Action Summary of the Seattle City Council
Full Council Meeting
Monday, October 7, 2013
(Councilmember Tom Rasmussen was excused today)
1. Resolution 31486 (PDF Version) ADOPTED (8-0)
Concerning recommendations for the Lynnwood Link extension by the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Agency (Sound Transit) Board; stating that the City of Seattle recommends that the A1 alignment (through Seattle) be designated as the Preferred Alternative; recommending that the 130th St station be carried forward for full analysis in the Final Environmental Impact Statement; and stating that the City of Seattle recommends inclusion of the 130th and 145th Street stations, in Segment A of the Lynnwood Link extension in the Preferred Alternative.
HOUSING, HUMAN SERVICES, HEALTH, AND CULTURE COMMITTEE:
Relating to land use and zoning, creating a new Section 23.42.058 and amending Sections 23.50.012, 23.84A.012, 23. 84A.018, and 23.84A.025 of the Seattle Municipal Code to establish locational restrictions on the production, processing, selling, or delivery of marijuana, to modify the definition of food processing, and to modify existing allowances for agricultural uses in certain industrial areas.
PARKS AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:
3. Council Bill 117907 (PDF Version) PASSED (8-0)
Relating to the 2008 Parks and Green Spaces Levy; authorizing the acquisition of real property commonly known as 8 809 Fremont Avenue North; authorizing acceptance and recording of the deed for open space, park, and recreation purposes; authorizing acquisition by condemnation; increasing appropriations to the Department of Parks and Recreation i n the 2013 Adopted Budget and the 2013-2018 Capital Improvement Program; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts ; all by three–fourths vote of the City Council.
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON THE SR 520 PROJECT:
4. Council Bill 117929 (PDF Version) PASSED As Amended (8-0)
Relating to certain properties and right-of-way located at the Montlake interchange of State Route 520; authorizing the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation to execute and deliver a Quit Claim Deed to the Washington St ate Department of Transportation for these properties and right-of-way; and reserving utility easements for Seattle Public Utilities and Seattle City Light.
5. Council Bill 117930 (PDF Version) PASSED (8-0)
Relating to the SR 520, I-5 to Medina: Bridge Replacement and HOV Project; authorizing the exchange of real property within the Washington Park Arboretum for property located at 1111 NE Boat Street; superseding the requirements of Ordinance 118477, which adopted Initiative 42, with respect to the exchange; authorizing the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation to execute an Interlocal agreement and other documents; authorizing the conveyance of reversionary rights in certain Arboretum-area property to the State of Washington; amending Ordinance 124058, which adopted the 2013 Budget, including the 201 3-2018 Capital Improvement Program (CIP); creating a new appropriation for the implementation of the Bryant Park Development Project; and ratifying and confirming prior acts; all by a three-fourths vote of the City Council.
6. Council Bill 117931 (PDF Version) PASSED (8-0)
Relating to the SR 520, I-5 to Medina: Bridge Replacement and HOV Project; authorizing the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation to execute and accept from the State of Washington, Department of Natural Resources, on behalf of the City of Seattle, an Aquatic Lands Easement, an Aquatic Lands Lease and a Waterway Use Agreement at the Washington Park Arboretum .