Action Summary, Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

 All Councilmembers were present.

 

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

1. C.B. 118282 PASSED (9-0)

Relating to City public works; providing findings regarding priority hire; establishing a policy to promote training and career opportunities for individuals in the construction trades; establishing priorities for the hiring of residents in economically distressed areas with particular priority for Seattle and King County; directing the Department of Finance and Administrative Services to execute a project labor agreement for public works projects estimated to cost $5 million or more; directing that the program be evaluated and reported on annually; adding a new Chapter 20.37 to the Seattle Municipal Code, which includes Sections 20.37.010, 20.37.020, 20.37.030, 20.37.040, 20.37.050, 20.37.060, 20.37.070, and amending Seattle Municipal Code Sections 20.38.005 and 20.38.010 in connection thereto.

2. C.B. 118290 PASSED (8-1; Opposed CM Licata)

Relating to the Seattle Office of Housing; repealing Section 3.14.750 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

3. C.B. 118291 PASSED (9-0)

Relating to the use of federal HOME Investment Partnerships Program funds, amending the 2010 and 2014 Consolidated Plan annual action plans to reallocate funds out of home buyer activities into rental housing activities.

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE:

4. C.B. 118270 PASSED (9-0)

Relating to the Traffic Code of the Seattle Municipal Code, amending sections 11.23.150 and 11.23.160 to expand the free-floating car sharing pilot program to allow a greater number of free-floating car sharing operators and vehicles and modifying standards and requirements of the program.

5. C.F. 314238 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Timothy L. Hillis as member, Seattle Freight Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2016.
 

SEATTLE PUBLIC UTILITIES AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:

6. C.F. 314229 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Miye Moriguchi as member, International Special Review District Board, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2016.
 

FINANCE AND CULTURE COMMITTEE:

7. Res. 31563 ADOPTED (9-0)

To initiate a University District Parking and Business Improvement Area.

8. Res. 31564 ADOPTED (9-0)

Of intention to disestablish the 1996 University District Parking and Business Improvement Area, and fixing a date and place for a hearing thereon.

9. Res. 31565 ADOPTED (9-0)

Of intention to establish a University District Parking and Business Improvement Area, and fixing a date and place for a hearing thereon.

10. C.F. 314128 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Douglas E. Norberg as member, Museum Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to July 13, 2017.

11. C.F. 314129 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of John Thurston Roach as member, Museum Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to July 13, 2017.

12. C.F. 314232 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Hollis Wong-Wear as member, Seattle Music Commission, for a term of confirmation to December 1, 2017.

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