Action Summary of the Seattle City Council
Full Council Meeting
Monday, September 30, 2013
LIBRARIES, UTILITIES, AND CENTER COMMITTEE:
1. Council Bill 117906 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to Seattle Public Utilities; prohibiting certain recyclable materials from disposal in commercial garbage ; and amending subsections A and B of Section 21.36.082 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE:
3. Council Bill 117875 (PDF Version) Proposed Amendmends Amendment 1 Amendment 2 Amendment 3 Amendment 4 PASSED AS AMENDED (9-0)
Establishing a five-year SoDo (South of Downtown) Parking and Business Improvement Area; levying special assessments upon owners of property within the area; providing for the deposit of revenues in a special account and expenditures therefrom; providing for collection of and penalties for delinquencies; providing for the establishment of a Ratepayers Advisory Board; providing for an implementation agreement with a Program Manager; and ratifying and confirming certain acts related thereto.
4. Council Bill 117891 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Authorizing, in 2013, acceptance of funding from non-City sources; authorizing the heads of the Executive Department, Seattle Police Department, Human Services Department, Department of Planning and Development, Department of Parks and Recreation, Department of Finance and Administrative Services, Department of Transportation, Seattle City Light, and Seattle Public Utilities to accept specified grants and private funding and to execute, deliver, and perform corresponding agreements; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts
5. Council Bill 117890 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Related to the 2013 Budget; amending Ordinance 124058, which adopted the 2013 Budget, including the 2013-2018 Capital Improvement Program (CIP); changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels, and from various funds in the Budget; adding new projects; revising project allocations for certain projects in the 2013-2018 CIP; creating positions; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts; all by a 3/4 vote of the City Council.
6. Council Bill 117897 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Authorizing acceptance of donations from public and private sources in support of University District planning efforts, and increasing appropriation authority in the 2013 Adopted Budget contingent upon receipt of said donations; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
7. Council Bill 117920 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to enter into a lease agreement with the Port of Seattle, a Washington municipal corporation, for yard space to store jet grout spoils from the Elliott Bay Seawall Project, and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
8. Council Bill 117921 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to the Department of Finance and Administrative Services; authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services to execute an amendment to a lease last authorized by Ordinance 122662, extending the City’s lease of office space at 220 Third Avenue South in Seattle from PTL Property LP; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
9. Council Bill 117922 (PDF Version) Proposed Amendment PASSED AS AMENDED (9-0)
Authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to enter into a lease agreement with Block 24 Seattle, LTD, L.P. for office space in the Bank of America Fifth Avenue Plaza, for office use by various City Departments.
10. Council Bill 117923 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to City employment; authorizing the execution of a memorandum of understanding between the City of Seattle, City Light Department and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 77; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.
11. Council Bill 117924 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to City employment; authorizing execution of a collective bargaining agreement between the City of Seattle and the Seattle Police Dispatchers’ Guild to be effective January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2013; providing payment therefor; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.
12. Council Bill 117925 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to City employment commonly referred to as the Second Quarter 2013 Employment Ordinance; designating positions as exempt from Civil Service status, amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 4.13.010, renaming a discretionary pa y program, and ratifying and confirming prior acts; all by a 2/3 vote of the City Council.
PUBLIC SAFETY, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE:
13. Clerk File 313091 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment and Oath of Office of Judge Anne Levinson (Ret.) as Auditor, Office of Professional Accountability, to a term from July 1, 2013 to July 1, 2016.
26. Clerk File 313237 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Appointment of Phillip D. Duggan as member, Citizens’ Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to September 1, 2014.
PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:
34. Council Bill 117854 (PDF Version) Proposed Amendment PASSED (8-1) (Councilmember Clark opposed)
Relating to land use and zoning; amending Sections 23.49.178 and 23.66.140 of the Seattle Municipal Code to allow development in Pioneer Square meeting certain requirements to attain a maximum height of 130 feet if a freestanding manufactured public restroom structure is acquired and installed and amending provisions for green building performance and rooftop features.
35. Council Bill 117877 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to land use and zoning, amending Section 23.45.516 of the Seattle Municipal Code to modify the criteria f or lots eligible for additional height in Midrise zones.
36. Clerk File 312839 (PDF Version) GRANTED (9-0)
Council Conditional Use application of King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Wastewater Treatment Division, to install 1,200 square feet of tanks and equipment to upgrade a bio-gas fuel treatment system, located at 1400 Discovery Park Boulevard (Project No. 3014631, Type IV).
ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE:
37. Council Bill 117889 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to City real property; authorizing the transfer of jurisdiction of certain property in Block 1, Wenzel Addition to the City of Seattle, commonly referred to as 1125 North 98th Street, from the Department of Information Technology to the City Light Department for electric system purposes; and authorizing the payment of true and full value by the City Light Department to the Department of Information Technology for this transfer.
HOUSING, HUMAN SERVICES, HEALTH, AND CULTURE COMMITTEE:
39. Council Bill 117905 (PDF Version) PASSED (6-0-1) (Councilmembers O’Brien, Rasmussen, and Harrell present but disqualified from voting)
Relating to rental registration and inspection; amending the title of Chapter 22.214 and Sections 22.214.010, 22.2 14.020, 22.214.030, 22.214.040, 22.214.045, 22.214.050, 22.214.060, 22.214.080, and 22.214.085; amending previously non- codified section 16 of Ordinance 124011; and adding new sections 22.214.086 and 22.214.087.