Action Summary, Monday, June 23, 2014

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, June 23, 2014

(No absences)

FULL COUNCIL:

1. C.F. 313661 FILED (9–0)
Initiative Measure No. 107, relating to Early Learning and Childcare.

2. C.F. 313855 FILED (9–0)
Report of the City Clerk on the Certificate of Sufficiency for Initiative No. 107, relating to Early Learning and Childcare.

3. C.F. 313856 APPROVED & FILED (7-2; Opposed: O’Brien, Sawant)
City Council motion and declaration of City Council intent to reject Initiative No. 107, relating to Early Learning and Childcare, and placing Initiative No. 107 on the November 4, 2014 ballot in conjunction with the Seattle Preschool Program (Council Bill 118114), a proposed alternative measure on the same matter.

SELECT COMMITTEE ON PRESCHOOL FOR ALL:

4. C.B. 118114 PASSED AS AMENDED (9–0)
Relating to funding and providing preschool services for Seattle children; requesting that a special election be held concurrent with the November 4, 2014 general election for submission to the qualified electors of the City of a proposition to lift the limit on regular property taxes under Chapter 84.55 RCW and authorize the City to levy additional taxes for up to four years for the purpose of providing accessible high-quality preschool services for Seattle children designed to improve their readiness for school and to support their subsequent academic achievement; adopting the Seattle Preschool Program Action Plan; requiring the adoption of an Implementation Plan by the City Council; authorizing creation of a new subfund; directing the application of levy proceeds; establishing eligibility requirements for providers; creating an oversight committee; authorizing implementing agreements for this levy lid lift commonly known as the Seattle Preschool Program Levy; providing for the facilitation of communication between the City and affected groups; providing for a partnership agreement with Seattle School District No. 1; requiring annual progress reports; proposing a ballot title; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

5. Res. 31527 ADOPTED AS AMENDED (9–0)

Relating to the Seattle Preschool Program; outlining the elements to be addressed in a subsequent Seattle Preschool Program Implementation Plan, which shall be adopted by ordinance prior to the implementation of a Seattle Preschool Program.

FULL COUNCIL:

6. Res. 31530 ADOPTED AS AMENDED (8–1; Opposed: Sawant)

Regarding Initiative 107 concerning early learning and child care (rejected by the City Council on June 23, 2014) and authorizing the City Clerk and the Executive Director of the Ethics and Elections Commission to take those actions necessary to enable proposed Initiative 107 to appear on the November 4, 2014 ballot and in the local voters’ pamphlet in conjunction with the Seattle Preschool Program (City Council Bill 118114), which is a proposed alternative measure on the same subject matter in accordance with Charter Article IV; and requesting the King County Elections’ Director to place the proposed Initiative 107 on the November 4, 2014 election ballot in accordance with applicable law.

PUBLIC SAFETY, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE:

7. C.F. 313824 CONFIRMED (8–1; Opposed: Sawant)

Appointment and Oath of Office of Kathleen O’Toole as Seattle Police Chief.

EDUCATION AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE:

8. C.B. 118116 PASSED (8–1; Opposed: Sawant)
Relating to City employment; establishing a compensation program for the Seattle Police Chief; specifying provisions for the administration of said compensation program; providing for reimbursement of relocation expenses for the 2014 Seattle Police Chief appointee; authorizing a severance agreement with the 2014 Seattle Police Chief appointee; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.

PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:

9. C.B. 118111 PASSED (8–1; Opposed: Harrell)
Relating to land use and zoning, amending the Official Land Use Map at pages 133 and 145 to rezone land in the North Rainier Hub Urban Village and expand the boundaries of the Mount Baker Station Area Overlay District; and amending Sections 23.48.004, 23.48.009, 23.48.011, 23.48.012, 23.48.014, 23.48.024, 23.48.032, 23.48.034, 23.58A.040, and 23.84A.048 and adding a new section 23.61.018 to describe bonus provisions for additional floor area within the Mount Baker Station Area Overlay District, implement standards for a Mount Baker Overlay District Special Standards Area, modify maximum parking limit requirements, change the definition of “Zone, residential” to include SM\R, and modify and add maps for Chapter 23.48.

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AFFORDABILITY, HUMAN SERVICES, AND ECONOMIC RESILIENCY:

10.C.B. 118122 PASSED (9–0)
Relating to the City’s purchase of an interest in real property at 901 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, Washington owned by Compass Housing Alliance; authorizing the purchase and acceptance of an easement with restrictive covenants from Compass Housing Alliance to provide for the provision of social and community services on the property for a period of fifteen years; authorizing related agreements and actions; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.

11. C.F. 313853 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Appointment of Shaiza Damji as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to June 30, 2015.

12. C.F. 313854 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Appointment of Julie Pham as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to June 30, 2015.

13. C.F. 313838 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Reappointment of Tanya Jimale as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to May 31, 2015.

14. C.F. 313836 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Reappointment of Chris DeVore as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to May 31, 2016.

15. C.F. 313837 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Reappointment of David Freiboth as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to May 31, 2016.

16. C.F. 313839 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Reappointment of Alan Nay as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to May 31, 2016.

17. C.F. 313840 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Reappointment of Jill A. Wakefield as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to May 31, 2016.

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