The following is a summation of Council actions at today’s 2:00 p.m. Full Council meeting.
Councilmember Tom Rasmussen excused.
1. Council Bill 117595 PASSED (8 – 0)
Authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to execute and deliver a building separation easement and restrictive covenant agreement granting an air rights easement over portions of the West Precinct / 911 Communication Center, and to accept payment therefor.
2. Council Bill 117598 PASSED (8 – 0)
Related to cable television; amending Ordinance 123954, which approved the transfer of the controlling interest in WaveDivision Holdings, LLC to Oak Hill Capital Partners III, L.P., to correct clerical errors in that legislation.
GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE:
3. Council Bill 117480 PASSED AS AMENDED (6 – 2, LICATA & CONLIN)
Related to a new multi-purpose sports and entertainment facility; authorizing the Mayor to execute a memorandum of understanding with King County and ArenaCo; and to execute an interlocal agreement with the County.
4. Council Bill 117568 PASSED AS AMENDED (8 – 0)
Relating to the regulation of the tow industry; revising tow industry regulations; repealing Sections 6.214.010, 6.214.020, 6.214.030, 6.214.040, 6.214.050, 6.214.060, 6.214.070, 6.214.080, 6.214.090, 6.214.100, 6.214.110, 6.214.120, 6.214.130, 6.214.140, 6.214.150, 6.214.160, 6.214.170, and 6.214.180 of the Seattle Municipal Code; adding new sections to chapter 6.214; and amending the 2012 budget, Ordinance 123758, to appropriate funds and create a new position; all by a three-fourths vote of the City Council.
5. Council Bill 117592 PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to City employment; amending Sections 4.20.300, 4.21.040, 4.24.010, 4.24.030, 4.24.035, and 4.24.040 of the Seattle Municipal Code; authorizing a memorandum of understanding between the City of Seattle and City labor unions; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.
6. Council Bill 117593 PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to City employment; authorizing execution of a collective bargaining agreement between the City of Seattle and the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 27 to be effective January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2014; providing payment therefor; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.
7. Council Bill 117594 PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to City employment; authorizing execution of a collective bargaining agreement between the City of Seattle and the Washington State Council of County and City Employees, Local 21C to be effective January 1, 2011 through January 31, 2014; providing payment therefor; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.
8. Council Bill 117596 PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to certain appointments; directing the City Clerk to establish and manage a registry of appointments to certain City positions and constituent committees; directing the Clerk to monitor and make public the status of all such appointments; and directing the Clerk to notify the Mayor and Council of pending and actual expirations of such appointments.
9. Council Bill 117597 PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to the filing of consultant contracts; amending Section 20.50.070 of the Seattle Municipal Code to establish a date by which contracts must be filed with the City Clerk.
10. Council Bill 117559 PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to certain City-owned property located at 1620 12th Avenue East, commonly known as the East Precinct Parking Facility; authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to execute and record certain documents, including a Condominium Declaration, Survey Map and Plans, a Purchase and Sale Agreement, a Quit Claim Deed, a Ground Lease, a Sublease, and other agreements and documents in consideration of the development by Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program of a six-story mixed-use facility with underground parking for the Seattle Police Department, commercial, retail and arts space, as well as affordable housing; and increasing appropriations in the 2012 Adopted Budget for certain activities of the Finance and Administrative Services Budget; all by a three-fourths vote of the City Council.
11. Council Bill 117561 PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to the University District Parking and Business Improvement Area; increasing the assessment rates; and amending Ordinance 118412, as previously amended by Ordinance 120304 and by Ordinance 122212, in accordance therewith.
12. Council Bill 117558 PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to economic and community development; authorizing a loan of federal Section 108 loan proceeds to finance development of the 12th Avenue Arts project at 12th Avenue and E. Pine Street; authorizing loan documents, amendments, replacements and related documents and actions; authorizing amendments to the City’s 2009- 2012 Consolidated Plan to reflect the transactions contemplated by this ordinance; designating the Pike/Pine neighborhood as a local economic zone for New Markets Tax Credit investments; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.
13. Resolution 31410 ADOPTED (8 – 0)
Appointing two members to the Seattle-King County Taxicab Advisory Commission to advise and make recommendations on taxicab regulations to the City of Seattle and King County.
PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:
14. Clerk File 312266 GRANTED (8 – 0)
Council land use action to allow poles and netting up to 140 feet in height for a new driving range at Jackson Park Golf Course, located at 1000 NE 135th Street (Project No. 3012923, Type V).
PUBLIC SAFETY, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE:
15. Clerk File 312547 CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Appointment of Tara Henriksen as member, Seattle Fire Code Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to August 31, 2015.
16. Clerk File 312548 FILED (8 – 0)
July 2012 Report of the Police Intelligence Auditor, filed pursuant to Ordinance 108333(Seattle Municipal Code 14.12).
17. Clerk File 312549 FILED (8 – 0)
Response of the Police Chief to the July 2012 Report of the Police Intelligence Auditor, filed pursuant to Ordinance 108333 (Seattle Municipal Code 14.12).
LIBRARIES, UTILITIES, AND CENTER COMMITTEE:
18. Council Bill 117582 PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing the sale of certain real property at the North Transfer Station and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
19. Council Bill 117588 PASSED (8 – 0)
Authorizing Seattle Public Utilities and Seattle Parks and Recreation to enter into a Settlement, Release and Cost Allocation Agreement with Puget Sound Energy, Inc.(PSE) for remediation of the combined Gas Works Park uplands and North Lake Union sediments; to enter into an Agreed Order or Consent Decree with the Washington State Department of Ecology or U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and PSE to undertake additional work at the Site consistent with the Agreement; and to seek and accept state Remedial Action Grants for cleanup work related to the Site.
20. Council Bill 117591 PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing the sale of approximately 148 acres located in Section 36, Township 23 North, Range 7 East W.M, in King County to the State of Washington Department of Natural Resources and the acceptance of a conservation easement on the same property; and declaring said property to be surplus to the City’s needs and not required for continued utility needs.
21. Clerk File 312534 CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Appointment of Kristi England as member, Seattle Public Library Board of Trustees, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2017.
22. Clerk File 312555 CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Appointment of Sarah C. Rich as member, Seattle Center Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to September 1, 2013.
PARKS AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:
23. Council Bill 117562 PASSED (8 – 0)
Authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to execute a seven-year lease agreement between the City and Fu Quan, LLC, a Washington limited liability company, for a portion of the property located at 800 Maynard Avenue South, commonly known as the RDA Building.
24. Council Bill 117586 PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the acquisition of real property commonly known as 6311 California Avenue Southwest; authorizing acceptance and recording of the deed for open space, park, and recreation purposes; and authorizing acquisition by condemnation.
25. Council Bill 117579 PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation and Seattle Public Utilities; transferring partial jurisdiction of a portion of the property formerly known as the Sound Way Property, in the West Duwamish Greenbelt, from the Department of Parks and Recreation to Seattle Public Utilities for maintenance, repair and operation of existing drainage facilities.
26. Resolution 31384 ADOPTED (8 – 0)
Approving the composition of the Major Institution Citizens Advisory Committee for Swedish Medical Center’s Cherry Hill Campus.
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON SR 520 PROJECT:
27. Resolution 31411 ADOPTED (8 – 0)
Relating to the State Route 520, Interstate 5 to Medina Bridge Replacement and High Occupancy Vehicle Project; recognizing the completion of a technical report on the conditions under which the Washington State Department of Transportation should consider building a second bascule bridge over the Montlake Cut, and making recommendations on actions to be taken by the State and the City based on the findings of the report.