Action Summary of the Seattle City Council
Full Council Meeting
Monday, March 10, 2014
(Councilmember Licata was excused)
1. Council Bill 118043 (PDF Version) PASSED (7-1; opposed: Sawant)
Relating to security from terrorism; authorizing the City to partner with the State of Washington and King County to receive financial assistance from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office for State and Local Government Co ordination and Preparedness under the Urban Areas Security Initiative Grant for Federal Fiscal Year 2012; authorizing an application for allocation of funds under that agreement; amending the 2014 Adopted Budget Ordinance 124349 by increasing appropriations to the Seattle Police Department and Seattle Fire Department and accepting revenues; and, ratifying and confirming prior acts, all by a three-fourths vote of the City Council.
PARKS, SEATTLE CENTER, LIBRARIES, AND GENDER PAY EQUITY COMMITTEE:
2. Council Bill 118047 (PDF Version) PASSED (8-0)
Related to Orion O. Denny Park; authorizing the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation to enter into an operation and maintenance agreement with the City of Kirkland for Orion O. Denny Park.
PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:
3. Council Bill 118037 (PDF Version) PASSED AS AMENDED (8-0)
Relating to land use and zoning; extending the effect of interim development regulations previously extended by Ordinance 124269 to prohibit incompatible buildings on undersized single-family-zoned lots; and declaring an emergency requiring a three-fourths vote of the City Council so that the ordinance may take effect immediately.
4. Resolution 31504 (PDF Version) ADOPTED (8-0)
Related to petroleum transport by rail through Seattle and the State of Washington; urging adoption of state legislation and federal regulations; state assessment of risks; railroad company restriction of petroleum transport through Seattle; and update of City incident response plans to address the potential safety, environmental, and economic impacts of petroleum transport by rail.
COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AFFORDABILITY, HUMAN SERVICES, AND ECONOMIC RESILIENCY:
5. Council Bill 118033 (PDF Version) PASSED (8-0)
Relating to the University Heights Center for the Community Association, authorizing the execution of amendments to both the Agency Service Agreement and Restrictive Covenant established by City Council Ordinance 123016 adopted on June 24th, 2009 changing and aligning the use requirements for the University Heights Center set forth in both documents.