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Record No: Res 31700    Version: 1 Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 9/29/2016
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION granting conceptual approval to Swedish Health Services to construct and maintain a pedestrian tunnel under and across Minor Avenue, south of Columbia Street and north of Cherry Street.
Sponsors: Mike O'Brien
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A – Swedish Minor Tunnel Area Map, 3. Presentation
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION granting conceptual approval to Swedish Health Services to construct and maintain a pedestrian tunnel under and across Minor Avenue, south of Columbia Street and north of Cherry Street.
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WHEREAS, Swedish Health Services has applied for permission to construct and maintain a pedestrian tunnel (the "Project"), under and across Minor Avenue, south of Columbia Street and north of Cherry Street; and
WHEREAS, the new pedestrian tunnel will provide a pedestrian connection between the Northwest Tower, the main hospital, and Block 95 for the transport of supplies, food, and waste; and
WHEREAS, in making a recommendation, the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation ("Director") considered the submitted plans and application materials for constructing the pedestrian tunnel and recommends that conceptual approval be granted; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE, THE MAYOR CONCURRING, THAT:
Section 1. The City Council finds that the Swedish Minor pedestrian tunnel is in the public interest.
Section 2. As conditions for obtaining permission to construct the Project, Swedish Health Services shall:
(1) Provide engineering plans for additional review and permitting by the Seattle Department of Transportation, which the Director will circulate to other City departments and any public and private utilities affected by the installation of the proposed Project;
(2) Provide (i) a surety bond, (ii) covenant agreement, and (iii) public liability insurance naming the City as an additional insured or self-insurance, as approved by the City's Risk Manager;
(3) Pay all City permit fees;
(4) Obtain all necessary land use or building permits;
(5) Maintain and inspect the Project; and
(6) Remove the Project and restore the public right-of-way to its original condition upon expiration of the term permit or at the directio...

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