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Record No: CB 118806    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118806
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 10/3/2016
Ordinance No: Ord 125166
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; declaring certain real property rights relating to sewer facility easements within property bound by 25th Avenue NE, NE 49th Street, 30th Avenue NE, and NE 45th Street in Seattle as being surplus to the City's utility needs; authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to relinquish such easement rights and to accept a new easement from University Village Limited Partnership for a City-owned sanitary sewer facility; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Relinquishment and Partial Relinquishment of Easements, 2. Att 2 - Sanitary Sewer Easement
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Ex A – Easement Map, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Ord 125166, 5. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; declaring certain real property rights relating to sewer facility easements within property bound by 25th Avenue NE, NE 49th Street, 30th Avenue NE, and NE 45th Street in Seattle as being surplus to the City's utility needs; authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to relinquish such easement rights and to accept a new easement from University Village Limited Partnership for a City-owned sanitary sewer facility; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, the University Village Partnership ("U Village") wishes to further develop its property, requiring relocation of portions of Seattle Public Utility (SPU) facilities, the relinquishment of a portion of an existing easement, and the acquisition of a new easement; and
WHEREAS, SPU has approved plans and specifications for the relinquishment of portions of the existing easement; and
WHEREAS, U Village will grant a sanitary sewer easement to the City that meets the specifications of SPU; and
WHEREAS, SPU has determined the interests of the utility and its customers are best served by relinquishing portions of existing easements and accepting a new easement in the same property; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Pursuant to the provisions of RCW 35.94.040, and after a public hearing, a portion of the existing easements, legally described and defined as the Relinquishment Areas in Exhibits A and B of Attachment 1 to this ordinance, are hereby declared to be no longer required for providing public utility service and surplus to the City's needs.
Section 2. The Director of Seattle Public Utilities, or the Director's designee, is authorized to execute for and on behalf of The City of Seattle a Relinquishment of Easement, substantially in the form of Attachment 1 to this ordinance.
Section 3. The D...

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