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    Action Summary, Monday 12/03/12

    The following is a summation of Council actions at today’s 2:00 p.m. Full Council meeting. 

    PARKS AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:

    1. Council Bill 117658 PASSED (9 – 0)

    Relating to the Department of Neighborhoods; authorizing implementation of certain Neighborhood Matching Fund projects in 2012, and specifying that 2012 appropriations for the Neighborhood Matching Subfund shall carry forward automatically to future budget years.

    ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE:

    2. Council Bill 117621 PASSED (9 – 0)

    Relating to the City Light Department; authorizing the Superintendent to execute permits with indemnity provisions for use of real property owned by Union Pacific Railroad Company, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Company, and the Washington State Department of Transportation, related to the City Light Department’s Creston-Nelson to Duwamish Transmission Line Rebuild and New 26 kV Distribution Feeder Project.    

    3. Council Bill 117622 PASSED (9 – 0)

    Relating to the City Light Department; authorizing the Superintendent to execute a permit with indemnity provisions for an overhead electric line crossing of real property owned by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Company.    

    4. Clerk File 312632 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

    Appointment of Eric Thomas as member, City Light Review Board, for a term of confirmation to April 11, 2015.   

    TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE:

    5. Council Bill 117661 PASSED (9 – 0)

    Relating to the Traffic Code; adding new sections 11.14.237 and 11.23.160 of the Seattle Municipal Code and amending sections 11.16.315, 11.23.150, 11.72.351, 11.72.260, 11.73.050, 11.76.005, 11.76.010, 11.76.015, and 11.76.020 to authorize a “free-floating car sharing” pilot program with standards and requirements for the program and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.        

    6. Council Bill 117607 PASSED (9 – 0)

    Relating to a pedestrian skybridge over and across Minor Avenue, north of Marion Street, amending Ordinance 116091, as amended by Ordinances 118759, 121495, 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 Swedish Health Services; providing for the acceptance of the permit and conditions; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.           

    7. Clerk File 312558 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

    Appointment of Elizabeth D. Trautman as member, Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to September 1, 2013.      

    8. Clerk File 312556 CONFIRMED (9 – 0)

    Appointment of Cecilia Roussel as member, Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to September 1, 2013.           

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