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Record No: CB 118623    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118623
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 2/16/2016
Ordinance No: Ord 124994
Title: AN ORDINANCE amending the 2016-2021 Adopted Capital Improvement Program; authorizing acceptance of pass-through grant funds from King County; granting budget authority for expenditure of said grant funds; and authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to use such pass-through grant funds and to enter into agreements for the acquisition of certain properties and the design of habitat restoration projects along the Cedar River.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Adjustment to CIP Budget, 2. Att 2 - Cedar River Land Acquisition Map, 3. Att 3 - Royal Arch Reach Parcel List
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Seattle Public Utilities Presentation, 2-9-2016, 3. Signed Ordinance 124994
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE amending the 2016-2021 Adopted Capital Improvement Program; authorizing acceptance of pass-through grant funds from King County; granting budget authority for expenditure of said grant funds; and authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to use such pass-through grant funds and to enter into agreements for the acquisition of certain properties and the design of habitat restoration projects along the Cedar River.
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WHEREAS, Seattle Public Utilities conducts salmon habitat protection and restoration on the Cedar River as part of the Cedar River Watershed Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) and, as part of that work, acquires properties for long-term salmon habitat protection; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) identified certain reaches of the Cedar River to focus its land acquisition efforts because of high salmon habitat restoration potential in these locations; and
WHEREAS, King County and SPU prepared a grant proposal, submitted by King County to the State of Washington Floodplains by Design program, seeking $5,000,000 in grant funds for certain habitat protection and restoration activities on the Cedar River to be carried out by both King County and Seattle Public Utilities; and
WHEREAS, King County's Floodplains by Design grant proposal was funded by the State of Washington; and
WHEREAS, $2,000,000 of the $5,000,000 Floodplains by Design grant will fund land acquisition and river restoration project design to be conducted by SPU and its contractors; and
WHEREAS, SPU seeks to acquire certain parcels within the Royal Arch Reach of the Cedar River and commence design of certain floodplain restoration projects with State Floodplains by Design and HCP funds beginning in 2016; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The Director of Seattle Public Utilities is authorized to accept $2,100,000 in F...

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