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Action Summary, Monday 04/09/2012

The following is a summation of Council actions at today’s 2:00 p.m. Full Council meeting. 

FULL COUNCIL:

1. Council Bill 117417 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to Human Rights; amending sections 14.04.130, 14.06.090, and 14.08.150 of the Seattle Municipal Code to revise deadlines for appeal decisions by the Human Rights Commission.         

2. Resolution 31368 ADOPTED AS AMENDED (9 – 0)

Relating to Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension Project, supporting the study of light rail stations at 130th and 155th streets.

 

GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE:

3. Council Bill 117418 PASSED (9 – 0)

Related to the regulation of horse-drawn carriages; amending Sections 6.315.050, 6.315.110, 6.315.200, 6.315.220, and 6.315.320 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC RESILIENCY AND REGIONAL RELATIONS:

4. Council Bill 117261 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Bel-Roy Apartments, 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.          

5. Council Bill 117401 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls and granting incentives upon Pier 56, 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.

6. Council Bill 117407 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls and granting incentives upon Pier 54, 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. Council Bill 117408 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls and granting incentives upon Pier 55, 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.

8. Council Bill 117409 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls and granting incentives upon Pier 57, 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 117410 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls and granting incentives upon Pier 59, a landmark designated by the Landmarks Preservation Board under Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code, adding it to the Table of Historical Landmarks contained in Chapter 25.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code, and repealing Ordinance No.121270.          

 

PUBLIC SAFETY, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE:

10. Council Bill 117416 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to Unfair Public Accommodation Practices; amending sections 14.06.020 and 14.06.030 to add the right of a mother to breastfeed her child in places of public accommodation free from discrimination.

11. Clerk File 312091 FILED (9 – 0)

December 2011 Report of the Police Intelligence Auditor, filed pursuant to Ordinance 108333(Seattle Municipal Code 14.12).           

12. Clerk File 312092 FILED (9 – 0)

Response of the Police Chief to the December 2011 Report of the Police Intelligence Auditor, filed pursuant to Ordinance 108333 (Seattle Municipal Code 14.12).

13. Clerk File 312093 FILED (9 – 0)

2011 Alternate Citizen Observer Report of the Seattle Police Department’s Firearms Review Board.

 

PARKS AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:

14. Council Bill 117427 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to the City of Seattle’s Department of Parks and Recreation and Cascade Park; authorizing the Superintendent to enter into a five-year agreement, with options to extend, with YMCA of Greater Seattle to operate and provide management of the Cascade People’s Center located at 309 Pontius Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109.   

15. Council Bill 117431 PASSED (9 – 0)

Transferring jurisdiction of certain real property from the Department of Finance and Administrative Services to the Department of Parks and Recreation, including parcels located within or adjacent to Magnolia, Northeast Queen Anne, West Duwamish and East Duwamish Greenbelts; parcels located within or adjacent to Duwamish Head, Cheasty and Longfellow Creek Greenspaces; parcels located within or adjacent to Maple School Natural Area; parcels adjacent to Interlaken, Jefferson and Schmitz Parks; an underwater tideland parcel off Alki Point; and a view parcel in Magnolia; all for open space, park, and recreation purposes; accepting deeds; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.    

 *The Full Council meeting will adjourn to convene a Special Committee on the Library Levy meeting. The Full Council meeting will reconvene once the Special Committee on the Library Levy adjourns and then consider item 16, C.B. 117425.

 

SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON THE LIBRARY LEVY:

16. Council Bill 117425 PASSED (9 – 0)

Relating to regular property taxes; requesting that a special election be held concurrent with the August 7, 2012, general election for submission to the qualified electors of the City 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 seven years for the purpose of supporting, maintaining and improving core public library services; authorizing creation of a new subfund; ratifying and confirming certain prior acts; and providing for effective dates.     

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