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Record No: CB 118735    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118735
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 7/29/2016
Ordinance No: Ord 125091
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the execution of a Partnership Agreement for the Activation and Programming of Westlake Park and Occidental Square; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Debora Juarez
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - DBIA Partnership Agreement V2, 2. Att 1 Ex A – Scope of Work, 3. Att 1 Ex B - Permitting Protocols Including Allowable Fees and Charges, 4. Att 1 Ex C – Principles and Thresholds, 5. Att 1 Ex D – Baseline Maintenance Service Levels, 6. Att 1 Ex E – Bi-Annual Reporting Commitments, 7. Att 1 Ex F - Occidental Square Legal Description, 8. Signed Ordinance 125091
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the execution of a Partnership Agreement for the Activation and Programming of Westlake Park and Occidental Square; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, pursuant to Article XI of the Seattle Charter, the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation (Superintendent) has the responsibility for the operation and control of the parks and recreation system of the City; and
WHEREAS, in 2006, the Downtown Parks and Public Spaces Task Force Report put forth a charge and vision for Downtown Parks Central with a recommendation to "foster a Downtown Parks Renaissance through a new partnership between the City and the downtown community;" and
WHEREAS, since 2006, the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has partnered with the downtown community to carry out the recommendations of the Task Force to employ programming and events to deter negative activity and bring positive uses to Seattle's downtown parks; and
WHEREAS, DBIA Services is an experienced nonprofit organization that has long been a partner with DPR to create safe and lively downtown public parks; and
WHEREAS, DPR entered into an Agreement with DBIA Services (DBIA), a Washington non-profit corporation, to conduct an experimental one-year pilot project from May 5, 2015 through April 30, 2016 to significantly increase the activation and programming services of Westlake Park and Occidental Square, as authorized by City Council Ordinance 124865; and
WHEREAS, the expiration of the one-year agreement was extended to July 31, 2016 by City Council Ordinance 125030; and
WHEREAS, Seattle voters approved the Seattle Park District, a metropolitan park district authorized by Chapter 35.61 of the Revised Code of Washington, providing funding for the Urban Parks Partnership Investment Initiative 4.11 to "expand programming and activation and provid...

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