Action Summary for Monday, 12/19/11

The following is a summation of Council actions taken at today’s 2 p.m. Full Council meeting.

 

No Absences.

 

FULL COUNCIL:

1. Clerk File  311061 GRANTED AS CONDITIONED (9 – 0)

Application of Richard B. Robison for approval of a contract rezone of land at 500 Fairview Avenue North from Industrial Commercial with a 65 foot height limit (IC-65) to Seattle Mixed with an 85 foot height limit (SM-85) for future construction of a 7-story research facility with 2.25 floors of parking (Project No. 3011479, Type IV).          

2. Council Bill 117371 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to land use and zoning; amending Chapter 23.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code at page 102 of the Official Land Use Map to rezone property located at 500 Fairview Avenue North from Industrial Commercial with a 65 foot height limit to Seattle Mixed with an 85 foot height limit; and accepting a Property Use and Development Agreement in connection therewith. (Petition by BMR-500 Fairview Avenue LLC, C.F. 311061, DPD Project 3011479)

 

SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON THE LIBRARY LEVY:

3. Resolution 31345 ADOPTED (9 – 0)

Relating to The Seattle Public Library and setting forth a structure, process and schedule to consider placing a Library Levy on the August 7, 2012 ballot for funding to be used in combination with existing City funding for Library operations and major maintenance.    

4. Clerk File 311921 FILED (9 – 0)

Seattle Public Library (SPL) Response to 2011 — 2012 Statement of Legislative Intent (SLI) No. 33-1-A-3: Planning for Potential 2012 Library Levy.        

 

COMMITTEE ON THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT:

5. Council Bill 117294 PASSED AS AMENDED (9 – 0)

Relating to land use and zoning, amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 23.47A.013, enacting new Section 23.47A.009, modifying development standards, and amending the Official Land Use Map Chapter 23.32, at pages 137 and 150 to rezone areas within the West Seattle Junction Hub Urban Village.

6. Resolution 31342 ADOPTED (9 – 0)

Requesting the Seattle Department of Transportation to study parking supply and utilization for customers, visitors, residents, employees and commuters in the West Seattle Triangle Planning Area and to develop a parking management plan for the area.    

 

SEATTLE PUBLIC UTILITIES AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:

7. Council Bill 117345 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to the City of Seattle’s solid waste system, regulating the distribution of single-use plastic and biodegradable carryout bags and requiring retail establishments to collect a pass-through charge from customers requesting recyclable paper carryout bags, and amending Seattle Municipal Code Chapter 21.36.

8. Council Bill 117365 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to accept an extension and modification to certain lease and interlocal agreements with the City of Renton, Washington, and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.            

9. Council Bill 117366 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to Seattle Public Utilities, authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to enter into an agreement with the City of Renton for the sale of water in an emergency from the City of Renton to the City of Seattle; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.         

10. Council Bill 117367 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to execute, for and on behalf of The City of Seattle, an easement agreement granting a non-exclusive easement for ingress, egress, and public utilities under, over, and across The City of Seattle’s fee-owned [municipal water pipeline property] for the benefit of abutting property owned by 112 Skyway Associates LLC located in the Skyway area of unincorporated King County just south of Seattle in the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 11, Township 23 North, Range 4 East, W. M.  

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE:

11. Council Bill 117348 PASSED (8 – 0, HARRELL ABSTAINED)

Granting the Board of Regents of the University of Washington permission to maintain and operate an underground pedestrian concourse tunnel under and across 6th Avenue north of University Street, for a ten-year term, renewable for two successive ten-year terms; specifying the conditions under which this permit is granted; providing for acceptance of the permit and conditions; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

12. Council Bill 117349 PASSED (9 – 0)

Granting 2020 Fifth Avenue, LLC permission to construct, maintain, and operate a pedestrian skybridge in the mid-block portion of the alley between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue, south of Lenora Street, for a ten-year term, renewable for two successive ten-year terms; specifying the conditions under which this permit is granted; and providing for the acceptance of the permit and conditions.        

13. Council Bill 117353 PASSED (9 – 0)

Granting Cornish College of the Arts permission to maintain and operate a vehicular tunnel under and across the alley between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue, north of Lenora Street, for a ten-year term, renewable for two successive ten-year terms; specifying the conditions under which this permit is granted; providing for the acceptance of the permit and conditions; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.         

14. Council Bill 117373 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to a vehicular and pedestrian ramp over North Northlake Way beneath the George Washington Memorial (Aurora Avenue) Bridge, amending Ordinance 118908, as amended by Ordinance 121855, updating the insurance and bond requirements, and amending the annual fee; renewing the term of the permit to the Quadrant Corporation; providing for acceptance of the permit and conditions; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

15. Resolution 31344 ADOPTED (9 – 0)

Recognizing the South Lake Union/Uptown Triangle Mobility Plan and its recommendations.        

