Action Summary, Monday 7/22/13

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

FULL COUNCIL:
1. COUNCIL BILL 117781 (PDF Version)  Hold until Monday, August 12th, 2013
Relating to land use and zoning, creating a new Section 23.42.058 and amending Sections 23.50.012, 23.84A.012, 23. 84A.018, and 23.84A.025 of the Seattle Municipal Code to establish locational restrictions on the production, processing, selling, or delivery of marijuana, to modify the definition of food processing, and to modify existing allowances for agricultural uses in certain industrial areas.

2. COUNCIL BILL 117827 (PDF Version) Hold until Monday, July 29th, 2013
Approving an amendment of the Property Use and Development Agreement approved by Ordinance 123774 for property located at 500 Fairview Avenue North.

3. RESOLUTION 31461 (PDF Version) ADOPTED AS AMENDED (9 – 0)
Relating to the 3rd Avenue Transit Corridor Design Concept and recommendations, Pike/Pine Retail Core Urban Design Concept and other Downtown streetscape improvements related to the Center City Initiative; and addressing the funding plan and steps for implementation.

JOINT LIBRARIES, UTILITIES, AND CENTER COMMITTEE & ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE:
4. RESOLUTION 31459 (PDF Version) ADOPTED (9 – 0)
Establishing a City policy that green stormwater infrastructure is a critical aspect of a sustainable drainage system and adopting a 2025 goal for green stormwater infrastructure implementation in Seattle.

5. COUNCIL BILL 117828 (PDF Version) PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to the “Agreement for Sewage Disposal” between the City of Seattle and the Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle dated January 26, 1961, and amended by “Supplemental Agreement No. 2″ executed February 15, 1962; authorizing the Director of Seattle Center to convey an easement to King County through Seattle Center land in partial satisfaction of City of Seattle obligations under the “Agreement for Sewage Disposal”.

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC RESILIENCY AND REGIONAL RELATIONS:
6. COUNCIL BILL 117789 (PDF Version) PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Ballard Carnegie Free Public Library Building, a landmark designated by the Landmarks Preservation Board under Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code, and adding it to the Table of Historical Landmarks contained in Chapter 25.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

7. COUNCIL BILL 117841 (PDF Version) PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Anhalt Apartment Building at 1600 East John Street, a landmark designated by the Landmarks Preservation Board under Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code, and adding it to the Table of Historical Landmarks contained in Chapter 25.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

8. CLERK FILE 313015 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9 – 0)
Reappointment of Elaine Wine as member, Landmarks Preservation Board, for a term of confirmation to August 15, 2015.

GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE:
9. COUNCIL BILL 117831 (PDF Version) PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to revenues generated from the use of school zone fixed automated traffic cameras; creating a fund for depositing such revenues; and adopting financial policies for the City of Seattle governing the fund.

10. COUNCIL BILL 117837 (PDF Version) PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to the Department of Finance and Administrative Services; amending Ordinance 121969 regarding the grant of an easement to Puget Sound Energy for a nonexclusive easement over, under, through, across and upon a portion of the property known as the Joint Training Facility, located at 9401 Myers Way South.

11. COUNCIL BILL 117838 (PDF Version) PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to City employment and the 2013 Adopted Budget; authorizing the execution of a collective bargaining agreement between the City of Seattle and the Seattle Police Officers’ Guild to be effective January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2014; authorizing the execution of memoranda of understanding between the City of Seattle and the Seattle Police Officers’ Guild; amending Ordinance 124058 by increasing appropriations to the Police Department for providing the 2012 and 2013 payments therefor; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.

12. COUNCIL BILL 117839 (PDF Version) PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to City employment, adopting a 2013 Citywide Position List.

13. COUNCIL BILL 117840 (PDF Version) PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to the Downtown Parking and Business Improvement Area (known as the Metropolitan Improvement District); a mending Ordinance 124175 to correct a technical error in the special assessment rate schedule; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

PARKS AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:
14. COUNCIL BILL 117826 (PDF Version) PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation to gran t and convey easement rights under portions of Rainbow Point Park to the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority for the purposes of installing, repairing, maintaining, and operating tunnels for light rail service, and to accept payment therefor; and finding that the grant of a permanent subsurface easement meets the requirements of Ordinance 118477, adopting Initiative 42.

15. COUNCIL BILL 117836 (PDF Version) PASSED (9 – 0)
Relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the acquisition of a portion of the real property commonly known as the Port of Seattle’s West Yard; authorizing the acceptance and recording of the deed for open space, park and recreation purposes; authorizing the 2008 Parks and Green Spaces Levy Oversight Committee to perform all functions of the 2000 Neighborhood Parks, Green Spaces, Trails, and Zoo Levy; deleting a project from the Acquisition Category and a project from the Development Category of the 2000 Neighborhood Parks, Green Spaces, Trails, and Zoo Levy; reallocating funds to the Opportunity Fund categories of the 2000 Neighborhood Parks, Green Spaces, Trails, and Zoo Levy and the 2008 Parks Levy; abandoning certain appropriations to the Department of Parks and Recreation effective as of January 1, 2013; increasing the appropriations to the Department of Parks and Recreation in the 2013 Adopted Budget; amending the 2013-2018 Adopted Capital Improvement Program; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts; all by three–fourths vote of the City Council.

ADOPTION OF OTHER RESOLUTIONS:
RESOLUTION 31466 ADOPTED (9 – 0)
In support of expanded housing options and greater tax fairness.

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