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Action Summary, Monday 7/9/12

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

Council President Sally Clark excused. 

FULL COUNCIL:

1. Resolution 31392 ADOPTED (8 – 0); PUBLIC HEARING SET FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, AT 5:30 P.M. IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS

Setting the public hearing on the petition of the Seattle Housing Authority for the vacation of streets and alleys in Seattle Housing Authority’s Yesler Terrace Community Housing in the First Hill area of Seattle; pursuant to Chapter 35.79 Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) 15.62 (Clerk File 311389).

GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE:

2. Council Bill 117465 HELD FOR TWO WEEKS

Relating to taxicabs and for-hire vehicles; increasing the taximeter rates for taxicabs licensed to operate in Seattle; increasing the flat rate from the downtown hotel district to the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport; allowing for the charging of tolls and fares in addition to the taximeter rate or flat rate; clarifying the factors considered in the City Council’s review of taximeter rates, and amending Section 6.310.530 of the Seattle Municipal Code in connection thereto.

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

3. Council Bill 117498 PASSED (8 – 0)

Relating to the Alaskan Way Seawall Replacement Project; providing for the submission to the voters of the City, at an election to be held on November 6, 2012, of a proposition authorizing the City to issue general obligation bonds to pay costs related to the design, construction, renovation, improvement and replacement of the Alaskan Way seawall and associated public infrastructure; the principal of and interest on such bonds to be payable from annual property tax levies to be made in excess of regular property tax levies; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.      

 COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC RESILIENCY AND REGIONAL RELATIONS:

4. Clerk File 312362 CONFIRMED (8 – 0)

Reappointment of Rick Sever as member, Historic Seattle Preservation Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to November 30, 2015.      

5. Clerk File 312361 CONFIRMED (8 – 0)

Reappointment of Karen Wong as member, Washington State Convention Center Public Facilities District Board of Directors, for a term of confirmation to July 30, 2016.       

6. Clerk File 312445 CONFIRMED (8 – 0)

Reappointment of Fauna Doyle as member, Historic Seattle Preservation Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to November 30, 2015.                                         

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