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Record No: CB 118760    Version: Council Bill No: CB 118760
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 10/3/2016
Ordinance No: Ord 125153
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to acquire, accept, and record on behalf of the City of Seattle both temporary and permanent property rights from abutting property owners located along the alignment of the planned combined sewage storage tunnel between 24th Avenue NW and Shilshole Avenue NW and Interlake Avenue North and North 35th Street that are necessary or convenient to construct, operate and maintain the Ship Canal Water Quality Project, through negotiation or eminent domain (condemnation); placing the real property rights acquired under the jurisdiction of the Seattle Public Utilities and designating the property rights acquired for utility and general municipal purposes; authorizing payment of all other costs associated with acquisition; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Attachments: 1. Att 1 – Construction Corridor Maps, 2. Att 2 – Affected Properties v2, 3. Affidavit of Mailing, 4. Att 2 – Affected Properties v1
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Amendment 1 - Substitute Attachment 2, 4. Amendment 1 CB 118760 (added 9/23/16), 5. Amendment 2 CB 118760 (added 9/23/16), 6. Signed Ord 125153, 7. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to acquire, accept, and record on behalf of the City of Seattle both temporary and permanent property rights from abutting property owners located along the alignment of the planned combined sewage storage tunnel between 24th Avenue NW and Shilshole Avenue NW and Interlake Avenue North and North 35th Street that are necessary or convenient to construct, operate and maintain the Ship Canal Water Quality Project, through negotiation or eminent domain (condemnation); placing the real property rights acquired under the jurisdiction of the Seattle Public Utilities and designating the property rights acquired for utility and general municipal purposes; authorizing payment of all other costs associated with acquisition; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, the City of Seattle owns and operates a combined sewer system that in some locations overflows during heavy rain events; and
WHEREAS, the combined sewer system overflows (CSOs) are governed by the State of Washington under the terms of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit; and
WHEREAS, the terms of the NPDES permit mandate the City of Seattle limit untreated overflows at each CSO outfall to an average of no more than one per year; and
WHEREAS, the City of Seattle is required by federal Consent Decree, as authorized by Ordinance 123908 and amended by Ordinance 124129, to construct control measures to limit untreated combined sewer overflows in accordance with State of Washington requirements by December 31, 2025; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Public Utilities and King County have been working together to evaluate possible joint projects to reduce both City and County CSOs, and have agreed to jointly fund and build a 2.7 mile underground storage tunnel designed to temporarily store more th...

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