16. Clerk File 311769 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of John M. Mauro as member, Bridging the Gap Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2013.       

17. Clerk File 311770 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of Barbara A. Wright as member, Bridging the Gap Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2014.     

18. Clerk File 311910 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of Charles Knutson as member, Bridging the Gap Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2012.     

 

HOUSING, HUMAN SERVICES, HEALTH, AND CULTURE COMMITTEE:

19. Council Bill 117355 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to affordable housing; authorizing the Director of the Office of Housing to enter into and administer an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement with King County for a Regional Affordable Housing Program using revenues from a surcharge on document recording fees authorized by State law; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.           

20. Council Bill 117347 PASSED (9 – 0)

Authorizing the Interlocal Agreement between the City of Seattle and the Port of Seattle promoting music and musicians primarily associated with Seattle and the Puget Sound region.    

21. Clerk File 311926 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of Robert P. Schwartz as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2014.      

22. Clerk File 311927 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of Michael E. Heinisch as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2014.      

23. Clerk File 311928 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Reappointment of Marc E. Provence as member, Pacific Hospital Preservation and Development Authority Governing Council, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2014.         

24. Clerk File 311929 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Reappointment of Kevin Fox as member, Pacific Hospital Preservation and Development Authority Governing Council, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2014.      

25. Clerk File 311930 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of Farin A. Houk as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2014.     

 

 

PARKS AND SEATTLE CENTER COMMITTEE:

26. Council Bill 117364 PASSED (9 – 0)

Authorizing the Superintendent of the Department of Parks and Recreation to amend the Ground Lease between the City of Seattle and the Center for Wooden Boats for development, operation and maintenance of an Education Center in Lake Union Park.    

27. Council Bill 117377 PASSED (9 – 0)

Related to the Board of Park Commissioners; authorizing a Get Engaged young adult position to the Board of Park Commissioners; changing the membership composition and terms of Park Commissioners; and amending Section 3.26.010 of the Seattle Municipal Code.  

28. Council Bill 117378 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to Conservation Futures Levy proceeds; authorizing the Mayor to amend the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between the City of Seattle and King County as authorized by City of Seattle Ordinance 114978; and authorizing the deposit of 2011 allocations from King County Conservation Futures Levy proceeds into the City of Seattle’s 2008 Parks Levy Fund.            

29. Council Bill 117333 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to the Seattle Center; authorizing the Director of Seattle Center to execute a new ten-year lease agreement with The Children’s Museum, Seattle for the use and occupancy of certain space in the Center House.      

30. Council Bill 117374 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to the use of Seattle Center Department property; amending Section 17.16.030 of the Seattle Municipal Code to authorize the Seattle Center Director to enter into leases with terms of up to ten years for food and beverage services in the Seattle Center House; establishing an oversight committee to review such leases; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.    

 

PUBLIC SAFETY AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE:

31. Clerk File 311940 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of Sheeba M. Jacob as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2012.

32. Clerk File 311941 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of Charles G. Knutson as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2012.      

33. Clerk File 311942 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of Elise Chayet as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2013.     

34. Clerk File 311943 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of Ana Cristina Gonzalez as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2013.      

35. Clerk File 311944 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of Kevin C. Washington as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2013.      

36. Clerk File 311945 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of Sandi Everlove as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2014.     

37. Clerk File 311946 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of Lucy M. Gaskill-Gaddis as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2014.      

38. Clerk File 311947 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

Appointment of Greg Wong as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2014.     

39. Clerk File 311849 FILED (9 – 0)

2010 Citizen Observer Report of the Seattle Police Department’s Firearms Review Board.            

40. Clerk File 311908 FILED (9 – 0)

2010 Alternate Citizen Observer Report of the Seattle Police Department’s Firearms Review Board.          

41. Clerk File 311918 FILED (9 – 0)

Response of the Chief of Police to the 2010 Citizen Observer and Alternate Citizen Observer Reports relating to the Seattle Police Department’s Firearms Review Board.     

42. Clerk File 311737 FILED (9 – 0)

January 2011 through June 2011 Semi-Annual Report of the Office of Professional Accountability Review Board.            

43. Clerk File 311738 FILED (9 – 0)

Joint Report of the Office of Professional Accountability Director, Office of Professional Accountability Auditor, and the Office of Professional Accountability (OPA) Review Board on proposed changes to OPA Complaint Classifications and Investigative Findings.  


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