Action Summary, Monday 4/29/13

The following is a summation of Council actions at today’s 2 p.m. Full Council meeting
 
FULL COUNCIL:
1. C.F. 311874 (PDF Version) GRANTED (9 – 0)
Petition of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to the Seattle City Council for a skybridge permit pursuant to Seattle Municipal Code 15.64, for a new skybridge connecting 1100 Eastlake Ave E with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center campus.
HOUSING, HUMAN SERVICES, HEALTH, AND CULTURE COMMITTEE:
2. C.F. 312946 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9 – 0)
Appointment and Oath of Office of Gregory Randall Engstrom as Director of the Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs.
TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE:
3. C.B. 117767 (PDF Version) PASSED (9 – 0)
Concerning the Seattle School Traffic Safety Committee; affirming the purpose of the Committee; revising the membership composition and appointment process; clarifying its responsibilities; superseding Ordinance 104344; and amending Sections 3.80.010, 3.80.020, 3.80.030 and 3.80.040 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE:
4. C.B. 117751 (PDF Version) PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to the title of the department head of Seattle City Light; changing the title of the Seattle City Light D epartment’s top position title from Superintendent to General Manager and Chief Executive Officer and amending Sections 3.08.010, 3.08.020, 3.39.080, 3.76.010, 3.121.010, 4.13.010, 4.20.401, 5.33.020, 15.32.300, 29.49.045, 21.52.210,21.52.250, 21.52. 260, 21.56.010, 21.56.030, 22.206.200, 22.208.120, 23.22.024, 23.48.017, 23.50.051 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

5. C.B. 117762 (PDF Version) HELD FOR ONE WEEK
Relating to the City Light Department; amending Seattle Municipal Code Chapter 21.49.040 to simplify the eligibility verification process for residential rate assistance.

PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:
6. C.B. 117576 (PDF Version) DO NOT PASS (9 – 0)
Relating to tree and vegetation management in public places; adding a new Chapter 15.43 to Subtitle I of Title 15 of the Seattle Municipal Code to provide for the regulation of planting, maintenance, and removal of trees and shrubs in all public places; amending Sections 15.02.042, 15.02.044, 15.02.046, 15.04.012, 15.18.010, 15.90.018, and 15.91.002; repealing Cha pter 15.42 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and amending the current Seattle Department of Transportation Street Use fee schedule by adding new tree- related Street Use permit codes.

7. C.B. 117745 (PDF Version) PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to tree and vegetation management in public places; adding a new Chapter 15.43 to Subtitle I of Title 15 of the Seattle Municipal Code to provide for the regulation of planting, maintenance, and removal of trees and shrubs in all public places; amending Sections 15.02.044, 15.02.046, 15.04.012, 15.18.010, 15.90.018, and 15.91.002; and repealing Chapter 15 .42 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

8. Res. 31441 (PDF Version) ADOPTED (9 – 0)
Adopting the Seattle Food Action Plan.

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