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Action Summary, Monday, 4/30/12

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

Councilmember Richard Conlin excused.

FULL COUNCIL:

1. Resolution 31351 HELD UNTIL MAY 7

Adopting a policy framework for City Light rate setting objectives, rate design policies, and marginal cost allocation among customer classes.           

2. Council Bill 117438 PASSED AS AMENDED (8 – 0)

Relating to the business license tax and other taxes; amending the tax code to allow a deduction for grants, contracts and sub-awards received as compensation for or to support life sciences research and development; adding a new subsection to Seattle Municipal Code Section 5.45.100 in connection therewith.

3. Resolution 31374 ADOPTED (8 – 0)

Initiating a proceeding for the vacation of a portion of Broad Street between Harrison Street and 6th Avenue North pursuant to Chapter 35.79 Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) Chapter 15.62.     

 

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

4. Resolution 31371 ADOPTED (8 – 0)

Relating to public safety and protection of the Central Waterfront, the downtown business district, major transportation facilities, and related public infrastructure, which are essential to the local and regional economy, expressing the City Council’s intent to place an Elliott Bay Seawall Replacement bond measure on the November 6, 2012 general election ballot, and establishing the process the Council will use to determine the final amount and scope of this measure.         

 

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE:

5. Resolution 31372 ADOPTED (8 – 0)

Relating to Seattle Public Utilities, authorizing application to the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Recreation and Conservation Office, for an Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account grant to fund fish habitat protection and restoration in the lower Cedar River.      

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE:

6. Resolution 31369 ADOPTED (8 – 0)

Granting conceptual approval to construct, maintain, and operate a rooftop photovoltaic array over the sidewalk areas of East Madison Street, 15th Avenue East, and East Pike Street, and to the centerline of the alley between East Madison Street and East Pike Street, as part of the construction of the new Bullitt Center at 1501 East Madison Street, as proposed by CCSDC, LLC.    

7. Clerk File 312248 CONFIRMED (8 – 0)

Reappointment of Jeniffer Calleja as member, Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to March 4, 2014.   

8. Clerk File 312249 CONFIRMED (8 – 0)

Reappointment of Lydia Heard as member, Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to March 4, 2014.           

9. Clerk File 312250 CONFIRMED (8 – 0)

Reappointment of Mark J. Melnyk as member, Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to March 4, 2014.   

10. Clerk File 312251 CONFIRMED (8 – 0)

Reappointment of Mark Landreneau as member, Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to March 4, 2014.   

 

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