Action Summary, 9/22/2014

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, September 22, 2014

All Councilmembers were present.

 

PUBLIC SAFETY, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE:

1. C.F. 313893  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment and Oath of Office of Cuc T. Vu as Director, Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs.

2. C.B. 118175  PASSED (9-0)

Relating to the 2012 Seattle Fire Code; as adopted by Chapter 22.600.020 of the Seattle Municipal Code; amending and adding various provisions to that Fire Code all as regulated and allowed by the State Building Code Act, Chapter 19.2 7 of the Revised Code of Washington. 

 

FULL COUNCIL:

3. C.B. 118212  PASSED (9-0)

Relating to City employment; authorizing the execution of a memorandum of understanding between the City of Seattle and the Seattle Parking Enforcement Officers’ Guild; providing payment therefor; and ratifying and confirming prior acts. 

 

SEATTLE PUBLIC UTILITIES AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:

4. C.B. 118195 PASSED (9-0)

Relating to Seattle Public Utilities; prohibiting food waste and compostable paper from disposal as garbage; and amending Sections 21.36.082, 21.36.083 and 21.36.922 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

5. C.B. 118196  PASSED (9-0)

Authorizing Seattle Public Utilities to enter into an Easement Agreement with the Port of Seattle for the construction, operation, maintenance and monitoring of City-owned stormwater drainage facilities including an outfall pipeline at the Terminal-117 cleanup site on the Lower Duwamish Waterway.

6. C.B. 118197  PASSED (9-0)

Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Northwest Rooms and International Fountain Pavilion, 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. C.F. 313885  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Robert Hale as member, Pike Place Market Historical Commission, for a term of confirmation to December 1, 2016.

8. C.F. 313959  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Marie R. Wong as member, International Special Review District Board, for a term of confirmation to November 29, 2014. 

 

PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:

9. Res. 31548 ADOPTED (9-0)

Concerning the use of neonicotinoid pesticides by the City of Seattle; supporting a national moratorium on neonicotinoids, urging the White House Task Force on Pollinator Health to recommend such a moratorium, urging the US Environmental Protection Agency to institute such a moratorium, and urging the US Congress to revive legislation to enact such a moratorium; and urging retailers operating within the City of Seattle to ensure that no plants, seeds or products containing neonicotinoids are offered for sale. 

 

PARKS, SEATTLE CENTER, AND GENDER PAY EQUITY COMMITTEE:

10. C.B. 118183 PASSED (8-1; Rasmussen opposed)

Relating to Discovery Park; authorizing the execution of Lot Boundary Adjustment 3012031; authorizing the exchange of property and property interests in and adjacent to Discovery Park to complete the Lot Boundary Adjustment; finding, after a public hearing, that the exchange of property and property interests meets the requirements of Ordinance 118477, which adopted initiative 42; authorizing the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation to negotiate and enter into agreements to exchange restrictive use covenants from the property to be transferred by the City of Seattle to the property to be transferred to the City of Seattle; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts. 

11. C.F. 312943 APPROVED (9-0)

Council land use action to allow an urban farm with five greenhouses, a classroom building, and related farm and gardening structures to be developed on a former Department of Parks and Recreation nursery site in an Environmentally Critical Area (DPD Project No. 3014619, Type V).

12. C.F. 313964  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Sean V. O’Brien as member, Seattle Center Advisory Commission, for a term of confirmation to September 1, 2015.

 

EDUCATION AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE:

13. C.B. 118214  PASSED (9-0)

Relating to City employment commonly referred to as the Second Quarter 2014 Employment Ordinance; establishing a Magistrate Compensation Program for Magistrates in the Seattle Municipal Court, designating positions as exempt from Civil Service status, returning positions to Civil Service status, amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 4.13.010, authorizing the Mayor to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Seattle/Seattle City Employees’ Retirement System and the Professional and Technical Employees, Local 17, and ratifying and confirming prior acts; and all by a 2/3 vote of the City Council.

 

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

14. Res. 31546  ADOPTED (9-0)

Concerning the development of a Seattle Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda and calling for establishment of a Seattle Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda Advisory Committee to be jointly convened by the Mayor and Council.

15. C.F. 313956  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Dana Behar as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2017.

16. C.F. 313957  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Michael J. Malone as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2017.

17. C.F. 313958  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Paul Breckenridge as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2017.

18. C.F. 314056  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Elizabeth P. Dunn as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2017.

19. C.F. 314057 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Heyward Watson as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2017.

20. C.F. 314058 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Oliver Little as member, Special Events Committee, for a term of confirmation to May 1, 2015.

21. C.F. 314059  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Thomas C. Anderson as member, Special Events Committee, for a term of confirmation to May 1, 2015.

22. C.F. 314060  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Philippa S. Hoshko as member, Special Events Committee, for a term of confirmation to May 1, 2015 .

23. C.F. 314061  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Lisa M. Fraser as member, Special Events Committee, for a term of confirmation to May 1, 2015.

24. C.F. 314062  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Jonathan A. Grant as member, Housing Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2016.

25. C.F. 314063 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Maiko K. Winkler-Chin as member, Housing Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2016.

26. C.F. 314064  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Leslie Brinson Price as member, Housing Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2016.

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