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Record No: CB 118462    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118462
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/10/2015
Ordinance No: Ord 124826
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the Mayor to execute an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Seattle, Washington, and the North Highline Fire District that outlines the terms and conditions of payments to the North Highline Fire District to mitigate the financial impacts associated with the City of Seattle's annexation of the Duwamish Annexation Area.
Sponsors: Tim Burgess
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Interlocal Agreement with North Highline Fire District
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo (8/5/15), 3. Signed Ord 124826
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE authorizing the Mayor to execute an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Seattle, Washington, and the North Highline Fire District that outlines the terms and conditions of payments to the North Highline Fire District to mitigate the financial impacts associated with the City of Seattle's annexation of the Duwamish Annexation Area.
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WHEREAS, on February 10, 2014, the Seattle City Council adopted Resolution 31502 calling for the annexation, by election, of contiguous unincorporated territory referenced as the Duwamish Annexation Area; and
WHEREAS, the North Highline Fire District has the authority to collect property taxes and benefit charges on property in the Duwamish Annexation Area and the proposed annexation of the Duwamish Annexation Area, by The City of Seattle, would result in a loss of these revenues to the North Highline Fire District; and
WHEREAS, the resultant loss of revenue would impose a financial strain on the North Highline Fire District and require it to reduce the level of fire protection and emergency services to the North Highline Fire District's remaining service area; and
WHEREAS, The City of Seattle and North Highline Fire District have negotiated terms of an interlocal agreement to provide financial assistance to the North Highline Fire District to ensure that adequate resources are available to provide fire protection and emergency services to North Highline Fire District's remaining service area; and
WHEREAS, on June 15, 2015, the North Highline Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners passed a motion to accept the terms and conditions as presented in the "Framework for Interlocal Agreement between The City of Seattle and North Highline Fire District #11 for the Duwamish Annexation Area" dated June 8, 2015 and revised June 22, 2015; and
WHEREAS, The City of Seattle now desires to enter into an interlocal agreement with th...

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