in the reconstruction and operation of the North Transfer Station.
5. COUNCIL BILL 117428 PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to the First Hill Streetcar project; authorizing the Director of Transportation to acquire, accept, and record, on behalf of the City of Seattle, a permanent easement for street purposes from the Seattle School District No. 1, a municipal corporation of the State of Washington; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
6. COUNCIL BILL 117432 PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to a utility tunnel under and across Phinney Avenue North, north of North 34th Street, amending Ordinance 115776, as amended by Ordinances 120814 and 121855, updating the insurance and bond requirements, and amending the annual fee and other terms and conditions of the permit; renewing the term of the permit to the Fremont Dock Co., a Washington Corporation; providing for the acceptance of the permit and conditions; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
7. RESOLUTION 31355 ADOPTED (9 – 0)
Granting conceptual approval to construct, maintain, and operate a service tunnel under and across Eastlake Avenue East, north of Aloha Street, as proposed by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
8. RESOLUTION 31367 ADOPTED (9 – 0)
Approving the Seattle Transit Master Plan.
PARKS AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:
9. COUNCIL BILL 117437 PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the acquisition of real property commonly known as 8102, 8102A, and 8104 Greenwood Avenue North; authorizing acceptance and recording of the deed for open space, park, and recreation purposes; authorizing temporary commercial leasing of the real property; authorizing acquisition by condemnation; increasing appropriations to the Department of Parks and Recreation in the 2012 Adopted Budget; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts; all by a three-fourths vote of the City Council.
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