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Record No: CB 118744    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118744
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/1/2016
Ordinance No: Ord 125099
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department, declaring certain real property rights surplus to utility needs; authorizing the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer to enter into a five-party Reciprocal Easement Agreement with ELA, LLC; Echo Lake Senior Apartments; The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle; and the Ronald Wastewater District; authorizing the conveyance and acceptance of easements; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Kshama Sawant
Attachments: 1. Att 1 – Reciprocal Easement Agreement, 2. Att 1 Ex A – The City Property, 3. Att 1 Ex B – The ELA Property, 4. Att 1 Ex C – The ELSA Property, 5. Att 1 Ex D – The YMCA Property, 6. Att 1 Ex E – Reciprocal Easements, New Access Road and Parking Spaces, 7. Att 1 Ex F – The New Retaining Wall, 8. Att 1 Ex G – The New Stairway Connecting New Access Road and Interurban Trail, 9. Att 1 Ex H – The Easement Area on City Property, 10. Att 1 Ex I – The Easement Area on ELA Property, 11. Att 1 Ex J – The Easement Area on ELSA Property, 12. Att 1 Ex K – The Easement Area on YMCA Property
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ord 125099, 3. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department, declaring certain real property rights surplus to utility needs; authorizing the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer to enter into a five-party Reciprocal Easement Agreement with ELA, LLC; Echo Lake Senior Apartments; The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle; and the Ronald Wastewater District; authorizing the conveyance and acceptance of easements; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, ELA, LLC, Echo Lake Senior Apartments, and the Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle have developed a mixed-use project in Shoreline, Washington, providing 489 units of affordable, market rate, and senior apartments, retail, a family YMCA and child care center, and a restored wetland and natural area (the "Echo Lake Village"); and
WHEREAS, a Seattle City Light transmission line right-of-way is adjacent to the Echo Lake Village on the east; a portion of this transmission line is built on the elevated roadbed of the former Seattle-to-Everett interurban railway; and City Light has historically maintained this transmission line from an access roadway lying partially on the Echo Lake Village property; and
WHEREAS, the Ronald Wastewater District operates a pump station to the north of the Echo Lake Village and has historically used the City Light access roadway to reach the pump station facility; and
WHEREAS, the Echo Lake Village development includes a new roadway accessible to City Light and Ronald Wastewater District staff and vehicles, a new retaining wall on City property which stabilizes the elevated roadbed of the former interurban railroad, and provides public access to the Shoreline Interurban Trail and the new Echo Lake natural area; and
WHEREAS, all of the foregoing improvements have been developed under temporary permits granted by City Light and the parties now wish to exchange...

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