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Action Summary, 10/6/14

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, October 6, 2014

All Councilmembers were present.

 

FINANCE AND CULTURE COMMITTEE:

1. C.F. 313936 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment and Oath of Office of Fred Podesta as Director, Department of Finance and Administrative Services, for a term to July 25, 2018. 

 

PUBLIC SAFETY, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE:

2. Res. 31538 ADOPTED (9-0)

Relating to Indigenous Peoples’ Day; declaring the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the City of Seattle; encouraging other institutions to recognize the Day; and reaffirming the City’s commitment to promote the well-being and growth of Seattle’s American Indian and Indigenous community.

 

COMMITTEE ON THE CENTRAL WATERFRONT, SEAWALL, AND ALASKAN WAY VIADUCT REPLACEMENT PROGRAM:

3. Res. 31543 ADOPTED AS AMENDED (9-0)

Concerning the Central Waterfront; commending the work of the Central Waterfront Committee, dissolving that Committee and superseding Resolution 31264; and establishing a new Central Waterfront Steering Committee to advise the City on implementing the Central Waterfront Concept Design and Strategic Plan to create a series of new parks and public spaces on the Central Waterfront, and on building the broader partnerships necessary for it to succeed.

 

PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:

4. C.B. 118201 PASSED (9-0)

Relating to land use and zoning; establishing a definition for small efficiency dwelling unit; clarifying standard s for configuration of dwelling units; amending development standards for congregate residences; amending design review thresholds; clarifying the application of green factor landscaping requirements to congregate residences; amending income eligible household definitions for incentive programs related to small efficiency dwelling units and congregate residences; and modifying vehicle, bicycle and Restricted Parking Zone regulations for small efficiency dwelling units and congregate residences; amending Sections 11.16.315, 23.41.004, 23.45.504, 23.45.508, 23.45.524, 23.47A.004, 23.47A.016, 23.54.015, 23.54.040, 2 3.58A.004, and 23.84A.008 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and adopting new Sections 23.42.048 and 23.42.049. 

5. C.F. 313745 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Grace H. Kim as member, Seattle Planning Commission, for a term of confirmation to April 15, 2017. 

6. C.F. 313981 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Grant M. Hromas as member, Seattle Design Commission, for a term of confirmation to September 1, 20 15.

7. C.F. 313982 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Krystal F. Brun as member, Seattle Design Review Board, for a term of confirmation to September 1, 2015.

8. C.F. 313983 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Lauren Squires as member, Seattle Planning Commission, for a term of confirmation to September 1, 2015.

9. C.F. 314054 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Michael Austin as member, Seattle Planning Commission, for a term of confirmation to April 15, 2017.

10. C.F. 314055 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of David S. Shelton as member, Seattle Planning Commission, for a term of confirmation to April 15, 2017. 

11. C.F. 314065 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Kara E. Martin as member, Seattle Planning Commission, for a term of confirmation to April 15, 2017. 

12. C.F. 314066 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Patricia Wilma as member, Seattle Planning Commission, for a term of confirmation to April 15, 2017. 

 

ENERGY COMMITTEE:

13. C.B. 118194 PASSED (8-1; Opposed: Sawant)

Relating to the rates, terms and conditions for the use and sale of electricity supplied by the City Light Department for 2015 and 2016; and amending Seattle Municipal Code Sections 21.49.030, 21.49.040, 21.49.052, 21.49.055, 21.49.05 7, 21.49.058, 21.49.060, 21.49.065, 21.49.080, 21.49.082, and 21.49.085 in connection therewith.

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