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Action Summary, Monday 8/5/13

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

 FULL COUNCIL:
1. Clerk File 313145 (PDF Version) FILED (8 – 0)
Report of the City Clerk on the Certificate of Sufficiency for Seattle City Charter Amendment No. 19, regarding a voter-proposed City Charter amendment changing the system of electing members of the City Council from the present at-large system to a system in which seven of nine City Councilmembers are elected by districts and two from the City at-large.

2. Resolution 31464 (PDF Version) ADOPTED (8 – 0)
Regarding a voter-proposed City Charter amendment changing the system of electing members of the Seattle City Council from the present at-large system to a system in which seven of nine City Councilmembers are elected by districts and two from the City at-large; authorizing the City Clerk and the Executive Director of the Ethics and Elections Commission to take those actions necessary to enable the proposed City Charter amendment to appear on the November 5, 2013 ballot and the local voters’ pamphlet; requesting the King County Elections’ Director to place the proposed City Charter amendment on the November 5, 2013 election ballot; and providing for the publication of such proposed amendment.

3. Council Bill 117827 (PDF Version) PASSED AS AMENDED (8 – 0)
Approving an amendment of the Property Use and Development Agreement approved by Ordinance 123774 for property located at 500 Fairview Avenue North.

SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON SR 520 PROJECT:
4. Council Bill 117848 (PDF Version) PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to McCurdy Park; accepting an offer from the Washington State Department of Transportation to acquire certain real property in connection with the SR 520 Project; authorizing the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation to execute a purchase and sale agreement and deed for such real property and to take other related actions; increasing appropriations in connection therewith; authorizing the Superintendent to execute an amended and restated agreement with the Museum of History and Industry for the distribution of the proceeds from the conveyance such real property; superseding Ordinance 118477, which adopted Initiative 42, for purposes of this ordinance; and ratifying and confirming prior acts; all by a three-fourths vote of the City Council.

HOUSING, HUMAN SERVICES, HEALTH, AND CULTURE COMMITTEE:
5. Clerk File 313131 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Appointment of Jerry L. Garcia as member, Seattle Arts Commission, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2014 .

6. Clerk File 313150 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Reappointment of Suzanne Petersen Tanneberg as member, Burke-Gilman Place Development Authority, for a term of confirmation to May 31, 2016.

PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:
7. Council Bill 117818 (PDF Version) PASSED AS AMENDED (8 – 0)
Related to land use and zoning, approving and authorizing execution of a development agreement with the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (“Sound Transit”) for real properties owned by Sound Transit within the Capitol Hill Station Area Overlay District; approving and adopting revised Capitol Hill Neighborhood Design Guidelines; and amending section 23.41.010 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC RESILIENCY AND REGIONAL RELATIONS:
8. Council Bill 117822 (PDF Version) PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Rohrer House, 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.
9. Council Bill 117823 (PDF Version) PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Barksdale House, 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.

10. Council Bill 117824 (PDF Version) PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Horace Mann School, 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.

11. Council Bill 117825 (PDF Version) PASSED (8 – 0)
Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Charles P. Dose House, 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.

12. Clerk File 313108 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Reappointment of Ann Magnano as member, Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to June 30, 2017.

13. Clerk File 313109 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Reappointment of Matt Hanna as member, Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to October 1, 2016.

14. Clerk File 313110 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Reappointment of Bruce T. Burger as member, Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to June 15, 2015

15. Clerk File 313111 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Appointment of Patrice Barrentine as member, Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to June 30, 2016.

16. Clerk File 313147 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Appointment of Deb Barker as member, Landmarks Preservation Board, for a term of confirmation to August 15, 2016.

17. Clerk File 313148 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Appointment of Nicholas Carter as member, Landmarks Preservation Board, for a term of confirmation to August 15, 2016.

18. Clerk File 313161 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Appointment of Jacqueline Gruber as member, Pioneer Square Preservation Board, for a term of confirmation to September 1, 2014.

PARKS AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:
19. Clerk File 313162 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Appointment of Mazohra Thami as member, Board of Park Commissioners, for a term of confirmation to September 1, 2014.

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