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Record No: CB 118319    Version: Council Bill No: CB 118319
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 2/17/2015
Ordinance No: Ord 124720
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Seattle Transportation Benefit District, authorizing the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation to execute an interlocal agreement with King County Metro Transit to purchase the transit service necessary to implement Seattle Transportation Benefit District Proposition 1.
Sponsors: Tom Rasmussen
Attachments: 1. Att A Transit Service Funding Agreement v4, 2. Att A Transit Service Funding Agreement v3
Supporting documents: 1. Memo on Agreement implementing STBD Proposition 1, 2. Substitute Transit Service Funding Agreement, 3. Draft STBD Resolution on 2015 Supplemental Budget, 4. STBD Service Route Information, 5. STBD Service Purchase Agreement Presentation, 6. Fiscal Note, 7. Whereas Cluase Amendment, 8. Signed Ord 124720
CITY OF SEATTLE
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Seattle Transportation Benefit District, authorizing the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation to execute an interlocal agreement with King County Metro Transit to purchase the transit service necessary to implement Seattle Transportation Benefit District Proposition 1.
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WHEREAS, City of Seattle Ordinance 123397 established the Seattle Transportation Benefit District (STBD) for preserving and maintaining transportation infrastructure, improving public safety, implementing elements of the Seattle Transportation Strategic Plan and other planning documents, investing in bicycle, pedestrian, freight mobility and transit enhancements and providing people with choices to meet their mobility needs; and

WHEREAS, in Resolution 12, the Governing Board of the Seattle Transportation Benefit District (STBD) submitted a ballot measure (STBD Proposition 1) to the qualified electors of the STBD to authorize up to a one-tenth of one percent sales and use tax and an annual vehicle license fee of up to an additional $60 per registered vehicle with a $20 rebate for low-income individuals, for the purposes of funding Metro Transit service in Seattle; and

WHEREAS, on November 4, 2014, STBD Proposition 1 was approved by a majority of qualified electors of the STBD; and

WHEREAS, on December 1, 2014, in Resolution 14, the Governing Board of the STBD imposed the revenue measures approved through the approval of STBD Proposition 1; and

WHEREAS, the STBD intends to enter into an interlocal agreement with the City of Seattle to govern the respective functions of the two entities, including execution and administration of service purchase agreements, ongoing assessment of countywide transit service allocation, administration of the low-income rebate programs, and other functions necessary to implement STBD Proposition 1; and

WHEREAS the C...

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