Action Summary, Monday 8/13/12
The following is a summation of Council actions at today’s 2:00 p.m. Full Council meeting.
COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC RESILIENCY AND REGIONAL RELATIONS:
1. Clerk File 312487 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)
Reappointment and Oath of Office of Sue A. Tanner as Hearing Examiner, for a term of confirmation to July 20, 2016.
2. Clerk File 312483 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)
Appointment of Brian Van Stipdonk as member, Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board, for a term of confirmation to June 30, 2014.
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON THE CENTRAL WATERFRONT, SEAWALL, AND ALASKAN WAY VIADUCT REPLACEMENT PROGRAM:
3. Resolution 31399 ADOPTED (9 – 0)
Relating to the Central Waterfront Concept Design and Framework Plan and the Central Waterfront Committee’s Strategic Plan and recommendations; and addressing the funding plan for the Waterfront Improvement Program including the formation of a local improvement district, partnerships with the Pike Place Market and Seattle Aquarium, formation of a Friends of the Seattle Waterfront non-profit organization, and initial steps for implementation.
LIBRARIES, UTILITIES, AND CENTER COMMITTEE:
4. Council Bill 117545 PASSED (9 – 0)
Related to Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to accept specified loans from non-City sources and to execute, deliver, and perform corresponding agreements; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
5. Council Bill 117537 PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing the granting of nonexclusive easement rights to Puget Sound Energy and King County for access along and across portions of the City of Seattle’s fee-owned property in Section 29, Township 24 North, Range 4 East, W.M., in King County, Washington.
PLANNING, LAND USE AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:
6. Resolution 31396 ADOPTED (9 – 0)
Identifying proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments to be considered for possible adoption in 2013 and requesting that the Department of Planning & Development and the Seattle Planning Commission review and make recommendations about the amendments.
7. Resolution 31402 ADOPTED (9 – 0)
Relating to the Comprehensive Plan; amending the criteria by which proposed amendments to the Comprehensive Plan are selected for analysis and possible adoption, and repealing versions of the criteria adopted in Resolutions 30662, 30766, 30860, 30976, 31049, 31117, 31146, 31233 and 31313.
8. Clerk File 311872 APPROVED (9 – 0)
Council Conditional Use application of King County to allow a 5,600 square foot expansion to a public facility, including 2,600 cubic yards of grading, in an environmentally critical area at the West Point Treatment Plant, located at 4215 36th Avenue West (Project No. 3012604, Type IV).
9. Clerk File 312456 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)
Appointment of Rita Brogan as member, Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2014.
10. Clerk File 312465 CONFIRMED
Appointment of Scott S. Yasui as member, Seattle Chinatown International District Public Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2014.
11. Clerk File 312466 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)
Appointment of Kip Tokuda as member, Seattle Chinatown International District Public Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2016.
ADOPTION OF OTHER RESOLUTIONS:
12. Resolution 31405 ADOPTED (9 – 0)
Of intention to hold a public hearing relating to changing the assessment rates for the University District Parking and Business Improvement Area.
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